Friday, February 12, 2016


Here's the announcement for the Findmypast Friday records releases for 12 February 2016:  
This week's Findmypast Friday marks the release of an assortment of valuable new collections from the UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Get more intimately acquainted with your British ancestors with new additions to our collection of Merchant Navy Seamen records (including photographs), business indexes and more.

Those with Irish family will have the opportunity to break down some brick walls with the addition of over 13,000 non-conformist births & baptisms, marriages and congregational records.
This week we've added over 269,000 new records including:

    Britain, Merchant Seamen, 1918-1941
Over 240,000 new records have been added. Discover valuable information about their voyages, ranks, next of kin, physical descriptions and more. In some cases, you may even find photographs. 

Was your forefather a salty sea dog? »

     Ireland, Non-Conformist Births & Baptisms
Explore over 2,000 new records to discover where and when your non-conformist ancestors were born, their religious denomination and the names and address of their parents. Over 200 years of history »

     Ireland, Non-Conformist Marriages
Search the latest additions to this collection and find out who your ancestor married, where they married and when. Records will also reveal the couples' occupations, residences and the names of their fathers. Ireland's 'I dos' »

No ancestors from any of the regions covered this week? Try searching for your relatives in our more specialized collections. For instance, you could find textile manufacturers or biscuit bakers from all over the United states and Canada.

The Findmypast team

You can see all this week's 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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