New English and Scottish family records now online

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By Niall Cullen | October 23, 2020

New British records on Findmypast

Explore over 200 years of history with this week's new releases.

Spend your weekend hunting for hidden ancestors, unravelling family stories and growing your family tree. Here's what's new this Findmypast Friday.

Warwickshire Burials

Spanning 1874-2016, we’ve added over 90,000 additional burial records from Birmingham.

The Birmingham cemeteries and crematoriums covered in these latest updates are:

Burial records can reveal useful information about your ancestors including their names, ages, when they died and where they were laid to rest. Importantly, they sometimes also feature the names of other family members.

Scotland, Forfarshire (Angus), Dundee Death Index 1990-1993

Listing those who died in Dundee in the early ‘90s, discover essential family tree information with this useful collection. Areas covered include:

You can use the records to discover names and addresses, along with birth and death dates.

Scotland, Ayrshire Census & Population Lists 1801-1831

Discover Ayrshire ancestors, their ages, addresses, occupations and more with this early 19th-century resource.

Where to find Ayrshire records?

Before the 1841 census, enumerators mainly provided statistical returns. Some of them, including those in Ayrshire, also kept lists of householders and their details.


Burton Observer and Chronicle, covering 1911-1949 and 1951-1979, and Boxing, covering 1909-1912, are brand new to our newspaper collection this week.

Boxing newspaper archive

Boxing, 8 January 1910.

Plus, we’ve updated six papers with extra editions as follows:

That's your weekend family research all sewn up. Use #FindmypastFeatured on social media to share your discoveries and family stories. We love hearing about them.

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