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New records from Scotland, Middlesex and Baltimore

Alex Cox
8 August 2019

Here’s what’s new this week with a round-up of the latest record releases.

Scotland, Published Family Histories

Is your family from Scotland? Discover more about your Scottish families' name and history from this collection of publications. There are over 400 publications in this collection of Scottish family histories.

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The publications mostly date from the 19th and early 20th centuries, they include memoirs, genealogies, and clan histories. There are also publications that have been produced by emigrant families.

Scotland, Glasgow & Lanarkshire Death & Burial Index

Over 37,000 records have been added to the Glasgow & Lanarkshire Death & Burial Index. These new additions cover Bent Cemetery in Hamilton and consist of transcripts of original documents that will reveal a combination of your ancestors' birth year, death and burial dates, age at death, burial place and mortcloth price.

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United States, Passenger and Crew Lists

Over 777,000 new records from the major port city of Baltimore in Maryland have recently been added to these passenger and crew lists.

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This national collection brings together records of passengers and crew who arrived in America by ship or by plane from the East Coast to the West Coast and will reveal where your ancestor was born, where they sailed from, where they arrived and when.

Middlesex Monumental Inscriptions

Over 5,000 additional records are now available to search. The new records cover two cemeteries in Teddington as well as the Parish of St Mary's in Sunbury.

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Monumental Inscriptions can reveal the names of others buried in that plot as well as more specific details regarding age, birth and death dates. This can be incredibly helpful as it can provide you with the names and dates of your ancestor's next of kin, including their relation to one another.

British & Irish Newspaper Update

Historical newspapers hot off the press this week include:

  • Hawick Express covering the years 1892, 1903-1904, 1913-1914, 1919-1940, 1950-1952
  • Coatbridge Express covering the years 1885-1951
  • Dalkeith Advertiser covering the years 1869-1953
  • Barrhead News covering the years 1897-1912
  • Banffshire Herald covering the years 1893-1912
  • Banffshire Advertiser covering the years 1881-1902, 1905-1912

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Plus, we've added even more coverage to these papers:

  • Aberdeen Press and Journal – 1991 added
  • Aberdeen Evening Express – 1991 added
  • The Queen - 1901-1904 added

Findmypast Fridays Live

Join Alex as he takes a quick look at our latest new additions and why you should be searching school & education...

Posted by Findmypast on Friday, August 9, 2019