Backhurst records on Ancestry

Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Backhurst family tree. Many large databases are available to search covering from births, deaths and marriages, military records, census records and immigration records with many other smaller collections too. Free trials are normally available and are a good way to fill out a lot of your tree quickly.

Country Collection
Globe Global records search results for the Backhurst family.
USA US records search results for the Backhurst family.
UK UK records search results for the Backhurst family.
Canada Canadian records search results for the Backhurst family.
Australia Australian records search results for the Backhurst family.

Ask a Question

Looking for information on a Backhurst in your family tree? Why not post a question here -

Origins and History


New to Family History? Check out our Getting Started page. Check out House Of Names to investigate the origins of the Backhurst surname or get a copy of the Backhurst family Crest (a great gift idea!).


Sometimes you can run into a brick wall in your tree and you just don't have enough evidence to make that next step back in time. A DNA test can sometimes help to make a link to a particular family name if you find you share common DNA with people who have the same or similar surnames as each other. If you are lucky then you may get a match within a few generations and discover some Backhurst ancestors. Additionally, the modern DNA test can give you a breakdown of your ethnic mix - you may be surprised at the results!

Unlock your DNAHave you reached a brick wall in your Backhurst Tree?

Visit our Backhurst DNA page to find out more.

Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Backhurst Genealogy

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Backhurst Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources below you will be able to find a birth record and, from that, a birth certificate can be ordered which lists the names of the mother and father, taking you back another generation in your tree. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Backhurst family tree.

Study Backhurst Parish Records at Find My Past.

Explore the UK registered births, marriages and deaths of the Backhurst family using the FreeBMD database.

Investigate Genealogy BankGenealogy Bank for Backhurst family records.

Look at MyHeritage for Backhurst family data.

Study the LDS Database for records of the Backhurst family.

Research the Backhurst surname using fold3 Military Archives and view images of original Backhurst Military records.

Backhurst Family History Databases

Explore WikiTree for user contributed Backhurst family records. Collaboration is encouraged so that accuracy of Backhurst data can be verified or corrected by other users.

Look at MyTrees for information on the Backhurst family and people looking to contact living Backhurst relations.

Investigate GENi for Backhurst family records.

Study One Great Family for Backhurst records submitted by people who are already researching the Backhurst Family Tree .

Find your Irish Backhurst relatives on

Backhurst Forums

Research the Backhurst surname using forums .

Miscellaneous Backhurst Databases

Look at the Ellis Island Database for information on the Backhurst family. This database contains over 25 million immigration records detailing passengers arriving in the United States of America.

Use the Surname Map project to look at the current distribution of the Backhurst surname in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain, Italy and Romania.