- Over 1.3 million Nottinghamshire Parish records added to Findmypast’s UK collection
- Release forms second phase of project to publish parish records from six English counties in six months
- Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Somerset and Warwickshire still to come
Over 1.3 million new records are available to search this Findmypast Friday including baptisms, banns, marriages and burials transcribed from original parish registers and bishop’s transcripts by Findmypast and the Nottinghamshire Family History Society.
The release marks the second phase of Findmypast’s Six Counties in Six Months initiative. First launched back in April with over five million Wiltshire records, the project will see the online publication of vital parish records from Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Somerset and Warwickshire over the next four months.
Today’s new additions further expand Findmypast’s unrivalled collection of English and Welsh parish records – the largest collection available online. New records have also been added to the PERiodical Source Register.
- New York Researcher – volume 26, number 4 (2015) and volume 27, numbers 1 & 2 (2016)
- New York Genealogical and Biographical Record – volume 147, numbers 1 & 2 (2016)
- New Zealand Genealogist – volumes 1-8 (1970-1977); volume 10, number 94 (1979); volume 18, number 176 (1987); and volumes 26-39 (1995-2008)
- Fenwick Colony Gazette – Volume 20, number 3 (2015) and volume 21, numbers 1 &2 (2015)
- The Friend / Friend Intelligencer – volumes 23-36 (1849-1863)
The PERiodical Source Index (PERSI) enables you to easily locate key information about people and places. It contains millions of entries from thousands of historical, genealogical and ethnic publications and is a simple way of accessing articles, photos, and other material you might not find using traditional search methods. This can help to build the historical context around your personal research, and the world your ancestors lived in.