05 September 2020

Findmypast Weekly Update

This week Findmypast added 15 million items to the collection United States, Passenger and Crew Lists. This collection now stands at 118 million records.  Additions are from California, New York, and Texas with two specific to aircraft arrivals.

Alien Arrivals at Eagle Pass, Texas, 1905-1953

Texas, Alien Arrivals by Airplane, 1944-1952

California, San Diego Passenger Lists, 1904-1952

California, San Diego Airplane Arrivals, 1929-1954

New York City, Book Indexes to Passenger Lists, 1906-1942
For most of these records the ship is not identifiable and the year may not be either!

A variety of Welsh, Irish English and Scottish newspapers, as well as a paper from Belize, were added to the collection.

Findmypast has an analysis of departures from the UK from outgoing passenger lists at https://www.findmypast.co.uk/blog/history/this-history-of-long-haul-travel-from-britain-ireland-1890-1960

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