13 December 2019

Findmypast adds Scottish, Yorkshire and OGS Records

Scotland, Renfrewshire Death & Burial Index
This index of deaths and burials, covering the years of 1471 to 2017 has 26,009 records. The collection covers Abbey, Cathcart, Erskine, Greenock, Houston & Killellan, Inchinnan, Kilbarchan, Kilmalcolm, Neilston and Renfrew. Some records include occupations, residences and even cause of death.

Scotland, Stirlingshire & Perthshire Burials
Search this index of 82,975 burials for the years 1755 to 2019. It covers Aberfoyle, Balfron, Balquhidder, Bannockburn, Buchanan, Buchlyvie, Callander, Cambusbarron, Doune, Drymen, Dunblane, Fintry, Gargunnock, Gartmore, Killearn, Killin, Kilmadock, Kippen, Lecropt, Logie, Port Of Menteith, St Ninians, Stirling, Strathblane, and Thornhill. From the index, you may learn birth year, death and burial dates, age at death and burial place.

Yorkshire Memorial Inscriptions
Nearly 14,000 new records have been added for churches in Coxwold, Easingwold, Foston, Halifax, Haxby & Wigginton and Holtby as well as King Cross Methodist Cemetery. There are now 151,838 records in this transcript collection.

PERiodical Source Index - Update
The PERiodical Source Index (PERSI) enables you to easily locate key information about people and places. From the FMP announcement, the update includes "Thousands of new images from the Ontario Genealogical Society", but with no further detail.

This week's update to British & Irish Newspapers was 103,570 new pages, six titles — five of which were from Scotland.

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