Brand new travel records and feature enhancements – FindMyPast Fridays September 18, 2020

I checked last night and saw it posted. It usually shows up Thursday or Friday at shortened it a bit as the new editor is being more a pain than the old editor.

Here’s the direct link – Brand new travel records and feature enhancements:

Niall Cullen 18 September 2020

Findmypast’s migration month continues with the arrival of vintage ship posters and records from Colonial America.

Along with brand new records and newspapers, a nifty update to our search experience is now live. Here’s what’s new this Findmypast Friday.

Genealogical Guide to Early Settlers of America

With indexes unique to Findmypast, explore three volumes of detailed information on the families and communities of Colonial America.


With our clever record search, you can pinpoint an early American family by name, year, town, or state. And the optional keyword search can help you refine your results even further.

Step back in time and see the eye-catching adverts your migrating ancestors saw, digitized in full color.


This collection can give you rich insight into where your ancestors went and how they got there. If your relatives traveled on any of the featured vessels, why not add the poster to your family tree? A dash of color can really bring the stories from your past to life.

We’ve added over 200,000 more newspaper pages with five brand new publications and updates to 16 others. New to the collection are:





About Wichita Genealogist

Originally from Gulfport, Mississippi. Live in Wichita, Kansas now. I suffer Bipolar I, ultra-ultra rapid cycling, mixed episodes. Blog on a variety of topics - genealogy, DNA, mental health, among others. Let's
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