Ancestry adds Index Records for Shropshire Parish BMBs

Find over 5 million new entries in Ancestry’s Shropshire Church of England parish titles.

Title Records
Shropshire, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812 2,668,055
Shropshire, England, Church of England Births and Baptisms, 1813-1900 1,469,334
Shropshire, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1901 555,737
Shropshire, England, Church of England Deaths and Burials, 1813-1900 319,358

These are index records, no images of the original record, created from Anglican Parish Registers held at Shropshire Archives in Shrewsbury.

Findmypast has a Shropshire parish collection and it includes links to images of the original. Interestingly it has about half as many records! The Shropshire Archives refer to their “wonderful colour images.”

MyHeritage has scattered records for individual Shropshire parishes.

TheGenealogist has records for 147 and FreeReg for 42 Shropshire parishes.

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