Saturday, 6 May 2017

Findmypast adds Devon Parish Records, and more

Two separate collections of Devon parish registers are now available on Findmypast for browsing.
From the Devon Archive and Local Studies come more than 459,000 records in over 4,500 handwritten volumes of  parish baptisms, marriages, and burials. Included are 24 Exeter and 8 Torquay parishes.
An additional 33,000 baptism, marriage and burial records in 900 original volumes come from the Plymouth & West Devon Record Office. The collection includes 20 Plymouth and 10 Devonport parishes.

Also these UK additions this week from Findmypast:
- for the City Of London, Ironmongers, Apprentices and Freemen 1511-1923, 4,698 new records bringing the total to 17,822;
- additions to the Yorkshire Memorial Inscriptions collection, now with over 100,000 indexes to memorial inscriptions from 1500's until 2014 from over 150 parishes.

From elsewhere
- over 6.7 million US marriages from 18 states;
- 4,698 new articles in the Queensland School Pupil Index, now totaling 1,698,381 titles from 1,022 schools between 1864 and 2003;

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