Sunday, 21 July 2019

Essex parish records added to FindmyPast

The latest additions to FindmyPast (www.findmypast.co.uk):


Essex Baptism Index 1538-1920
Search our brand new collection of more than 2.3 million Essex baptisms. Spanning over 350 years of the county's history, these transcripts of original parish register entries will reveal when your ancestor was born, their place of birth, parents' names, father's occupation, residence, baptism date and the church in which they were baptised. You can access a full list of all the parishes available in the Useful links and resources section.

Essex Marriages and Banns 1537-1935
Explore more than 1.4 million transcripts of original Essex marriages and banns to discover your ancestor's marriage date, marriage place, residence and occupation as well as the names of their father, spouse and witnesses.

Essex Burial Index 1530-1994
Containing over 1.5 million records, our newly released collection of Essex Burial records will reveal where your Essex ancestors were laid to rest. Each transcript will reveal a combination of your ancestor's age at death, birth year, marital status, burial date and burial place.

Derbyshire Births and Baptisms
Just under a thousand additional records from 15 non-conformist parishes have been added to our collection of Derbyshire Births and Baptisms. Mainly covering Methodists, Baptists, and Presbyterians, the full list of new additions has been highlighted in our Derbyshire parish list.

International Records Update - Belgium
Celebrate Belgian Independence Day this coming Sunday by discovering your Belgian roots. Explore two indexes, Belgium Marriages 1563-1890 and Belgium Deaths & Burials 1564-1900, containing more than 212,000 records.

British & Irish Newspaper Updater
This week we have added 116,100 new pages and five brand titles. The new titles now available to search include three early socialist publications; the Forward (Glasgow), the Labour Leader and the Clarion, an evangelical Scottish newspaper known as the 'Witness', and the Calcutta Gazette, one of India's earliest newspapers. We have also added updates to twenty-one of our existing titles, covering the length and breadth of Scotland, Ireland and England. This includes updates to two of our Cornish titles – the Royal Cornwall Gazette and Lake's Falmouth Packet and Cornwall Advertiser, as well as updates to seven of our Scottish titles, including the John o'Groat Journal and the Perthshire Advertiser.

Further information and links at https://blog.findmypast.co.uk/findmypast-friday-july-19th-2639232777.html

Chris

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