12 December 2020

Findmypast Weekly Update

 Yorkshire Monumental Inscriptions

Over 28,000 new records to this collection, covering over 300 years of Yorkshire history. The new arrivals date from 1663-2008 and come from the following parishes in Yorkshire (West Riding):

Greetland, Methodist Chapel, Mytholmroyd, Norland, Northowram, Ogden, Ovenden, Pecket Well, Queensbury, Ripponden, Rishworth, Scammonden, Shelf, Sowerby, Sowerby Bridge.

This collection now totals 234,260 records for 270 locations with the most recent inscriptions for 2019.

United States Obituary Notices

Over 18.2 million new entries from all 50 American states, now totalling over 56.6 million. The collection is from the tributes.com and currentobituary.com websites. Death dates range from 1619 to 2020.

Ireland Billion Graves Cemetery Index

New records from all 32 Irish counties now totalling 152,515 index records. The most recent are for 2017, the earliest for 1623. Coverage is best for Northern Ireland with nearly 41,000 records for Down, over 28,000 for Antrim, and over 24,000 for Londonderry.

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