06 February 2021

Findmypast Weekly Update

The headline item in FMP's weekly releases is New York Catholic Parish Registers Browse. It includes additions from Harlem, The Bronx, Yonkers and Ulster County.

For the UK, there's an exclusive title Shropshire Quarter Sessions Rolls Index, 1831-1920. As an index the information about each of the nearly 400,000 people named is sparse. About 160,000 are for document type inquisitions — jurors at an inquest. FMP has a useful list and explanation of the various document types at https://www.findmypast.com/articles/shropshire-quarter-sessions-document-types

Yorkshire, Ecclesall Bierlow Workhouse Admissions 1883-1915 has 21,653 index entries to this workhouse covering parts of Yorkshire and Derbyshire. Information in the index includes name, date of birth, date of admission and occupation.

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