Explore new family records from London and The Bahamas this Findmypast Friday.
Do you have family connections in London or the Caribbean? This week’s new releases can help you find out.
Spanning 1583-1665, the latest additions to this useful collection come from St Olave’s, Southwark. Many of those listed would have died during the Great Plague of London.
These records can reveal useful information for your family tree. You can discover your London ancestors’ names, ages, occupations, addresses and more. Check the parish list to see which other churches and timeframes are covered.
Findmypast has just released over 470,000 new birth, marriage and death records from The Bahamas. You can explore the entire collection or focus on each record set separately:
- Bahamas Birth Index 1850-1959 – over 291,000 new records added
- Bahamas Marriage Index 1868-1959 – brand new with over 80,000 records
- Bahamas Death Index 1850-1958 – brand new with over 99,000 records
Covering over a century of history, discover important details for the Caribbean branches of your family tree with these essential resources.
This week, Findmypast has added four new papers and thousands more pages to five others. Brand new to the site are:
- British Australasian covering 1884-1900
- Retford and Worksop Herald and North Notts Advertiser covering 1889, 1893-1897, 1899-1902, 1904-1911 and 1913-1929
- Winsford Chronicle covering 1942-1958 and 1960-1963
- Kinematograph Weekly covering 1904-1914
Meanwhile, the following newspapers have been updated with more coverage:
- Daily Mirror from 1946, 1976 and 1997
- Sunday Mirror from 1946, 1953, 1956, 1964, 1976 and 1986
- Halifax Evening Courier from 1931
- Eastbourne Chronicle from 1932-1949 and 1951
- Cork Daily Herald from 1901
With Thanks to Findmypast