Plus, we've added exclusive parish registers and new poor law records.
At Findmypast, May has begun how April ended - with more exciting new releases. Get all the details on our latest record and newspaper additions below.
We’ve merged our huge collection of Australian passenger lists into one searchable record set and added over 9 million new entries.
The collection consists of records from multiple sources and can reveal useful family tree information including age, occupation and marital status.
Only searchable online at Findmypast, these fascinating records cover 10 Middlesex parishes and span 1699-1846.
The parishes covered are:
- Chelsea, St Luke
- Ealing, St Mary
- Feltham, St Dunstan
- Fulham, All Saints
- Hammersmith, St Paul
- New Brentford, St Laurence
- Shepperton, St Nicholas
- Staines, St Mary
- Stanwell, St Mary
- Uxbridge, St Margaret
In the records, you'll find everything from settlement examinations to bastardy bonds, all packed with rich family detail.
Over 240,000 new baptism, marriage and burial records from Devon are ready to explore and you won’t find them anywhere else online. We've added:
These latest releases have been published in partnership with Devon Family History Society and the Family History Federation. Check the parish list and look for churches marked as 'New' to get more detail.
This week, another 15 papers from the past have arrived onto the site. And we've supplemented 25 others with extra pages.
Thanks to @findmypast @BNArchive I have solved a mystery about my 4 x great grandfather, through the newspaper article and @GC_Archives finding an image of where he lived in 1865, after 22 years doing #MyGenealogy I still find some things make me really sad 💔😢 pic.twitter.com/c9yjgn2ZCb— Sybil Baldwin (@Sybalan) October 17, 2020
Brand new to our newspaper archives are:
- Albion and the Star covering 1830-1835
- Argus, or, Broad-sheet of the Empire covering 1839-1840
- British Emancipator covering 1837-1840
- British Liberator covering 1833
- British Luminary covering 1818-1823
- Cycling covering 1891-1914
- Hull Daily News covering 1852-1853, 1855-1869, 1871-1873, 1876, 1878, 1880-1883 and 1889
- Imperial Weekly Gazette covering 1818-1825
- Lloyd’s Companion to the Penny Sunday Times and Peoples’ Police Gazette covering 1841-1844
- Mirror of the Times covering 1801-1804, 1815, 1818-1823
- New Weekly True Sun covering 1836
- Pictorial Times covering 1843-1844, 1846, 1848
- Pierce Egan’s Life in London, and Sporting Guide covering 1826
- The Age covering 1826-1827, 1829-1830, 1832, 1835-1836
- Westminster Journal and Old British Spy covering 1808-1810
While we've updated the following papers with thousands more pages:
- Anti-Gallican Monitor from 1812-1825
- Bee-Hive from 1876
- Blandford and Wimbourne Telegram from 1884
- Bridport, Beaminster, and Lyme Regis Telegram from 1885
- Cambria Daily Leader from 1861 and 1906
- Champion (London) from 1813-1819 and 1821-1822
- Cleave’s Weekly Police Gazette from 1836
- Folkestone, Hythe, Sandgate & Cheriton Herald from 1939-1945
- Herts and Essex Observer from 1982
- Illustrated Sporting News and Theatrical and Musical Review from 1864-1865 and 1868
- Neath Guardian from 1965-1985
- Nelson Chronicle, Colne Observer and Clitheroe Division News from 1898
- Northern Daily Times from 1858
- Northern Guardian (Hartlepool) from 1896 and 1899
- Penistone, Stocksbridge and Hoyland Express from 1924
- Poole Telegram from 1881-1884 and 1886
- Stockton Herald, South Durham and Cleveland Advertiser from 1897
- Sun & Central Press from 1872
- Swansea and Glamorgan Herald from 1880-1885
- The News (London) from 1835-1839
- Weekly True Sun from 1833 and 1843
- Weymouth Telegram from 1882, 1884, 1886, 1888-1892
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