Friday, April 16, 2021

New Rolls of Honour, Parish Records, and Newspapers This Findmypast Friday

   I received this from Findmypast this morning:



Brand new rolls of honour, parish records and more

Discover remarkable Anzac stories and Kent family milestones this Findmypast Friday. Here's what's new this week.

Australia, Military Commemorative Rolls & Rolls of Honour

Ahead of Anzac Day, we’ve compiled a major new resource for exploring the lives of Australia's military heroes.

A striking photo included in the records of Captain Alfred John Shout. Gallipoli’s most decorated soldier, Shout was awarded a Victoria Cross and Military Cross.

By combining a variety of Australian commemorative and honour rolls into one simple search, this rich collection makes it easier to discover the details of your ancestors’ service and death across all of the major conflicts of Australian history.

Kent parish records

Unlock family milestones with over 37,000 additional records from six Kent parishes. These records are essential for growing the Kent branches of your family tree.

The parishes covered in this latest tranche of new baptism, marriage and burial records are:
  • Halling, St John the Baptist
  • Hoo St Werburgh
  • Horton Kirby, St Mary
  • Luddesdown, Leywood School
  • Luddesdown, SS Peter & Paul
  • Milton-next-Gravesend, Christchurch
Review the parish list to see exact timeframes covered and the other churches featured in this growing resource.


We’ve added nine new papers and updated a raft of other publications, 35 to be precise. Brand new this week are:
While we've been even busier than usual, expanding the coverage in these 35 newspapers:

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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