Saturday, September 05, 2015


I was so caught up in researching yesterday I forgot to post this week's Findmypast Friday release
notice. It's a bit different this week:

Welcome to a special edition of Findmypast Friday

Why so special? Well, this weekend we speak exclusively to a former Prisoner of War and we've added over a million POW records. And - to celebrate Labor Day - don't miss our trade secrets on tracing your ancestors' employment history.

New Records Prisoners of War 1715-1945
We've added over a million new POW records that cover The Napoleonic Wars and World War 2, include prison camps in Europe, Africa and The Far East and list nationalities from around the globe.
Explore now »

 Video POWs tell their story
This exclusive Findmypast video features interviews with former POWs, 103-year-old Dr Frankland MBE, and ex-Royal Navy Officer Bert Turville, who share their incredible stories of life in the camps. Watch the video »

 Labor Day Their working lives
Joshua Taylor shares his trade secrets for tracing your ancestors' employment history using the US census. Discover more »

Remember if you have any queries, comments or issues with Findmypast, get in touch here.

Have a great Labor Day weekend, The Findmypast team 

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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