Friday, January 22, 2016


Here's the Findmypast Friday record collection releases for 22 January. And don't forget there's
free access to Findmypast this weekend!

Here's the description of the new releases:

We've just released three fascinating new UK record sets for you to explore this Findmypast Friday as well as an index of volunteers who received awards for their service with the British Army's Indian Volunteer Force during both World Wars.

Learn about the lives of your Scottish ancestors with a rich and varied collection of records spanning four centuries, or trace your family's roots back to medieval Lincolnshire with monumental inscriptions dating back to the reign of Henry V. Also available to search are 241 volumes of William Phillimore Watts Stiff's collection of printed marriage registers covering 29 counties right across England.

This week we've added over 84,000 new records including:

England, Phillimore Marriage Registers, 1531-1913
Explore 241 volumes of marriage records containing approximately 2.3 million names from over 1,500 parishes across 29 English counties.
Add new branches to your family tree »

Scotland Registers & Records
Delve into 14 fascinating publications on Scottish parishes and families, containing thousands of records dating back to the early 1600s. The records included range from monumental inscriptions to a novel on rural life in 18th century Scotland!
Unearth unknown Scottish ancestors »

British Army, Indian Volunteer Force Medal Awards, 1915-1939
Find out if your relative volunteered for service with the British Army while living in India and uncover details of the awards they received. Explore over 15,000 records to determine their rank, corps and dates of service.
Did your Anglo-Indian ancestors go to war? »

Monumental Inscriptions from Lincolnshire, England
Locate the gravesites of relatives buried in the historic English county of Lincolnshire between the early 1400s and 2012. Search over 24,000 additional records of tombstone inscriptions to discover when and where they died.

Trace your family's roots back to the reign of Henry V! »

We hope these new releases allow you to make some fascinating finds and our new collection from Scotland will be an invaluable resource for those with ancestors from there. If you're having difficulty locating Scottish relatives, why not try searching some of our existing collections? These include The influence of Scotch-Irish people in the formation of the US Government and Members of the Scotch-Irish Society Of America, 1891.

Have a great weekend,

Jen Baldwin

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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