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Findmypast Adds New Records From Scotland to Staffordshire

10 May 2024 8:29 AM | Anonymous

The following announcement was written by Findmypast:

This week there are over 58,556 new additions to check out.
There's no better way to connect with the lives of your ancestors than by finding them within our school and occupation records. This week we've updated our collection of Staffordshire school admission registers and our Scottish Occupations & Professions

 to make it easier than ever to glean fascinating insights. 

We've also added over 13,000 First World War records and 272,757 newspaper pages. 

National School Admission Registers & Log-books 1870-1914

We improved this set with new images spanning over 150 years. 

Shugborough Tunnel, Staffordshire Wikimedia Commons

Browse these new additions from Staffordshire today and find images you've never seen before.

Scotland, Occupations & Professions

There are 38,123 brand-new Scottish occupational records for you to discover. These unique new additions span back as far as the 17th century. 

British Rolls Of Honour and Nominal Rolls

We also added 13,948 new First World War records from Leicestershire and Rutland. 

The River Soar West of Cossington in Leicestershire - Wikimedia Commons

The River Soar West of Cossington in Leicestershire - Wikimedia Commons

These transcriptions document wartime Honour and Nominal Rolls. 

Over 270,000 new pages to discover...

This week we added 272,757 new newspaper pages that's taken our total page count up to a huge 77 million - explore new additions from Blyth to Ballymena now.

New titles:

  • Peterborough Evening Telegraph 1949-1965, 1967, 1987

Updated titles:

  • Ballymena Weekly Telegraph 1990
  • Banffshire Herald 1918
  • Blyth News 1974-1981
  • Bridlington Free Press 1987-1989
  • Buchan Observer and East Aberdeenshire Advertiser 1985, 1987-1989, 1993
  • Buckingham Advertiser and Free Press 1986
  • Eastbourne Gazette 1994
  • Fleetwood Weekly News 1999
  • Gainsborough Evening News 1988
  • Halifax Daily Guardian 1910, 1913-1914, 1918-1921
  • Halifax Evening Courier 1966-1967, 1986
  • Hemel Hempstead Gazette and West Herts Advertiser 1985, 1987, 1989
  • Hucknall Dispatch 1984, 1997, 1999
  • Lincolnshire Standard and Boston Guardian 1986
  • Littlehampton Gazette 1982-1984, 1986, 1988-1989
  • Retford, Worksop, Isle of Axholme and Gainsborough News 1986-1987, 1996
  • Scarborough Evening News 2001

Join us on Friday at 4pm

For a very special Fridays Live, Findmypast’s research specialist Jen Baldwin is joined by Helen Antrobus, Assistant National Curator at the National Trust, to delve into the incredible stories unearthed during Findmypast’s collaboration with National Trust.

Last week, we added 30,587 brand new records - explore the full release for yourself today.

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