Archive for April, 2012

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1901 Scottish census now live on findmypast.co.uk ›

11 April, 2012

We have just published the 1901 Scottish census on findmypast.co.uk This is brilliant news for anyone tracing their Scottish roots as you can now search the 1841-1901 Scottish censuses on findmypast.co.uk. You won’t find a more complete England, Wales and Scotland census collection anywhere else. We have newly transcribed these census records to an extremely high standard to make it… Read more ›

Famous family trees: Anne Reid ›

5 April, 2012

Welcome to the second in a new series of blogs which explores the family trees of the famous. Experienced family historian, Roy Stockdill, takes us on a journey through time as he investigates the family history of the famous, both living and dead. Roy’s second blog focuses on actress Anne Reid. Had veteran actress Anne Reid, MBE, followed the inclinations… Read more ›

Findmypast.co.uk launches new Titanic records ›

5 April, 2012

Today marks the launch of two fascinating sets of records, which include information about the Titanic: Maritime births, marriages and deaths and White Star Line Officers’ books. We’re thrilled to offer you the most comprehensive collection of Titanic records anywhere online. Maritime births, marriages and deaths Search for your ancestors in vivid full colour scans of the original birth, marriage… Read more ›

Love knows no age in the Cheshire parish records ›

3 April, 2012

How old were your ancestors when they got married? Chances are they were probably in their twenties. While this was very much the norm, a couple of rather unusual marriages in the parish records from our Cheshire collection prove that people continued to marry much later in life. Daniel Broadbent married Martha Cheetham in Mottram-in-Longendale on 9 March 1780. You… Read more ›