Friday, 1 November 2019

FindmyPast adds Liverpool 1801 census

The latest additions to FindmyPast (

1801 Lancashire, Liverpool Census
Discover your Scouse ancestor’s address, occupation and who they were living with in 1801 with over 13,000 new and exclusive early census records. Images will provide additional information about your ancestor’s abode.

Cornwall Burials
Over 75,000 new records covering 52 parishes across the Cornish peninsula are now available to search. These transcripts reveal when and where your ancestor was buried, their age at death, residence and relatives’ names.

Kent Burials
12,000 new records have been added to the collection this week. The majority of these new additions cover Swanscombe municipal cemetery and will reveal where and when your ancestor was buried as well as the names of their spouse and father.

New Zealand, Women's Suffrage Petition
Was your ancestor involved in the women’s suffrage movement in New Zealand? Discover if your ancestor signed the unsuccessful 1892 women’FindmyPast adds 1801 census for Liverpools franchise petition or the 1893 petition that finally succeeded in granting women the right to vote in New Zealand.

British & Irish Newspaper Update
Over 66,000 new pages have been added this week, including two brand new titles and updates to seven existing titles. Our two new titles, the Huntly Express and the Highland news, both hail from the Scottish Highlands and date from late 1800s. We have also added new pages to the Aberdeen Press and Journal, Birmingham Daily Gazette, Aberdeen Evening Express, Staffordshire Sentinel, Irvine Herald, Ayrshire Post and the Sandwell Evening Mail.

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