Friday, 28 July 2017

Latest FindmyPast releases

This week's FindmyPast ( collection releases/updates:

Philadelphia Roman Catholic Parish Baptisms
Over 556,000 records have been added to our collection of Philadelphia Roman Catholic Baptisms. Each record includes both a transcript and an image of the original document. Records will typically list your ancestor's name, parent's names, and residence.

Philadelphia Roman Catholic Parish Marriages
Explore more than 278,000 new additions to our collection of Philadelphia Catholic Marriages. Each record consists of a transcript and image of your ancestor's entry in an original marriage register from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. As well as details such as the couple's names, marriage date and location, you may also find details relating to the couples' baptisms.

Philadelphia Roman Catholic Parish Registers Browse
Over 65,000 additional records have been added to this collection. In this browse-only search, you can navigate through 456 sacramental registers in their entirety to discover all there is learn about your ancestor's connections to the church.

Staffordshire Monumental Inscriptions
Staffordshire Monumental Inscriptions contains over 127,000 records covering 168 churchyards, burial grounds, and cemeteries throughout the county. Monumental inscriptions are a valuable resource The collection consists of transcripts created by the Birmingham & Midland Society for Genealogy & Heraldry.

Yorkshire Memorial Inscriptions
Over 4,000 new records have been added to our collection of Yorkshire Monumental Inscriptions. The new additions cover Greasbrough Town Lane Cemetery and Wentworth Holy Trinity churchyard. The entire collection now contains over 374,000 records.

Monmouthshire Burials
Over 2,000 additional records have been added to Monmouthshire Burials 1727-1987. The new additions cover three Monmouthshire parishes: Llandegfedd, Llandewi Fach and Llanfrecha.

Irish Newspapers
Over 1.6 million articles and four brand new titles have been added to our collection of historic Irish Newspapers. New titles added this month include:
  • Limerick Chronicle
  • Mid-Ulster Mail
  • Irish Independent
  • Northern Constitution

Further details and links to the collections can be found at


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