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Explore Brand New British Army Lists and Caribbean Family Records This Findmypast Friday

9 Jul 2021 11:53 AM | Anonymous

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Immerse yourself in family history research this weekend with thousands of new records to explore. Here's a rundown of what's new on Findmypast.

British Army Embarkation Lists, 1871-1889

This detailed collection documents British Army soldiers who were drafted to India in the late 19th century.

There are over 100,000 transcripts in this collection taken from original embarkation returns held in the British Library’s India Office Collection. They can reveal your army ancestors' names, ages, service numbers, ranks, regiments, the date they left for India and the ship they travelled on.

St Kitts & Nevis Baptisms 1716-1881

Delve into thousands of new baptism records from the Caribbean islands of St Kitts & Nevis.

An old map of St Kitts (St Christopher) & Nevis, circa. 1775.

Spanning from 1716-1881, the records reveal essential family tree information including names, parents’ names and addresses.


It’s a bumper week of releases with 13 new papers and updates to six others. Brand new additions include:

Findmypast have also published pages from additional years in the following newspapers:

Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter

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