12th October 2006
The FreeBMD Database was last updated on Thu 12 Oct 2006 and currently contains 123,625,788 distinct records (158,761,747 total records).
FreeBMD are transcribing the Civil Registration index of births, marriages and deaths for England and Wales, and are making the transcriptions freely available on their great free website. Please remember that they have not transcribed all the registration indexes.
FreeBMD can be found at: http://freebmd.rootsweb.com
Source: FreeBMD (http://freebmd.rootsweb.com, Oct 2006)
FreeBMD is an ongoing project, the aim of which is to transcribe the Civil Registration index of births, marriages and deaths for England and Wales, and to provide free Internet access to the transcribed records. It is a part of the FreeUKGEN family, which also includes FreeCEN (Census data) and FreeREG (Parish Registers).