Friday, 24 April 2015

FindmyPast releases Yorkshire, Co. Clare and POW records

FindmyPast ( has released the following new records for Yorkshire:

Over 1,2 million new Yorkshire baptisms, 1538-1914
Over 1.3 million new Yorkshire bishop’s transcripts of baptisms, 1578-1914
Over 277,000 new Yorkshire banns, 1653-1930
Over 709,000 new Yorkshire Marriages 1539-1930
Over 684,000 new Yorkshire bishop’s transcripts of marriages 1534-1899
Over 885,000 new Yorkshire burials 1538-1966
Over 945,000 new Yorkshire bishop’s transcripts of burials 1578-1972

It has also released 43,000 POW records from the First World War.

Amongst other releases is the following collection from Ireland:

Containing over 7,000 records, Clare County Government Proceedings 1732 – 1882 record the members, presentments and correspondence of Clare’s Grand jury. Grand juries were the forerunner of county councils and functioned as local government authorities. Letters and circulars to the Grand Jury are also to be found.

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