The following announcement was written by the folks at Findmypast:
This week’s Findmypast Friday marks the release of three brand new record sets from the UK and Australia as well as new additions to the Suffolk Marriage index and our collection of historic British Newspapers.
Over 3.9 million additional articles have been added to our historic British Newspaper Collection. This latest update includes nine brand new titles as well as substantial updates a 38 existing newspapers. The new titles to join the collection cover 109 years of British and world history and consist of local and regional newspapers from around Britain including publications from Devon, Oxfordshire and Lancashire.
Queensland Births 1829-1919 contains over 930,000 records. Each record consist of a transcript of the original source material that can reveal your ancestors’ birth date, registration year, parents names and mother’s maiden names. Each transcript will also include the original record’s registration number, which can be used to order the birth certificate from the Queensland Registry of Births, Deaths, and Marriages.
Queensland Marriages 1829-1939 contains over 704,000 records. Each record consist of a transcript of the original source material that lists a couples’ full names, the date of their wedding and the registration year. The original record’s registration number is also included.
Over 71,000 marriage records from over 200 parishes have been added to the Suffolk Marriage Index. Each record consists of a transcript produced by members of the Suffolk Family History Society that includes the married couple’s full names, marital status, parish, the date of their marriage and the location.
The Index currently cover 576 parishes, dates back to 1536 and stretches through to the twentieth century.
The Kent, Bromley Absent Voters List 1918 records the details over 8,000 men who were eligible to vote and were away serving in the armed forces during the First World War. The list also includes the names of eight women who were members of the Women’s Auxiliary Army Corp or Army Service Corp.
Each record consists of a transcript of the information recorded in the original list. Each transcripts will list your ancestor’s name, service number, rank, regiment, service branch and home address.
Don’t forget to regularly check our dedicated Findmypast Friday page to keep up to date with all the latest additions.