More unique Kent parish records join Findmypast

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By Liam Kelly | April 24, 2020

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Explore millions of new baptism, marriage and burial records that you won’t find on other family history sites.

Here's what's new this week on Findmypast, including over 1.2 million Kent parish records. They join what's already the largest collection of UK parish records available online.

Kent Baptisms

Over 490,000 new records covering 71 parishes have been added to our Kent baptismal collection. Baptism records can reveal excellent details for your family tree including:

The records consist of transcriptions of the original baptism record.

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For all of this week's Kent additions, check the parish list for details of the new parishes and time frames covered.

Kent Marriages and Banns

Once you’ve found your ancestor's baptism record, it's time to find their marriage. To help with this, we've added over 360,000 additional transcripts of marriage records to our Kent parish collection. Marriage records can reveal even more details for growing your family tree including:

70 new parishes have been added to this record set.

Kent Burials

The Kent Collection is rounded-off with brand new burial records from 54 parishes across the county, over 378,000 of them. Burial records provide details on the final resting place of your ancestors including:

All of the latest additions to our Kent parish record collection have been provided by our partners at Medway Archives. When combined with the rest of our comprehensive resources for the county, there is no better place to explore Kent ancestry online.

If our Kent records have unlocked new chapters in your family's story, we'd love to hear about them. Reach out to us on social media using #WhereWillYourPastTakeYou?


Our newspaper collection continues to grow every week. This week, we have added 68,516 brand new pages, including one new title. The new paper covers British colonial governance in India:

As well as that, the following five papers have had more pages added from the listed years:

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If you need a helping hand with your family research, why not ask a question in the Findmypast Forum, our thriving online community? There are plenty of like-minded family detectives ready and willing to help.

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