Thursday, October 19, 2023

Findmypast Friday: Unlock stories with newspapers and Irish records

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Unlock stories with newspapers and Irish records this Findmypast Friday 


Did your ancestors make the news? One new title, updates to a further three, and 106,898 new pages make up this week’s newspaper release. Plus, our newspaper search has had a makeover, with some handy new tools to try. It's now even easier to add richness to your family stories. 

New titles: 

  • Commercial Daily List (London), 1869-1870

Updated titles: 

  • Belfast News-Letter, 1977-1978, 1988-1989 
  • Derry Journal, 1990, 1992
  • Lurgan Mail, 1897-1914, 1916-1925, 1927-1984

Ireland, Dublin Church of Ireland Baptisms 

 There are 23,914 images and transcriptions to explore in this brand-new collection, spanning 1619 to 1865. You can typically expect to find a name, baptism place and date, parents’ names and father’s address. 

Ireland, Dublin Church of Ireland Marriages 

Also new, there are 23,101 marriages to delve into, covering 1619 to 1800. You’ll normally find both spouses’ names, occupations, the marriage date, place and the groom’s residence. 

Ireland, Dublin Church of Ireland Burials 

Lastly, there are 44,175 burial records in this new collection. They cover the years 1618 to 1800, and you may uncover an ancestor’s name burial date and residence.


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