When you want to take your family history farther afield, Findmypast's collection of global resources should be your first port of call.

World travel and migration is not a new phenomon. For hundreds of years people have been moving around the globe and those journeys have left behind significant record collections, perfect for family history research. When it comes to tracking globetrotting relatives, there are some great collections on Findmypast for you to focus on.

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United States & Canada Records

There are some fascinating collections you should explore when trying to trace family in America and Canada. Highlights include:

United States Marriages - A premium resource of millions of essential US marriage records, updated regulalrly with new additions.

PERiodical Source Index (PERSI) - Findmypast is now the only place you can search this comprehensive collection online. It contains a vast array of publications relating to family history and is particualrly useful for tracing family stateside.

United States and Canadian Censuses - these essential family history collections are the gateway to the rest of your North American family research.

UK & Ireland Records

Uncover your family connections in Britain and Ireland with our millions of records, many exclusive including:

UK Parish Records - the largest collection anywhere online, these records will help you take your British research back further.

Irish Records - Findmypast has the largest online collection in the world, giving you more chances than ever of finding your Irish ancestors.

1939 Register - This premium resource will help you find 20th century family members in England and Wales and offers you maps, statistics and newspaper clippings, as well as original records.

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