Tuesday, 17 June 2014

English collections added to FamilySearch

Two English collections added to FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org) this month:

England, Durham Diocese Bishop's Transcripts, 1639-1919

106,352 images of parish register transcripts recording the events of baptism, marriage, or death in the Diocese of Durham, Church of England parishes. Includes parishes in the counties of Durham, Northumberland, and parts of York and Cumberland. (Browse only)

England, Kent, Register of Electors, 1570-1907

Register of Electors for the County of Kent. This collection also contains a few militia muster rolls for Faversham. Availability of records varies by year and locality. 131,968 records available.


Now available for UK research is the new second edition of the best selling Tracing Your Family History on the Internet: A Guide for Family Historians, whilst my new book British and Irish Newspapers is also now out. And FindmyPast - please reinstate the original Scottish census citations on your new site.

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