A feature of the Passenger Lists, from the 1920s on, is the inclusion of a last known address in the UK next to the passenger’s name.
This is of enormous use and interest for family historians – seeing where an ancestor was living before they emigrated or, indeed, went on holiday. It is also an easy way of being sure that the passenger on board is the person that you were searching for.
New Zealand Electoral Rolls 1865 to 1869 We’ve just added over 320,000 New Zealand electoral rolls to findmypast.com! You can now access electoral rolls for New Zealand covering 1865-1875. Search our New Zealand Electoral Rolls
For those of you that have not heard, findmypast.com’s own business development manager and resident genealogist, D. Joshua Taylor, is officially the rising president of FGS. We are very proud.
Born in 1860, Lizzie Borden was tried and acquitted in the 1892 axe murders of her father and stepmother in Fall River, Mass. and is thought by some to still haunt the Borden family home. Through spine-tingling research, findmypast.com has uncovered that Borden…
Happy Family History Month! We have many ways that you can celebrate family history month. Visit our Family History Month page on findmypast.com to get everything you need to celebrate family history month including step by step instructions. Celebrate your family history with any combination of these badges. You can find our full list of badges on our Facebook page.… Read more ›
Each week findmypast presents a weekly 1940 Census Hunt, a chance to put your 1940 census browsing skills to the test. The first person to complete the challenge, and e-mail their results (a short step-by-step description of how you found each individual and a copy of the census images) to firstname.lastname@example.org will receive 500 credits on findmypast.com and a writeup on… Read more ›
Welcome to the findmypast 1940 Census Hunt – Week 2! Each week findmypast presents a weekly 1940 Census Hunt, a chance to put your 1940 census browsing skills to the test. The first person to complete the challenge, and e-mail their results (a short step-by-step description of how you found each individual and a copy of the census images) to email@example.com… Read more ›