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 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

Web: Gloucestershire, England, Overseers Index, 1615-1888 contains 44,943 records from Gloucestershire Archives Genealogical Search. Gloucestershire County Council. at Check out the other Gloucestershire Archives databases at

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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