Friday, April 29, 2022

Findmypast Friday: New UK Electoral Registers and the 1950 US Census Image Browse

 I received this information from Findmypast today:


Millions more genealogy records added this Findmypast Friday

Findmypast adds new UK electoral registers and the 1950 US Census Image Browse

UK Electoral Registers & Companies House Directors

Nearly 125 million new records have been added into this existing record set, mostly from the year 2021. An ideal resource for discovering cousins and distant relations, the records can give names, estimated ages and addresses.

1950 US Census Image Browse

Entirely free to browse, this once-in-a-decade glimpse into US history could help researchers find relatives’ names, addresses, places of birth, occupations and more. It’s brand new to Findmypast this week, and could be used to trace pond-hopping UK relatives.


Five new newspaper titles have been added to the British Newspaper Archive this week, with updates to a further three.

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