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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 17 May 2021

18 May 2021 10:59 AM | Anonymous

The following announcement was written by FamilySearch:

Capture new information about your family on FamilySearch this week in 4M new digital images from Australia, Victoria Wills, Probate and Administration Files 1841–1926, expanded collections from England Middlesex Parish Registers 1539–1988, and the 2008 Census for Liberia

Browse nearly a million added Catholic Church records from the Philippines (Archdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan 1615–1982 and Caceres 1615–1982), plus more from Colombia 1576-2018 , El Salvador 1655-1977, Nicaragua 1740-1960, and Mexico (Distrito Federal 1514–1970Hidalgo 1546–1971Jalisco 1590–1979,  Puebla 1545–1977, Querétaro 1590–1970Sinaloa1671–1968Tlaxcala, 1576–1994, et al.)

Look for promising leads in US New York Land Records 1630–1975, Massachusetts Boston Tax Records 1822–1918 and expanded collections for Illinois and Indiana. 

Search these new records and images by clicking on the collection links at, or go to FamilySearch to search over 8 billion free names and record images.

This week's list is huge, much too large to publish here. You can find the entire list at

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