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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 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

The following press release is from Myko Clelland. Content Lead, DC Thomson Family History: FINDMYPAST BUYS ORIGINS.NET London, UK, June 17, 2014., the leading British family history company, announced today that it has bought, 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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8 Million Newspaper Pages Online at The British Newspaper Archive

The following is from Amy Sell with DC Thomson Family History: You can now explore 8 million newspaper pages at The British Newspaper Archive ( after the website reached a major milestone today. While adding editions of the Sheffield Daily Telegraph, Cheshire Observer and The Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer, the counter on the homepage […]

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Scottish Property Valuation Rolls for 1920 Go Online

The following News Release is from Grant Millar, marketing executive for DC Thomson Family History (formerly known as brightsolid online publishing) ‘Homes fit for heroes’? New historical records offer a fascinating snapshot of Scottish society in the wake of the First World War The names and addresses of more than 2.6 million people living in […]

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