Wednesday, 30 December 2015

Ancestry New UK and Ireland Titles in 2015

Nearly 24.8 million records were added 43 new titles for the Ancestry UK collection in 2015. Gloucestershire was particularly well served with 10.3 million records from that county.  Another 2.6 million were bishops transcripts from Norfolk. The table below does not include updates, of which there were many, notably Poor Law records from the London Metropolitan Archives.

TitleRecords
Norfolk, England, Bishop's Transcripts, 1685-19412,614,408
Web: Gloucestershire, England, Non-Conformist Baptisms Index, 1739-198724,206
England, United Grand Lodge of England Freemason Membership Registers, 1751-19211,713,246
Surrey, England, Regimental Rolls, 1914-1947114,251
UK, WWII Civil Defence Gallantry Awards, 1940-19495,763
Perth and Kinross, Scotland, Electoral Registers, 1832-19612,464,817
Scotland, National Probate Index (Calendar of Confirmations and Inventories), 1876-1936654,826
England, Suffragettes Arrested, 1906-19141,339
Leeds, England, Beckett Street Cemetery, 1845-1987187,851
West Yorkshire, England, Select Removal and Settlement Records, 1689-186614,195
UK, City, Town and Village Photos, 1857-2005220,149
UK, Apprentices Indentured in Merchant Navy, 1824-1910342,282
UK, British Army Muster Books and Pay Lists, 1812-1817467,370
Surrey, England, Mental Hospital Admissions, 1867-190011,670
Surrey, England, Calendar of Prisoners, 1848-190225,846
Web: United Kingdom, Royal Naval Officers' Service Records Index, 1756-193166,212
Lancashire, England, Quarter Session Records and Petitions, 1648-19081,218,050
Web: UK, Jersey, Channel Islands, Wills and Testaments, 1663-194820,908
Web: UK, Jersey, Channel Islands, Occupation Registration Cards, 1940-194537,271
West Yorkshire, England, Occupation Records, 1793-193046,225
West Yorkshire, England, Alehouse Licences, 1771-196276,239
West Yorkshire, England, Select Apprenticeship Records, 1627-18946,982
UK, Popular Edition Maps, 1919-1926176,561
UK, WWI War Diaries (Gallipoli and Dardanelles), 1914-191633,350
UK, WWI War Diaries (France, Belgium and Germany), 1914-1920402,770
Web: Gloucestershire, England, Gaol Registers, 1815-187931,497
Bexley, Kent, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-198549,848
Bexley, Kent, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1558-181227,113
Bexley, Kent, England, Cemetery Registers, 1879-198553,843
Bexley, Kent, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-192567,801
Bexley, Kent, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-193561,801
UK, Electrical Engineer WWI and WWII Rolls of Honour, 1924, 1949378
UK, Royal Navy Registers of Seamen's Services, 1900-1928388,864
West Yorkshire, England, Select Poor Law and Township Records, 1663-191453,139
West Yorkshire, England, Estate Rentals, 1380-19327,713
Gloucestershire, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-19381,489,053
Gloucestershire, England, Baptisms, 1813-19133,162,197
Gloucestershire, England, Confirmations, 1834-191314,295
Gloucestershire, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-18134,839,232
Gloucestershire, England, Burials, 1813-1988821,508
England and Wales, Death Index, 2007-20131,492,727
Scotland and Northern Ireland, Death Index, 1989-2013413,517
UK, Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects, 1901-1929872,395

There were over 557,000 records in six new titles from Ireland, the largest of which was Ireland, Grand Lodge of Freemasons of Ireland Membership Registers, 1733-1923 with nearly 319,000 records. Again, updates to titles previously published are not included as Ancestry never mention how many new records there are in an update.


TitleRecords
Web: Ireland, Census Search Forms 1841, 1851150,860
Web: Ireland, Gravestone Index, 1600-201257,590
Ireland, Grand Lodge of Freemasons of Ireland Membership Registers, 1733-1923318,964
Web: Ireland, Trade Directory, 193113,000
Web: Dublin, Ireland, Wilson's Directory, 18207,721
Web: Ireland, Wills of Irish Soldiers Who Died in the British Army, 1897-19229,360

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