Find My Past

Tracing your family tree has never been more popular as increasing amounts of people go back in time to discover their roots. But there is no need to visit the library or local council offices to trawl through dusty records.

A visit to Find My Past has made life a lot easier when looking up your forefathers. You can use the online facilities to look up past birth, deaths and marriages and all the official census records dating back to 1841. Also an inclusive account of military records, passenger lists for tracing people who have emigrated, and parish records are all on the website. More information can be found at