After the East India Company was disbanded in 1858, the subcontinent was placed under the rule of a burgeoning British civil service. The British in India Collection holds pension records for both administrations, revealing intimate details about the many thousands of expats who spent decades of their lives living and working on (then) unfamiliar shores. Our British in India Collection… [Read more]
Findmypast has just published over 2.5 million records detailing the lives of the British in India from 1698 to 1947. The collection, released in partnership with the British Library, offers an unrivalled opportunity to explore family history on the subcontinent.
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]
PERSI has become an essential tool in helping genealogists and family historians locate valuable information, and this new partnership with findmypast.com will transform PERSI into an even more powerful resource. Findmypast.com subscribers will be able to search and view digitized images of the articles, allowing unprecedented access to the information contained in these periodicals.
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]
NEW UK RECORDS AVAILABLE TO SEARCH ONLINE STATE OF THE ART LOCAL ARCHIVE CENTRE REOPENS AFTER REFURBISHMENT For the first time today, records covering baptisms, marriages and burials from Canterbury’s past have been made fully searchable online by leading family history site findmypast.com The Canterbury Collection of parish records dating back to 1538 has been released to coincide with the… [Read more]
400 Years of Baptism, Marriage, and Burial History Published Online Findmypast.com just added millions of new parish registers to its Westminster Collection. Family historians can now search for London ancestors on transcripts and scanned images of these parish records from the city of Westminster that date back more than 400 years. The Westminster Parish records cover the period 1538-1945 and… [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]
The British newspapers include original images of local and regional newspapers from England, Scotland and Wales from 1700 to 1950, and encompass nearly 200 titles. The stories featured in this collection are infinite. You can see great events reported as they appeared to people at the time, from the Crimean War to the Boston Molasses Disaster.