Exciting new school and parish records are ready to search

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By Niall Cullen | August 6, 2021

New school records on Findmypast

Spend your weekend immersed in family history by exploring thousands of new English family records.

Where will your past take you this Findmypast Friday? Find out with the help of our latest record and newspaper releases.

National School Admission Registers

We’ve added over 9,000 new school records from Halifax, Yorkshire. In them, you can uncover family details you won’t find elsewhere.

Alongside our flagship collection of England and Wales National School Admission Registers & Log Books, Findmypast is home to a range of scholarly resources from North America, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.

Staffordshire Parish Registers

We’ve expanded this collection with thousands of new baptism, marriage, banns and burial registers from four parishes in Staffordshire.

Staffordshire marriage records

In 1809, Thomas Woolley married Mary Wood in Checkley. Their record includes where they're from and witness names. View the full record.

The latest additions come from the following churches:

These Staffordshire resources form part of the largest collection of UK parish records available anywhere online.


15 new papers have just joined the site. Plus, we’ve updated seven more titles with extra pages. Brand new to our archives are:

While we've extended our year coverage in:

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Whether it's a story from your school days or an incredible find in parish records, we love hearing about your family discoveries. Tag @findmypast on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to tell us how your past has helped shape your present.

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