FindMyPast Fridays showed up late Thursday evening (my time): https://blog.findmypast.com/findmypast-friday-febraury-2629657553.html
There are over 800,000 new records and newspaper articles available to search this Findmypast Firday.
Over 135,000 new additions covering 81 new parishes have been added to the collection.
Find out if your Yorkshire ancestors were married by banns with over 35,000 new records covering 57 additional parishes.
Did your ancestor’s tie the knot in god’s own county? Over 53,000 additional records covering 68 new parishes.
Discover the final resting place of your Yorkshire ancestors with over 124,000 additional records covering 86 new parishes have been added to the collection.
Scotland, Antenuptial Relationship Index 1661-1780
Do you have ancestors that were members of the Church of Scotland? Search over 31,000 antenuptial records from Kirk Sessions registers to find out if there were any family members who were summoned to the ministers and elders of the church to deny or confess their sin as a child had been conceived out of wedlock
1939 Register update
Over 287,000 additional ‘open’ records have been added to the 1939 Register. Since the Register was launched, Findmypast has matched more than four million ‘closed records’ to multiple data sources to correctly confirm the date and location of death for individuals recorded.
New Records from Barbados
Over 736,000 records from the Eastern Caribbean Island of Barbados are now available to search. Sourced via the International Genealogical Index, these new additions consist of six individual collections covering births, marriages, deaths, baptisms and burials between 1637 and 1891.
The Barbados collections currently available to search include:
- Barbados Baptism Index 1739-1891
- Barbados Burial Index 1854-1885
- Barbados Church Birth Records 1637-1887
- Barbados Church Death Records 1637-1887
- Barbados Church Marriage Records 1637-1887
- Barbados Marriage Index 1854-1879
British & Irish Newspaper Update
This week 134,952 have joined the Archive. We have added two Home Counties titles for England, The East Kent Gazette and the Bucks Examiner for Buckinghamshire. We have also added to ten of our existing titles, including:
- Birmingham Daily Post – 1965
- Coventry Evening Telegraph – 1935
- Drogheda Independent – 1895
- Irish Independent – 1914, 1925
- Newcastle Journal – 1995
- Perthshire Advertiser – 1907
- Runcorn Guardian – 1909
- South Wales Daily News – 1910
- Sunday Independent (Dublin) – 1986-1990, 1992-1993, 1995
- Sunday Tribune – 1990-1992
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