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Friday Finds 27 Oct 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 Saarland, Germany, Marriages, 1876-1923 25/10/2017

UPDATED Saarland, Germany, Deaths, 1876-1933 25/10/2017

UPDATED Saarland, Germany, Births, 1876-1903 25/10/2017

UPDATED Canada, WWI CEF Personnel Files, 1914-1918 24/10/2017

Nottinghamshire, England, Extracted Church of England Parish Records, 1538-1837 23/10/2017

New South Wales, Australia, Colonial Secretary’s Letters, 1826-1856 19/10/2017

Halle(Saale), Germany, Military Recruitment Lists, 1828-1888 19/10/2017


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

Hampshire, Portsmouth Baptisms

Hampshire, Portsmouth Marriages

Hampshire, Portsmouth Burials

Hampshire, Portsmouth Parish Registers Browse

Hampshire, Portsmouth Workhouse Registers

Irish Newspapers


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

Namibia, Dutch Reformed Church Records, 1904-1984 26 Oct 2017

Peru, Puno, Civil Registration, 1890-2005 26 Oct 2017

South Africa, Dutch Reformed Church Records (Stellenbosch Archive), 1690-2011 25 Oct 2017

Ecuador, Catholic Church Records, 1565-2011 25 Oct 2017

Washington, Soldier Home Records, 1891-1945 24 Oct 2017

Ohio Soldier Home Records, 1888-1919 24 Oct 2017

Italy, Chieti, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1809-1930 24 Oct 2017

Croatia, Delnice Deanery Catholic Church Books, 1725-1926 23 Oct 2017

New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924 22 Oct 2017

Poland, Radom Roman Catholic Church Books, 1587-1966 20 Oct 2017

Poland, Lublin Roman Catholic Church Books, 1784-1964 20 Oct 2017


22 Historic Newspaper Digitization Projects Creating More Online Collections – August/September, 2017
South Carolina Adds New Online State-wide Historical Newspapers Site
Check Out The New Obituaries! Page
Georgia Southern’s Historic Student Newspaper Issues Now Online
Cal Poly’s Historic Student Newspaper Issues Now Online
Kent State’s Historic Student Newspaper Issues Now Online
Milledgeville Newspapers Added to Georgia Historic Newspapers Site
By Kenneth R. Marks on The Ancestor Hunt blog

An Online Archive of Pictures and Stories of nearly 50,000 Australian Prisoners between 1870 and 1930 is Now Available

By Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

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