Thursday, 25 February 2010

FindMyPast adds London Collection launched their London Collection last week. The content is mainly index information, some that's been on the site for a while, such as the City of London Burials Index. Some is new to the site. The complete list is:

* City of London Burial Index – records from all the churches in the City of London from 1813 to 1890
* West Middlesex Marriage Index – detailing 84,863 marriages in 61 parishes from 1538 to 1837
* London Docklands Baptisms – comprising 407,558 baptisms for London's docklands areas 1712 to 1933
* London and West Kent Probate Indexes – mainly detailing wills and administrations from 1750 to 1858
* The Matchworkers' Strike – listing participants of the strike of over 700 men, women and teenage boys and girls working at the Bryant and May factory in East London in 1888, the same year as the Jack the Ripper murders.

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