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All 1911 Census Transcriptions Are Now Free Until Nov 18 on Genes Reunited & FindMyPast.co.uk

Leading family history websites genesreunited.co.uk and findmypast.co.uk have teamed up to offer their members free access to all 1911 census transcriptions from today until 18th November 2012. The 1911 census is a great place to start researching your family history as the records are the most detailed of any census. It includes places of birth, […]

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Westminster Parish Records Published Online by FindMyPast.co.uk

The following press release was received from Debra Chatfield at findmypast.co.uk: . Over a million baptism, marriage and burial records dating back to 1538 now available . First time that images of the original parish records from Westminster go online Leading UK family history website findmypast.co.uk has today published online for the very first time […]

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FindMyPast.co.uk to Publish Westminster Archive Records on the Web

The following news release was received from Debra Chatfield at findmypast.co.uk: FINDMYPAST.CO.UK TO PUBLISH WESTMINSTER ARCHIVE RECORDS ON THE WEB * Project announced to increase access to 10 million baptism, marriage, burial and parish chest records dating back to 1538 * First time that images of the original parish records from Westminster will appear online […]

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Baptisms, Marriages and Burials From Welsh Archives Published Online for the First Time

The following news release was received from from Debra Chatfield at findmypast.co.uk: Today, in honour of St David’s Day, leading family history website findmypast.co.uk has announced the launch of the first tranche of parish records from Wales – part of a major new project with the Welsh County Archivists Group and the National Library of […]

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Findmypast.co.uk Makes Merchant Seamen Records from the 19th Century Available Online

The following press release was received from findmypast.co.uk NEW MERCHANT SEAMEN RECORDS ONLINE First time that 19th century merchant navy records are available online UK merchant seamen records from two centuries now searchable at findmypast.co.uk Leading family history website www.findmypast.co.uk has today released online for the first time Merchant Seamen records from the 19th century […]

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Thames Watermen Records Now Available at Findmypast.co.uk

We received the following press release: FINDMYPAST.CO.UK PUBLISHES THAMES WATERMEN AND LIGHTERMEN RECORDS ONLINE Today leading UK family history website findmypast.co.uk has published online for the very first time just under 100,000 records of Thames watermen and lightermen, spanning the years 1688 to 1949. Watermen were highly skilled boatmen who carried passengers up and down […]

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Findmypast.co.uk to Offer Canterbury Cathedral Records

The following Press Release was issued by Findmypast.co.uk: FINDMYPAST.CO.UK TO PUBLISH CANTERBURY CATHEDRAL RECORDS ON THE WEB Project announced to increase access to over a million baptism, marriage and burial records dating back to 1538 First time that images of the original parish records from East Kent churches will appear online Today leading UK family […]

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Three Genealogy Powerhouses Join Forces to Publish the 1940 US Census

The following news release was received from Paul Nauta, with FamilySearch. SALT LAKE CITY—Three leading genealogy organizations, Archives.com, FamilySearch International, and findmypast.com, announced today they are joining forces to launch the 1940 US Census Community Project. The ambitious project aims to engage online volunteers to quickly publish a searchable, high quality name index to the […]

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Manchester “Bad Boys” Revealed in City Archive Records Released Online

The following news release was received from Amy Sell, with findmypast.co.uk: Fascinating Victorian prison and workhouse records for Manchester have gone online for the first time ever at leading UK family history website findmypast.co.uk. ‘The Manchester Collection’ is a rich series of records provided by Manchester City Council’s Libraries, Information and Archives, highlighting criminals whose […]

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1 Million UK Merchant Navy Seaman Records Available at FindMyPast.co.uk

Working with the UK National Archives, FindMyPast.co.uk adds 1 million Merchant Navy Seamen Records for 1918–1941. According to FindMyPast, this is the first time these records have been made available online. The database is a collection of two-sided index cards for British citizens and foreign registered crewmen and women on all seagoing UK vessels with […]

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Real-Life Harry Potter Found in the Census

The following news release was received from Amy Sell and was written by FindMyPast.co.uk staff. Findmypast.co.uk discovers ‘real-life’ wizard in the 1911 census John Watkins Holden – conjuror of the 19th and 20th centuries On the day of the world premiere of the last instalment of the Harry Potter film series, leading family history website […]

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