Parish register downloads

This page contains links to download the parish register database, either in its entirety or individual counties. Please do read the user guide on the main page, which explains the structure of the files.

A full list of the parishes included, by county, and including the dates for which baptisms, marriages and burials are counted, is available in Excel here:

Full database

The full database is available in zip files, split into two for a more manageable filesize (nb they will still take some time to download over slow connections):

Download by County

CountyNumber of parishes
Bedfordshire28
Berkshire3
Buckinghamshire3
Cambridgeshire8
Cheshire7
Cumberland5
Derbyshire2
Devon15
Dorset3
Durham3
Essex17
Gloucestershire14
Hampshire10
Herefordshire6
Hertfordshire9
Huntingdonshire1
Kent29
Lancashire10
Leicestershire25
Lincolnshire13
Middlesex2
Norfolk15
Northamptonshire2
Northumberland5
Nottinghamshire9
Oxfordshire5
Rutland1
Salop17
Somerset10
Staffordshire11
Suffolk29
Surrey13
Sussex15
Warwickshire16
Wiltshire3
Worcestershire2
Yorkshire East Riding4
Yorkshire North Riding8
Yorkshire West Riding26
Grand Total404