News / Derbyshire

Final missing pieces of the 1901 census added to ›

1 July, 2010 by jessmoore

We’ve unearthed the last 18,427 missing pieces of the 1901 census which means that it’s now complete on Details of which new records you can now find on the site are as follows: Area Piece no. No. of records Leicester 2975 3042 Derbyshire 3207 4713 Lancashire 3540 10,672 If you were previously unable to find your ancestors on the… Read more ›

Your experiences – separated siblings ›

26 May, 2010 by jessmoore

In previous findmypast newsletters we asked you to email us your experiences of tracing your ancestors. Thanks to all of you who got in touch – your stories make for fascinating reading. Read on for Vivienne Whiddett-Hare’s story: ‘I was evacuated from Battersea, London to South Derbyshire in 1944 aged 6 weeks. My mother, who I found to be unmarried… Read more ›

Seven new 1901 census counties ›

30 March, 2009 by

Seven complete counties, comprising 3.8 million records, have been added to the 1901 census and are ready for you to search. The new additions are: Warwickshire Cheshire Nottinghamshire Lincolnshire Derbyshire Leicestershire Rutland Search the new 1901 census counties today 19.7 million 1901 census records We now have over 19.7 million 1901 census records, each one freshly and faithfully transcribed from… Read more ›