11 January 2019

Kent is featured in Findmypast additions

New this week in Findmypast:

Kent Baptisms: over 23,000 new records covering Anglican and Wesleyan baptisms in Dover, Gravesend, Higham, Nettlestead and Maidstone have been added to our collection of Kent parish baptisms spanning the years 1736-1917 .

Kent Marriages: over 22,000 new records covering 9 Anglican parishes in Aylesford, Boxley, Higham and Nettlestead have been added to the collection and are now available to search.

Kent Burials: over 203,000 additional records covering the former Grange Road Cemetery in Gillingham, now a public open space, Fort Pitt Military Cemetery and the cemetery in Robin Hood Lane, Chatham have been added to the collection.

1939 Register update: over 53,000 additional 'open' records have been added to the 1939 Register.
The 1939 Register now contains more than 34 million searchable records.

Devon Social & Institutional Records: over 76,000 new records added to the FMP collection of Devon Social & Institutional Records gathered by the Devon Family History Society from a wide range of local records covering daily life in the 18th and 19th centuries. There are 132 separate sources mainly covering working life, but also containing a fascinating collection of criminal and poor law records, early local censuses, town lists, photographs and even admission registers for a homes for "Friendless and Fallen Girls".

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