Friday, 16 December 2016

New Australian and British collections on FindmyPast

FindmyPast ( has released the following collections:

British Army discharges, 60th Foot 1854-1880
Containing over 10,000 records, British Army discharges, 60th Foot 1854-1880, will allow you to find out if your ancestor served in the King's Royal Rifle Corps.

Middlesex War Memorials
Middlesex War Memorials contains over 21,000 transcripts taken from War memorials in over 40 parishes in the English county of Middlesex. The collection contains names of soldiers who died while on active service between 1845 and 1998 and covers 13 conflicts.

Queensland Passports Index 1915-1925
The Queensland Passports Index 1915-1925 is an index of passport registers containing over 13,000 names. The original registers were compiled by the Collector of Customs, Brisbane, and are currently held by the National Archives of Australia. Each record includes a transcript that will reveal the year your ancestor's address, the date they applied for or renewed a passport and where they intended to travel to.

New South Wales 1841 Census
This new collection consists of the only surviving records from the 1841 census of New South Wales. Containing just under 11,000 names, the collection includes both fully searchable transcripts and scanned images of the original household returns, affidavit forms, and abstracts of returns that will allow you to discover where your ancestors were living in 1841.

Britain, Histories & Reference Guides
Over 13,000 records have been added to our collection of British Histories and Reference Guides. The collection consists of 65 volumes on genealogy, heraldry, palaeography, geography, and more.

For further informatiuon and links to the collections, visit


For details on my genealogy guide books, including A Beginner's Guide to British and Irish Genealogy, A Decade of Irish Centenaries: Researching Ireland 1912-1923Discover Scottish Church Records (2nd edition), Discover Irish Land Records and Down and Out in Scotland: Researching Ancestral Crisis, please visit

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