2016 has been a bumper year of new record releases on Findmypast, making it easier than ever before to trace your ancestors.
In total, we added over 220 million new global records to the site in 2016. We are the only family history website to add brand new records every single week on Findmypast Friday, making your subscription constantly grow in value. Highlights from the past 12 months include:
- United States marriages, which when complete will be the largest single collection of its type online
- Our Irish family research game-changer - 10 million fully-indexed Irish Catholic Parish Registers covering the entire island of Ireland
- Canadian censuses from 1825, 1901 and 1911
- Quarterly image and index updates to the PERiodical Source Index (PERSI). Findmypast is now the only place to access this valuable archive online
- Over 5 million newly-opened records in the 1939 Register as well as a browsable version.
- The growth of our UK parish records collection, the largest online, with additions to collections from Norfolk, Yorkshire, Westminster, Staffordshire and more
- More British and Irish newspaper articles added every week. The combined collection now stands at 700 titles
- Detailed records to mark the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising
- United States Passport Applications which include photographs of your ancestors
- More additions to our ever-popular Crime, Prisons & Punishment collection
- Military records from the Royal Navy and Royal Air Force, as well as bolstering our British Army service records with new additions
- The final phase of our national school collection, completing this landmark project
- Irish non-conformist births, baptisms, marriages and congregational records
- New police records from Ireland dating back to the early 1800s
- A unique collection of Irish Quaker records, only available on Findmypast
- Additions to our Australian and New Zealand collections including Victoria Passenger Lists, uniquely online with Findmypast and new ANZAC records
- An exciting array of new Irish records in partnership with the National Archives of Ireland
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Our mammoth collection of 8 billion family history records will continue to grow in 2017, with some big releases already planned for early in the New Year. Make sure you have an unlimited access subscription so you can make the most of them.