Findmypast is thrilled to announce an incredible breakthrough in one of the most famous popular mysteries of the last century. Our stellar London team has recovered the death records of both Dr Henry Jekyll, and his sometime associate, Mr Edward Hyde.
For the second post in our series of search introductions, we’re looking at a few specific examples of how to use the new search by trying out some of the searches that our members regularly do. Searching a UK census record would seem like a good place to start. Start broad…. The first choice to make is whether to… [Read more]
We’ve made a number of improvements to the site, and as with any change, there’s a bit of a learning curve. Getting started with the new search With that in mind, we’ll be rolling out a series of blog posts, as well as new help and advice sections across the site, to help you get started with your new search… [Read more]
Until the mid-nineteenth century, the East India Company maintained significant armies on the subcontinent. The vast majority of the troops were native sepoys – local soldiers, thousands of whom joined the East India Company’s British troops. Their numbers were also reinforced by regiments of the regular British army, who were referred to as ‘Royal regiments.’ The Company divided India into… [Read more]
Findmypast has just published over 88,000 British military records of soldiers who served in the Tank Corps and Royal Tank Corps 1919-1934. Licensed from the Tank Museum in Bovington, Dorset, we have made this unique record set available online for the first time. The records make excellent World War I service record resources containing information you won’t find in other… [Read more]
We’ve just published 19 million new British rate book records. These beautiful handwritten records are exclusive to findmypast and we’ve made them available online for the first time: Rate books are like very early census records – they go back as far as 1598 Discover where your ancestors lived: their names, addresses and who owned each property Find ancestors from… [Read more]
Just in case you missed the family history Q&A with our very own D. Josh Taylor AMA on Reddit, here is the recap of all the questions and answers. This was the second findmypast.com live Q&A where anybody was welcome to present their questions to Josh for expert advice on various subjects in family history research. Reddit IAMA with D…. [Read more]
Addition from Archives CD Books Canada Provides 200 Name-rich, Searchable Volumes Findmypast.com, an international leader in online family history, today announced the recent addition of Canadian Books from Archives CD Books Canada to the site. The collection of books cover numerous subjects in 200 volumes that span nearly three centuries of North American heritage from across the continent, including nine… [Read more]