MyHeritage Adds 168 Million Historical Records in February 2024



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In February 2024, we published 168 million historical records from 18 historical record collections from the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, Austria, Czechia, Germany, Peru, and Wales. The records include newspapers, passenger lists, marriage licenses, civil registration of births, electoral registers, and telephone directories. Some of the collections also include images. Search them to discover a family treasure!

Australia Newspapers

This index of historical local, regional, and national Australian newspapers, periodicals, and gazettes include MyHeritage’s advanced optical character recognition (OCR) of articles dating back to 1803. Every state and territory is represented, though the bulk of the collection consists of material from New South Wales and Victoria. Newspapers are a fantastic resource for historic and genealogical research as they can contain rich information about people in your family tree, through vital record substitutes such as birth, marriage, death notices, and obituaries.

The images in this collection are provided by Trove – The National Library of Australia.

Austria Newspapers from OldNews.com

This index of historical national, regional, and local newspapers, periodicals, and gazettes from Austria was created through the use of MyHeritage’s advanced optical character recognition (OCR) of articles dating back to 1622. Newspapers are a leading resource for historical and genealogical research as they are full of detailed information about potential ancestors across your family tree, through a wide range of vital record substitutes such as birth, marriage, death notices, and obituaries.

Images for these newspapers are available on OldNews.com.

Czechia Newspapers from OldNews.com

This index of historical national, regional, and local newspapers, periodicals, and gazettes from Czechia was created through the use of MyHeritage’s advanced optical character recognition (OCR) of articles dating back to 1779. Newspapers are a leading resource for historical and genealogical research as they are full of detailed information about potential ancestors across your family tree, through a wide range of vital record substitutes such as birth, marriage, death notices, and obituaries.

Search Czechia Newspapers from OldNews.com.

This index of historical national, regional, and local newspapers, periodicals, and gazettes from Czechia was created through the use of MyHeritage’s advanced optical character recognition (OCR) of articles dating back to 1779. Newspapers are a leading resource for historical and genealogical research as they are full of detailed information about potential ancestors across your family tree, through a wide range of vital record substitutes such as birth, marriage, death notices, and obituaries.

England, Cheshire Parish Births and Baptisms

This collection contains birth and baptism records from Cheshire County, England, between the years 1539 and 1963. Records typically include the name of the child, date of birth, date and place of baptism, residence, and the names of the parents.

England, Cheshire Parish Deaths and Burials

This collection contains parish registers of death and burial from Cheshire County, England, from the year 1538 onwards. Records typically include the name of the deceased, residence, date and place of death, date and place of burial, and the name of the father. Some records also include the names of the mother and the spouse.

England, Kent Electoral Registers, 1570-1907

This collection contains electoral registers from Kent County, England between the years 1570 and 1907. Records typically include the name of the elector and the year and place of residence.

There are more record collections to explore at MyHeritage.

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