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Over 120,000 Worcestershire Parish Records Released

123,255 individuals recorded in Worcestershire Parish Records have just been released by TheGenealogist in time for The Family History Show, Midlands on Saturday 16th March 2023.


This welcome addition to TheGenealogist’s growing collection of parish records includes transcripts of early entries stretching back to Tudor times. Family historians with ancestors from this English county now have the chance to go as far back as 1538 – a time when Henry VIII had recently become the Supreme Head of the Church of England (1534), was dissolving the monasteries and had, by then, been married three times!


Released in association with Malvern Family History Society, this is the latest fruit of an ongoing collaboration where high-quality transcripts of Parish Records are being made available on TheGenealogist, as well as FHS-Online.


The Green, Broadway, Worcestershire from TheGenealogist’s Image Archive


In this latest release from Worcestershire, records from the following parishes have been included: Abberley, Abbots Morton, Alfrick with Lulsley, Alvechurch, Areley Kings, Astley, Bayton, Belbroughton, Bengeworth, Beoley, Berrow, Besford, Birlingham, Birtsmorton, Bishampton, Bockleton, Bredon, Broadway, Bromsgrove, Chaddesley Corbett, Church Honeybourne, Church Lench, Churchill with Blakedown, Claines, Cleeve Prior, Clifton on Teme, Cofton Hackett, Colwall, Daylesford, Leigh with Bransford, Lindridge, Mathon, Pershore Holy Cross, Pershore St Andrews, Pontardawe, Redmarley D'Abitot, Shipston on Stour, Shipston-on-Stour, Teddington, Warndon, Welland, Whittington, Wick, and Wolverley.


This collaboration is part of an ongoing project where family history societies transcribe records for their areas before they are released on both TheGenealogist and on FHS-Online. The latter website brings together data from various Family History Societies across the UK, while providing a much needed extra source of funds for societies.


If your society is interested in publishing records online, please take a look at www.fhs-online.co.uk.




Read TheGenealogist’s article Unearthing Worcestershire's Past here: https://www.thegenealogist.co.uk/featuredarticles/2024/unearthing-worcestershires-past-7117/




Save Over £74 on our Diamond Personal Premium Package

To celebrate this latest release, TheGenealogist is offering its Diamond Personal Premium Package for only £109.95, a saving of over £74.

This offer includes a lifetime discount! Your subscription will renew at the same discounted price every year you stay with us.

To find out more and claim the offer, visit: https://www.thegenealogist.co.uk/MGBPRS324

This offer expires at the end of 8th June 2024.

About TheGenealogist


TheGenealogist is an award-winning online family history website, who put a wealth of information at the fingertips of family historians. Their approach is to bring hard to use physical records to life online with easy to use interfaces such as their Tithe and newly released Lloyd George Domesday collections.


TheGenealogist’s innovative SmartSearch technology links records together to help you find your ancestors more easily. TheGenealogist is one of the leading providers of online family history records. Along with the standard Birth, Marriage, Death and Census records, they also have significant collections of Parish and Nonconformist records, PCC Will Records, Irish Records, Military records, Occupations, Newspaper record collections amongst many others.


TheGenealogist uses the latest technology to help you bring your family history to life. Use TheGenealogist to find your ancestors today!

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TheGenealogist Launches New Parish Records

TheGenealogist has added over 85,500 individuals to their Parish Records for Worcestershire to increase the coverage of this English county. 


Released in association with Malvern Family History Society this is an ongoing project where high quality transcripts of Parish Records are made available for family history researchers to find their ancestors.


  • 54,948 individuals have been added to the Worcestershire baptism records
  • 8,703 new individuals join the marriage records for this county
  • 3,558 individuals newly released for Worcestershire banns of marriages records
  • 18,293 individuals added to the burials records for Worcestershire

These new records can be used to find your ancestors’ baptisms in fully searchable records that cover parishes from this part of the English midlands. With records that reach back to the mid 16th century, this release allows family historians to find the names of ancestors, their parents’ forenames, the father’s occupation where noted, and the parish where the event took place.



Parishes in this release include Abberton, Abbots Morton, Acton Beauchamp, Alderminster, Alstone, Alvechurch, Areley Kings, Bayton, Belbroughton, Bewdley St Anne’s, Oldberrow, Shipston-on-Stour, Tidmington and Tredington.


This is an ongoing project where family history societies transcribe records for their areas to be released on both TheGenealogist and FHS-Online, the website that brings together data from various Family History Societies across the UK while providing a much needed extra source of funds for societies.


These new records are available as part of the Diamond Subscription at TheGenealogist. 


If your society is interested in publishing records online, please see www.fhs-online.co.uk


You can read TheGenealogist’s article: ‘Worcestershire parish records trace family events back through the centuries.’ which confirms a teenager transported to Australia on the First Fleet had Worcestershire roots. https://www.thegenealogist.co.uk/featuredarticles/2020/worcestershire-parish-records-trace-family-events-back-through-the-centuries-1272/



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