Friday, 12 July 2019

Additions to Findmypast this week

Huddersfield Baptisms
Over 52,000 transcript records covering 14 new parishes, Adwalton, Armitage Bridge, Batley Carr, Battyeford, Berry Brow, Birchencliffe, Birstall, Bradley, Chickenley, Cleckheaton, Cowms, Crosland Moor, Cumberworth, and High Hoyland have been added to the 10 already in the FMP collection of Huddersfield Baptisms. Each record includes a transcript of an original parish register entry giving a combination of baptism date, parent's names, father's occupation and address.

Yorkshire Memorial Inscriptions
Over 5,000 additional records covering 14 Anglican churchyards across the York area (West Riding, North Riding and Ainsty) have been added to the collection, mainly covering the years of the First and Second World War. There are now 201 locations included with nearly 138,000 entries. Rawmarsh, Kimberworth and Masbrough each have more than 5,000 inscriptions included.

Middlesex Baptisms
Over 64,000 new records have been added to existing parishes within this collection. These transcripts of original parish register entries will reveal a combination of baptism date, parent's names, father's occupation and address. The collection also covers parts of London, Surrey, and Hertfordshire.

United States, Passenger and Crew Lists
Containing more than 100 million records, this new and improved national collection of US passenger lists is a blend of all FMP's existing US lists as well as more than 2 million new additions covering Boston, Texas and South Carolina. Spanning 165 years of travel (1800-1965), the collection includes ship manifests kept by shipmasters, crew lists, flight manifests, passenger arrival lists, and more.

This extensive collection of migration records includes ship manifests kept by shipmasters, crew lists, flight manifests, passenger arrival lists, and more. The numerous lists document the arrival of millions of immigrant from Europe, Asia, and South America into America, where most created a new life for themselves and their descendants.

Transcripts will reveal birth year, birthplace, place of arrival, arrival year and ship name. Within the images, you might discover travelling companions, occupation, last permanent residence, and the lists also recorded the names of those who died during the voyage. On crew lists, you may discover occupation on the ship, whether they were able to read or write, length of service, as well as a physical description.

International Records Update – Czech Republic
Two new Indexes, Czech Republic Births & Baptisms 1637-1889 and Czech Republic Marriages 1654-1889 are now available to search. These transcripts will provide you with vital dates and locations as well as the names of parents and spouses.

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