Thursday, October 5, 2023

Findmypast Friday: Discover electoral registers, death records, and more

 I received this information from Findmypast today:


Discover electoral registers, death records, and more this Findmypast Friday

UK Electoral Registers & Companies House Directors

Over 12 million records have been added to this existing collection, taking it right up to 2023. As with previous years, you’ll find a person’s name, address, and confirmation of whether they are the director of a company.

Index to Death Duty Registers 1796-1903

Updates have been made to over 1 million records in this collection, with refined dates and an improved search experience. Plus, there are over 63,000 new records available to explore.

1851 England, Wales & Scotland Census

A further 4,756 records have been added for the Yorkshire hamlet of Yapham, with both transcriptions and images available.


One new title, updates to a further eight, and over 141,165 new pages make up this week’s newspaper release.

New titles:
  • Felixstowe Times, 1925-1936
Updated titles:
  • Derry Journal, 1886-1890, 1925, 1943-1949, 1956-1974, 1978-1980, 1982-1988
  • Galway Observer, 1912-1923, 1925-1927
  • Manchester Evening News, 1993
  • Northern Daily Telegraph, 1914
  • Northern Echo, 1872
  • Skelmersdale Reporter, 1964
  • South Wales Daily Post, 1990
  • Worcester Daily Times and Journal, 1912

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