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Sandy on February 6th, 2014

Leading family history website findmypast.com is changing subscription prices to create a more accessible service and provide even better value for both new and existing customers.  Monthly subscription offered for the first time, for less than $10 12 months’ access to all US records now less than $100 Simpler options give better value without compromising quality Anyone […]

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Sandy on February 8th, 2013

As an update to my blog post on the new collection of British newspapers I’m adding this link to their interesting podcast where you can listen to Josh Taylor discuss what you can expect with the collection. Click on British Newspapers at Findmypast.com  to listen and learn more about it.

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The following announcement describes the new partnership between Findmypast.com and the Federations of Genealogical Society (FGS) with a plan to make records available to findmypast.com and create  a vital  revenue stream for local societies: “Findmypast.com, an international leader in online family history research, today announced a national partnership with Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) to […]

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Sandy on October 14th, 2011

“You can now search 10,529 records of WWII Escapers & Evaders on findmypast.co.uk These records are individual reports for allied service personnel about their experiences of escaping from prisoner of war camps or evading capture in Central Europe throughout WWII. Each entry will tell you the following key information about your ancestor: name, rank, number, […]

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Ian Tester of findmypast says: “Hello – I’m Ian Tester, the Product Manager for findmypast, and I wanted to let you know about a neat little project we’re in the middle of to make your experience of searching records a little better. You may have noticed recently that small blue stars have started appearing next […]

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FindMyPast is rapidly improving the content of their database and I have to say that I’ve located ancestors that haven’t appeared anywhere else. Here’s the latest: “Following the recent launch of our improved death records search, we’ve been delving into the records to see what we can find. As well as our own ancestors, we’ve discovered […]

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FindMyPast.co.uk says: “We have just published 42,291 new London Probate Index records on findmypast.co.uk Most of the records are from 1750 to 1858 – although we have around 70 records outside that date range – and they may prove very useful in providing more detail about London ancestors. The records come from the London Probate Index […]

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blog.findmypast.co.uk  says: “Findmypast.co.uk has always had the most comprehensive England & Wales birth and marriage records – now we’ve added our exclusive additional records to create one simple search. As well as England & Wales records, you can now search for your British ancestors’ births and marriages in our overseas, military and at sea records, some […]

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Sandy on April 29th, 2011

Dutch explorers found Australia in the early 1600s, but decided against settling because the land was too dry and inhospitable. After losing the American colonies the British were anxious to find another place to ship convicts and established the state of New South Wales as a penal colony. In 1788, nine ships of convicts along […]

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As a current member of findmypast.com, I’m always happy to pass along any information that will help make a worthwhile project successful: “The Federation of Family History Societies is carrying out a new and exciting transcription project to help trace missing ancestors, in partnership with findmypast.co.uk: the Lost Ancestors project. The FFHS would like to […]

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If you’ve been using FindMyPast for your genealogical research during the past couple of years, you’ll find that they have become a real competitor when it comes to helping people to find their ancestors ancestors in their database. Here’s a copy of their latest blog announcement: “You can now search 126,967 new parish baptism and […]

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