Friday, December 04, 2015


It's Friday and time for more Findmypast Friday record collection releases. The releases for
4Dec includes wills and probate files from Staffordshire, England so I'll be checking my
database to see if I have any ancestors from there!

Here's this week's records announcement:  

We have added a diverse array of records that will help you discover previously unknown details of your family's journey through the generations. Discover new details about your ancestors in our PERSI update or fascinating facts about family relationships in brand new wills. We've also released military collections from the Napoleonic Wars and Colonial Africa as well as some enthralling records from mental health institutions.

This week we've added over 537,000 new records including:

PERSI Quarterly Index Update
We've spent years building the most complete version of the PERiodcal Source Index (PERSI) online, giving millions access to valuable genealogical gems. The latest updates are listed over on our blog.
Get on the trail »

Wills and Probate from Staffordshire, England, 1521-1860
If your ancestor from Staffordshire left a will, you'll gain valuable insight from these records. Some left revealing messages for their next of kin that will add to your family story.
What did you relatives bequeath? »

British Army Muster Rolls, 84th Foot, 1808-1818
The 1st and 2nd battalion of this regiment saw action in the Napoleonic Wars, facing guerrilla warfare in the Iberian Peninsula and deadly disease in the Netherlands.
Locate your military ancestor »

British Army Muster Rolls, 60th Foot, 1879-1882
This regiment fought in the Zulu War, 1st Boer War and in Egypt during this time period. Their stories tell the unique experience of warfare in late 19th century Africa.
Investigate a dangerous tour of duty »

 Stay tuned for some extra-special releases every week this holiday season!

If you have any queries or comments for us, or family history discoveries you'd like to share, get in touch here. We love hearing from you.

Have a great weekend,

Jen Baldwin

You can see fuller descriptions of everything here at Findmypast.

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