Saturday 15 December 2012

English, New Zealand and Canadian FamilySearch updates

FamilySearch has added an index to its England, Cheshire Parish Registers, 1538-2000 collection at - some 31.521 records are now searchable.

Family Search has also carried out a minor update to its England, Northumberland, Miscellaneous Records,1570-2005 collection at - the update involves the addition of an extra 525 images to the collection.

Also of potential interest to the British diaspora is the addition of 13,622 browsable probate records for New Zealand from 1860-1961 at

Various Canadian collections have also been added, including records for Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Newfoundland, Quebec and Prince Edward Island - see

(With thanks to FamilySearch)


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