NOTE from DearMYRTLE: The following arrived over the weekend from our friends at FindMyPast.
There are more than 849,000 new records and newspaper articles available to search this Findmypast Friday, including;
Search for your ancestor in official lists of Royal Navy Officers. The collection consists of 147 publications spanning the 1824 to 1945. The collection consists of digital images of original lists presented in PDF format.
The amount of information available will vary from volume to volume. Some details you may be able to discover include an individual’s name, rank, seniority, and place of service.
Over 34,000 new Scots Guards records have been added to our collection of British Army Service records. The new additions consist of Enlistment Registers spanning the years 1642 to 1939.
The records include bot transcripts and images of the original documents. The Register cover both officers and other ranks and will reveal the place, date, and age of the soldier at the time of attestation. You may also find the soldier’s birth place, spouse’s name, marriage date, and trade prior to joining the army. The books also recorded if the individual received medals or was wounded during service, as well as the individual’s rank at the time of discharge.
Did any of your relations marry in Edinburgh, Scotland? Discover their names, occupations, residences, spouses and dates of marriage, former marriages, and more in this collection of records from parish registers collated throughout the city.
The collection consists of over 2,400 PDF images of printed marriage registers.
Did your ancestors die in Scotland? Discover details of their property, relatives, and more in records of their last will and testaments. The collection contains over 2,800 PDF images of original documents
The detail in these records may vary but most will include a combination of the names of those who died, their marital status, their occupations, the names of close relatives, residences and the date of testament.
Did any of your ancestors learn their trade in Edinburgh? Discover details of their apprenticeships and occupations in this collection of over 30,000 records from the capital of Scotland.
The information contained in these records varies. Records may include the names and occupations of relatives, locations of birth and residence, occupations and trades, details of close relations and notable life events.
This week we have added 114,026 new pages to The Archive. We have updated three of our Irish titles, and there are also updates to titles covering the city of Liverpool, the county of Gloucestershire and one of our Scottish titles.
This week’s new additions include;
|Irish Independent||1989-1990, 1993-1994|
|Peeblesshire Advertiser||1880-1882, 1887-1892|
|Cirencester Times and Cotswold Advertiser||1869|
|Evening Herald (Dublin)||1986-1987, 1990|
|Music Hall and Theatre Review||1890|
|Belfast Telegraph||1913-1914, 1920|
|Liverpool Echo||1984, 1986|