Friday, May 3, 2024

Findmypast Friday: There Are 30,587 Brand New Records To Discover.

   I received this information from Findmypast today:


This week, there are 30,587 brand new records to discover.

We've bolstered our global record collection this week with over 30 thousand records that span three continents. We've added 2,951 birth, marriage and death (BMD) records from British-occupied India, in addition to 25,988 New Zealand BMDs.

If you've got Irish ancestors, you'll also be pleased to hear that we've added a brand new set of Limerick electoral registers, spanning 1760 to 1776.

New British India records.  We've added 2,051 birth, baptism, marriage, death and burial records from British India, all from the year 1872.

British India Office Births

This Findmypast Friday, we added new records to this existing set.  These transcriptions cover the year 1872.

British India Office Marriages

We also added marriage records to our British India collection.

British India Office Death and Burials

There are also new deaths and burials for you to explore. If you’ve got ancestors from India, you may just find a familiar name or two within this updated set.

Updated BMDs from New Zealand

We've also updated our New Zealand birth, marriage and death indexes this week, with almost 26,000 additions from 1924, 1944 and 1974.

Ireland, Limerick City & County Electoral Registers 1760-1776

There's also a brand new Irish record set to explore. These 2,548 new electoral register transcriptions cover the years 1760 to 1766.

Over 300,000 new pages...

This week we added 304,139 newspaper pages from across England, Scotland and Northern Ireland to our archive.
New titles:
  • Banbridge Chronicle 1980-1984, 1986, 1988-1991, 1996-1998
Updated titles:

  • Arbroath Herald 1983-1984
  • Banbury Guardian 1956-1960, 1979, 1982-1985, 1987-1989
  • Bedfordshire Times and Independent 1845-1858, 1874-1886, 1889-1890
  • Belfast News-Letter 2002
  • Beverley Guardian 1988
  • Brechin Advertiser 1984-1985
  • Ferry Guide and Advertiser 1981, 1983-1984
  • Bucks Advertiser & Aylesbury News 1986, 1989
  • Daventry and District Weekly Express 1877, 1889, 1948, 1950-1956, 2003
  • Edinburgh Evening News 1993
  • Fife Free Press 1964-1965
  • Fife Herald 1998
  • Forfar Dispatch 1953-1958, 1986
  • Horncastle News 1885-1895, 1898-1907, 1914-1941, 1957-1971, 1980, 1982-1985, 1987-1988, 1993-1994, 1997
  • Market Harborough Advertiser and Midland Mail 1999
  • Mearns Leader 1975, 1993
  • Montrose Review 1965-1966, 1986
  • Northampton Chronicle and Echo 1994, 1996-1999
  • Rugby Advertiser 1969-1974, 1976-1977, 1988
  • Star Green ‘un 1977-1985
  • Wolverhampton Express and Star 1971, 1986
  • Worthing Herald 1984, 1986-1987
Last week, we added over 20,000 new records - explore the full release for yourself today.


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