Explore new and exclusive Catholic records
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By Niall Cullen
It's Findmypast Friday and that means it's time to delve into our newest record collections.
This week at Findmypast, we've released hundreds of thousands of new records from New York and Australia. Here are all the details on what's new and how to make the most of them.
We’ve added over 45,000 more church registers to this important collection and you won’t find them anywhere else online.
All of the new additions are from 1920 and cover over 200 churches. Check the parish list for full details of the places included.
Unlock the details behind your Catholic ancestors’ New York nuptials with over 36,000 additional records.
Was your relative born in Victoria, Australia between 1918 and 1920? We’ve added over 100,000 records to help you find out.
Essential for the Victoria branches of your family tree, each record can reveal your ancestor's name, birth year and place and their parents' details.
We've released four brand new papers and updated nine others with additional pages this week. Online for the first time are;
While we've expanded coverage in;
- Weekly Dispatch (London) from 1801-1804, 1806-1807, 1814, 1817-1819, 1851, 1869, 1871-1901, 1903-1922, 1925-1933, 1935-1939 and 1941-1961
- Manchester Evening News from 1923
- London Daily News from 1921 and 1939
- Brighouse & Rastrick Gazette from 1883-1888 and 1890-1895
- Irvine Express from 1884
- Warrington Examiner from 1883, 1890, 1892-1893 and 1895
- Herald of Wales from 1890
- Lancaster Standard and County Advertiser from 1901-1902
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