Findmypast Weekly Update

Focus this week is BMB records from the ancient rural English county of Herefordshire. The Leintwardine History Society transcribed some of the records from original records. Other portions comes from the Herefordshire FHS and FamilySearch’s International Genealogical Index.

This addition is 231,270 parish baptisms from 1433 to 1950. From Abbey Dore to Yazor, the 269 parishes total is 906,149 records with Hereford city parishes accounting for over 53 thousand. Ross, Bromyard, Leominster, Ledbury, Cradley, Madley, Kington, Bosbury, Much Marcle, Lyonshall, Walford, Leintwardine, Pembridge, Mordiford and Kingsland each account for more than 10,000 baptisms in the collection.

Additions are 86,782 records from 1433 to 1949. The marriage collection total is now 584,267 records from 707 places.

With the additional burials the total is now 337,974 from 1541  to 1995.

The collection has reached the 70 million page mark with three new Welsh and six updated English titles.

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