Monday, 6 March 2017

Findmypast new records

This is catching up with the new records posted by Findmypast.com (or .co.uk) last week.

Scotland Post Office Directories
382,782 entries from a long list of directories.

For instance, for Glasgow:

  • Glasgow Directory, 1799, 1801, 1803-1805, 1807, 1809-1813, 1815, 1818, 1824-1826, 1828
  • Glasgow Post Office Annual Directory, 1828-1836, 1838-1856, 1910-1911, 1918-1919, 1922-1929
  • Glasgow Post Office Directory, 1838-1839, 1859-1863, 1865-1869, 1872-1892, 1894-1897, 1899-1900, 1907-1909, 1911-1912, 1931-1938, 1940-1942
The volumes were OCR indexed so expect errors and omissions when searching. You can also browse the directories.

Lower Canada Census 1842
46,467 entries in this early 19th census. The linked images identify them as copyright and served from FamilySearch. 




Britain, Russian Orthodox Church in London
Browse 189 volumes with over 13,000 records of birth, marriage, and death records from the Russian Orthodox Church in London, and also correspondences, congregational records, and church documents. The records are sourced from the (UK) National Archives in the RG 8 collection.

Anglo-Boer War Records 1899-1902
A major addition of 295,204 transcript records drawn from more than 470 sources giving unit served with and any medals, honors, or awards they won. The register also contains a completely revised casualty list of 59,000 casualty records. Includes Canadian units such as Strathcona's Horse.

Also additions to Yorkshire Memorial Inscriptions (7,258 new records) and Britain, Knights of the Realm & Commonwealth index (352 additions).

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