Thursday, 3 October 2013

Lancashire, Cheshire, Yorkshire, Parish Registers 1603-1910 on FamilySearch

FamilySearch has added the following collection of 994236 records: England, Lancashire, Cheshire, Yorkshire, Parish Registers, 1603-1910. The following is the database's description:

This collection covers records from the Diocese of Manchester held by the Manchester Archives and Local Studies. The parishes are mainly from the historic county of Lancashire, with a few parishes from Cheshire and Yorkshire. Parish registers contain births, christenings, burials, marriages, and mixed church records.

Records can be searched or and/or browsed at


My latest book, Discover Scottish Civil Registration Records, is now available from (print) and (ebook), whilst Tracing Your Irish Family History on the Internet is available at My next Pharos Scottish course, Scotland 1750-1850: Beyond the OPRs, starts Nov 13th - see

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