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Findmypast Added to Their Newspaper Collections



FindMyPast is a leader in online genealogy with over 18 million registered members worldwide and records dating back to 1200. FindmyPast has an extensive newspaper collection and they continue to add to it. Here is a quick look at what you can find in their collection of newspapers.

You can search the Findmypast newspaper collections by selecting one of the following options: British newspapers, Irish newspapers, US & World newspapers, or PERiodical Source Index.

The PERiodical Source Index (PERSI) enables you to easily locate key information about people and places. It contains over 2.5 million entries from thousands of historical, genealogical and ethnic publications, making it an invaluable comprehensive family history resource.

The collection of British newspapers includes British newspapers from 1710 to 1953. The newspapers are gathered from one of the largest and regional publications across England, Wales, and Scotland.

The collection of Irish newspapers provides access to million of articles from newspapers published around Ireland. Titles include a variety of local papers from all four provinces of Ireland, as well as national press.

The collection of US & World newspapers provides access to nearly 120 million pages from newspapers published in all 50 states, Washington, D.C., Panama, and the Virgin Islands.

Findmypast added another 497,393 new articles to their British and Irish newspaper collections on May 30, 2017. Those additions include:

* Pately Bridge & Nidderdale Herald – 6,134 articles covering 1877, 1879-1982, 1895

* Bridgnorth Journal and South Shropshire Advertiser – 5,472 articles covering 1856

* Annandale Observer and Advertiser – 4,957 articles covering 1892

* Weston Mercury – 97,160 articles covering 1874-1884

* Goole Times – 21,108 articles covering 1875, 1877, 1896

* Willesden Chronicle – 254,491 articles covering 1875, 1877, 1896

* Warrington Guardian – 81,844 articles covering 1859,1865, 1877, 1903

* Dudley Herald – 24,992 articles covering 1876,1879-1880

* Monitor, and Missionary Chronicle, of the Reformed Presbyterian Church in Ireland – 965 articles covering 1853-1855

Previously, on April 25, 2017, Findmypast added the following newspapers to their collection:

* John Bull – 244,085 articles covering 1834-1842, 1846-1857, 1863-1868, 1870-1883, 1886-1892

* Todmorden & District News – 427,215 articles covering 1871-1895, 1898-1932

* Yarmouth Independent – 452,716 articles covering 1862-1863, 1868, 1871, 1876-1877, 1879, 1882, 1889-1901, 1903, 1906-1910, 1913-1914, 1916-1927, 1932-1937

* Rugby Advertiser – 971,039 articles covering 1853-1854, 1856-1871, 1874-1889, 1915-1931, 1934-1957

* Ballymena Weekly Telegraph – 401,089 articles covering 1904, 1906-1916, 1921-1929, 1931-1957

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