Friday, February 19, 2016


Here's the announcement for the Findmypast Friday records releases for 19 February 2016:

This week we're bringing you over 7 million new records, newspaper articles and periodical updates including:

PERSI Image and Index update
45,663 new images and dozens of new articles from Georgia, Maine, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Utah and New Zealand have been added to PERiodical Source Index (PERSI). Visit the blog for details »

1939 Register Browse
A handy partner to the name-searchable 1939 Register, Browse offers you the ability to explore England and Wales by county, borough/district, piece number and ED letter code. Find your family on the eve of war »

British Newspapers
Over 6.4 million articles have recently been added to our collection of historic British Newspapers. Discover 26 brand new titles, including 19 from Wales dating back to 1829. Did your Welsh relatives make headlines? »

If your family has Irish roots, look out for 10 million Irish Catholic Parish Registers, coming soon to Findmypast. One of the most important Irish collections ever to be released online, the registers cover over 200 years of history from 1671-1900 and contain records from over 1,000 parishes around Ireland, making them a gold mine for anyone with Irish heritage.

Jen Baldwin,
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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