Findmypast Friday – 9 May 2022

Findmypast Friday

More family history records added this Findmypast Friday 

This Findmypast Friday sees the releases of English school records and a bumper newspaper update 

National School Admission Registers 

8,500 new records have been added into this existing collection for four schools in Halifax, Yorkshire, covering the years 1884-1921. Key details can be uncovered about an ancestor’s childhood, such as biographical information, their parents and their residence. 

Historic Photos of England and Wales 

Discover remarkable pictures of England and Wales in a time gone by with this new collection. Covering both pre- and post- First World War, these photos are free to view on Findmypast. 

Newspapers 

An incredible 1.8 million new pages have been added to the newspaper archive this week, with 20 new titles and 148 updated titles. 

New titles: 

  • Ashby Mail, 1993 
  • Belper Express, 1989-1990 
  • Burntwood Mercury, 1991-1992 
  • Burntwood Post, 1991 
  • Crediton Gazette, 1951 
  • Ealing & Southall Informer, 1992 
  • Great Barr Observer, 1991 
  • Heartland Evening News, 1993 
  • Ilkeston Express, 1990 
  • Midweek Visiter (Southport), 1988, 1991 
  • Nottingham and Midland Catholic News, 1908-1911, 1913-1934 
  • Nottingham and Newark Mercury, 1827-1852 
  • Oadby & Wigston Mail, 1990-1991 
  • Peterborough Herald & Post, 1990 
  • Prestatyn Weekly, 1908-1933 
  • Ripley Express, 1989-1991 
  • Royston and Buntingford Mercury, 1991-1992 
  • Solihull News, 1990-1992 
  • Stockton & Billingham Herald & Post, 1988, 1990-1991 
  • Wallasey News and Wirral General Advertiser, 1910 

Updated titles: 

  • Aberdare Leader, 1950 
  • Aberdeen Herald, 1876 
  • Abergele & Pensarn Visitor, 1869, 1950, 1991 
  • Accrington Observer and Times, 1987 
  • Acton Gazette, 1951, 1981 
  • Airdrie & Coatbridge Advertiser, 1993 
  • Alcester Chronicle, 1912 
  • Aldershot News, 1950-1951, 1976 
  • Ashbourne News Telegraph, 1950, 1993-1994, 1996 
  • Atherstone News and Herald, 1984-1985 
  • Bacup Times and Rossendale Advertiser, 1876 
  • Bedfordshire on Sunday, 1980-1982 
  • Bedworth Echo, 1991, 1994, 1996 
  • Beverley Guardian, 1894 
  • Billingham & Norton Advertiser, 1990, 1992 
  • Birkenhead & Cheshire Advertiser, 1951 
  • Birkenhead News, 1950-1951, 1989-1990 
  • Birmingham Daily Gazette, 1874 
  • Birmingham Daily Post, 1950, 1952, 1993-1995 
  • Birmingham Mail, 1872, 1874, 1880, 1951, 1995 
  • Birmingham Weekly Mercury, 1897, 1950, 1988 
  • Birmingham Weekly Post, 1950 
  • Bootle Times, 1950 
  • Bracknell Times, 1994 
  • Bradford Daily Telegraph, 1910, 1912 
  • Brentwood Gazette, 1991-1992 
  • Bristol Evening Post, 1951 
  • Bromley & District Times, 1911 
  • Buckinghamshire Examiner, 1979 
  • Burton Daily Mail, 1898, 1976, 1993-1995 
  • Burton Trader, 1992 
  • Bury Free Press, 1972-1973 
  • Caernarvon & Denbigh Herald, 1990, 1992 
  • Cambridge Daily News, 1912, 1993 
  • Cambridge Weekly News, 1991-1992 
  • Cannock Chase Post, 1989-1991 
  • Carmarthen Journal, 1950-1951, 1995-1996 
  • Caterham Mirror, 1950-1951 
  • Central Somerset Gazette, 1991 
  • Chatham News, 1950-1951, 1990-1991 
  • Chatham Standard, 1950, 1989, 1992 
  • Cheddar Valley Gazette, 1991 
  • Chelsea News and General Advertiser, 1989-1990, 1992 
  • Cheltenham News, 1992 
  • Chester Chronicle, 1950-1951, 1994, 1996 
  • Clevedon Mercury, 1876-1877, 1951, 1990-1992 
  • Cornish Guardian, 1945, 1950 
  • Coventry Evening Telegraph, 1986 
  • Crewe Chronicle, 1978, 1987 
  • Crosby Herald, 1950-1951, 1991 
  • Daily Herald, 1919 
  • Daily Record, 1993 
  • Dorking and Leatherhead Advertiser, 1989 
  • Dover Express, 1990-1992 
  • East Grinstead Observer, 1950, 1981, 1992 
  • East Kent Gazette, 1991 
  • Ellesmere Port Pioneer, 1950 
  • Evening Despatch, 1912 
  • Express and Echo, 1872, 1879 
  • Faversham Times and Mercury and North-East Kent Journal, 1988-1990 
  • Folkestone Express, Sandgate, Shorncliffe & Hythe Advertiser, 1895-1896, 1899, 1902, 1914 
  • Folkestone, Hythe, Sandgate & Cheriton Herald, 1992 
  • Frome Journal, 1990 
  • Fulham Chronicle, 1996 
  • Glamorgan Gazette, 1951-1953 
  • Gloucester Journal, 1990 
  • Hamilton Advertiser, 1876, 1879, 1882, 1885-1888, 1910-1913, 1919-1920 
  • Harlow Star, 1991 
  • Harrow Gazette, 1876 
  • Harrow Informer, 1990-1991 
  • Herald Cymraeg, 1935 
  • Hertford Mercury and Reformer, 1872, 1950, 1980 
  • Herts and Essex Observer, 1994-1995 
  • Hinckley Herald & Journal, 1990, 1992 
  • Hounslow & Chiswick Informer, 1989, 1992 
  • Huddersfield and Holmfirth Examiner, 1950, 1952 
  • Huddersfield Daily Examiner, 1877, 1898, 1950, 1952 
  • Huntingdon Town Crier, 1992, 1994 
  • Kensington News and West London Times, 1949, 1963 
  • Kent & Sussex Courier, 1980-1981 
  • Leek Post & Times and Cheadle News & Times and Moorland Advertiser, 1990-1992 
  • Liverpool Daily Post, 1880, 1898, 1950 
  • Long Eaton Advertiser, 1991, 1996 
  • Loughborough Echo, 1950, 1988 
  • Marylebone Mercury, 1993-1994 
  • Middlesex County Times, 1877, 1908-1909, 1938, 1945-1946, 1948, 1951, 1981 
  • Nantwich Chronicle, 1981 
  • Newcastle Chronicle, 1872, 1897 
  • Newcastle Daily Chronicle, 1862 
  • Newcastle Journal, 1897 
  • North Star (Darlington), 1898-1899, 1911 
  • North Wales Weekly News, 1990 
  • Northern Echo, 1912 
  • Nottingham Journal, 1821, 1823, 1871 
  • Nottingham Recorder, 1984-1985, 1988 
  • Ormskirk Advertiser, 1987-1989, 1991 
  • Paddington Mercury, 1951 
  • Peterborough Advertiser, 1861 
  • Plymouth Extra, 1990-1991 
  • Pontypridd Observer, 1951-1958, 1963, 1991 
  • Preston Herald, 1861 
  • Retford, Gainsborough & Worksop Times, 1908, 1979, 1994, 1996 
  • Richmond Informer, 1993-1995 
  • Rossendale Free Press, 1990-1992 
  • Ruislip & Northwood Gazette, 1991-1992 
  • Salford Advertiser, 1989, 1991, 1993 
  • Scarborough Mercury, 1855, 1863 
  • Scunthorpe Evening Telegraph, 1952 
  • Sevenoaks Chronicle and Kentish Advertiser, 1952 
  • Sheerness Times Guardian, 1896 
  • Shepton Mallet Journal, 1873, 1912 
  • Somerset County Gazette, 1889 
  • Soulby’s Ulverston Advertiser and General Intelligencer, 1914 
  • Southall Gazette, 1996 
  • Southport Visiter, 1990, 1992 
  • Staffordshire Newsletter, 1989-1990, 1992, 1996 
  • Staines Informer, 1992 
  • Stapleford & Sandiacre News, 1988, 1992, 1995-1996 
  • Stockport Advertiser and Guardian, 1873, 1911 
  • Stockport County Express, 1925 
  • Stockport Express Advertiser, 1989 
  • Strathearn Herald, 1991 
  • Sunbury & Shepperton Herald, 1989-1990 
  • Surrey Advertiser, 1950 
  • Surrey Comet, 1877 
  • Surrey Herald, 1991 
  • Surrey-Hants Star, 1991 
  • Sutton Coldfield News, 1901, 1903, 1912, 1950, 1991 
  • Tamworth Herald, 1879, 1987, 1990-1991, 1993-1994 
  • The People, 1992-1995 
  • Thetford & Watton Times, 1893 
  • Torbay Express and South Devon Echo, 1952-1953 
  • Uttoxeter New Era, 1876 
  • Uttoxeter Newsletter, 1990-1991 
  • Uxbridge Informer, 1989-1991 
  • Walsall Observer, 1949 
  • Walton & Weybridge Informer, 1991 
  • Wembley Leader, 1989, 1991 
  • West Lothian Courier, 1873, 1879, 1882, 1885, 1888, 1891, 1986, 1990, 1992 
  • West Surrey Times, 1879, 1888, 1911 
  • Western Gazette, 1987 
  • Westminster & Pimlico News, 1993, 1996 
  • Whitstable Times and Herne Bay Herald, 1991 
  • Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard, 1875 
  • Winsford Chronicle, 1987, 1992, 1994-1995 
  • Wokingham Times, 1991-1992 
  • Worcester Journal, 1871, 1893 
  • Yorkshire Evening Press, 1910 

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