Findmypast Friday 4 March 2022

Findmypast Friday

English burial records and a snapshot of women’s history released this Findmypast Friday 

This Findmypast Friday sees the release of further burial records for Lincolnshire, a fascinating petition from 1659, plus 22 new historical newspapers 

Quaker Women’s Petition, 1659 

This week, discover if your early female ancestor campaigned for religious tolerance in England. This petition, in support of abolishing tithes, could help you find your ancestor’s name and location back in 1659.  

Lincolnshire Burials 

Over 50,000 new burial records have been added for four cemeteries in Lincolnshire, England: Horncastle, Louth, Bourne and Great Grimsby. These transcripts and original images give rich biographical detail, often including residence and marital status. 

Newspapers 

Findmypast have added 22 brand new historical newspapers to their archive this week, plus updates to a further 57 titles.   

New titles: 

  • Abingdon Free Press, 1902-1910, 1912-1916 
  • Ayrshire Weekly News and Galloway Press, 1879-1889, 1891 
  • Bedfordshire on Sunday, 1986 
  • Birmingham News, 1986-1987 
  • Burton Trader, 1986 
  • Chatham Standard, 1986 
  • Greenwich and Deptford Observer, 1879-1909 
  • Harrow Informer, 1986 
  • Horley & Gatwick Mirror, 1986 
  • Hounslow & Chiswick Informer, 1986 
  • Macclesfield Express, 1988, 1990 
  • Methodist Times, 1885-1902 
  • Oban Telegraph and West Highland Chronicle, 1881-1886, 1888-1891 
  • Scottish Border Record, 1881-1892 
  • Sevenoaks Focus, 1989 
  • South Devon Weekly Express, 1909-1913, 1915-1945, 1949-1954 
  • Stockport Express Advertiser, 1986 
  • Sutton Coldfield News, 1986 
  • Uxbridge Leader, 1986 
  • Weekly Scotsman, 1879-1890 
  • Welsh Gazette, 1899-1900, 1903-1910, 1912-1951 
  • Woolwich Herald, 1896-1900, 1902-1904, 1906-1931 

Updated titles: 

  • Acton Gazette, 1987 
  • Birmingham Daily Gazette, 1894 
  • Birmingham Mail, 1907 
  • Bracknell Times, 1973, 1975-1976, 1990 
  • Buckinghamshire Examiner, 1990 
  • Burton Daily Mail, 1981, 1987 
  • Bury Free Press, 1987, 1989 
  • Cambridge Town Crier, 1986 
  • Cheddar Valley Gazette, 1990 
  • Cheshire Observer, 1980, 1989 
  • Coleshill Chronicle, 1990 
  • Commercial, Shipping & General Advertiser for West Cornwall, 1867-1869, 1879, 1889-1891, 1894-1896 
  • Deal, Walmer & Sandwich Mercury, 1872, 1889 
  • Distillers’, Brewers’, and Spirit Merchants’ Magazine, 1902 
  • Dover Chronicle, 1875 
  • Dover Express, 1986 
  • Ellesmere Port Pioneer, 1988 
  • Faversham Times and Mercury and North-East Kent Journal, 1986 
  • Glasgow Property Circular and West of Scotland Weekly Advertiser, 1885 
  • Grantham Journal, 1989 
  • Hammersmith & Shepherds Bush Gazette, 1988 
  • Hants and Sussex News, 1894 
  • Harrow Observer, 1990 
  • Hinckley Times, 1988 
  • Huddersfield Daily Examiner, 1988 
  • Kilmarnock Standard, 1979, 1981, 1989 
  • Leek Post & Times and Cheadle News & Times and Moorland Advertiser, 1986 
  • London and China Express, 1922 
  • Long Eaton Advertiser, 1986 
  • Loughborough Echo, 1987, 1990-1991 
  • Macclesfield Courier and Herald, 1829-1832, 1834-1836 
  • Merthyr Express, 1911 
  • Middlesex County Times, 1988, 1990 
  • Middleton Guardian, 1891 
  • Midland Mail, 1900-1901 
  • Nantwich Chronicle, 1961 
  • Newmarket Journal, 1988-1989 
  • North Star (Darlington), 1884 
  • North Wales Weekly News, 1982, 1984, 1988 
  • Nottingham Evening Post, 1957, 1963-1966, 1972 
  • Nottingham Recorder, 1986 
  • Runcorn Weekly News, 1990 
  • Rutland Times, 1995, 1997-1999 
  • Somerset Standard, 1962 
  • Southall Gazette, 1988 
  • Southport Visiter, 1986 
  • Staffordshire Newsletter, 1986 
  • Stamford Mercury, 1986 
  • Stockport Advertiser and Guardian, 1981 
  • Suffolk and Essex Free Press, 1928-1940 
  • Surrey Herald, 1986 
  • Tamworth Herald, 1986 
  • Trowbridge Chronicle, 1863, 1865-1868, 1871-1872, 1874-1876, 1878-1880, 1883-1887, 1889, 1893, 1895, 1897-1901, 1903-1905 
  • Whitstable Times and Herne Bay Herald, 1989 
  • Winsford Chronicle, 1964 
  • Wishaw Press, 1985, 1989 
  • Y Tyst, 1890-1891 

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