Friday, March 12, 2021

Search fascinating fire brigade reports and much more this Findmypast Friday

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Search fascinating fire brigade reports and much more this Findmypast Friday

With brand new records from London, Yorkshire and India, where will your past take you this Findmypast Friday?

This week Findmypast have published an eclectic mix of fire brigade reports, monumental inscriptions, life event records and newspapers. Here is what's new this Findmypast Friday.

London Fire Brigade Reports 1915-1918

These intriguing transcripts reveal the damage caused by bombs in London during World War 1, along with the names and addresses of those involved.

Some of the reports paint a devastating picture of wartime London. For example, H.T. and Carolina Good were “burned to death” while John Foot and Sons’ four-floor business in Islington was gutted by fire.

Yorkshire Monumental Inscriptions

Findmypast have added over 27,000 new records, spanning nine centuries of Yorkshire history to this collection. Use the newest additions to uncover vital family tree facts.

You'll see the latest releases marked as new on the parish list which shows the timeframes covered and the number of records from each location.

British India Office Life Events

Privacy rules allowing, Findmypast release more records from this exclusive collection every year. In this latest tranche, you can explore new births and baptisms from 1921 and marriages from 1937.

If your family has roots in the British Raj, these resources are essential for piecing together your past. Findmypast’s unique British India Office collection also includes deaths and burials, army and navy pensions, wills and probate and assistant surgeon records.


Six brand new publications have just been added to the site along with updates to 12 existing titles. Brand new this week are:
While thousands more pages have been added to:

Disclosure: I have a complimentary subscription to Findmypast, and have accepted meals and services from Findmypast, as a Findmypast Ambassador. This has not affected my objectivity relative to Findmypast and its products.

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