Friday, July 5, 2024

Findmypast Friday: Explore New Records from Peterborough to Pennsylvania

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Explore new records from Peterborough to Pennsylvania.

This week sees three exciting additions to our record collection - delve into women's wartime stories with new Women's Land Army service cards.

If you have East Coast branches on your family tree, you may find a familiar name or two within over 36,000 Huguenot Society Application Papers, or within the 195,000 Roman Catholic baptism and marriage records from New York that we added this week.

Women’s Land Army Service Cards, 1939-1950

We added 36,438 Women's Land Army service cards this week. These images and transcriptions may reveal new information about your wartime ancestors.

Huguenot Society of Pennsylvania Application Papers

Was your relative a member of the Huguenot Society of Pennsylvania? Explore these 36,438 new records to find out.

New York Roman Catholic Parish Baptisms and Marriages

Researching your New York ancestors just got easier, as we've added 170,637 baptisms and 125,977 marriages from the city's Roman Catholic parishes.

Explore over 80 million pages from across the globe

We added two new English titles to our newspaper archive this week. We also updated a further existing 20 publications, taking our total page count to over 80 million. With so many fascinating titles to explore, what will you discover?  Here's everything that's been added this week.

New titles:
  • Boston Independent and Lincolnshire Advertiser, 1879-1891, 1899-1908
  • Lancing Herald, 1987-1991, 1997, 1999
Updated titles:
  • Alnwick Mercury, 2003
  • Belfast News-Letter, 1801, 1805, 1807-1809
  • Birmingham Daily Post, 1983
  • Birmingham Mail, 1958, 1965
  • Bucks Herald, 1996, 1999
  • Hartlepool Northern Daily Mail, 1996
  • Huntly Express, 1918-1920
  • Inverness Courier, 1932-1938, 1942, 1957-1967
  • John o’ Groat Journal, 1952
  • Leamington Spa Courier, 1971-1976, 1996, 1998, 2002
  • Leven Mail, 1964-1965
  • Lincolnshire Standard and Boston Guardian, 1915, 1917, 1919, 1958, 1962, 1966-1970, 1975, 1977, 1980-1982
  • Liverpool Daily Post (Welsh Edition), 1991
  • Mid Sussex Times, 1977-1978, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2003
  • Newcastle Evening Chronicle, 1996
  • Northern Chronicle and General Advertiser for the North of Scotland, 1918-1919
  • Peterborough Evening Telegraph, 1953
  • Sunderland Daily Echo and Shipping Gazette, 1995-1999, 2001, 2003
  • Walsall Observer, 1983
  • Witness (Edinburgh), 1850-1851, 1853
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