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England’s smallest historic country, Rutland, is 56 times larger in area than Gibraltar, the focus for FMP’s additions this week.

Gibraltar Census 1871-1921
Six decades of census returns show Gibraltar had a population about the same as Rutland, but given its strategic location, attracted much more attention.

The FMP records are transcriptions, with no images and no capability to view the complete household.  On many records, the religious denomination is given. Records for 1891, 1901 and 1911 also include notes on disability. There are over 100,000 records to explore altogether.

Gibraltar Military Deaths 1869-1914
Just 2,749 entries in this transcript collection include many children of service personnel.

Gibraltar Marriages 1802-1942
An additional4,420 records have been added to this existing collection, mostly for between 1802 and 1920. The total collection is now 13,836 You should find military marriages, civilian marriages and Protestant marriage licences, typically including the names of both spouses, their residences, the groom’s occupation, the name and occupation of each father, and the religious denomination.

Check the Gibraltar National Archives for more complete records.


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