Saturday, 31 August 2019

Scottish newspaper notices added to FindmyPast

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


Scotland, Newspaper Birth Notices
Over 121,000 new records have been added to our collection of Scottish newspaper notices of births. These new additions have been transcribed from our existing collection of Scottish newspapers.

Scotland, Newspaper Death Reports & Obituaries
Over 500,000 additional records are now available to search. This collection of newspaper death reports and obituaries may reveal interesting or undiscovered stories surrounding your ancestors’ life and death.

Scotland, Newspaper Marriage & Anniversary Notices
A further 201,000 new records have also been added to Scotland, Newspapers Marriage and Anniversary Notices.

Lancashire Wills & Probate 1457-1858
More than 26,000 new records have recently been added to this collection. Search these records to see if your ancestor’s probate papers have survived through the centuries. This index will give you details about the type of material available, the probate year, your ancestor’s occupation and residence.

International Records Update – Netherlands
Unearth your Dutch roots with three indexes covering more than three million births, baptisms, marriages, deaths and burials that took place in the Netherlands between 1564 and 1945.

British & Irish Newspaper Update
Over 147,000 new pages including five new titles have been added this week. New titles available to search include the Alloa Journal, the Forfar Herald and the Dalkeith Advertiser, as well as the Clyde Bill of Entry and Shipping List. The latter title was published by the Custom House in Glasgow, and recorded the declarations of goods being imported and exported. In total, our brand new Scottish titles comprise of 63,182 new pages, and together cover the hundred years between 1859 and 1959. Our fifth new addition this week is the Daily Citizen (Manchester). A short-lived publication, produced between 1912 and 1915, this paper was the official newspaper of the fledgling Labour party.

Further information and links at https://www.findmypast.co.uk/blog/new/add-new-scottish-branches-to-your-family-tree

Chris

Order Tracing Your Irish Family History on the Internet (2nd ed) at https://www.pen-and-sword.co.uk/Tracing-Your-Irish-Family-History-on-the-Internet-Paperback/p/16483. My next Scottish Research Online course starts 2 September 2019 - see https://www.pharostutors.com/details.php?coursenumber=102. Further news published daily on The GENES Blog Facebook page, and on Twitter @genesblog.

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