Births & Baptisms

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What can you find in the Birth & Baptism records?

“My most interesting discovery in the records on Genes Reunited was discovering that my great-great-great grandmother was murdered as a witch in September 1875. Her neighbour believed she had bewitched him so that he couldn't work in the fields properly.”Anonymous Genes Reunited member

Why you should search these records?

  • They can give you vital information to help with your research. We have indexed birth records for England and Wales dating from 1837-2005.
  • Birth records are a great place to start when beginning your Family History
  • Baptism records are some of the oldest available dating back to the 1600’s, when Elizabeth I was Queen

5 easy steps to use these records

  • Enter first and last name
  • Use the 'give or take' box if you are unsure of the year of birth
  • Too many results? Add a place of birth or recent residence to 'Optional keywords'
  • Not enough results? Tick the 'name variants' box in case the name has been recorded under a different spelling
  • View your search results for free