Top reasons to use Findmypast.

Findmypast gives you access to their ever-expanding collections of over 2 billion historical records from around the world, including US censuses from as far back as 1790, the largest collection of Irish records anywhere online, and US military records from the Revolutionary War up to World War II.

In addition, you’ll be able to explore millions of newspaper pages from as long ago as 1710. With more records being added every week, there really has never been a better time to bring your past to life with Findmypast.

Exclusive family history records and newspapers only found on their site.

Findmypast offer more than 1,000 exclusive collections on that you will not find online anywhere else. For example:

  • Findmypast collection of British newspaper archives from England, Wales and Scotland
  • Parish records, including 40 million baptisms, marriages and burials from across England and Wales dating back to 1538
  • Passenger lists of ships leaving the UK 1890-1960 to the U.S., Canada and Australia
  • British Army Records 1760-1915
  • Rapidly growing collection of local English, Welsh, Irish and Scottish records dating back to 1700, including school admissions, workhouse registers and apprenticeships records.
  • Irish court records
One billion records from the British Isles.

One billion records from the British Isles.

Findmypast have a treasure chest of records from England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland. If you are a sleuth you may even find our record dating back to 850AD. This collection is being added to constantly.

Find ancestors you won't find on other sites.

Find ancestors you won’t find on other sites.

Findmypast partners with societies and provide superior indexing in order to give you the most accurate search results to simply find your ancestors. Their search filters narrow your results saving time and resulting in more find for your family tree.

Advanced family history research tools.

Advanced family history research tools.

Findmypast IS constantly developing tools to improve our search and family tree, which will make discovering your family history easier than ever before.

Create, maintain and organize your online family tree for free using advanced tools while connect with a global, online community of family history experts.

Family search tips from the experts.

Family search tips from the experts.

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