Saturday, 20 December 2014

Ancestry Additions Include UK, Coal Mining Accidents and Deaths Index, 1700-1950

Three databases new to Ancestry and an update to the Surrey, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1945, are now available through Ancestry.

These "Web" databases are incorporated into Ancestry for convenient one-stop searching. The same information is available without an Ancestry subscription by going to the website references, which may be more up to date.

Web: UK, Coal Mining Accidents and Deaths Index, 1700-1950 has 102,978 records scraped from the The Coalmining History Resource Centre at http://www.cmhrc.co.uk/site/disasters/index.html which is "the UK's largest and most comprehensive website concerning the history of coalmining - including a searchable database of over 164,000 recorded accidents and deaths."

Web: United Kingdom, Women's Royal Air Force Index, 1918-1920 has 31,086 records derived from a The (UK) National Archives at http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/records/airwomen-ww1.htm

Web: Gloucestershire, England, Overseers Index, 1615-1888 contains 44,943 records from Gloucestershire Archives Genealogical Search. Gloucestershire County Council. at http://ww3.gloucestershire.gov.uk/genealogy/Search.aspx. Check out the other Gloucestershire Archives databases at http://www.gloucestershire.gov.uk/archives/article/107400/Genealogical-database

Ancestry also updated the 14,507,979 record database Surrey, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1945, an addition for 4 million additional records since December 2013.

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