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Apr 29, 2022

Millions More Genealogy Records Added to Findmypast

The following announcement was written by Findmypast:

Findmypast adds new UK electoral registers and the 1950 US Census Image Browse 

UK Electoral Registers & Companies House Directors 

Nearly 125 million new records have been added into this existing record set, mostly from the year 2021. An ideal resource for discovering cousins and distant relations, the records can give names, estimated ages and addresses. 

1950 US Census Image Browse 

Entirely free to browse, this once-in-a-decade glimpse into US history could help researchers find relatives’ names, addresses, places of birth, occupations and more. It’s brand new to Findmypast this week, and could be used to trace pond-hopping UK relatives. 

Newspapers 

Five new newspaper titles have been added to the British Newspaper Archive this week, with updates to a further three. 

New titles:

City Life Record, 1921

Forest Hill & Sydenham Examiner, 1895-1933

Insurance Opinion, 1919

Managing Engineer, 1918

Vigilance Record, 1916

Updated titles:

Cheltenham News, 1987

Edinburgh Evening News, 1925, 1927-1928, 1930

Sydenham, Forest Hill & Penge Gazette, 1882-1894, 1905-1939, 1946-1949, 1951-1962