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Apr 8, 2022

More Family History Records Added to Findmypast

The following announcement was written by Findmypast:

Findmypast add a brand-new Quaker record set in their weekly record release, plus monumental inscriptions 

Quaker Deaths 1810-1918 

This new collection from the Friends Historical Society Dublin covers 27,000 transcripts and images. They contain key biographical details, and for the more notable names, you may find obituaries and even portraits. The records go beyond Britain, with some from Madagascar, Fiji and New Zealand.  

Dorset Monumental Inscriptions 

Nearly 15,000 new transcripts have been added into this existing collection, with some dating back to 1294. The records contain final dedications, death year, and sometimes notes and next of kin. These have been provided by Somerset & Dorset Family History Society. 

Newspapers 

Nearly 75,000 pages have been added to Findmypast’s growing newspaper archive this week, covering four regional titles and one international title. 

Updated titles: 

·         Civil & Military Gazette (Lahore), 1929, 1931-1936, 1938, 1948-1950, 1954, 1958, 1960-1962 

·         Dover Express, 1988 

·         Harlow Star, 1986 

·         Liverpool Daily Post, 1874 

·         Macclesfield Express, 1991