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Friday Finds 24 March 2017

Each Friday, I share the new and updated collections from Ancestry, FindMyPast and FamilySearch, as well as links to details about other new, and not so new, records and tools.


The following are the Recently added and updated collections at this week

Idaho, Obituary Collection, 1868-2013 22/03/2017

South Australia, Australia, Passenger Lists, 1853 22/03/2017

UPDATEDCzechoslovakia, Jewish Applications for Social Welfare After WWII (USHMM) 21/03/2017

UPDATEDWigan, England, Church of England Marriages, 1754-1926 17/03/2017

UPDATEDWigan, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1580-1812 17/03/2017

UPDATEDWigan, England, Church of England Baptisms, 1813-1911 17/03/2017

UPDATEDPoland, Łódź Ghetto Register Books, 1939-1944 (USHMM) 17/03/2017

UPDATEDWigan, England, Church of England Burials, 1813-1979 17/03/2017


The following are the collections featured in this week’s FindMyPast Fridays

Manitoba Probate records 1871-1930 Browse

Victoria Register of Prisoners Under Sentence Of Hard Labour 1847-1853

Victoria Cemeteries

Victoria Burials & Memorials

United States Marriages


The following are the New and Updated collections at FamilySearch this week

Australia, Victoria, Outward Passenger Lists, 1852-1924 23 Mar 2017

United States, Freedmen’s Bureau, Records of the Assistant Commissioner, 1865-1872 23 Mar 2017

Peru, Puno, Civil Registration, 1890-2005 22 Mar 2017

South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965 22 Mar 2017

United States, Cancelled, Relinquished, or Rejected Land Entry Case Files, 1861-1932 21 Mar 2017

Portugal, Setúbal, Catholic Church Records, 1555-1911 20 Mar 2017

World Miscellaneous Deaths and Burials, 1767-1950 20 Mar 2017

Argentina Marriages, 1722-1911 20 Mar 2017

Argentina, Santa Fe, Catholic Church Records, 1634-1975 20 Mar 2017

Argentina Baptisms, 1645-1930 20 Mar 2017

Argentina, Santiago del Estero, Catholic Church Records, 1581-1961 20 Mar 2017

Argentina, San Juan, Catholic Church Records, 1655-1975 20 Mar 2017

Argentina, Salta, Catholic Church Records, 1634-1972 20 Mar 2017

Argentina, Misiones, Catholic Church Records, 1874-1975 20 Mar 2017

Argentina, Mendoza, Catholic Church Records, 1665-1975 20 Mar 2017

Argentina, La Pampa, Catholic Church Records, 1882-1976 20 Mar 2017

Argentina, La Rioja, Catholic Church Records, 1714-1970 20 Mar 2017

Argentina, Corrientes, Catholic Church Records, 1734-1977 20 Mar 2017

Argentina, Entre Ríos, Catholic Church Records, 1764-1983 20 Mar 2017

Argentina, Jujuy, Catholic Church Records, 1662-1975 20 Mar 2017

Argentina, Catamarca, Catholic Church Records, 1724-1971 20 Mar 2017

Massachusetts, Boston Crew Lists, 1917-1943 20 Mar 2017

New York, Southern District, U.S District Court Naturalization Records, 1824-1946 20 Mar 2017

Germany, Baden, Church Book Duplicates, 1800-1870 17 Mar 2017

Peru, La Libertad, Civil Registration, 1903-1998 17 Mar 2017


This is by no means a comprehensive list, but just a few that I came across this week.

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