Friday, 2 October 2015

Findmypast adds "elite" college registers

Check out the "elite" in these "Public" School registers new at Findmypast

Berkshire, Eton College Register 1441-1698, estimated 6,000 records
London, Dulwich College Register 1619-1926, 18,000 records
Sussex, Lancing College Register 1901-1954, estimated 1,600 records

Entries in the original images are typically 2 to 5 lines with name, father and sometimes mother name, date of entry, sometimes date of birth, brief details of achievements at school and in life.

Also this week, records for Long Island, Staten Island  and some adjacent areas in the state of New York.

New York baptisms 1660-1862
New York marriages 1639-1900
New York deaths & burials 1758-1862

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