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Friday Finds 8 Sep 2017

Each Friday, I share the new and updated collections from Ancestry, FindMyPast, 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 for the this week.

UPDATED Hesse, Germany, Births, 1851-1901 01/09/2017

Manitoba, Canada, Census Indexes, 1832-1856 & 1870 31/08/2017

UPDATED U.S., Obituary Collection, 1930-2017 31/08/2017

UPDATED U.S., Cemetery and Funeral Home Collection, 1847-2017 31/08/2017

New York, Death Index, 1880-1956 31/08/2017

UPDATED Hesse, Germany, Deaths, 1851-1955 31/08/2017

UPDATED New York, Episcopal Diocese of New York Church Records, 1767-1970 31/08/2017

Manitoba, Canada, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1834-1959 31/08/2017

Saskatchewan, Canada, Catholic Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1867-1932 31/08/2017

Saskatchewan, Canada, Cemetery Transcripts, 1850-1994 31/08/2017

UPDATED Hesse, Germany, Marriages, 1849-1930 31/08/2017


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

Lancashire wills & probate 1457-1858 

Scotland Roman Catholic Parish Registers Browse

 Leicestershire Baptisms

Leicestershire Marriages

 Leicestershire Burials

Leicestershire Parish Records Browse

British Newspapers

New titles now available to search and explore include;

  • Illustrated War News
  • Exmouth Journal
  • Saffron Walden Weekly News
  • Lowestoft Journal
  • Woolwich Gazette and Greenwich and Deptford Chronicle
  • Newbury Weekly News and General Advertiser
  • Market Harborough Advertiser and Midland Mail
  • Eastbourne Herald
  • Stornoway Gazette and West Coast Advertiser
  • Bucks Advertiser & Aylesbury News
  • Morecambe Guardian
  • Clitheroe Advertiser and Times


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

Massachusetts State Vital Records, 1841-1920 07 Sep 2017

Portugal, Portalegre, Catholic Church Records, 1859-1911 01 Sep 2017

Paraguay, Catholic Church Records, 1754-2015 01 Sep 2017

Peru, Cajamarca, Civil Registration, 1938-1996 01 Sep 2017

Peru, Cusco, Civil Registration, 1889-1997 01 Sep 2017

French Polynesia, Civil Registration, 1843-1999 01 Sep 2017

Spain, Province of Asturias, Municipal Records, 1470-1897 01 Sep 2017


1916 Canada Census of Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba Sep 5 2017 NEW
1851 Canada Census Sep 5 2017 NEW
New collections at MyHeritage

Georgia to Add 100,000 Historical Newspaper Pages to Chronicling America
By Kenneth R Marks on The Ancestor Hunt blog

Virginia Genealogical Resources
By James Tanner on the Genealogy’s Star blog

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