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.
St Patrick’s Day is one of those rare national holidays which resonates all over the world. To celebrate, we’re publishing the US Passenger Lists, which document arrivals of over two million immigrants into America from Ireland and the UK between 1846 and 1890. You can discover whether your ancestors were among them by exploring our new US Passenger Lists. The… [Read more]
A small gift from findmypast – the memories and traditions from Christmas in Britain through the Victorian era, World War I, and World War II. Discover how your British ancestors spent their festive holidays. What family memories will you rediscover this Christmas season? Our video written and presented by Barry Turner, social historian and author of Countdown to Victory,… [Read more]
Isn’t it exciting to find out you have a famous historical icon in the far-off depths of your family tree? But when you brag to your friends, what do you call this famous ancestor? “Thomas Edison is the great-uncle of my great-great-grandfather’s third cousin!” Confusing, right? Actually, if you’re familiar with the system we use in designating these relationships, you… [Read more]
Born between 1976 and 2001, Generation Y is known for being a uniquely sophisticated and tech savvy age group that has just entered adulthood. As one of the most diverse and constantly evolving communities in American history, ‘Gen Yers’ are quick to evolve, fiercely competitive and often transcend expectation. Many believe that having grown up in a world of email,… [Read more]