Friday, October 12, 2018

New Records Available To Search This Findmypast Friday, 12 October 2018

I received this information from Findmypast today:

New Records Available To Search this Findmypast Friday

There are more than 101,000 new records and newspaper articles available to search this Findmypast Friday, including:

A further 54 million newly indexed records spanning the years 1921 to 1925 have just been added to our collection of newly indexed England & Wales, Electoral Registers 1920-1932. These new additions mean that the collection now contains a complete run of all surviving records for all parliamentary boroughs from A to L (the first being the PB of Accrington and the last being the PC of Nottinghamshire, Rushcliffe Division).

This new and improved collection now contains over 107 million records that will enable you to bridge the vital gap left by the destruction of the 1931 census of England & Wales. When combined with the 1911 census and 1939 register, the collection provides you with unrivalled record coverage for early 20th century Britain, allowing you to trace your ancestors across a period of history that has traditionally been problematic for many researchers.

Electoral Registers are listings of all those registered to vote in a particular area. The lists were created annually to record the names of eligible voters and their reason for eligibility, such as their residence or ownership of a property. Registration for voters in England has been required since 1832 and registers were typically published annually, making electoral registers and excellent resource for tracking ancestors between the census years or for uncovering the history of your home or local area.

Discover if your ancestor was born in the English county of Dorset. Search more than 387,000 additional records spanning the years 1538 to 1978 and covering more than 300 parishes across the county. A full list of the parishes and date ranges covered by the collection can be found via the useful links & resources section of the search page.

With each record you will find a transcription of an original parish record created by the Dorset Family History Society. The information contained varies, but most records will include a combination of your ancestor's birth date, birth place, baptism date, baptism place, parents' names, and father's occupation.

Over 22,000 new records have been added to our collection of Dorset burials. The collection spans the years 1538 to 1995 and covers more than 330 parishes across the county. A full list of the parishes and date ranges covered by the collection can be found via the useful links & resources section of the search page.

This collection has been created by indexes from the Dorset Family History and Family Search. Each result will include a transcript of an original document that will reveal a combination of your ancestor's age at death, birth year, burial date and burial place.

This week we have added 55,918 new pages to The Archive. We have added seven new titles and updated seventeen of our existing titles, including:

New Titles                                                                Years Covered

Airdrie & Coatbridge Advertiser                          1905, 1913-1919, 1930-1939, 1949-1957

The Showman                                                           1900, 1902

New Crusader                                                          1917-1919

N.T.F. In Aid Of British Prisoners                          1918

Deliverer and Record of Salvation Army Rescue Work    1910-1918

Landswoman                                                            1918-1920

Broad Arrow                                                            1868-1869, 1871-1877, 1914-1917

 Updated Titles                                                      Years Covered

Liverpool Echo                                                       1933-1936, 1949-1952, 1954, 1959

Cumberland & Westmorland Herald                   1869-1870

Westmorland Advertiser and Kendal Chronicle    1811, 1822

Wicklow People                                                       1977-1979, 1983-1985, 2002-2005

Scottish Referee                                                      1904, 1908

Dover Telegraph and Cinque Ports General Advertiser    1867
Henley & South Oxford Standard                         1886, 1889, 1892

Lakes Herald                                                           1887

Norwood News                                                       1873-1874, 1965

Lakes Chronicle and Reporter                               1875

Ally Sloper’s Half Holiday                                    1923

Drogheda Argus and Leinster Journal               1914-1916, 1918-1919, 1921, 1923-1926

Irish Independent                                                   1920, 2003

War Savings                                                            1916-1918

War Office Times and Naval Review                  1910-1913, 1915-1916

Social Gazette                                                        1910-1917

Silver Bullet                                                          1918-1919


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