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Potty Report 31 Jul 2013 15:46

familysearch, for transcriptions and this section of it for Bishop's Transcripts of Durham, Northumberland and some other areas. No transcriptions - you have to age through the images but the older ones seem to have lots of info including MMN in baptisms, and name of mother and her father in children's burials. Also earlier baptisms show 1st, 2nd, etc child/son/daughter.


Joyce Report 31 Jul 2013 09:55

Thank you detective this portsmouth address has a lot of information I can look into

joyce :-)


Ken2 Report 30 Jul 2013 12:15

Sherbert Rose

I tried your Suffolk Surname list but nothing came up. Perhaps it's an old link.

Googled Suffolk Surnames and came up. Is this the same site?

Thanks for starting this useful thread.


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 28 Jul 2013 00:18

Googling Parish Records Portsmouth brings up a number of results including

Some of the links are 'broken' suggesting that the page hasn't been maintained recently.


Reggie Report 27 Jul 2013 22:24

To find any OPC's, just go to ukbmd website, and click on OPC in the list to the left of the home page


Joyce Report 27 Jul 2013 22:11

sherbert rose is there one for portsmouth uk

thanks joyce


Joyce Report 27 Jul 2013 22:10

sherbert rose is there one for portsmouth uk

thanks joyce


Susan Report 2 Apr 2009 16:49

Hi, there's Dorset OPC also.


ElizabethK Report 2 Apr 2009 15:34

Tees Valley

Sherbert Rose

Sherbert Rose Report 17 Oct 2008 22:05

I am really pleased that this thread has suddenly taken off. When I decided to start the thread I thought it would be potentially usful to other members but it wasnt taken up. I just assumed that it had all been done before..... I am sure that there are other sites out there which many people don't know exist and could help find that illusive ancestor.

If you come across any sites please add.


Jill 2011 (aka Warrior Princess of Cilla!)

Jill 2011 (aka Warrior Princess of Cilla!) Report 17 Oct 2008 20:11

sussexweald - covers parts of Sussex and Kent.

Cityark - covers the Medway towns and Gravesend in Kent.


Kelly Report 17 Oct 2008 19:26

Baptisms/marriages/burials for 1537-1837 for several parishes


Heather Report 22 Aug 2008 18:08

Well, there is a thread on here with a lot of links. There is also a WIKI on family tree forum with links to all online resources.

You could look at cyndis list aswell

Sherbert Rose

Sherbert Rose Report 22 Aug 2008 18:01

I have now got to the point in my search for relatives that I need access to Parish records to progress with many of my branches. In the process of doing this, I have Kept a list of useful web sites where free information can be found. I hope this will be of use to other people.

Here is my quite limited list - hopefully people with much more experience then me will add to it !!
Parish records for Lancashire
Cornwall, Derbyshire, Devon, Herfordshire, Shropshire - this I found particularly useful re
parish records for Swillington, Leeds and Clayton/Frickley (Doncaster)
particularly good for Wolverhampton
Wirksworth Derbyshire