Thursday, 7 February 2019

FamilySearch adds 5.9 million Family Notices from the British Newspaper Archive

These "Family Notices" added to the collection on 5 February come from a variety of newspapers from the British Newspaper Archive. Major newspapers from the nineteenth century include The Courier, The Scotsman, The Chartist Northern Star, The Daily Telegraph, The Illustrated London News, the Western Mail, and the Daily Mail.
It contains information on deaths, marriages and births which are advertised as from 1800 to 1900. Some entries are from as late as the 1940s.
This is another collection were only abstracts are available unless you're at the Family History Library, FamilySearch Centers, affiliate libraries or a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. 

1 comment:

Unknown said...

sounds very interesting