1921 England and Wales Census records are now available!

On 6 January 2022 the 1921 England and Wales Census records were made available online via the FindMyPast website. The records have been indexed and are searchable via the usual methods. These records are only viewable on a pay-per-view basis and are not included in any of FindMyPast's existing subscriptions with the exception of the 12 month premium subscription.

Cling records on Ancestry

Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Cling family tree. A vast range of data is available to search ranging from census records, births, deaths and marriages, military records and immigration records to name but a few. Free trials are normally available and are a good way to fill out a lot of your tree quickly.

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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Cling Family Tree

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Cling 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 Cling family tree.

Investigate Cling Parish Records at Find My Past.

Investigate the UK registered births, marriages and deaths for the Cling family name using the FreeBMD database.

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Cling Family Tree Databases

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

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Miscellaneous Cling Databases

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

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