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Friday Finds 26 Jan 2018

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.


There was only one Recently added and updated collection at this week.

Web: Macomb County, Michigan, Death Index 1904-2017 22/01/2018


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

Texas, Laredo Arrival Manifests 1903-1955 Image Browse

Idaho, Southeast Counties Obituaries 1864-2007 Image Browse

British Armed Forces and Overseas Births and Baptisms

British Armed Forces and Overseas Banns and Marriages

British Armed Forces and Overseas Deaths and Burials

British Armed Forces and Overseas Browse

Hertfordshire baptisms

Hertfordshire Banns & Marriages

Hertfordshire burials

Hertfordshire Parish Record Browse

Yorkshire Memorial Inscriptions

Northumberland & Durham Monumental Inscriptions

British Newspapers

Over 3 million new articles as well as 11 brand new titles have been added to our collection of historical British Newspapers.

The new titles include;

  • West Middlesex Herald
  • Bristol Daily Post
  • Isle of Wight Times
  • Clifton and Redland Free Press
  • Leicester Herald
  • Horfield and Bishopston Record and Montepelier & District Free Press
  • Middlesex & Surrey Express
  • Bristol Magpie
  • Northampton Chronicle and Echo
  • Tenbury Wells Advertiser
  • Reading Observer


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

United States, Native American, Eastern Cherokee Indian Reservation Rolls, 1848-1970 25 Jan 2018

Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914 25 Jan 2018

French Polynesia, Civil Registration, 1843-1999 25 Jan 2018

Lesotho, Evangelical Church Records, 1874-1983 25 Jan 2018

Sweden, Örebro Church Records, 1613-1918; index 1635-1860 25 Jan 2018

Spain, Province of Barcelona, Municipal Records, 1387-1986 25 Jan 2018

Austria, Vienna, Jewish Registers of Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1784-1911 25 Jan 2018

Luxembourg, Civil Registration, 1796-1941 25 Jan 2018

Russia, Karelia Poll Tax Census (Revision Lists), 1782-1858 25 Jan 2018

Maryland, Baltimore, Lock Funeral Home Records, 1936-2007 25 Jan 2018

Belgium, Namur, Civil Registration, 1800-1912 24 Jan 2018

Australia Cemetery Inscriptions, 1802-2005 24 Jan 2018

United States Revolutionary War Rolls, 1775-1783 24 Jan 2018

South Africa, Cape Province, Probate Records of the Master of the High Court, 1834-1989 24 Jan 2018

South Africa, Cape Province, Kimberley, Probate Records of the Supreme Court, 1871-1937 24 Jan 2018

United States Rosters of Revolutionary War Soldiers and Sailors, 1775-1783 24 Jan 2018

Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Population Registers 23 Jan 2018

New Jersey State Census, 1915 23 Jan 2018

Nevada County Birth and Death Records, 1871-1992 19 Jan 2018

Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Public Records 19 Jan 2018


13 Special Collections of Online Historic Newspapers
Find Birth, Marriage, and Death Records from U.S. Southern States
By Kenneth R Marks on The Ancestor Hunt blog

Index to Victorian births, deaths and marriages updated
From the State Library of Victoria blog

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