Explore new and exclusive Catholic records

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By Niall Cullen | January 22, 2021

New York Catholic records online

It's Findmypast Friday and that means it's time to delve into our newest record collections.

This week at Findmypast, we've released hundreds of thousands of new records from New York and Australia. Here are all the details on what's new and how to make the most of them.

New York Roman Catholic Parish Baptisms

We’ve added over 45,000 more church registers to this important collection and you won’t find them anywhere else online.

All of the new additions are from 1920 and cover over 200 churches. Check the parish list for full details of the places included.

New York Roman Catholic Parish Marriages

Unlock the details behind your Catholic ancestors’ New York nuptials with over 36,000 additional records.

As well as New York Catholic records, Findmypast's Catholic Heritage Archive brings you exclusives from Baltimore, Cincinnati, Chicago, Philadelphia and Toledo. Not to mention unique English and Scottish archdioceses’ collections.

Victoria Births

Was your relative born in Victoria, Australia between 1918 and 1920? We’ve added over 100,000 records to help you find out.

Essential for the Victoria branches of your family tree, each record can reveal your ancestor's name, birth year and place and their parents' details.


We've released four brand new papers and updated nine others with additional pages this week. Online for the first time are;

While we've expanded coverage in;

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Our exclusive Catholic Heritage Archive has helped us unlock new details in President Biden's family tree. If you have a similar success story to share, we'd love to hear from you. Get in touch by emailing [email protected]. Your past could take you further than you think.

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