Find your Cumberland ancestors with new FindMyPast release


20 November 2023
Bootle, Cumbria. Copyright Tuck DB Postcards
FindMyPast has this week released almost 200,000 Cumberland baptism, marriage and burial records.

Cumberland baptisms 

The 65,252 new records are perfect building blocks for your family tree. Spanning over four centuries, they may help you find an ancestor’s name, baptism date and place, and a father’s name. Some also include a mother’s name, addresses and occupations. 

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Cumberland marriages 

For marriages, there are 68,211 new Cumberland records to explore, covering the years 1547 to 1975. They will typically include both spouses’ names, ages and addresses, plus the place and date of the marriage, and the names of their fathers.  

Cumberland burials 

Finally, there are 62,746 new burials to delve into, covering 1566 to 1992. You may find an ancestor’s name, burial date and place, and often their residence.