Tuesday 1 October 2019

New/updated British genealogy collections: 10-30 Sept

My regular listing of new and updated British record collections is designed to help Irish family historians whose ancestors emigrated, temporarily or permanently, to England, Scotland or Wales.

Below are the latest British additions to the major databases since 10 September. (The previous listing was on 9 September. See blogpost.)


Find My Past

Scotland, Forfarshire (Angus) Dundee Poor Lists 1821-1840   (2,496 records)

Scotland, Forfarshire (Angus), Dundee Militia Lists 1801  (730 records)

Scotland, Forfarshire (Angus), Dundee, D C Thomson Staff War Album 1939-1945 (318 records)

England, Cumberland Baptisms, C16th–C19th (c60,000 records. See list of 12 parishes.)

England, Cumberland Marriages, C16th–C19th (c37,000 records. See list of 13 parishes.)

England, Cumberland Burials, C16th–C19th (More than 61,000 records. See list of 13 parishes.)


England, Lancashire, Rusholme Road Cemetery 1821-1933 (67,177 records)



1939 Register
(England and Wales only) (79,000 records, currently exclusive)

Berkshire Marriages Index, 1538 to 1933 (More than 63,000 records from 16 parishes added. Total in collection now 315,000 records from 156 parishes. See parish list.)

Derbyshire Deaths and Burials (23,000 records added for 12 cemeteries. Total records in set, 626,411. See parish list.)


London, England, Poor Law and Board of Guardian Records, 1738-1926 (321,589 records)

England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975 (191,854,075 records) Only a few localities are included and the time period varies by locality.

UK, WW1 Pension Ledgers and Cards, 1914–1923. Upgrade of about one million 'Other Ranks' Index Cards for soldiers killed or died during the war. Total in this collection now 4,288,702 records.


England, Herefordshire Bishop’s Transcripts, 1583-1898 (17 records)

England, Huntingdonshire Parish Registers (122,512 records)

Scotland's People

Presbyterian baptisms, 1752-1855, 3,000 records from 7 congregations in Ayrshire, Fife, Dundee Renfrewshire, Aberdeenshire and Midlothian.

The Genealogist

Regimental Histories: 50 British regimental histories added. Total coverage now more than 70.

School and University Registers, 1830s–1930s

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