Friday, May 27, 2016


 The Findmypast Friday releases for 27May range from Pennsylvania to Ireland:

This week we're bringing you over 615,000 new records and newspaper articles including:

Womelsdorf, Pennsylvania, Bethany Children's Home Indexes
Search nearly 8,000 children's home records to uncover why your ancestor was admitted and to reveal details about their parents and life after discharge. Solve some mysteries »

Irish Newspapers
Over half a million new articles, four brand new titles and significant updates to 7 existing titles have been added to our collection of historic Irish newspapers. 248 years of Irish life »

Ireland, Poverty Relief Loans
Over 5,000 records have been added to our collection of Irish Reproductive Loan Fund records allowing you to find out if your ancestors fell on hard times and applied for a small loan. How did the Great Famine affect your family? »

We hope you enjoy exploring this week's new additions. The Poverty Relief Fund records are an excellent resource as they record the names of individuals who are often missing from official government records and provide valuable insight into the devastating effects of the Famine on families right across Ireland.

Jen Baldwin

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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