Thursday 14 September 2017

FindMyPast updates site's BMD subcategories

Across its territories, FindMyPast has made a couple of small but significant website updates.

The Birth, Marriage and Death (BMD) categories have been split between civil and parish record types ie civil deaths and burials; parish baptisms etc. See the partial screenshot, right, to view the nine record types now available in the Life Events/Birth, Marriage, Death category on

In addition, multiple subcategories can now be selected within the search form.

In making these changes, the database provider says it is responding to subscribers' requests and to allow researchers to control the number of results they see in each search.