Saturday, November 21, 2015


 Here's the Findmypast Friday records release announcement for 20Nov 2015, which is quite large:

This week, we're releasing a variety of fascinating UK collections including almost 10,000 volumes of England & Wales electoral registers, now browsable online for the first time. We're also bringing you military records, social history, and a large update to our newspapers. With so much to explore, you're bound to find something on your British family.

We've added over 3.8 million new records and newspaper articles including:

England & Wales, Electoral Registers 1832-1932, Image Browse
Browse over 5.4 million images containing approximately 220 million names to find your family between the censuses. Discover where they lived, the property they owned or lean about the history of your local area.
Find your ancestors before they came to America »

British Newspapers
We're debuting 11 brand new publications and have bolstered another 43 titles with additional articles and years.
Paint a picture of the life your ancestor lived »

British In Argentina, 1914-1919
This book contains information and photographs of British volunteers from Argentina who went back home to serve their country in World War I.
See who answered the call of duty »

Additional Social & Institutional Records from Devon, England
Explore two centuries of Devon's social history to paint a vivid picture of everyday life there. We've added over 49,000 more records to the collection.
Delve into these rich records »

We hope you enjoy exploring these rich and varied collections. The electoral registers in particular, are a fantastic resource that have helped me gain a better understanding of my ancestors' place in society.

If you have any queries or comments, or discoveries you'd like to share, get in touch here. We love hearing your stories!

Have a great weekend,
Jen Baldwin

You can see more complete descriptions of these records here.

Full disclosure: I am a member of the Findmypast Ambassador Program which includes a
complimentary one year world subscription to Findmypast and a Findmypast First membership.

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