Millions of new parish records join the site

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By Liam Kelly | July 17, 2020

Findmypast Friday parish records

Findmypast is home to the largest collection of UK parish records online and it just got even bigger.

If you have Surrey family connections, you’ll want to see what’s new this week. We've just released over 1.3 million brand new parish records. Not to mention a whole host of additional newspaper pages.

Surrey Baptisms

We’ve added over 558,000 brand new records from 126 Surrey parishes to this collection. Baptism records can reveal fascinating details for your family tree including:

Findmypast parish records

Findmypast's parish records cover all of Britain and Ireland with many collections you won't find elsewhere online. View the map in detail.

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

Surrey Marriages

Once you’ve found your Surrey ancestor's baptism record, it's time to find their marriage. To help, we’ve added over 438,000 additional marriage records to our Surrey parish collection. These milestone family records can reveal:

Records from 182 Surrey parishes have been released in this latest tranche of marriages. Combine them with our vast array of other Surrey resources to unlock rich family stories you won't get anywhere else.

Surrey Burials

This week's Surrey Collection is complete with brand new burial records from 121 parishes across the county, over 330,000 of them. Burial records provide unique details on your family's final resting places including:

Dr Jonathan Hutchinson burial record

Medical pioneer, Dr Jonathan Hutchinson was buried at Haslemere, St Bartholomew in June 1913.

All of this week's new parish records have been provided by Surrey County Council.


We’ve added three new papers to our extensive archive, along with updates to 21 existing ones. The three new arrivals are:

While the lengthy list of updated newspaper coverage looks like this:

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If you need a helping hand with your family research, why not reach out to the Findmypast Forum? Our thriving online community is full of like-minded family detectives, ready and willing to point you in the right direction.

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Liam Kelly