Searching Parish Records online

There are many websites offering online records, but the one that stands out above the rest is TheGenealogist. This is a vast online research site, holding complete BMD and census records, along with Parish Registers, military records, directories, non-conformist records, and much more.

Parish records are available in two formats - transcripts/database records and searchable printed books. The database records consist of easily searched transcripts of the original records which allow you to search on various fields and may also have linked images of the original registers. The searchable books consist of indexed books that were transcribed and published many years ago, many over 110 years old. These transcript books have then been OCR'd (Optical Character Recognition) to turn the pages into searchable text.

The Following Parishes are Available at TheGenealogist

  • Bradfield Marriages 1559-1812
  • Buscot Marriages 1676-1812
  • Denchworth Baptisms 1540-1812
  • Denchworth Burials 1538-1812
  • Denchworth Marriages 1538-1812
  • Harwell Marriages 1559-1837
  • Kingston Lisle Marriages 1560-1837
  • Purley Marriages 1662-1840
  • Reading St Mary Marriages 1538-1867
  • Sparsholt Marriages 1559-1812
  • St Mary Reading Burials 1538-1812
  • Sulham Marriages 1723-1836
  • Upton Baptisms 1588-1742
  • Upton Burials 1588-1722
  • Upton Marriages 1588-1750
  • Wantage Marriages 1538-1837
  • West Hanney Marriages 1561-1837
  • West Hendred Marriages 1558-1833
  • West Woodhay Marriages 1653-1812

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