It’s that time of year again! As the days become more temperate, love birds start to tie the knot across the globe. Throughout history, May and June have been the most popular months for weddings and the time of year we congratulate all the couples we know for the success of their unions.
We’ve just added Massachusetts vital records to 1850 on findmypast.com! Since its settlement in 1620, many areas of Massachusetts have carefully recorded births, marriages, and deaths in their respective towns. This collection, compiled by the New England Historic Genealogical Society, offers more than 2 million records of births, deaths, and marriages from the 1600s to 1850. Originally printed in books for… [Read more]
Parishes are renowned for keeping detailed records of congregation members, including baptismal, marriage and funeral records. Findmypast.com has more than 45 million parish records including those from Ireland, Wales, England and Scotland that date all the way back to 1538. “Parish records offer a wealth of information for genealogists,” said D. Joshua Taylor, findmypast.com lead genealogist. “Stretching back hundreds of… [Read more]
Along with the recent addition of British newspapers to our collection, we’ve also added a long list of US, Irish, UK, Australian and New Zealand records! Happy searching! US Records U.S. Veteran’s Grave sites Montana Deaths (update) Irish Records Karbinstan Archives WWI Irish Soldiers Wills Australian & New Zealand Records New Zealand Electoral Rolls 1865-1875 Northern Territory Anglican Baptisms and… [Read more]
Findmypast.com just added 21 million new Irish birth, marriage and death records (1800s to the 1950s) to its already staggering collection of historical records. On January 24, finmypast.com is offering a chance to access records free of charge with a promotional code in celebration of Irish Family History Day. The promotional code will be posted on the findmypast US blog… [Read more]