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Bob Report 13 May 2004 08:50

... as given in UK-BMD Updates Newsletter


Bob Report 13 May 2004 08:51

The most well known free BMD Site on the Web is http://freebmd.rootsweb(.)com/ Apart from this project, there are also many "county" sites, sponsored and maintained by county or district councils. A full list is available at: Click on "Local BMD", this will give you the following "County BMD" sites: BATH (incl. NW Somerset): CHESHIRE: LANCASHIRE: NORTH WALES: STAFFORDSHIRE: WEST MIDLANDS: YORKSHIRE: CAMBRIDGESHIRE: ISLE OF WIGHT: http://www.isle-of-wight-fhs(.) KENT: NEWCASTLE: http://www.ndfhs.fsnet(.) TEES VALLEY: http://www.teesvalley-indexes(.) WREXHAM (Marriages): english/community/genealogy/MarriageIndexSearchForm.cfm DERBY (marriages) is listed here, but this is a Pay-per-View Site) If "your" county is not here, then go to "select a county", select, then and click "County". This will give you various links to data for this county. The "County" sites do a newsletter, with update information, which I will add below ...... or you can subscribe, too: "Subscribe to GEN-UKBMD at http://www.british-genealogy(.)com/mailman/listinfo/gen-ukbmd for news of the latest additions to UKBMD sites."


Bob Report 13 May 2004 08:51

BATH (and N.W. Somerset) New: This site has just recently gone online. Only some marriages, so far, but like all BMD-Sites, constantly expanding.


Bob Report 13 May 2004 08:52

YORKSHIRE: New - Doncaster Register Office, marriages A batch of their register office marriages starts them off. Also, another batch of Walmgate, York, births have been added. Full details in the updates and coverage pages as usual.


Bob Report 17 May 2004 08:15

Received Sunday, 16th. May: "Hi All I am pleased to report the following addition to the database at Added 21,208 marriages for Oldham RD covering all churches and register offices 1926-1935. John Marsden ++++++++++++ John Marsden Sale, Cheshire Webmaster LancashireBMD"


Bob Report 17 May 2004 15:38

I thought including a place name in the title will make it easier to decide if it's useful to you ... The "UK-BMD Update" will stay the same, for searches ..


Bob Report 19 May 2004 11:39

Received on 19th. May "Hi All I am pleased to announce the addition of the following data at 1,743 marriages for Hyndburn RD comprising: Altham, St James (1886-1911 & 1923-1934); Bacup, St Johns (1838-1852); Church, St James Church Kirk (1859-1868); Civil Marriages Haslingden (1895-1896 & 1906) 3,102 marriages for Chorley RD comprising: Chorley St James (1899-1900); Chorley St Lawrence (1881-1900); Chorley St Peter (1881-1900); Coppull, Parish Church (1891-1900); Croston, St Michael (1881-1900); Eccleston, St Mary The Virgin (1881-1900);Euxton, Parish Church (1881-1900); Heapey, St Barnabas (1881-1900); Hoghton, Holy Trinity (1881-1900); Rivington, The Chapelry (1881-1900); Whittle-le-Woods, St John The Evangelist (1881-1899-1900) Withnell, St Paul (1881-1900); Trinity Methodist Church, Gillibrand Walks (1899-1900); Methodist Church, Park Road (1899-1900); Methodist Church, Railway Street (1899-1900); Eccleston, Methodist Church (1900); Chorley Congregational Church, St George's Street (1899-1900); Chorley, United Reformed Church, Hollinshead Street (1899-1900); Civil marriages Marriages Chorley (1881-1889) 3,092 births for Fylde RD comprising: Poulton le Fylde (1868-1869, 1877-1880, 1888-1889); Kirkham (1846-1848) John ++++++++++++ John Marsden Sale, Cheshire Webmaster LancashireBMD"


Bob Report 20 May 2004 09:57

Received on the 19th. May: "Hi Listers The Staffs BMD has been updated with the following records .... Added 9,500 MARRIAGES for the Stoke-on-Trent Registration District:- Hope: Holy Trinity 1878 to 1890 Northwood: Holy Trinity 1848 to 1865 Burslem: St John 1902 to 1909 Stoke: St Peter 1930 to 1964 Hanley: St John 1929 to 1961 Cobridge: Christ Church 1934 to 1945 and 1950 to 1956 Stoke Register Office: 1854 to 1877 and 1881 to 1885 regards Bill ======================================= The Staffordshire BMD can be found at and the West Midlands BMD at" Please note also his request: "(If you live in the North/Mid Staffs area, South Cheshire area or the West Midlands and would like to help Photostating,Transcribing or Co-ordinating then please email me asap please!!)" ======================================="


Pumphrey Report 21 May 2004 17:20

Although i don't have family in Stoke, I am very interested in the area as I live here so thanks for this thread. I am also about a 1/4 of the way round St. Johns Churchyard taking the names and dates off the stones (the readable ones anyway) if anyone wants me to find a name? Pam


Bob Report 26 May 2004 06:39

Received 25.05.04 19:44 a batch of 8,517 marriages from Hull Register Office, 1952 to 1961 have been added to the Yorkshire BMD site tonight.

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}((((*> Jeanette The Haddock <*)))){ Report 26 May 2004 10:10

Thanks for that Bob Wish they'd hurry up and get some earlier ones on though. I'm never satisfied! lol Jeanette


Bob Report 8 Jun 2004 06:22

Received: 7th. June "Dear all, I've made a few updates and additions to UKBMD tonight. The Wisbech site has a new URL and Cheshire and Durham have new sites added to their respective lists. The other main addition is , accessible via the 'National' button or via selecting England or Wales from the 'County' list. Has anyone any experience of using this site ? First impression is that it's a rival to 1837online. Anyone tried it yet ? regards, Ian Hartas" This brought a reply from Susan Nicholson: "Taking a quick look at, the mapping facility certainly looks interesting. I suppose its popularity will depend on how quickly they can get the information on-line. Nice to know that nothing will rival UKBMD once finished - especially if we had a mapping facility too ! Or if we simply had a clickable map showing registration districts (off into a dream again)"


Bob Report 17 Jun 2004 06:19

Received on 15th. June: ---------------------------------------------------- YORKSHIRE BMD Dear all, Tonights update to Yorkshire BMD added 12,980 births from York Register Office, from Micklegate, 1846-1854 and Bootham, 1851-1876 Happy searching ! -- regards, Ian Hartas -------------------------------------------------- CHESHIRE BMD We are pleased to announce the following recent additons to the registrars' indexes on CheshireBMD: 12,996 births for the sub-districts of: * Cheadle (1893-1901) * Heaton Norris (1884-86) * Stockport First (1886-89) * Tranmere (1889-93) 24,148 marriages for: * Ashton under Lyne, Christ Church (1920-28) * Audenshaw, St Stephen (1920-36) * Chester, Christ Church (1900-50) * Chester Civil Marriages (1938-50) * Chester, St John (1900-50) * Crewe Civil Marriages (1939-40) * Denton, St Lawrence (1927-39) * Dukinfield, St. Mark (1914-24) * Ellesmere Port, Christ Church (1900-50) * Gee Cross, Holy Trinity (1925-40) * Godley, St John (1911-42) * Halton, St Mary (1860-1900) * Hollingworth, St Mary (1922-31 & 1936-48) * Hyde, St George (1888-1928) * Hyde, St Thomas (1910-1941) * Lache cum Saltney, St Mark (1900-51) * Marple, All Saints (1908-45) * Micklehurst, All Saints (1900-1939) * Millbrook, St James (1904-36) * Mottram in Longdendale, St Michael (1912-22) * Newton in Mottram, St Mary (1894-1937) * Runcorn Civil Marriages (1895-1910) * Runcorn, Holy Trinity (1861-1910) * Stalybridge, New St George (1902-37) * Stalybridge, Old St George (1921-37) * Stayley, St Paul (1887-1895 & 1908-26) * Upton, Holy Ascension (1900-36) 11,032 deaths for the sub-districts of: * Birkenhead (1876-77) * Stockport Third (1931-37) * Stretford (1898-1904) * Tranmere (1882-91) This brings the total number of events on CheshireBMD to 3,320,206. Happy Searching! Brett Langston & Ian Hartas Webmasters for CheshireBMD --------------------------------------------------------- and on Friday, 18th June: LANCASHIRE BMD Hi All I am pleased to announce the addition of new data to the databases at as follows: 1,807 marriages for Chorley RD comprising Mawdesley, St. Peter (1881-1900) and Civil Marriages (1889-1900). 6,009 births for Fylde RD covering Poulton-le-Fylde (1859-1862, 1874-1877, 1884-1885 & 1889) and Kirkham (1839-1841, 1850-1854 & 1861-1863). John ++++++++++++ John Marsden Sale, Cheshire Webmaster LancashireBMD


Bob Report 21 Jun 2004 06:29

Received on 20th. June: BATH BMD: -------------- BathBMD has now released Update 1 to the BathBMD site at The content of update 2, expected in August 2004 is listed on the updates page of the web site. Update 1 consists of the following:- 10 marriages for A64 Stanton Drew Methodist Church 1985-2003 (Completing these premises) 3,500 Civil marriages in Bath Register Office, 1997-2000. 500 marriages in C08, Bath, St Paul, 1907-1935 (Completing these premises) 500 marriages in C14, Bath, St Mary the Virgin, 1837-1847 500 marriages in C16, Bath, St Michael, Twerton, 1837-1872. 500 marriages in C17, Bath, St Swithins, Walcot, 1837-1839. 500 marriages in C22, Bath Weston All Saints, 1837-1860. 500 marriages in C27, Bathampton St Nicholas, 1837-1965 500 marriages in C28, Batheaston, St John the Baptist, 1837-1909 214 marriages in C31, Camely, St James, 1837-1979 (Completing these premises) 311 marriages in C32, Charlecombe, St Mary the Virgin, 1837-1961 167 marriages in C33, Claverton, St Mary the Virgin, 1837-1929 280 marriages in C42, Englishcombe Church, 1837-1953 376 marriages in C43, Freshford, St Peter, 1837-1958 243 marriages in C44, Hinton Charterhouse, St John the Baptist, 1837-1919 492 marriages in C46, Keynsham, St John the Baptist, 1837-1912 Any new volunteers that can help with transcribing data (you don't have to live in the Bath area), are invited to get in touch. You get your name on our volunteers page as well as the warm feeling of satisfaction in moving the project forward. John Fairlie And: YORKSHIRE BMD: ---------------------------- Dear all, 4,764 births from East Riding Office, from Cottingham, 1926 to 1937 have been added to the Yorkshire BMD site. This completes the Cottingham district for the time that it existed. This district originally had its records held at Hull until 1906 when the records moved to the East Riding Office, so if you're searching by selecting specific regions from the drop-down lists, remember to select both Hull and East Riding regions if you want to search all the years for Cottingham. -- regards, Ian Hartas


Bob Report 2 Jul 2004 06:41

Received 01.07.04: Tonight's update to Yorkshire BMD : 6,573 marriages added from Hull St Matthews, 1872 to 1993. -- regards, Ian Hartas

 Sue In Yorkshire.

Sue In Yorkshire. Report 2 Jul 2004 07:01

morning bob do you know when they are going to update derbyshire thanks sue


Bob Report 2 Jul 2004 08:39

Sorry Susan, I don't. I'm only passing on what's in the newsletter.

 Sue In Yorkshire.

Sue In Yorkshire. Report 6 Jul 2004 19:59

thanks bob wish they would hurry up especially for 1869 thanks sue


Bob Report 8 Jul 2004 07:02

Received 7Th. July: The following new data has been added to the databases at 8,505 births for Fleetwood & Fylde RD comprising: Poulton -le-Fylde (1878-1879 & 1882-1883) Kirkham (1854-1858, 1867-1880, 1881-1888 & 1889-1891) 1,500 births for Chorley RD comprising: Adlington (1837-1842 & 1847-1856) 7,586 marriages for Hyndburn RD comprising: Civil Marriages (1895-1900) Accrington, St John the Evangelist (1887-1898) Accrington, St Peter (1890-1899) Bacup, St Johns (1853-1906) Church, St James Church Kirk (1837-1859, 1868-1908) Clayton le Moors, All Saints (1890-1917) Tunstead, Holy Trinity (1883-1905) ++++++++++++ John Marsden Sale, Cheshire Webmaster LancashireBMD


Bob Report 15 Jul 2004 10:02

Received 15th. July: New data has recently been added to the database at as follows: Fleetwood & Fylde Registration District Births Kirkham 1896-1904 Lytham St.Annes 1837-1855