01 May 2020

Findmypast weekly update: death and taxes

Scotland, Edinburgh & Lothian Death and Burial Index
Trace Edinburgh and Lothian ancestors in this collection of death and burial records — 63,990 new burial transcripts from the parishes of Restalrig Churchyard and Edinburgh, St Cuthberts.

Scotland, Aberdeenshire Poll Tax 1696
Transcripts with the most important family tree details, as well as digital copies of the original records could tell you:
Occupation and status
Where they lived
Their landlord's and/or tenant's name
Amount assessed
You may also be interested in Poll tax rolls, 1694-1698 from ScotlandsPlaces.

Yorkshire Memorial Inscriptions
Another 7,639 records have been added from Calderdale Family History Society. The update covers seven graveyards in Halifax and the surrounding area:
Blackley (Baptist) from 1791-1978
Halifax, All Souls, Boothtown (Anglican) from 1833-1997
Halifax, St Thomas the Apostle, Claremount (Anglican) from 1810-2019
Copley, St Stephen (Anglican) from 1867-1993
Eastwood (Congregational) from 1616-1991
Elland, Huddersfield Road (Wesleyan Methodist) from 1807-1891
Elland, Providence (Congregational) from 1821-1899
Cambridgeshire Burials
An update to the Cambridgeshire burial collection with a further 3,279 records from Fenland Family History Society. This update covers the 11 acre Wisbech, Mount Pleasant Cemetery from 1900-1968.

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