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Another interesting launch from Findmypast of a new  collection of historical criminal records from England and Wales from 1770–1934 as follows: “Today we launched our ‘Bad Boys’ collection – the largest collection of historical criminal records from England and Wales to be published online, in association with the National Archives (U.K.). Use the promotional code ‘criminal‘ for […]

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The following news release comes from Findmypast: “Throughout the next 10 years, approximately 8,000 new pages will be digitized every day and every new addition will be included in existing subscriptions. The British have always had a particularly voracious appetite for newspapers, especially during the 19th century when nearly every town in the country had […]

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The following is a release from Genes Reunited and Findmypast with news about free access to all 1911 census transcriptions for the next month:  “ALL 1911 TRANSCRIPTIONS ARE NOW FREE ON GENES REUNITED AND FINDMYPAST.CO.UK Leading family history websites genesreunited.co.uk and findmypast.co.uk have teamed up to offer their members free access to all 1911 census […]

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Sandy on April 24th, 2012

The subscription or pay-per-view website Findmypast.co.uk  has recently published Boer War records as follows: “We have updated our Boer War collection with almost 10,000 new records. The major inclusions in this update are: The complete Queen’s South Africa medal roll for the Coldstream Guards, Irish Guards, 1st battalion Royal Irish Fusiliers and Rundles Scouts The […]

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Sandy on June 24th, 2011

Findmypast.co.uk has just released a huge index and images of  WO96 militia records for 1806-1915. The records are a valuable resource for genealogy research.  See below: “We’ve just published over half a million Militia Service Records, covering 1806 to 1915, in association with The National Archives and in partnership with FamilySearch. This is the first time these records […]

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Sandy on June 22nd, 2011

FindMyPast.co.uk says: “Adding to our British Army Service Records 1760-1915 collection, we have just published over 500,000 soliders’ records in our Militia service records 1806-1915. These records offer a rich source of information to the family historian, especially because attestation papers form a major part of this collection. Attestation refers to the papers drawn up upon […]

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Sandy on May 5th, 2011

“Today sees the launch of findmypast Ireland, a joint venture between findmypast and Eneclann, the award-winning Irish history and heritage company. Findmypast Ireland will host the most extensive collection of Irish land records available anywhere online and will be a valuable resource for those 80 million people worldwide who claim Irish ancestry. Findmypast Ireland, which is […]

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The following information was posted on the findmypast.co.uk blog today January 20, 2011. It’s a reminder of what was added in 2010 and what’s planned for 2011: “ What’s planned for 2011 on findmypast.co.uk?

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The following is the Society of Genealogists UK announcement on publishing over 9 million records at findmypast.com.uk: “Today the Society of Genealogists in London and leading family history website findmypast.co.uk have published online over 9 million records from the Society’s unrivalled collection at findmypast.co.uk.

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