Sunday, 18 August 2013

Ancestry's World Archives Project update

Ancestry has announced at that the latest project available for indexing through its World Archives Project initiative is entitled West Yorkshire, England, Bastardy and Other Poor Law Offense Records.

Also on the go from Ancestry through the same project, with percentage of completion:
  • West Yorkshire, England, Prison Records,1801-1914 53%
  • West Yorkshire, England, Quarter Session Orders, 1637-1914 1%
  • Dorset, England, Quarter Session Order Books, 1625-1951 66%
  • Hart's Annual Army List 1908 44%
  • Liverpool, United Kingdom, Crew Lists 1860-1919 61%

Currently completed and in Ancestry limbo land waiting for release:
  • London, England, Selected Poor Law Removal and Settlement Records, 1828-1930
  • Cheddar Rate Book 1865
  • Children's Employment Commission- Appendix to the Second Report of the Commissioners 1842
  • Clergy List 1897
  • Eton School Lists 1791-1850
  • Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae
  • London, England, Poor Law Removal and Settlement Records
  • Oxford Men and Their Colleges, 1880-1892, 2 Volumes
  • Warwickshire, England, Occupational and Quarter Session Records – Tax Return Lists

Full details are available at


My new book, Tracing Your Irish Family History on the Internet, is now available from Pen and Sword. My Scottish land and church records ebooks are available at, whilst my next Pharos Scottish course, Scottish Research Online, starts Sep 4th - see Time to smash a few brick walls...!

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