Saturday, 10 November 2018

Free access to FindmyPast this weekend - and new RAF records added

From FindmyPast (www.findmypast.co.uk):

FindmyPast records and newspapers are completely free to view this Remembrance weekend. Discover your family and unravel your history for free.


Latest additions:

Royal Air Force Lists 1919-1945
Search the Royal Air Force Lists from 1919-1922 and 1938-1945. The Lists contain over 62,000 names and include the women's branches of the military including the WRENs, WAAF, and Princess Mary's Royal Air Force Nursing Service. The records are presented as digitised copies of the original publications. You can search by your ancestor's name and a keyword.


Queensland, Windsor Town Council Honour Roll 1914-1925
Explore this list of civilians who served in the First World War as recorded in the Windsor Town Council Honour Roll for the period 1914 to 1925.


Billion Graves Cemetery Indexes
Over 2 million records have been added to our collection of Billion Graves Cemetery Indexes. Covering a variety of countries, the Billion Greaves Indexes allow you to pinpoint your ancestor's final resting place via GPS-tagged headstone records.
This latest update includes:

Over 1.5 million new additions to the United States Billion Graves Cemetery Index
Over 68,000 new additions to the Canada Billion Graves Cemetery Index
Over 61,000 new additions to the England Billion Graves Cemetery Index
Over 4,000 new additions to the Ireland Billion Graves Cemetery Index
Over 19,000 new additions to the Scotland Billion Graves Cemetery Index
Over 5,000 new additions to the Wales Billion Graves Cemetery Index
Over 296,000 new additions to the Australia Graves Cemetery Index
Over 28,000 new additions to the New Zealand Billion Graves Cemetery Index


Middlesex Monumental Inscriptions 1485-2014

Over 1,300 additional records covering burial sites in Cowley have been added to our collection of Middlesex Monumental Inscriptions. This collection of monumental inscriptions, provided by West Middlesex Family History Society, covers the years from 1485 to 2014 and includes transcripts for each entry.

Further details at https://blog.findmypast.co.uk/findmypast-friday-2618732034.html

Chris

For my genealogy guide books, visit http://britishgenes.blogspot.co.uk/p/my-books.html, whilst details of my research service are at www.ScotlandsGreatestStory.co.uk. Further content is also published daily on The GENES Blog Facebook page at www.facebook.com/BritishGENES.

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