Sep 10, 2021

Search New Parish Records, Coventry Births and Newspapers This Findmypast Friday

The following announcement was written by Findmypast:

With new parish records, newspapers and a fascinating midwife’s register to explore, where will your past take you this week?

Warwickshire Parish Records

Findmypast have added hundreds of thousands of new baptism, marriage and burial records from St Martin in the Bull Ring, Birmingham. Specifically, the new releases cover:

Over 138,000 baptism records

Over 155,000 marriage records

Over 101,000 burial records

Check Findmypast’s handy parish list to see all of the churches and years covered in their vast Warwickshire collection.

Warwickshire, Coventry Midwife’s Birth Register 1845-1875

Coventry midwife Mary Eaves attended over 4,400 births during her long career. The registers she kept are now searchable online, only at Findmypast.

Mary was born around 1806 in Coventry. Her career as a midwife spanned from 1847 to 1875. In that time, she helped deliver 34 sets of twins. There were 21 deaths during the births she attended, five new-borns and 16 mothers.

In partnership with Coventry Family History Society, Findmypast is home to a host of unique resources from the area. Explore old pawnbroker ticketsair raid reports and more.


Findmypast continue to publish papers at a blistering pace. This week sees 44 new publications added to the archive, including:

Age covering 1853

Agricultural Advertiser and Tenant-Farmers’ Advocate covering 1846

Bell’s Family Newspaper covering 1858

Bright’s Intelligencer and Arrival List covering 1860

British Banner covering 1848-1849, 1853 and 1855

Charles Knight’s Town & Country Newspaper covering 1855-1856

Colonist and Commercial Weekly Advertiser covering 1824-1825

Common Sense covering 1824-1826

Crown covering 1838-1839

Croydon Times covering 1861-1870, 1875-1878, 1880-1884, 1891-1899, 1901-1909, 1912-1918, 1920-1923, 1925 and 1927-1933

Daily Director and Entr’acte covering 1859

Duckett’s Dispatch covering 1818

Francis’s Metropolitan News covering 1859

Golden Times covering 1852

Illustrated London Life covering 1843

Illustrated Weekly Times covering 1843

Liverpool Telegraph covering 1836 and 1838

London Chronicle and Country Record covering 1853-1854

London Daily Guide and Stranger’s Companion covering 1859-1860

London Journal and General Advertiser for Town and Country covering 1836-1837

London Railway Newspaper covering 1845

Metropolitan covering 1856

Morning Gazette covering 1837

National Protector covering 1847

New Globe covering 1823

Newark Advertiser covering 1910, 1912, and 1987-1988

North London Record covering 1858-1869

Pen and Pencil covering 1855

Picture Times covering 1855-1856

Political Observer covering 1819-1820

Railway Bell and London Advertiser covering 1844-1846

Sunday Evening Globe covering 1836-1837

Sunday Morning Herald covering 1824

Sunday News covering 1823

The British Banner covering 1856 and 1858

The Palladium covering 1829

Tower Hamlets Mail covering 1857-1858

True Briton covering 1801-1804

Union covering 1857-1862

Vindicator (London) covering 1859

Watchman covering 1827-1828

Weekly Globe covering 1824-1825

West End News covering 1859-1860

World and Fashionable Sunday Chronicle covering 1818

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