Thursday, 20 March 2014

New Cornwall and Kent records added to FamilySearch

FamilySearch ( has two new English collections online:

England, Cornwall and Devon Parish Registers, 1538-2010

From the site: "Cornwall parish registers containing baptisms, marriages, banns, and burials. Records are restricted for privacy reasons according to the following dates: baptisms to 1910, marriages to 1935, and burials to present. Date ranges of available records may vary by locality and availability. This collection is being published as images become available."

The collection is fully searchable, with the source noted as the "Record Office, Truro".

England, Kent, Register of Electors, 1570-1907

From the site: "Register of Electors for the County of Kent. This collection also contains a few militia muster rolls for Faversham. Availability of records varies by year and locality."

The collection, browse only at present, is cited as being sourced from "Kent Archives Office, Maidstone".


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