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British WWII Prisoners of War Records Published Online as Britain Marks 70th Anniversary

The following is from FindMyPast: Today, 4 September 2015, one million records of service men, women and civilians who were taken captive during World War II are published online for the first time at Findmypast. The publication, in association with The National Archives, marks the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II on […]

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New FamilySearch Collections Posted the Week of July 13, 2015

The following is from FamilySearch: Family historians hungry for historic Irish records will enjoy FamilySearch’s new collection, Ireland Petty Sessions Court Registers 1828-1912. These indexed court documents bring 22 million records to your fingertips. These records were originally filmed at the National Archives of Ireland and the index was created by findmypast.com. See the table […]

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National Genealogical Society Enters Partnership with Findmypast

The following news release is from the National Genealogical Society: ARLINGTON, VA, 6 July 2015 — The National Genealogical Society (NGS) has made a special arrangement with Findmypast (FMP), one of the leading genealogical records companies, to provide NGS members a free, one-year subscription to Findmypast US and Canada collection. Members can use this opportunity […]

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644,000 New Records & Newspaper Articles At FindMyPast

The following is from the June 26, 2015 FindMyPast Friday Announcement at FindMyPast: Australia Convict ships 1786-1849 Containing over 188,000 records, Australia Convict ships 1786-1849 date back the ships of First Fleet and include the details of some of the earliest convict settlers in New South Wales. These records are made up of five separate […]

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FindMyPast Library Edition Now Available in United States Libraries

The following news release is from FindMyPast: Findmypast, a global leader in family history, announces the availability of a library edition within the United States Provides access for libraries, archives, and other organizations to billions of records from England, Ireland, Wales, Scotland, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the United States Free, no obligation, 90-day trial […]

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Secrets of London’s Infamous “Bedlam” Mental Hospital Revealed at Findmypast

The following news release is from findmypast.com: · Findmypast is working with Bethlem Museum of the Mind at Bethlem Royal Hospital, in London, UK, popularly known as Bedlam, to make its extensive patient records from 1683 – 1932 available online for the very first time · Over 248,000 records, many including photos, reveal the lives […]

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FindMyPast Free Weekend – March 6-9 2015

The following announcement is from FindMyPast: Findmypast Announces Free Weekend 6-9 March 2015 · Findmypast announces they will be giving free access to all their historical records this weekend · Over 2 billion records available to everyone to search for free · Local subscribers granted World access, and World subscribers granted 3 extra days to […]

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Findmypast Releases More Than 101 Million US, UK & Australian Records

The following is from FindMyPast Findmypast is thrilled to be adding over 101 million UK, US and Australian records as part of this week’s Findmypast Friday. Every Friday, thousands of new records are released on our dedicated Findmypast Friday page to explore over the weekend. This week’s new additions include Australian Will Books from New […]

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New British Merchant Navy WW1 Medal Index Cards & Dorset BMDs available to search at FindMyPast

The following news release is from Alex Cox at FindMyFast. Every Friday, thousands of new records are released on our dedicated Findmypast Friday page to explore over the weekend. This week’s new additions include over 157,000 British Merchant Navy, First World War Medal Index Cards 1914-1925, over 165,000 Dorset baptisms, over 105,000 Dorset marriages and […]

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Irish Poverty Relief Loan records Available FREE at Findmypast to mark Irish Family History Day #Genealogy

The following news release is from Findmypast.com: With the addition of exciting new record sets, leading family history website Findmypast is now the best place to research your Irish ancestry Dublin, Ireland. 23 January 2015. Findmypast has digitised and is publishing the Poverty Relief Loans records from The National Archives in London online for the […]

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Findmypast release the 1890 US census, over 31 million England and Wales marriages, over 71,000 Irish Petty Sessions Court Registers and new additions to their collection of British Newspapers

This press release was recently issues by Find My Past: Findmypast release the 1890 US census, over 31 million England and Wales marriages, over 71,000 Irish Petty Sessions Court Registers and new additions to their collection of British Newspapers Every Friday, thousands of new records are released on our dedicated Findmypast Friday page to explore […]

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FindMyPast Announces Partnership With the Wall Street Journal

The following is from Alex Cox: London, UK. 31 October, 2014. Findmypast, the leading British family history company, has announced a major partnership with The Wall Street Journal’s WSJ+ membership programme. . Under this new partnership, members of WSJ+ can claim a complimentary three month subscription to findmypast.com as part of their WSJ+ benefits. With […]

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Findmypast Launches ‘Hall of Heroes’ to Celebrate the Heroes in Everyone’s Family

The following News Release was received from FindMyPast: Findmypast.com launches ‘Hall of Heroes’ campaign to share individual stories about heroic figures from everyone’s own family history Call for people to submit stories of their own family heroes to be included alongside famous historical figures New record sets launched to help people discover the heroes in […]

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Mocavo Acquired by Findmypast / DC Thomson Family History

June 22, 2014 – The following news release was received from Cliff Shaw, founder of Mocavo.com: Today is an exciting day for genealogists everywhere as we’re announcing that Mocavo has been acquired by Findmypast/DC Thomson Family History. This is a groundbreaking development for the industry and a major turning point in Mocavo’s quest to bring […]

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FindMyPast Buys Origins.net

The following press release is from Myko Clelland. Content Lead, DC Thomson Family History: FINDMYPAST BUYS ORIGINS.NET London, UK, June 17, 2014. Findmypast.co.uk, the leading British family history company, announced today that it has bought Origins.net, one of the early pioneers of online records. The first company to set up a pay-as you-go model for […]

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