New records from Scotland to Staffordshire

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By Daisy Goddard | May 10, 2024

This week there are over 58,556 new additions to check out.

There's no better way to connect with the lives of your ancestors than by finding them within our school and occupation records. This week we've updated our collection of Staffordshire school admission registers and our Scottish Occupations & Professions to make it easier than ever to glean fascinating insights.

We've also added over 13,000 First World War records and 272,757 newspaper pages. 

National School Admission Registers & Log-books 1870-1914

We improved this set with new images spanning over 150 years.

Shugborough Tunnel, Staffordshire Wikimedia Commons

Browse these new additions from Staffordshire today and find images you've never seen before.

Scotland, Occupations & Professions

There are 38,123 brand-new Scottish occupational records for you to discover. These unique new additions span back as far as the 17th century. 

British Rolls Of Honour and Nominal Rolls

We also added 13,948 new First World War records from Leicestershire and Rutland.

The River Soar West of Cossington in Leicestershire - Wikimedia Commons

The River Soar West of Cossington in Leicestershire - Wikimedia Commons

These transcriptions document wartime Honour and Nominal Rolls. 

Over 270,000 new pages to discover...

This week we added 272,757 new newspaper pages that's taken our total page count up to a huge 77 million - explore new additions from Blyth to Ballymena now.

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For a very special Fridays Live, Findmypast’s research specialist Jen Baldwin is joined by Helen Antrobus, Assistant National Curator at the National Trust, to delve into the incredible stories unearthed during Findmypast’s collaboration with National Trust.

Last week, we added 30,587 brand new records - explore the full release for yourself today.

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