FindMyPast Friday Updates

The 1939 Register is now available to browse making it easier than ever before to discover where your family’s friends and neighbours were and what they were up to on the eve of World War 2. A complement to the name searchable 1939 Register, browse offers you the ability to explore the register by County, Borough/District, Piece number and ED letter code.

Ireland Census Reports contains over 19,000 records compiled from census returns from the mid-1800s to early 1900s. The reports provide statistical details regarding the number of inhabitants in a given townland and cover all 32 counties of Ireland. The statistics are broken down by gender, age, or other similar categories and can help provide you with an invaluable snapshot of your ancestor’s community.

Both transcripts and PDF images of the original reports are included in each records. You can read a title from start to finish by searching by title and sorting by image number or by using the previous and next buttons in the image viewer to navigate through the entire publication. The collection contains 194 census reports spanning the years between 1851 and 1911.

Over 45,663 new images and dozens of new articles have been added to the The PERiodical Source Index (PERSI). The titles included in this most recent image update come from several states, including Georgia, Maine, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and Utah. There is also a publication from New Zealand, The New Zealand Genealogist.

The images from this update come from 10 different publications and cover the years 1883 to 1994. Read our recent Persi Update blog post to find out more about the titles included.

There are even more updates at FindMyPast Fridays.

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