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Apr 22, 2022

Findmypast Adds 500,000 New Additions to English Roman Catholic Collections

The following announcement was written by Findmypast:

500,000 new additions to our English Roman Catholic collections this Findmypast Friday 

Findmypast has added brand new additions to their English Catholic baptisms, marriages, and burials, as well as an incredible 118 new and updated newspaper titles.

England Roman Catholic Parish Baptisms

400,000 new parish baptisms from the diocese of Salford are now online. Most transcriptions include birth year and date, baptism year and date, church, parish, and parents’ names.

England Roman Catholic Parish Marriages

We’ve added 85,988 new parish marriage records to this expanding collection, also from the diocese of Salford. These records offer a combination of details, including marriage date, the church name, parish of both spouses, and father’s name of both spouses.

England Roman Catholic Parish Burials

Covering an incredible 92 churches across Lancashire and Greater Manchester, we’ve added 21,525 new burial records from Salford Diocese to this collection. The records offer an abundance of information, including death date, burial date, and often burial ground. 

Newspapers 

500,000 new pages have been added to Findmypast’s ever-expanding newspaper archives. The latest arrivals include 16 new titles and updates to an incredible 102 existing papers.

New titles: 

Bedworth Echo, 1980, 1987-1988, 1992, 1995

Billingham & Norton Advertiser, 1987

Brecknock Beacon, 1886

Cannock Chase Post, 1992

Cheltenham News, 1987

Evening News (Waterford), 1900-1901, 1905, 1910

Glasgow Mercantile Advertiser, 1882

Hinckley Herald & Journal, 1988

Kensington News and West London Times, 1876, 1882, 1887-1888, 1913, 1917-1918, 1920, 1922, 1925, 1927-1928, 1930-1934, 1938-1939, 1944, 1950, 1952-1954, 1957-1962, 1965, 1967, 1970-1971

Llanelli Star, 1990

Loughborough Mail, 1989

Plymouth Extra, 1987

Runcorn & Widnes Herald & Post, 1991

Sleaford Target, 1991-1992

St. Pancras Gazette, 1873-1939

Sydenham, Forest Hill & Penge Gazette, 1875-1881

Uxbridge Informer, 1986, 1988

Updated titles: 

Abergele & Pensarn Visitor, 1872, 1878, 1890, 1893, 1896, 1898-1899, 1901-1902

Accrington Observer and Times, 1989

Aldershot News, 1910, 1985

Amersham Advertiser, 1990

Ashbourne News Telegraph, 1990, 1992

Ayrshire Post, 1990

Birkenhead News, 1988

Birmingham Daily Gazette, 1897

Birmingham Daily Post, 1898

Birmingham Journal, 1830, 1844, 1846-1847, 1850, 1852-1853, 1855-1859

Birmingham News, 1989

Blairgowrie Advertiser, 1990, 1992

Bootle Times, 1988-1989

Brentwood Gazette, 1970, 1987

Bridge of Allan Gazette, 1952

Buckinghamshire Examiner, 1971, 1984, 1994-1995

Burton Daily Mail, 1990

Burton Trader, 1989

Caernarvon & Denbigh Herald, 1988

Cambria Daily Leader, 1909

Cambridge Town Crier, 1991

Cambridge Weekly News, 1989

Caterham Mirror, 1990

Central Somerset Gazette, 1888

Chatham News, 1989

Cheshunt and Waltham Mercury, 1992-1993

Chester Chronicle, 1987

Clevedon Mercury, 1988

Crewe Chronicle, 1975, 1993

Crosby Herald, 1987-1989

Daily Record, 1992

Dover Express, 1987

East Grinstead Observer, 1989

East Kent Gazette, 1888, 1895, 1902-1904, 1988

Ellesmere Port Pioneer, 1993-1995

Folkestone, Hythe, Sandgate & Cheriton Herald, 1986, 1989

Formby Times, 1990-1991

Fulham Chronicle, 1993-1994

Galloway News and Kirkcudbrightshire Advertiser, 1992

Gateshead Post, 1988

Gloucester Citizen, 1965

Gloucestershire Echo, 1992

Harrow Gazette, 1870

Harrow Informer, 1987

Harrow Observer, 1965, 1981, 1993, 1995

Herald Cymraeg, 1988, 1992

Hertford Mercury and Reformer, 1993

Herts and Essex Observer, 1986

Hinckley Times, 1985, 1994

Hoddesdon and Broxbourne Mercury, 1995

Horley & Gatwick Mirror, 1989-1990

Huddersfield Daily Examiner, 1910, 1990

Huntingdon Town Crier, 1986, 1995

Ilfracombe Chronicle, 1878, 1881, 1884-1885, 1887, 1890, 1952

Ireland’s Saturday Night, 1894

Irvine Herald, 1988

Isle of Thanet Gazette and Thanet Times, 1876, 1988, 1990

Kilmarnock Standard, 1982, 1984, 1990, 1994

Liverpool Daily Post, 1891, 1893

Long Eaton Advertiser, 1990, 1995

Loughborough Echo, 1952, 1986, 1994-1995

Macclesfield Express, 1994

Middlesex County Times, 1987

Newcastle Chronicle, 1898

North Devon Herald, 1877

North Star (Darlington), 1915

Nottingham Evening Post, 1953-1954

Ormskirk Advertiser, 1880, 1882-1883, 1903, 1905, 1910, 1950, 1952-1953, 1961

Paisley Daily Express, 1882, 1887-1888, 1890-1893, 1989

Perthshire Advertiser, 1948-1952

Port Talbot Guardian, 1988-1989

Retford, Gainsborough & Worksop Times, 1877, 1964-1966, 1968, 1971

Ruislip & Northwood Gazette, 1986, 1989-1990

Runcorn Guardian, 1903

Runcorn Weekly News, 1988, 1991-1994

Rutherglen Reformer and Cambuslang Journal, 1886

Saffron Walden Weekly News, 1898, 1915, 1926, 1930, 1935, 1957-1958

Sevenoaks Chronicle and Kentish Advertiser, 1987

Sevenoaks Focus, 1986

Shepton Mallet Journal, 1954, 1958, 1963, 1966, 1972-1973, 1975

Southall Gazette, 1994

Stafford Post, 1990

Staines & Ashford News, 1988

Stapleford & Sandiacre News, 1990-1991

Stirling Observer, 1987, 1990

Stockport Advertiser and Guardian, 1863

Stockport Express Advertiser, 1991

Sunday Sun (Newcastle), 1947, 1950-1951, 1958-1959

Surrey-Hants Star, 1989

Sutton Coldfield News, 1904, 1907, 1910, 1988

Taunton Courier, and Western Advertiser, 1883, 1886-1888, 1890, 1893-1894

Uttoxeter New Era, 1863, 1873, 1875, 1877

Uttoxeter Newsletter, 1987, 1989

Uxbridge Leader, 1989-1990

Walton & Weybridge Informer, 1987

West Surrey Times, 1875

Western Evening Herald, 1986

Western Morning News, 1912

Westminster & Pimlico News, 1994

Winsford Chronicle, 1967, 1974

Wishaw Press, 1986

Yorkshire Factory Times, 1889-1895, 1897-1904