News & Articles 2009

News Archive

PCC Wills Index and Images
23rd December 2009

We have added to our PCC Wills and probate records. The wills are searchable by name, year of will, year of probate, area and profession. The search results also show the image of the original record. We now have over 100 year's worth of wills available. This will shortly be expanded to cover all years.

BT 158, 159 & 160 - Births, Marriages and Deaths onboard ships
18th December 2009

MAJOR NEW RELEASE: We have now added Births, Marriages and Deaths onboard ships to our Non-Conformist and Non-Parochial Records

These are registers compiled from ships' official logs of births, deaths and marriages of passengers at sea by the Registrar General of Shipping and Seamen (RGSS) and its predecessor. The records range from 1854 to 1908 and include over 150,000 individuals, complete with images and full transcript.

BT 158 - Registers compiled from ships' official logs of births, deaths and marriages of passengers at sea (1854-1908)

BT 159 - Registers of deaths at sea of British nationals (1875-1888)

BT 160 – Registers of births at sea of British nationals (1875-1891)

London Parish Record Transcript & The Victoria Cross and Distinguished Service Order records 1857-1923
17th December 2009

We have added over 390,000 individuals to our transcript for London, expanding our coverage and bringing the total to over 475,000 individuals. These records include the marriage record for Samuel Pepys (recorded as Samuell Peps), and the burial record for Sir Walter Raleigh (recorded with surname Rawleigh). The London records now cover:

  • Baptisms: 1538 - 1873
  • Marriages: 1538 - 1837
  • Burials: 1539 - 1852

Click Here to view our full coverage of Parish Record Transcripts

NEW: We have added to our Roll of Honour Transcript The Victoria Cross and Distinguished Service Order records 1857-1923. This online database includes nearly 25,000 biographical records of officers, non-commissioned officers and men of his Majesty's naval, military and air forces who have been awarded these decorations from the time of their institution, with descriptions of the deeds and services which won the distinctions and with many biographical, and other, details.

School, College & University Registers
11th December 2009

NEW: We have added new data to our School, College & University Registers section. These include records within the following schools:

  • Christ's College (Cambridge University)
  • St. John The Evangelist College (Cambridge University)
  • Balliol College (Oxford University)
  • City & Guilds College (London)
  • St. Paul's School (London)

Our School Registers cover the year range 1264-1949.

PCC Wills Index and Images
2nd December 2009

We have added over 30,000 records to our PCC Wills and probate records. This brings the total number of records to over 570,000. The wills are searchable by name, year of will, year of probate, area and profession. The search results also show the image of the original record. We now have over 100 year's worth of wills available. This will shortly be expanded to cover all years.

Berkshire Parish Record Transcripts
23rd November 2009

NEW: We have now added our transcript for Berkshire with over 20,000 individuals. With years ranging from 1538 - 1840:

  • Baptisms: 1588 - 1742
  • Marriages: 1538 - 1840
  • Burials: 1588 - 1722

Click Here to view our full coverage of Parish Record Transcripts

School, College & University Registers
19th November 2009

NEW: We have added new data to our School, College & University Registers section. These include records within the following counties:

  • Kent
  • Northumberland
  • Rutland
  • Somerset
  • Suffolk
  • Wiltshire
  • Worcestershire

Our current year range of the registers 1264-1949

Worcestershire Parish Record Transcript
13th November 2009

We have added over 24,000 individuals to our transcript for Worcestershire, expanding our coverage and bringing the total to over 455,000 individuals. With years ranging from:

  • Baptisms: 1754 - 1849

Click Here to view our full coverage of Parish Record Transcripts

PCC Wills Index and Images
12th November 2009

We have added over 80,000 records to our PCC Wills and probate records. This brings the total number of records to over 540,000. The wills are searchable by name, year of will, year of probate, area and profession. The search results also show the image of the original record. We now have 100 year's worth of wills available. This will shortly be expanded to cover all years.

Chatham, Plymouth and Portsmouth Memorial Register 1914-1921
6th November 2009

NEW: We have added to our Roll of Honour Transcript the Chatham, Plymouth and Portsmouth Memorial Register 1914-1921. This online database includes over 25,000 Biographical records of Officers and men of the Royal Navy who were lost at sea and were not recorded in any cemetery or on any battlefield.

The memorials were erected at the three Home Ports which are the Manning Ports of the Royal Navy. As well as carry the names of the dead, they also serve as a “Sea-mark” or “Leading-mark” for ships entering the ports.

These printed Registers contain more detailed descriptions than are shown on the panels on the memorials. Each biography contains information on Name, Rank, Ship, Age, date of death, immediate family including address and photos.

Irish Directories
3rd November 2009

MAJOR NEW RELEASE: Today we have added Irish Directories:

  • 1905 Belfast Kelly's Directory
  • 1905 Connaught Kelly's Directory
  • 1905 Dublin Kelly's Directory
  • 1905 Leinster Kelly's Directory
  • 1905 Munster Kelly's Directory
  • 1905 Ulster Kelly's Directory

Directories are both a research tool and a valuable insight into the lives of your ancestors.

RG32: Registers Abroad and on British & Foreign Ships 1831-1969
28th October 2009

MAJOR NEW RELEASE: Records from the General Register Office: Miscellaneous Foreign Returns, 1831-1964 (RG 32) have been added to the online service.

The records contain documents relating to births, baptisms, marriages, deaths and burials abroad, and on British as well as foreign ships, of British subjects, nationals of the colonies, the Commonwealth and countries under British jurisdiction. Events affecting some foreign nationals are also included. Records consist mainly of certificates issued by foreign registration authorities and copies of entries kept by incumbents of English churches and missions, chaplains and burial authorities. Many are in local languages and these have been translated for this service. The records also contain documents sent voluntarily by individuals to the Registrar General.

For the Second World War period some notifications of deaths of members of the British armed services, prisoners of war, civilians, internees and deaths through aircraft lost in flight are included.

The records covering deaths in Japanese and German prison internment camps include executions.

The son and grandchildren of Lord Lytton who wrote "the pen is mightier than the sword" feature in the records. His son, Edward Robert Bulwer-Lytton Secretary to The British Embassy at Vienna and became Viceroy of British India from 1876 to 1880. His granddaughter’s baptism, Constance Georgina Bulwer-Lytton, is recorded in the records; she became a suffragette who carved a V (for Votes for women) over heart while in prison.

PCC Wills Index and Images
20th October 2009

We have added 80,000 records to our PCC Wills and probate records. This brings the total number of records to over 460,000. The wills are searchable by name, year of will, year of probate, area and profession. The search results also show the image of the original record. We now have nearly 100 year's worth of wills available. This will shortly be expanded to cover all years.

Dorset Parish Record Transcripts
14th October 2009

NEW: We have now added our current transcript for Dorset with over 60,000 individuals. With years ranging from 1658 - 1839:

  • Marriages: 1538 - 1839

Click Here to view our full coverage of Parish Record Transcripts

Devon Parish Record Transcripts
9th October 2009

NEW: We have now added our transcript for Devon with nearly 40,000 individuals. With years ranging from 1538 - 1837:

  • Baptisms: 1594 - 1813
  • Marriages: 1538 - 1837
  • Burials: 1593 - 1813

Click Here to view our full coverage of Parish Record Transcripts

De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914-1918
7th October 2009

NEW: We have added to our Roll of Honour Transcript the De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914-1918. This online database includes biographies of over 25,000 men of the armed forces who lost their lives in the Great War. About 7,000 of the entries have linked photographs. The level of detail given varies due to the variety of sources used but all include the persons regiment, place and date of death. The families often lodged the biography with the publisher and these entries go into great detail about their lives. The Roll of Honour also contains the National Roll of Honour, British Roll of Honour and Bond of Sacrifice records. The number of records available to search, and view, is nearly 1,150,000.

Overseas Marine/Maritime Deaths
5th October 2009

We have added over 25,000 records, with images, to our Overseas Marine Deaths transcript, bringing the total number of records to over 210,000. This transcription covers the deaths of those aboard British registered vessels.

London Parish Record Transcripts
2nd October 2009

NEW: We have now added our current transcript for London with over 85,000 individuals. With years ranging from 1658 - 1837:

  • Marriages: 1658 - 1837

Click Here to view our full coverage of Parish Record Transcripts

RG36: Registers & Returns in the Protectorates etc of Africa & Asia + 1881 England & Wales Transcript Completed
25th September 2009

MAJOR NEW RELEASE: We have added RG36 Registers and Returns of Births, Marriages and Deaths in the Protectorates etc of Africa and Asia Covering dates 1895-1965 to our Non-Conformist Records which contains notifications of birth, marriage and deathforwarded by officials responsible for civil registration under administrative ordinances in Nyasaland, Kenya, Somaliland, Uganda, Sudan, Palestine, Sarawak, Malaya, including Johore and Selangor, and British North Borneo.

nfk01NEW RELEASE: Look under our Census Transcript section as We have completed our Norfolk 1881 Census Full Transcript with nearly 440,000 records available to search, and view, with images. We have also added, under our Census Transcript section, our Herefordshire 1881 Census Full Transcript with nearly 120,000 records available to search, and view, with images.

This completes our 1881 Census Transcript for England

mon01Look under our Census Transcript section as We have completed our Glamorgan 1881 Census Full Transcript with nearly 515,000 records available to search, and view, with images. We have also added, under our Census Transcript section, our Monmouthshire 1881 Census Full Transcript with nearly 235,000 records available to search, and view, with images.

This completes our 1881 Census Transcript for Wales

Durham Parish Record Transcripts & Northumberland Parish Records
10th September 2009

NEW: We have now added our transcript for Durham with over 22,500 individuals. With years ranging from 1569 - 1812:

  • Baptisms: 1590 - 1812
  • Marriages: 1569 - 1812
  • Burials: 1591 - 1812

Click Here to view our full coverage of Parish Record Transcripts

Also Northumberland Parish Registers have been added to the Parish Records (Printed Books) section on the site with years ranging from 1572 - 1812 including the parishes of Alnham, Beadnell, Berwick -upon-Tweed, Bothal, Hebburn, Chatton, Edlingham, Eglingham, Halton, Ingram, Lesbur, Meldon, St. Nicholas Cathedral (Newcastle-upon-Tyne), Tynemouth & Whalton.

Derbyshire 1881 Transcripts
9th September 2009

NEW RELEASE: Look under our Census Transcript section as We have completed our Derbyshire 1881 Census Full Transcript with over 385,000 records available to search, and view, with images.

Cornwall Parish Record Transcripts
7th September 2009

NEW: We have now added to our transcript for Cornwall by adding over 260,000 individuals bringing the total number of individuals to over 2.2 Million. Bringing the year range to 1531 - 1917:

  • Baptisms/Births: 1650 - 1910
  • Marriages: 1531 - 1855
  • Burials/Deaths: 1722 - 1917

Click Here to view our full coverage of Parish Record Transcripts

PCC Wills Index and Images
4th September 2009

We have added to our PCC Wills and probate records. The wills are searchable by name, year of will, year of probate, area and profession. The search results also show the image of the original record. We now have nearly 100 year's worth of wills available. This will shortly be expanded to cover all years.

Carnarvonshire 1881 Transcripts
1st September 2009

NEW RELEASE: Look under our Census Transcript section as We have completed our Carnarvonshire 1881 Census Full Transcript with nearly 125,000 records available to search, and view, with images.

Overseas BMDs
28th August 2009

We have added over 200,000 records, with images, to our overseas BMD record set. Bringing the total of records to over 1,200,000. This transcript covers the births, marriages and deaths of British Service Personnel throughout the world. The data set now includes:

  • Marine Births 1837-1965
  • Army Births & Registers, Marriages and Deaths: 1747-1980
  • Air Births, Deaths & Missing Persons: 1947 - 1965
  • Consular Birth, Marriages, Deaths: 1849-1915
  • High Commission Births, Marriages, Deaths: 1899-1964
  • Informal Certificates of Birth at Sea: 1839 - 1867
  • Ionian Island Births, Marriages, Deaths: 1818 - 1864
  • Marriages & Deaths Abroad: 1966 - 1994
  • Regimental Births: 1407 - 1997
  • Article 6/18 Marriage: 1961 - 1965

Worcestershire 1881 Transcripts
25th August 2009

NEW RELEASE: Look under our Census Transcript section as We have completed our Worcestershire 1881 Census Full Transcript with nearly 385,000 records available to search, and view, with images.

Carmarthenshire 1881 Transcripts
21st August 2009

NEW RELEASE: Look under our Census Transcript section as We have completed our Carmarthenshire 1881 Census Full Transcript with over 110,000 records available to search, and view, with images.

Oxfordshire 1881 Transcripts
19th August 2009

NEW RELEASE: Look under our Census Transcript section as We have completed our Oxfordshire 1881 Census Full Transcript with over 180,000 records available to search, and view, with images.

Cardiganshire 1881 Transcripts
17th August 2009

NEW RELEASE: Look under our Census Transcript section as We have completed our Cardiganshire 1881 Census Full Transcript with over 95,000 records available to search, and view, with images.

RG34: Miscellaneous Foreign Marriage Returns, 1826-1921
14th August 2009

MAJOR NEW RELEASE: We have added RG34: Miscellaneous Foreign Marriage Returns, 1826-1921 to our Non-Conformist Records which contains marriage certificates issued by foreign registration authorities and churches, copies of entries in the registers kept by British embassies, incumbents of English churches and chaplains, notification of marriages of servicemen during service abroad, and documents deposited for safekeeping. This new record sets allows access to 38,000 individuals, complete with images and full transcript, complete with mini family tree.

Shropshire 1881 Transcripts & PCC Wills Index and Images
13th August 2009

NEW RELEASE: Look under our Census Transcript section as We have completed our Shropshire 1881 Census Full Transcript with over 265,000 records available to search, and view, with images.

WillsWe have also added to our PCC Wills and probate records. The wills are searchable by name, year of will, year of probate, area and profession. The search results also show the image of the original record. This will shortly be expanded to cover all years.

Nottinghamshire 1881 Transcripts
7th August 2009

NEW RELEASE: Look under our Census Transcript section as We have completed our Nottinghamshire 1881 Census Full Transcript with nearly 440,000 records available to search, and view, with images.

School, College & University Registers
3rd August 2009

NEW: We have added more Cambridgeshire, Oxfordshire & Yorkshire data to School, College & University Registers. These include records for:

  • Cambridge University
  • Oxford Universiry
  • Sedbergh School

Suffolk 1881 Transcripts
30th July 2009

NEW RELEASE: Look under our Census Transcript section as We have completed our Suffolk 1881 Census Full Transcript with over 350,000 records available to search, and view, with images.

Pembrokeshire 1881 Transcripts
29th July 2009

NEW RELEASE: Look under our Census Transcript section as We have completed our Pembrokeshire 1881 Census Full Transcript with nearly 85,000 records available to search, and view, with images.

Brecknockshire & Anglesey 1881 Transcripts
24th July 2009

NEW RELEASE: Look under our Census Transcript section as We have completed our Brecknockshire 1881 Census Full Transcript with nearly 55,000 records available to search, and view, with images.

bed01We have also added, under our Census Transcript section, our Anglesey 1881 Census Full Transcript with over 35,000 records available to search, and view, with images.

Circa 1911, Southern Directories
22nd July 2009

NEW: We have added more Buckinghamshire & Oxfordshire data to Circa 1911. This new section contains data from 1911 and surrounding years.

NEW: We have also added the following Southern directories:

  • 1911 Bucks & Oxon Kelly's Directory

Directories are both a research tool and a valuable insight into the lives of your ancestors.

Cambridgeshire & Bedfordshire 1881 Transcripts
21st July 2009

NEW RELEASE: Look under our Census Transcript section as We have completed our Cambridgeshire 1881 Census Full Transcript with over 190,000 records available to search, and view, with images.

bed01We have also added, under our Census Transcript section, our Bedfordshire 1881 Census Full Transcript with nearly 155,000 records available to search, and view, with images.

Denbighshire & Montgomeryshire 1881 Transcripts
17th July 2009

NEW RELEASE: Look under our Census Transcript section as We have completed our Denbighshire 1881 Census Full Transcript with over 110,000 records available to search, and view, with images.

mont01We have also added, under our Census Transcript section, our Montgomeryshire 1881 Census Full Transcript with over 75,000 records available to search, and view, with images.

Buckinghamshire 1881 Transcript
16th July 2009

NEW RELEASE: Look under our Census Transcript section as We have completed our Buckinghamshire 1881 Census Full Transcript with over 155,000 records available to search, and view, with images.

PCC Wills Index and Images
15th July 2009

We have added to our PCC Wills and probate records. The wills are searchable by name, year of will, year of probate, area and profession. The search results also show the image of the original record. This will shortly be expanded to cover all years.

Worcestershire Parish Record Transcript - 1812-1849 Baptisms Complete
13th July 2009

We have added nearly 27,000 individuals to complete our 1812 - 1849 Baptism Transcript for Worcestershire, expanding our coverage and bringing the total to over 430,000 individuals. With years ranging from:

  • Baptisms: 1812 - 1849

Click Here to view our full coverage of Parish Record Transcripts

Warwickshire 1881 Transcript
10th July 2009

NEW RELEASE: Look under our Census Transcript section as We have completed our Warwickshire 1881 Census Full Transcript with over 730,000 records available to search, and view, with images.

Derbyshire & Hertfordshire Parish Record Transcripts
8th July 2009

NEW: We have now added our transcript for Derbyshire with over 130,000 individuals. With years ranging from 1538 - 1838:

  • Baptisms: 1643 - 1798
  • Marriages: 1538 - 1838
  • Burials: 1638 - 1810

Click Here to view our full coverage of Parish Record Transcripts

NEW: We have also added our transcript for Hertfordshire with over 26,000 individuals. With years ranging from 1538 - 1837:

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  • Marriages: 1538- 1837

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Worcestershire Parish Record Transcript
7th July 2009

We have added nearly 30,000 individuals to our transcript for Worcestershire, expanding our coverage and bringing the total to over 400,000 individuals. With years ranging from:

  • Baptisms: 1812 - 1849

Click Here to view our full coverage of Parish Record Transcripts

Circa 1911 & London Directories
3rd July 2009

NEW: We have added more London data to Circa 1911. This new section contains data from 1911 and surrounding years.

NEW: We have also added the following London directories:

  • 1910 London Post Office Street Directory London Directories image
  • 1910 London Post Office Trade Directory
  • 1910 London Post Office Law Directory

Directories are both a research tool and a valuable insight into the lives of your ancestors.

Merionethshire & Flintshire 1881 Transcripts
2nd July 2009

NEW RELEASE: Look under our Census Transcript section as We have completed our Merionethshire 1881 Census Full Transcript with nearly 70,000 records available to search, and view, with images.

fli01We have also added, under our Census Transcript section, our Flintshire 1881 Census Full Transcript with over 45,000 records available to search, and view, with images.

Huntingdonshire & Rutland 1881 Transcript
30th June 2009

NEW RELEASE: Look under our Census Transcript section as We have completed our Huntingsonshire & Rutland 1881 Census Full Transcript with over 75,000 records available to search, and view, with images.

Lincolnshire & Westmorland 1881 Transcripts
25th June 2009

NEW RELEASE: Look under our Census Transcript section as We have completed our Lincolnshire 1881 Census Full Transcript with over 460,000 records available to search, and view, with images.

wes01We have also added, under our Census Transcript section, our Westmorland 1881 Census Full Transcript with nearly 65,000 records available to search, and view, with images.

Gloucestershire 1881 Transcript
23rd June 2009

NEW RELEASE: Look under our Census Transcript section as We have completed our Gloucestershire 1881 Census Full Transcript with nearly 525,000 records available to search, and view, with images.

Cambridgeshire & Cheshire Parish Record Transcripts
22nd June 2009

NEW: We have now added our transcript for Cambridgeshire with over 70,000 individuals. With years ranging from 1538 - 1837:

  • Marriages: 1538 - 1837

Click Here to view our full coverage of Parish Record Transcripts

NEW: We have also added our transcript for Cheshire with over 33,000 individuals. With years ranging from 1557 - 1837:

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  • Marriages: 1557- 1837

Click Here to view our full coverage of Parish Record Transcripts

Surrey 1881 Transcript
19th June 2009

NEW RELEASE: Look under our Census Transcript section as We have completed our Surrey 1881 Census Full Transcript with nearly 460,000 records available to search, and view, with images.

National Roll of Honour 1914-1918
18th June 2009

NEW: We have added to our Roll of Honour Transcript the National Roll of Honour. Which includes over 110,000 records. This includes a collection of biographies of those who served during the Great War, 1914-1918. Includes brief accounts of how they joined up and demobilisation date. Many of the entries refer to combatants who survived the war and the National Roll of Honour is the only detailed information available. The number of records available in our Roll of Honour to search, and view, is nearly 1,125,000.

Worcestershire Parish Record Transcript & PCC Wills Index and Images
16th June 2009

We have added nearly 17,000 individuals to our transcript for Worcestershire, expanding our coverage and bringing the total to over 375,000 individuals. With years ranging from:

  • Baptisms: 1812 - 1849

Click Here to view our full coverage of Parish Record Transcripts

PCC Wills Index and Images
12th June 2009

We have added to our PCC Wills and probate records. The wills are searchable by name, year of will, year of probate, area and profession. The search results also show the image of the original record. This will shortly be expanded to cover all years.

Somerset & Hampshire Parish Record Transcripts
5th June 2009

NEW: We have now added our transcript for Somerset with over 140,000 individuals. With years ranging from 1531 - 1842:

  • Marriages: 1531 - 1842

Click Here to view our full coverage of Parish Record Transcripts

NEW: We have also added our transcript for Hampshire with over 135,000 individuals. With years ranging from 1485 - 1837:

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  • Baptisms: 1562 - 1811
  • Marriages: 1536- 1837
  • Burials: 1485- 1812

Click Here to view our full coverage of Parish Record Transcripts

Middlesex & Buckinghamshire Parish Record Transcripts
4th June 2009

NEW: We have now added our transcript for Middlesex with over 90,000 individuals. With years ranging from 1538 - 1837:

  • Baptisms: 1659 - 1689
  • Marriages: 1538 - 1837
  • Burials: 1659

Click Here to view our full coverage of Parish Record Transcripts

NEW: We have also added our transcript for Buckinghamshire with nearly 90,000 individuals. With years ranging from 1538 - 1908 :

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  • Baptisms: 1558 - 1834
  • Marriages: 1538- 1908
  • Burials: 1558- 1834

Click Here to view our full coverage of Parish Record Transcripts

Dorset 1881 Transcript
2nd June 2009

NEW RELEASE: Look under our Census Transcript section as We have completed our Dorset 1881 Census Full Transcript with nearly 185,000 records available to search, and view, with images.

Cumberland & Radnorshire 1881 Transcripts
29th May 2009

NEW RELEASE: Look under our Census Transcript section as We have completed our Cumberland 1881 Census Full Transcript with over 250,000 records available to search, and view, with images.

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Worcestershire Parish Record Transcript & PCC Wills Index and Images
28th May 2009

We have added nearly 55,000 individuals to our transcript for Worcestershire, expanding our coverage and bringing the total to nearly 360,000 individuals. With years ranging from:

  • Baptisms/Births: 1812 - 1849

Click Here to view our full coverage of Parish Record Transcripts

Cornwall & Isle of Man 1881 Transcripts
27th May 2009

NEW RELEASE: Look under our Census Transcript section as We have completed our Cornwall 1881 Census Full Transcript with over 325,000 records available to search, and view, with images.

iom01We have also added, under our Census Transcript section, our Isle of Man 1881 Census Full Transcript with nearly 55,000 records available to search, and view, with images.

Staffordshire & Northamptonshire 1881 Transcripts
26th May 2009

NEW RELEASE: Look under our Census Transcript section as We have completed our Staffordshire 1881 Census Full Transcript with over 1,000,000 records available to search, and view, with images.

sta01We have also added, under our Census Transcript section, our Northamptonshire 1881 Census Full Transcript with nearly 280,000 records available to search, and view, with images.

Somerset 1881 Transcripts & PCC Wills Index and Images
9th April 2009

NEW RELEASE: Look under our Census Transcript section as we have completed our Somerset 1881 Census Full Transcript. The number of records available to search, and view, is nearly 500,000 with images.

We have also added to our PCC Wills and probate records. The wills are searchable by name, year of will, year of probate, area and profession. The search results also show the image of the original record. This will shortly be expanded to cover all years.

Worcestershire Parish Record Transcript
3rd April 2009

We have also added nearly 35,000 individuals to our transcript for Worcestershire, expanding our coverage and bringing the total to nearly 305,000 individuals. With years ranging from:

  • Baptisms/Births: 1812 - 1849

Click Here to view our full coverage of Parish Record Transcripts

Overseas BMDs
2nd April 2009

We have added nearly 22,000 records, with images, to our overseas BMD record set. Bringing the total of records to nearly 1,000,000. This transcript covers the births, marriages and deaths of British Service Personnel throughout the world. The new data includes:

  • South African Deaths : 1899 - 1902

Northumberland 1881 Transcript
1st April 2009

NEW RELEASE: Look under our Census Transcript section as We have completed our Northumberland 1881 Census Full Transcript with nearly 430,000 records available to search, and view, with images.

Gloucestershire Parish Record Transcript
31st March 2009

NEW: We have now added our transcript for Gloucestershire with nearly 150,000 individuals. With years ranging from 1416 - 1913:

  • Marriages: 1416 - 1913

Click Here to view our full coverage of Parish Record Transcripts

PCC Wills Index and Images
27th March 2009

We have added to our PCC Wills and probate records. The wills are searchable by name, year of will, year of probate, area and profession. The search results also show the image of the original record. This will shortly be expanded to cover all years.

Overseas BMDs & Midland Directories
26th March 2009

We have added over 30,000 records, with images, to our overseas BMD record set. Bringing the total of records to nearly 1,000,000. This transcript covers the births, marriages and deaths of British Service Personnel throughout the world. The new data includes:

  • Consular Marriages: 1891 - 1915
  • Consular Deaths: 1891 - 1905

NEW: We have added the following Midland directories:

  • 1857 Derbyshire White's Directory
  • 1941 Derbyshire & Nottinghamshire Kelly's Directory
  • Midland Directories image
  • 1941 Leicestershire & Rutland Kelly's Directory
  • 1896 Leicestershire Wright's Street Directory
  • 1873 Worcestershire Littlebury's Directory
  • 1874 Warwickshire White's Directory
  • 1933 Warwick & Leamington Spa Kelly's Directory
  • 1901 Warwick,Worcs,Staffs Deacon's County Blue Book

Directories are both a research tool and a valuable insight into the lives of your ancestors.

Channel Isles 1881 Transcript & Worcestershire Parish Record Transcript
25th March 2009

NEW RELEASE: Look under our Census Transcript section as We have completed our Channel Islands 1881 Census Full Transcript with nearly 90,000 records available to search, and view, with images.

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  • Baptisms/Births: 1812 - 1849

Click Here to view our full coverage of Parish Record Transcripts

Middlesex 1881 Transcript
23rd March 2009

NEW RELEASE: Look under our Census Transcript section as We have completed our Middlesex 1881 Census Full Transcript with over 380,000 records available to search, and view, with images.

Leicestershire 1881 Transcript
11th March 2009

NEW RELEASE: Look under our Census Transcript section as We have completed our Leicestershire 1881 Census Full Transcript with over 325,000 records available to search, and view, with images.

New Northern Directories
10th March 2009

NEW: We have added the following Northern directories:

  • 1894 Cumberland Kelly's Directory
  • 1894 Durham Kelly's Directory
  • 1894 Northumberland Kelly's Directory
  • 1894 Westmorland Kelly's Directory
  • 1830 Leeds Parson & White's Directory
  • 1927-28 Southport Seeds Directory
  • 1855 Westmorland Slater's Directory

Directories are both a research tool and a valuable insight into the lives of your ancestors.

Worcestershire Parish Record Transcript & PCC Wills Index and Images
9th March 2009

We have added nearly 12,500 individuals to our transcript for Worcestershire, expanding our coverage and bringing the total to nearly 270,000 individuals. With years ranging from:

  • Baptisms/Births: 1812 - 1936

Click Here to view our full coverage of Parish Record Transcripts

We have also added to our PCC Wills and probate records. The wills are searchable by name, year of will, year of probate, area and profession. The search results also show the image of the original record. This will shortly be expanded to cover all years.

Devon 1881 Transcript
5th March 2009

NEW RELEASE: Look under our Census Transcript section as We have completed our Devon 1881 Census Full Transcript with over 600,000 records available to search, and view, with images.

RG33: Foreign Registers & Returns 1627-1960
27th February 2009

MAJOR NEW RELEASE: We have added RG33: Foreign Registers & Returns 1627-1960 to our Non-Conformist Records which contains Overseas Birth, Marriage, Death and Burial of British Subjects including those onboard ships. Also Lundy Island Devon. Original registers, notebooks and copies of entries in registers kept by incumbents of English churches and missions, British embassies and legations etc. This new record sets allows access to 100,000 individuals, complete with images and full transcript, complete with mini family tree.

Durham & Berkshire 1881 Transcripts & PCC Wills Index and Images
26th February 2009

NEW RELEASE: Look under our Census Transcript section as we have completed our Durham 1881 Census Full Transcript. The number of records available to search, and view, is over 860,000 with images.

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Also look under our Census Transcript section as we have completed our Berkshire 1881 Census Full Transcript. The number of records available to search, and view, is nearly 250,000 with images.

We have also added to our PCC Wills and probate records. The wills are searchable by name, year of will, year of probate, area and profession. The search results also show the image of the original record. This will shortly be expanded to cover all years.

PCC Wills Index and Images
20th February 2009

We have added to our PCC Wills and probate records. The wills are searchable by name, year of will, year of probate, area and profession. The search results also show the image of the original record. This will shortly be expanded to cover all years.

Essex & Kent Parish Record Transcript
19th February 2009

NEW RELEASE: We have now added our Transcript for Essex with over 35000 individuals. With years ranging from 1538 - 1890:

  • Marriages: 1538 - 1890

We have also added nearly 10,000 individuals to our Transcript for Kent, expanding our coverage and bringing the total to over 500,000 individuals. These new records are Bishop's Transcripts. These are useful as they can provide record's that may not exist in the parish registers. With years ranging from:

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  • Baptisms/Births: 1682 - 1812
  • Marriages: 1683 - 1812
  • Burials/Baptisms: 1683 - 1812

Click Here to view our full coverage of Parish Record Transcripts

Wiltshire 1881 Transcript
16th February 2009

NEW RELEASE: Look under our Census Transcript section as we have completed our Wiltshire 1881 Census Full Transcript. The number of records available to search, and view, is nearly 250,000 with images.

Sussex 1881 Transcript
10th February 2009

NEW RELEASE: Look under our Census Transcript section as we have completed our Sussex 1881 Census Full Transcript. The number of records available to search, and view, is nearly 500,000 with images.

School, College & University Registers
4th February 2009

MAJOR NEW RELEASE: Look for our new section School, College & University. This new section contains data from Popular Institutions. We currently have registers for Aberdeen, Berkshire (inc. Eton), Cambridge, Cumberland, Devon, Essex, Glasgow, Gloucestershire, Lancashire, London, Middlesex, Oxford, Shropshire, Surrey, Sussex, Warwickshire, Yorkshire and Teacher Lists.

Hertfordshire 1881 Transcript
30th January 2009

NEW RELEASE: Look under our Census Transcript section as we have completed our Hertfordshire 1881 Census Full Transcript. The number of records available to search, and view, is over 200,000 with images.

Hampshire 1881 Transcript
28th January 2009

NEW RELEASE: Look under our Census Transcript section as we have completed our Hampshire 1881 Census Full Transcript. The number of records available to search, and view, is nearly 575,000 with images.

Scottish & Welsh Directories
27th January 2009

MAJOR NEW RELEASE: Today we have added the both Scottish & Welsh Directories:

  • 1406-1700 Roll of Edinburgh Burgesses and Guild-Brethren
  • 1923-1924 Aberdeen Post Office Directory
  • 1930 (Circa) The Official Guide to Edinburgh
  • 1844 Pigot's Directory for North Wales
  • 1844 Pigot's Directory for South Wales

Directories are both a research tool and a valuable insight into the lives of your ancestors.

Worcestershire Parish Record Transcript & Southern Directories
22nd January 2009

We have added nearly 63,000 individuals to our transcript for Worcestershire, expanding our coverage and bringing the total to nearly 230,000 individuals. With years ranging from:

  • Baptisms/Births: 1812 - 1849

Click Here to view our full coverage of Parish Record Transcripts

We have also added the following Southern Directories:

  • 1862 Essex, Hertfordshire, Middlesex & KeLondon Directories imagent Post Office Directory
  • 1886 Essex & Hertfordshire Kelly's Directory
  • 1922 Sussex Kelly's Directory
  • 1924 Sussex Kelly's Directory
  • 1929 Essex & Hertfordshire Kelly's Directory
  • 1938 Kent, Surrey & Sussex Kelly's Directory

Directories are both a research tool and a valuable insight into the lives of your ancestors.

Circa 1911 & Midlands Directories
20th January 2009

NEW: We have added Cheshire data to Circa 1911. This new section contains data from 1911 and surrounding years.

NEW: We have also added the following Midlands directories:

  • 1914 Cheshire Kelly's Directory
  • London Directories image
  • 1925 Derbyshire Kelly's Directory
  • 1925 Leicestershire Kelly's Directory
  • 1925 Nottinghamshire Kelly's Directory
  • 1925 Rutland Kelly's Directory

Directories are both a research tool and a valuable insight into the lives of your ancestors.

Circa 1911 & Nothern Directories
19th January 2009

We have expanded our Lancashire data to Circa 1911. This new section contains data from 1911 and surrounding years.

 

NEW: We have also added the following Northern directories:

  • 1825 Lancashire Baines' Directory
  • London Directories image
  • 1828 Cumberland, Lancashire, Westmorland Pigot's Directory
  • 1853 Manchester Whellan Directory
  • 1861 Leeds & Bradford White's Directory
  • 1925 Cumberland & Westmorland Kelly's Directory

Directories are both a research tool and a valuable insight into the lives of your ancestors.

Circa 1911, Southern Directories & PCC Wills Index and Images
16th January 2009

NEW: We have added Dorset & Wiltshire data to Circa 1911, we have also expanded our Gloucestershire data. This new section contains data from 1911 and surrounding years.

We have also added the following Southern Directories:

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  • 1910-11 Gloucester Smart's Directory
  • 1911 Dorset Kelly's Directory
  • 1911 Wiltshire Kelly's Directory

We have also added to our PCC Wills and probate records. The wills are searchable by name, year of will, year of probate, area and profession. The search results also show the image of the original record. This will shortly be expanded to cover all years.

Circa 1911 & Directories
15th January 2009

NEW: We have added Hampshire & Essex data to Circa 1911. This new section contains data from 1911 and surrounding years.

We have also added the following directories:

Southern

  • 1906 Essex Kelly's Directory
  • London Directories image
  • 1907 Berkshire Kelly's Directory
  • 1907 Buckinghamshire Kelly's Directory
  • 1907 Oxfordshire Kelly's Directory
  • 1913 - 1914 Southampton Kelly's Directory

Midlands

  • 1912 Derby, Notts, Leics & Rutland Kelly's Directory

London

  • 1912 London Post Office Directory

Directories are both a research tool and a valuable insight into the lives of your ancestors.

Circa 1911
14th January 2009

MAJOR NEW RELEASE: Look for our new section Circa 1911. This new section contains data from 1911 and surrounding years. We currently have London, Lancashire, Gloucestershire, Berkshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, Suffolk, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Rutland data.

Army Lists & PCC Wills Index and Images
12th January 2009

NEW: Look under the Specialist Records Section as we have added to our Army Lists:

  • 1857 Army List
  • 1877 Army List
  • 1929 Army List
  • 1938 Army List

our Army Lists now range from 1806 to 1938.

We have also added to our PCC Wills and probate records. The wills are searchable by name, year of will, year of probate, area and profession. The search results also show the image of the original record. This will shortly be expanded to cover all years.

Essex 1881 Transcript & Navy Lists
9th January 2009

NEW RELEASE: Look under our Census Transcript section as we have completed our Essex 1881 Census Full Transcript. The number of records available to search, and view, is over 545,000 with images.

We have also added to our Navy Lists:London Directories image

  • 1822 Navy List, 1868 Navy List
  • 1874 Navy List, 1884 Navy List
  • 1890 Navy List, 1904 Navy List
  • 1914 Navy List, 1915 Navy List
  • 1935 Navy List, 1945 Navy List

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