Saturday, 29 July 2017

Findmypast adds Staffordshire, Lincolnshire, Monmouthshire and Yorkshire records

The completely new addition to FMP's English databases this week is 127,314 Staffordshire Monumental Inscriptions from 168 churchyards, burial grounds, and cemeteries, from Acton Trussell to Yoxall. These are transcriptions with first name(s), last name, death year (but not date), denomination, church and place. There's also a link for further detail ($).

There are the following UK additions:

Lincolnshire Burials 1754-1812, 90,437 new records for a total of 1,582,878 covering over 300 locations.
Monmouthshire Burials 1727-1987, 2,406 new records for a total of 374,312.
Yorkshire Memorial Inscriptions, 4,717 new records for Greasbrough & Wentworth for a total of 105,172 records.

Also new this week:

- 1.6 million articles from Irish newspapers including the Limerick Chronicle, Mid-Ulster Mail, Irish Independent, and Northern Constitution.
Philadelphia Roman Catholic parish baptisms and marriages.

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