Friday, 28 June 2013

Ancestry uploads JewishGen Holocaust records

Ancestry (www.ancestry.co.uk) has added a substantial number of Jewish records from the Holocaust in the Second World War. The collections, provided in association with JewishGen (www.jewishgen.org) are as follows (numbers of entries per collection in brackets):
  • Poland, Martyred Jewish Physicians, 1939-1945 (2465)
  • Germany, Bergen-Belsen Prisoners Liberated at Farsleben, Death Train From Bergen-Belsen, 13 April 1945 (2018)
  • Germany, Jewish Arrivals to Buchenwald on Jan 22, 1945 (2746)
  • Germany, Breslau Deportations of Jews, 1941-1942 (1845)
  • Lublin, Poland, Initial Registrations of Jews, 1939-1940 (6535)
  • Poland, Jewish Prisoners of War Registration Cards, 1939-1945 (2938)
  • Poland, Auschwitz-Buchenwald Transport, January 22 & 26, 1945 (4359)
  • France, Hidden Jewish Children, 1939-1945 (4080)
  • Krosno, Galicia, Poland, Jewish Inhabitants (3298)
  • Hungary, Hungarian Jewish KMSZ (Military Forced Laborer) List, 1938 (4497)
  • Poland, Riese and Gross-Rosen Prisoners and Transports, July 1944 (4806)
  • Romania, Tîrgu Mureş Deportation List, 1944 (4596)
  • Rovno, Ukraine, Victims Killed in the Kostopol Forest, 1942 (5166)
  • Poland, Forced Laborers in Borysław and Drohobycz, 1939-1944 (4971)
  • Poland, Częstochowa Forced Laborers, 1943-1944 (4610)
  • Arad, Romania, Jewish Census, 1942 (9698)
  • Belarus, Jewish Partisans, 1941-1944 (8451)
  • Poland, Lódz Ghetto Work Identification Cards, 1940-1944 (13280)
  • Liepaja, Latvia, Holocaust Memorial Wall (6428)
  • France, Jewish Deaths During Deportation, 1941-1948 (7346)
  • Switzerland, Jewish Arrivals, 1938-1945 (21730)
  • JewishGen Yizkor Book Master Name Index (17306)

Chris

My new book, Tracing Your Irish Family History on the Internet, is now available from Pen and Sword. My Scottish land and church records ebooks are available at http://www.gen-ebooks.com/unlock-the-past.html, whilst my next Pharos Scottish course, Scottish Research Online, starts Sep 4th - see http://pharostutors.com/details.php?coursenumber=102. Time to smash a few brick walls...!

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