Thursday 6 September 2018

FindMyPast is offering free access this weekend

FindMyPast is offering free access to more than 2.7 billion records this weekend, and it's available in all the FMP territories. It will run from 9am (Irish and British time) on Friday 7 September to 23:59pm on Monday 10 September. Free access has now expired. See 30% offer that follows! Here.

Researchers will be able to explore censuses, parish registers, passenger lists and military records and much more.

You need a registered account to gain access to the records. If you don't already have one, it's quick and easy to set up an account, and it doesn't cost you anything. Nor are financial details required. Just choose the most appropriate flag below, follow the simple registration instructions and you'll be able to dive straight in to the database.

The free collection includes the following:
  • The largest collection of Irish family history records available online
  • Home Office records, Police files, England & Wales Crime, prisons & punishment records and original documents from the British India Office
  • Civil birth, marriage and death records dating back to the early 19th century
  • The largest online collection of UK parish records, dating back to the early 1500s
  • The most comprehensive online collection of British Military service records
  • The 1939 register, one of the most important twentieth century genealogical resources for England and Wales.
  • Passenger lists for ships sailing to and from Europe, Australia, New Zealand, North America and beyond
  • The largest online collection of England & Wales Electoral registers, containing more than 220 million names
  • The exclusive Catholic Heritage Archive, a ground-breaking initiative that aims to digitize the historical records of the Catholic Church in North America, Britain and Ireland for the very first time

FindMyPast Ireland –
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FindMyPast USA/Canada –
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FindMyPast UK –
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FindMyPast Australia/NZ –
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Note: British, Irish, US and World Newspapers, the PERiodical Source Index and UK Electoral Registers & Companies House Directors 2002-2018 are not included in the free access collection.