New Records Available To Search This Findmypast Friday
There are over 11 million new records and newspaper articles available to search this Findmypast Friday.
You can now search the 1939 Register by address using our new map search feature. Simply enter the name of the street or location you wish to search to see a list of results for all the households in that area.
The 1939 Register provides a snapshot of the civilian population of England and Wales just after the outbreak of the Second World War. As the 1931 census for England and Wales was destroyed by fire during the Second World War and no census was taken in 1941, the Register provides the most complete survey of the population of England and Wales between 1921 and 1951, making it an invaluable resource for family, social and local historians.
Search over 2.5 million transcripts to discover relatives who died in the United Kingdom. The collection covers England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, the Isle of Man, and Jersey and list the individual’s name, date of death, and location of death.
These records include over two and a half million entries with just under two million records pertaining to the years 2007 to 2013. The remainder of the records cover the years 2014 to 2016.
Browse through 75 assorted almanacs that offer a comprehensive view of life in British India. They contain lists of medical staff, veterinary staff, police, civil servants, and engineers working in India, as well as lists of debtors, charity members, and freemasons. You can also discover practical information for living in India, such as gardening calendars and advice for posting parcels and letters.
The army lists are divided into different sections, including the names of those who served in the infantry and cavalry, the names of officers, those serving as instructors, and those working in other departments such as accounting and engineering. The civil lists provide details of those working in the Indian Civil Service.
Explore transcripts of trustee files created under the provisions of wills. This collection comprises trustee files created under the provisions of wills. The original records contain details on a range of topics, such as land ownership, rental properties, fund disbursement, relatives, school fees, and wage lists. The majority of the files included have a 75-year restricted access period.
Each transcript will reveal a combination of your ancestor’s birth date, death date, obituary text and location.
Over 2.6 million additional records have been added to our collection of United States Obituary Notices. The entire collection now contains over 8.7 million records.
From this index of obituary notices, you can discover your ancestor’s name, birth and death years, and obituary text. This collection has been obtained from the tributes.com website. Additional information such as images and details about the records can be found on the source’s website.
Over 5.7 million new articles and 20 new titles have been added to our collection of historical British Newspapers.
The new titles available to search include:
- Crewe Guardian
- Southern Times and Dorset County Herald
- Horsham, Petworth, Midhurst and Steyning Express
- Bournemouth Guardian
- Forres Elgin and Nairn Gazette, Northern Review and Advertiser
- Christchurch Times
- Crawley and District Observer
- Good Morning
- West Sussex Gazette
- Worthing Gazette
- Bournemouth Graphic
- County Advertiser & Herald for Staffordshire and Worcestershire
- Macclesfield Courier and Herald, Congleton Gazette, Stockport Express, and Cheshire General Advertiser.
- Stroud News and Gloucestershire Advertiser
- Cirencester Times and Cotswold Advertiser
- Oxfordshire Telegraph
- Luton Reporter
- Cheltenham Journal and Gloucestershire Fashionable Weekly Gazette
- Cheltenham Examiner
- English Lakes Visitor