Ancestry adds Worcestershire Parish Records

A total of over 5.5 million Church of England Bishop’s Transcripts records now appear on Ancestry, sourced from Diocese of Worcester holdings at the Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service.

Title Records
Worcestershire, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1600-1812 3,264,925
Worcestershire, England, Church of England Births and Baptisms, 1812-1918 1,727,188
Worcestershire, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1935 120,628
Worcestershire, England, Church of England Deaths and Burials, 1813-1918 432,453

Bishop’s transcripts are one-step removed from the parish records. It’s good practice to check both, where available, for consistancy and additional information. For availablity check the FamilySearch Wiki and/or GenUKI Worcestershire , or, of course, the Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service

 

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