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1939 Register
90,809 new records have been opened in this latest update. Records are opened when the person’s death is reported or they pass their 100th birthday.  You can normally find an ancestor’s name, date of birth, address, occupation and marital status, plus extra details such as civilian role and other family members. Findmypast has the most up-to-date version of the 1939 Register online.

Sussex Burials
A further 46,567 records have been added into this existing collection, now more than 507,000 records. The additions are for the Worthing local authority area for 1850-2012. Expect to find name, birth year, age at death, burial date and church dedication. Sometimes, you might also find extra notes, such as titles, places of residence, occupations, relatives’ names, marital status and workhouse status.


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