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Findmypast Adds Records from Ireland and Australia

4 Aug 2022 10:08 PM | Anonymous

The following announcement was written by Findmypast:

Records for Ireland and Australia cruise online this Findmypast Friday  

Findmypast adds 200,000 new records covering Queensland, Waterford and beyond 

Queensland Funeral Notices 

Perfect for researching more recent relatives, and ideally timed for Family History Month, around 33,000 new records have been added into this existing, exclusive collection, covering the years 1973-2003. These transcripts could help you uncover the burial date, residence and age of your ancestor. Some include additional notes too, such as ethnicity or religion.  

Ireland, Waterford, Dungarvan Town Commissioners Records 

New and exclusive to Findmypast, these records cover the years 1851-1922. The Town Commission was responsible for government activities such as road maintenance, housing, and regulating markets. If your ancestor is within the records, you might discover details about their finances or occupation. Around 47,000 transcripts and original images make up this collection.  

Waterford Poor Law Union Board of Guardians Minute Books 

Exclusive to Findmypast, the additional records number at around 38,000. It’s possible to uncover if your ancestor married in the workhouse, asked for emigration assistance, or owed money. Be sure to check the original images for extra detail. 

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