Saturday, 19 August 2017

FindmyPast adds Buckinghamshire parish records

FindmyPast ( has added the following collections to its site:

Muster Rolls of The Marine Corps
Explore over 1.7 million muster rolls records from the United States Marine Corps spanning the late 1700s up to the end of the nineteenth century. The rolls record the details of men who were serving with the Corps and were chronologically arranged by month and then ordered by detachment or unit. The exception to this is the records pertaining to World War I when they were sorted in two subseries: by posts and stations and by mobile units.

Buckinghamshire Baptism Index
Search over 870,000 transcripts created from original records held at the Buckinghamshire Archives. Buckinghamshire is located in South East England and is one of the Home Counties.

Buckinghamshire Banns Index
The Buckinghamshire Banns Index contains over 101,000 records created from original parish registers and bishop's transcripts held by the Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies.

Buckinghamshire Marriage Index
Explore more than 485,000 transcripts to find out whether your ancestors were married in a Buckinghamshire parish church.

Buckinghamshire Burial Index
Were your ancestors buried in Buckinghamshire? Search over 662,000 transcripts created from original parish registers and bishop's transcripts held at the Buckinghamshire Archives to find out.

Ireland Calendars of Wills & Administrations 1858-1920
Search over 1 million Wills & Administration records to learn more about your Irish ancestor's will and estate. Ireland began publishing an annual will calendar beginning in 1858. This calendar typically contained a summary of the will and probate information including the name of the deceased, their address, occupation, beneficiaries, date of death and value of their estate.

British Newspapers
Over 2.3 million new articles and 7 brand new titles have been added to our collection of historic newspapers this month. New titles now available to search include:

  • Tenby Observer
  • Brechin Herald
  • Milngavie and Bearsden Herald
  • Alcester Chronicle
  • Abergavenny Chronicle
  • Ripley and Heanor News and Ilkeston Division Free Press
  • Eastern Daily Press and the Colchester Gazette

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