Friday, 30 November 2018

Highland based Free Church records added to FindmyPast

This week's additions to FinfdmyPast (

Scotland, Highland Free Church Birth & Baptism Index
Was your ancestor baptised in Scotland? Search this index of more than 30,000 baptism records from the Free Church of Scotland in Caithness, Cromarty-shire, Inverness-shire, Moray, Ross-shire, and Sutherland.

Britain, Marriage Licences
Findmypast is excited to bring you some of the earliest marriage records we hold with records from as early as 1115. Fifteen English counties are represented including London, Lancashire, Suffolk, Exeter, Lincoln, Yorkshire, and more. Marriage licenses will reveal your ancestor's intended spouse, father's name, and the intended marriage place. The collection consists of a mixture of more than 536,000 handwritten and typed record books from 1115 until 1906 provided by the College of Arms, Anguline Research Archives, and Gould Genealogy.

Leicestershire Registers & Records
Explore the history of Leicestershire with five fascinating publications including histories of the Belvoir Castle and the Belvoir Hunt, Parish Registers of Muston, a Pedigree of Henry Wood – Freeman of Leicester and a historical accounting of horse racing in the county.

The publications in this collection are presented as PDFs. The detail you will find in each one will differ depending on the topic. This collection includes:

History of Belvoir Castle, published 1841
History of The Belvoir Hunt, published 1899
Parish Registers of Muston, published 1908
Pedigree of Henry Wood Freeman of Leicester, published 1890
The Cream of Leicestershire - Eleven Seasons Skimming, published 1883

Gloucestershire Registers & Records
Search for your English ancestors in this collection of historical Gloucestershire publications, including parish registers, a poor book, records of The Corporation of Gloucester, and more. Some of these records date back to the early 18th century.

This collection of Gloucestershire registers and records includes the following publications:

Elkstone Its Manors, Church and Registers, Published 1919
History & Antiquities of Tewkesbury, Published 1790
Parish Registers of Westbury-On-Trym, Published 1912
Poor Book - Tithings of Westbury-On-Trym, Stoke Bishop & Shirehampton, Published 1910
Records of The Corporation of Gloucester, Published 1893

Britain, Directories & Almanacs
Over 400 additional images have been added to our collection of British Directories and Almanacs. The collection includes trade directories, county guides, almanacs and general directories spanning three centuries that may help you uncover your ancestor's address and occupation or explore the history of your home address.

British & Irish Newspaper Update
This week we have added 153,688 new pages to our Archive. We have updated five of our existing titles, with additions to the Belfast Telegraph, cinema title The Bioscope, Norfolk based title the Eastern Daily Press and Welsh title the Western Mail.
We have one brand new title this week, the Sunday Tribune. The Sunday Tribune was a Dublin based newspaper, and you can now find 619 issues on the Archive, covering the years 1993 to 2002.

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