More marriage records released

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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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 […]

Findmypast releases stories of Ireland under martial law

Anticipating the 100th anniversary of the Easter Rising, Findmypast released an extraordinary set of records today (April 17) and is allowing free access for ten days, until April 27.



The latest Findmypast Friday enhancement included new images and articles from the PERiodical Source Index (PERSI). PERSI is a good source of family history information – and often overlooked.


New Non-Conformist records at Findmypast

Findmypast has announced the release of a noteworthy set of church records which document the lives of “dissenters” or “non-conformists,” (i.e., Protestants who were not aligned with the Church of England).