MyHeritage has announced a major new addition: more than 160 million new US and UK historical records to SuperSearch, MyHeritage’s powerful search engine for historical records. The records come from hundreds of collections, including such vital records as births, baptisms, marriages and deaths, military records, censuses and many more.
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Quoting from the MyHeritage Blog:
For the UK, we've added more than 118 million new records. The largest UK collection - "England Births and Christenings" - dates back to 1538 and contains over 192 million names, including births and christenings from various localities. In this collection, we were able to locate William Shakespeare’s christening record in Stratford-On-Avon, Warwick, England -- as well as christening records for his three children; Susanna, and twins Hamnet and Judith.
We've added more than 42 million US records, including, death, burial, marriage, military, and many other types. Here's an example of a 1920 US marriage record from our Washington, County Marriages collection, which dates back to 1855.
You can read a lot more about these new additions in the MyHeritage Blog at http://blog.myheritage.com/2014/01/millions-of-new-records-now-live-on-myheritage/.