Friday, October 16, 2015


 Here's the weekly Findmypast Friday announcement of new record collection releases for 16Oct 2015:

"Do you have British heritage? We've taken this Findmypast Friday as an opportunity to bolster some of our extensive UK collections. As well as releasing over 327,000 new marriage records, we've made substantial updates to our historic British newspapers and England & Wales burials. Search these latest additions to learn about the major milestones in your ancestor's life or reveal unknown branches of your family tree.

We're bringing you over 3.9 million new records and newspaper articles including:

British Newspapers
Explore over 3.5 million new articles and 22 new titles covering England, Scotland and Wales including the newly available 'Army and Navy Gazette'.
Did your family make headlines? »

Marriage allegations and bonds from the dioceses of Lichfield & Coventry, Staffordshire, England
Delve into over 327,000 records to uncover who they married, where they were from and the status they held in the local community.
Was your ancestor married in the same church as Charles Darwin? »

Burials from Auckland, Co. Durham, England
Over 18,000 burial records from the parishes of St Andrew and St Helen in Bishop Auckland, County Durham have been added to the National Burial Index For England & Wales.
Discover the final resting place of your Co. Durham ancestors »

Additional baptisms and burials from North West Kent, England
Search over 23,000 new baptism and burial records covering 7 parishes to discover details about the beginning and end of your North West Kent relatives' lives.
Uncover new branches of your Kent family »

As well as exploring these latest additions, don't miss out on the resources and historical information available to you about your English origins in the PERiodical Source Index.

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,
Alex, Editor"

You can see fuller descriptions of these collections 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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