Friday 23 February 2018

English mining disaster victims records join FindmyPast

The latest releases this week on FindmyPast (

There are over 175,334 records available to search this Findmypast Friday, including:

Greater London Marriage Index
Over 94,000 new records from the Royal College of Arms covering historic chapels at St James Duke's Place, Gray's Inn, Somerset House and the Austin Friars Dutch Reform Church are now available to search. Dating back to the early 1500's the records will reveal details of your ancestor's residence, occupation, marriage and spouse. A number of records also include images of original documents.

England, Mining Disaster Victims
Discover the names and circumstances of those who died in mining accidents with over 9,000 transcripts that list their name, birth year, age, event date, colliery, and incident details. Four counties are represented in the records: Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, and Yorkshire. This collection has been obtained from the Alan Beales Database of Fatalities in the Coal Fields. Additional information about the records can we found on the source's website.

Derbyshire Parish Records
Brand new records covering the parishes of Alvaston, Boulton, Chellaston, Holbrook, Longford, Newton Solney and Wilne have been added to our collection of Derbyshire Parish records, including:

255,626 Baptisms
126,083 Marriages
16,902 Burials

Irish Newspapers
Over 54,000 new articles and one new title, the Social Review (published from 1888 to 1924), have been added to our collection of historical Dublin Newspapers.

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