Saturday, 11 May 2019

Findmypast weekly additions

The highlights this week for British records are:

Lincolnshire Parish Records
Over 266,000 additional records with images of original registers are added to the collections of Lincolnshire parish baptisms, banns, marriages and burials.
The collection now has 2,037,145 results for baptisms, 130,601 for banns, 976,293 for marriages and 1,809,363 burials.Sourced from the Lincolnshire Archives the records date back to the early 1500s.
You can find out if a parish of interest is included, and the date range covered here.

Scotland, Wigtownshire & Minnigaff Parish Lists 1684
This early record consists of "nominal Rolls of all persons, male or female, over the age of 12 years, resident within their respective parishes - grouped according to their residences, farms and house-holds, and specially indicating such as were "irregular," that is non-conforming".
I found 9,274 results.
First published in 1916 by the Scottish records society, the lists were created in 1864.

An update to the British & Irish Newspaper collection includes the Course of the Exchange, a record of various financial data such as stocks, shares and bonds across the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries from 1825 to 1908, with 8,455 issues now available to search.

Additional collections newly available are:
Daughters of the American Revolution Lineage Books, 1890 – 1921
Philadelphia Roman Catholic Parish Baptisms
Philadelphia Roman Catholic Parish Marriages
International Records Update – Grenada

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