Archive for January, 2011

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Almost 450,000 new parish baptism records published ›

13 January, 2011

You can now search 447,108 new parish baptism records for Durham, Yorkshire, Cumberland, Northumberland and Westmorland on findmypast.co.uk These records cover 324 parishes in total – click here to view a list of these parishes (PDF). The records cover the period 1600-1997. The Northumberland & Durham Family History Society provided us with these records, in association with the Federation of… Read more ›

Over 126,000 new parish baptism and marriage records published ›

10 January, 2011

You can now search 126,967 new parish baptism and marriage records for Durham, Yorkshire, Cumberland, Northumberland and Westmorland on findmypast.co.uk The Northumberland & Durham Family History Society provided findmypast.co.uk with these records, in association with the Federation of Family History Societies. Further details about these records are as follows: Type of records Number of records Years covered Counties covered Churches… Read more ›

Search over 154,000 new Warwickshire parish burials ›

7 January, 2011

We have just published 154,074 new parish burial records for Birmingham, Warwickshire on findmypast.co.uk The Birmingham and Midland Society for Genealogy and Heraldry provided us with these records, in association with the Federation of Family History Societies. Further details about these records are as follows:     Type of records Number of records Years covered County covered Areas covered Burials… Read more ›

Don’t miss January’s issue of Discover My Past England magazine ›

4 January, 2011

January’s edition of Discover My Past England magazine goes online on Monday 10 January. This 42-page A4 issue is packed with special features and how-to guides to connect you with your English Heritage, including: Cartes-de-visite – Victorian life in miniature Social Networking – benefits for the family historian Salt workers of Cheshire Birth certificates – 10 top tips for your… Read more ›

Start Your Family Tree Week: 1 January ›

1 January, 2011

Happy New Year everybody! The final question in our festive family history challenge is: Q: What six letter name is given to the universally accepted file format for family tree software that allows you to save your tree and transfer it from one website to another? To help you find the answer, take a look at our Family Tree Explorer… Read more ›