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May 30, 2022

Findmypast Adds Records for Herefordshire and York

The following announcement was written by Findmypast:


Nearly a million new records added this
Findmypast Friday  

Findmypast add records for Herefordshire and York this week 

City of York Trade Directories, 1781-1955 

This new collection of 720,000 records can provide insight into what an ancestor did for a living. Including original images, these are particularly handy for house history and adding more color to an ancestor’s life. 

Herefordshire Marriages 

A further 220,00 records have been added into this record set, provided by Hereford Family History Society and exclusive to Findmypast. The collection as a whole spans 1538-1838, covers 470 parishes and is a great resource for uncovering biographical details.  

Newspapers 

Five brand new titles and 94 updated titles make up this week’s newspaper releases, some of which include more recent decades. 

New titles: 

·         Beverley Advertiser, 1992 

·         Brent Leader, 1992 

·         East Kilbride World, 1991 

·         Rhondda Leader, 1987 

·         Solihull Times, 1992, 1996, 1998