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Jun 10, 2022

Millions of Newspaper Notices Added to Findmypast

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Findmypast adds new transcribed birth, marriage and death newspaper notices for England

England, Newspaper Birth Notices

Over 200,000 make up this collection of transcribed newspaper birth notices, making it easier than ever to find your ancestors in black and white. Spanning across England, they have a particular focus on Lincolnshire, and also include snippets from the newspapers themselves. In addition to the birth, it’s often possible to read about parents, godparents, addresses and more.

England, Newspaper Marriage Notices

Go beyond traditional marriage records with these marriage notices. You might uncover wedding guests, gifts, and even details of what the happy couple wore. There are nearly 700,000 records in this collection with additional snippets from the original newspapers.

England, Newspaper Death Notices

The largest new collection this week contains over 1.8 million death notices. It may be possible to discover short obituaries, funeral details, occupations and residences. 

Newspapers

Over 100,000 pages have been added to the newspaper archive this week, with one new title and 26 updated titles.

New titles:

Sutton Coldfield Observer, 1991

Updated titles:

Birmingham Journal, 1840

Carmarthen Journal, 1998

Chatham News, 1986-1987

Crewe Chronicle, 1991-1992, 1997

Crosby Herald, 1992

East Kent Gazette, 1989

Folkestone, Hythe, Sandgate & Cheriton Herald, 1991

Glamorgan Gazette, 1981

Heartland Evening News, 1992

Marylebone Mercury, 1997

Merthyr Express, 1988

North Star (Darlington), 1919

Nottingham Evening Post, 1969, 1987

Paisley Daily Express, 1993

Plymouth Extra, 1988

Port Talbot Guardian, 1990

Rossendale Free Press, 1988

Runcorn Weekly News, 1995

Shepton Mallet Journal, 1974

Southall Gazette, 1977

Stafford Post, 1992

Tamworth Herald, 1998

Walsall Observer, 1955

West Lothian Courier, 1987

Winsford Chronicle, 1977, 1996, 1998

Wokingham Times, 1994