Warwickshire records go online
Nearly half a million Nuneaton and North Warwickshire parish records have been added to thegenealogist.co.uk.
Dating back to the 1700s, the transcriptions provide the names of 300,000 people baptised in the area, along with details of more than 90,000 individuals listed in marriage registers and 60,000 people from burial registers.
The data has been made available thanks to a partnership with Nuneaton & North Warwickshire Family History Society (NNWFHS), whose members transcribed the original records.
As well as being released on TheGenealogist, the material has also been uploaded to sister site FHS Online ( fhs- online.co.uk)– a platform designed especially for societies hoping to sell their products on the web.
Crucially for organisations such as NNWFHS, all revenue made through the FHS Online service is fed back to the original data providers.
“This release adds to the growing collection of parish records on both websites,” said Mark Bayley, head of development at TheGenealogist. “These partnerships help societies boost their funds whilst bringing their records to a much wider audience.”
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