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May 6, 2022

More Family History Records Added to Findmypast

The following announcement was written by Findmypast:

Findmypast releases English school records and a bumper newspaper update 

National School Admission Registers 

8,500 new records have been added into this existing collection for four schools in Halifax, Yorkshire, covering the years 1884-1921. Key details can be uncovered about an ancestor’s childhood, such as biographical information, their parents and their residence. 

Historic Photos of England and Wales 

Discover remarkable pictures of England and Wales in a time gone by with this new collection. Covering both pre- and post- First World War, these photos are free to view on Findmypast. 

Newspapers 

An incredible 1.8 million new pages have been added to the newspaper archive this week, with 20 new titles and 148 updated titles. 

New titles: 

·         Ashby Mail, 1993 

·         Belper Express, 1989-1990 

·         Burntwood Mercury, 1991-1992 

·         Burntwood Post, 1991 

·         Crediton Gazette, 1951 

·         Ealing & Southall Informer, 1992 

·         Great Barr Observer, 1991 

·         Heartland Evening News, 1993 

·         Ilkeston Express, 1990 

·         Midweek Visiter (Southport), 1988, 1991 

·         Nottingham and Midland Catholic News, 1908-1911, 1913-1934 

·         Nottingham and Newark Mercury, 1827-1852 

·         Oadby & Wigston Mail, 1990-1991 

·         Peterborough Herald & Post, 1990 

·         Prestatyn Weekly, 1908-1933 

·         Ripley Express, 1989-1991 

·         Royston and Buntingford Mercury, 1991-1992 

·         Solihull News, 1990-1992 

·         Stockton & Billingham Herald & Post, 1988, 1990-1991 

·         Wallasey News and Wirral General Advertiser, 1910 

 

This is a long list – The remainder may be found at: https://bit.ly/3yjlhww.