15 February 2020

Findmypast Weekly Update

Yorkshire Baptisms
Exclusive to Findmypast, an additional 39,000 records making a total of 5,932,549 records for this title. The additions are from the Huddersfield & District Family History Society covering 11 churches in Huddersfield and the surrounding area dating from 1630-1917. Parishes included are:

Holmfirth, Congregational
Holmfirth, Holy Trinity
Holmfirth, Wesleyan Chapel
Honley, Southgate Primitive Wesleyan
Honley, St Mary
Honley, Wesleyan Chapel
Huddersfield, High Street Methodist
Huddersfield, St Andrew
Huddersfield, St Mark
Huddersfield, St Thomas
Kirkheaton, Houses Hill Methodist

Scotland, Stirlingshire & Perthshire Burials 1755-2019
Updated with 38,000 new registers from the burgh of Perth, 1794-1855, this title now has a total of 121,022 records. Somewhat unusually for such records, for the total collection, the coverage is best for the 20th century.

Also this week

United States Marriages
Just under 18 million new records have joined this collection of over 200 million US wedding records. The latest updates cover marriages in Texas between 1837 and 2010.

Global Christian Leaders Index
Stretching from 1051 to 2016, these 357,204 records tell you where they served and their religion. Of their number 245,937 are for the United States, 97,893 for England, 4,327 for Wales, 2.787 for Ireland, 2,726 for Scotland, and 626 for Canada.

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