Free access to Findmypast military records

Findmypast is allowing free access to its 70 million world military records for four days (November 10-13).

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GSI publications at Findmypast

Although I’m not a member, I regularly check the website of the Genealogical Society of Ireland (GSI). I always learn something new by reading their monthly newsletter, Ireland’s Genealogical Gazette. Now GSI’s journals and publications are being published online as part of the PERiodical Source Index (PERSI) at Findmypast.

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Four free days of Findmypast access

To celebrate the release of 3 million new records, Findmypast today announced four free days of access to their entire Irish collection.

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More marriage records released

At the Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) conference Findmypast announced the release of over four million new marriage records.

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Books for Irish family history research

While you’ll find lots of family history information online, the traditionalists among us often prefer to hold a book in our hands.

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Irish outrage reports

Findmypast today released 18,000 online records of Irish crimes, disturbances, criminals and victims. The collection consists of reports created by the Royal Irish Constabulary between 1836 and 1840.

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Findmypast records free through July 6

Findmypast has announced a new campaign to help U.S. family historians learn more about their earliest American ancestors, and they’re offering free access to over 1 billion records through July 6.

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Free access to Findmypast’s military records

To commemorate the centenary of the Battle of Somme, Findmypast will allow free access to their entire collection of military records for eight days.

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Ireland Surnames and Family Histories

The new records released on Findmypast Friday include “Ireland Surnames & Family Histories,” a collection of nine historic family and local history publications.

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2nd release of Findmypast U.S. marriages

At today’s opening of the National Genealogical Society (NGS) conference in Fort Lauderdale, Findmypast announced the release of the second group of 10 million U.S. marriage records.

This installment contains significant additions from Indiana, New York, Illinois, Pennsylvania, and Maine. The newly-released records contain 30 million names; what’s particularly intriguing is nearly 1 million have […]