Newspapers.com added 12 new newspapers this week, and made a significant update to one more. Go to Newspapers.com to get the full list of newspapers and dates covered (subscription site). More newspapers are updated every day, but most add on just a few pages here and there. Here we will
Monthly Archives: May 2013
During the last week, the British Newspaper Archives added to or updated the following newspapers: Dundee Courier 1952 (Dundee, Angus, Scotland) London City Press 1869 (London, London, England) Newcastle Journal 1872, 1882, 1898, 1916 (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England) Share your success story searching these records in the comments!
Petty Sessions Court Registers added records for the years 1842-1851, and 1913. Most of the Petty Sessions records begin in 1851 because of an overhaul to the system that was done that year. But some locations and years were added pre-1851, and in 1913. New records were also added in
Connecticut In an extremely ambitious project, every tombstone from every Connecticut cemetery is online on the Godfrey Memorial Library website. You need to be a Godfrey Scholar subscriber to access the collection. Search the records here. Thanks to Dick Eastman for the heads up. Indiana Do you have an Indianan
Burial records from Brompton Cemetery, one of the “Magificent Seven” cemeteries built around London in the 1830s and 1840s, are being digitized and added to Deceased Online. When complete, the database will contain 205,000 burials spanning 1840-2004 (though burials within the last 15 years are supressed from search results). Currently,
Ancestry.com updated the following collections during the last week: Indiana, Marriage Collection, 1800-1941 Oconee County, Georgia Probate Court Marriage Records, 1875-2010 Plymouth, Massachusetts, Epitaphs from Burial Hill, 1657-1892 Sweden, Kugelberg Newspaper Clips, 1888-1904 (in Swedish) Find direct links to these collections Share your success story searching these records in the comments! Don’t
The following collections have been updated during the last week: Civil War “Widows’ Pensions” (still 4%, added ~14,000 records) Letters Received by Commission Branch, 1863-1870 (47-52%, added ~20,000 records) Navy Cruise Books, 1918-2009 (74-75%, added~5,000 records) USACA – Property Control Branch (37-42%, added ~24,000 records) War of 1812 Pension Files
Did you know that when you see a change on World Vital Records, those changes are seen within a couple days on MyHeritage? In other words, the following records were added to both sites in the last week: Hoover Dam Construction Workers: Pioneer Families of Boulder City, Nevada, 1929 –
FamilySearch added to or updated the following collections during the last week: Austria, Seigniorial Records, 1537-1888 Brazil, Piauí, Civil Registration, 1875-2012 Chile, Santiago, Cemetery Records, 1821-2011 China, Cemetery Records, 1820-1983 China, Collection of Genealogies, 1239-2011 Czech Republic, Censuses, 1843-1921 England, Cheshire Bishop’s Transcripts, 1598-1900 England, Lancashire, Cheshire, Yorkshire, Parish Registers,
Newspapers.com is updating many, many collections, every day, almost too many to keep up with. But we’re going to try! Go to Newspapers.com to get the full list of newspapers and dates covered. More newspapers are updated every day, but most add on just a few pages here and there.