Friday, November 3, 2023

Findmypast Friday: Explore Stories From the North West of England

 I received this information from Findmypast today:


Explore stories from the north west of England

There are over 400 years of history to explore within this week's exciting record release

If you've got roots in the historic Northern county of Westmorland, you may find the name of an ancestor or two amongst this week's new records. We've also added over 200,000 newspaper pages to our collection, with one brand new title and updates to many more existing publications.

Westmorland Baptisms

The first of our Westmorland trio are baptisms, to which we've added 56,692 new transcriptions. These updates are from parishes across the county, so be sure to consult our full parish list when exploring this set.

Westmorland Marriages

Secondly, we've also updated our collection of Westmorland Marriages, with an impressive 62,286 transcriptions added.

Westmorland Burials

Lastly, we've also updated our Burials collection for Westmorland. There are 128,779 new transcriptions for you to explore.


216,287 brand new pages joined our archive this week, with a new title and updates to a further ten existing publications.

New titles:
  • Protestant Vanguard, 1935-1947
Updated titles:
  • Airdrie & Coatbridge Advertiser, 1990-1992
  • Belfast News-Letter, 1993
  • Dumfries and Galloway Standard, 1872
  • Edinburgh Evening News, 1945, 1990
  • Larne Times, 1900, 1925, 1956-1984, 1993
  • Portadown News, 1956-1982
  • South Wales Daily Post, 1991, 1993, 1996, 1998
  • Stornoway Gazette and West Coast Advertiser, 1946-1947, 1954-1966
  • Western Evening Herald, 1994, 1996
  • Wokingham Times, 1977-1980

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