Brand new family records and an exciting app-date

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By Liam Kelly | July 10, 2020

Findmypast Friday records

There's only one thing better than a host of brand new family records - being able to explore them anywhere, any time with the Findmypast app.

Findmypast is still the only family history site to bring you brand new records every week. Along with new and exclusive life events, school registers and newspapers, this week we're also announcing an exciting update to our free mobile app. Read on for all the details on what’s new.

Yorkshire Monumental Inscriptions

We've added almost 32,000 records to this exclusive collection. Covering 48 Yorkshire parishes, these records can reveal fascinating details for your family tree including:

Check the parish list for details of the parishes that have been added and the time frames they cover. These latest additions have been provided by our partners at Calderdale Family History Society and City of York & District Family History Society and you won't find them anywhere else online.

Derbyshire Deaths and Burials

This collection of records has been updated with over 60,000 additions from 7 Derbyshire parishes. Burial records provide poignant details on the lives and deaths of your ancestors including:

The parishes and years included in this update are:

These new releases have been provided by Derbyshire Family History Society and High Peak Borough Council. If you've got family roots in Derbyshire, you can piece together more of your past by also delving into births and baptisms and marriages from the county.

National School Admission Registers & Log-Books 1870-1914

Over 7,000 exclusive admission registers from two schools have been added to this colourful collection. These records can reveal details about your ancestors’ childhoods that you won't find anywhere else, including:

Provided by our partners at North West Kent Family History Society, the new additions come from Stone, The Brent School (1894-1920) and St Mary Cray School (1867-1920).

Peru, Lima, Civil Registration Records 1874-1996

We’ve just released millions of civil birth, marriage and death records from Lima, the capital city of Peru. Spanning over 120 years, each collection includes a dedicated search page making it easier to narrow down the record you're looking for:

Brought to you in partnership with FamilySearch, these milestone resources are essential for anyone with Peruvian heritage.


Our newspaper collection continues to grow with the addition of 12 brand new titles, along with updates to 14 existing titles. New to the site are:

Meanwhile, we've updated:

Major app-date: record searching is now live

Good news: you can now search for records from the Findmypast app. You can also filter and sort the results and with a paid subscription, view transcripts and images to print or download.

To use this feature, download the app (or update date it if you already have it) and you’ll see a search magnifying glass at the bottom of your screen. You can find out more about the free Findmypast mobile app and all its great features here.

Findmypast Fridays live

Have our family records or handy tools and features helped you understand your past and shape your future? We'd love to hear your stories and discoveries. Reach out to us on social media using #FindmypastFeatured.

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