MyHeritage Adds 707 Million Historical Records in March 2024



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In March of 2024, MyHeritage published 707 million historical records in 17 historical record collections from the United States, Australia, Denmark, England, France, Northern Ireland, and Wales. The records include birth and baptism records, marriage and divorce records, death and burial records, census records, immigration and emigration records, passenger lists, and telephone directories. Some of the collections also include images. Search them to discover a family treasure!

Australia Newspapers

This index of historical, local, and regional national Australian newspapers, periodicals and gazettes includes MyHeritage’s advanced optical character recognition (OCR) of articles dating back to 1803. Every state and territory is represented, through 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.

More information bout the history of a community can be discovered through society pages and stories of local interest that can contain detailed records of activities and events and often provide more information about the persons involved, as well as the context of the times in which an ancestor may have lived.

Denmark, Telephone Directories

This collection contains Telephone Directory records from Denmark, from the years 2001 and 2003. Records typically include the name of the individual, year and place of residence, and possible relatives.

England Cheshire Parish Marriages, 1569-1938

This collection contains marriage records from Cheshire, England, from the year 1538 onwards. Records typically include the names of the groom and the bride, their age at the time of the wedding, their place of residence, the date and place of marriage, and the names of their fathers.

England, Cornwall Parish Burials, 1571-1907

This collection contains parish registers of burial from Cornwall County, England, from the year 1572 onwards. Records typically include the name of the deceased, residence, and the date and place of burial. Some records also include the names of the parents and the spouse.

England, Lancashire, Manchester Parish Baptisms, 1603 -1910

This collection contains marriage records from the Diocese of Manchester, Lancashire, England, between the years 1603-1910. Records typically include the name of the deceased, year of death, date and place of burial and the name of the father. Some record also include the names of the mother and the spouse.

England, Lancashire, Manchester Parish Marriages, 1570-1940

This collection contains marriage records from the Diocese of Manchester, Lancashire, England, between the years 1570 and 1940. Records typically include the names of the groom and the bride, their age at the time of the wedding, the date and place of marriage, and the names of their fathers.

1911 France Census

This collection contain the 1911 census records from a variety of departments in France. Records typically include names, year and place of birth, relatives in the household and residence information. Additional details can be found each record’s associated image.

From 1836 until 1936 a national census was conducted every five years in France except for 1871 (which was delayed one year and conducted in 1872) and 1916 (which was skipped). Census records provide an excellent resource for finding ancestral family members living together and identifying their relationships, birth years, and birth place.

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