Findmypast Weekly Update

The FMP record collection grew by 14,479 records this week as they come out of embargo.

For Devon, baptisms are augmented with 2,111 new records, transcripts and the original record images from 1923. The marriage and banns collection has 2,609 new records, and there are 380 new burial records. Parishes with additions include Lydford, Cornwood, and Eggbuckland.

For Leicestershire, there are now 5,240 baptisms added from the year 1923, both transcriptions and images. Also 1,546 marriages along with 2,424 banns from 1938, and 169 burials from 1998.

Also announced this week is the availability of over 400,000 new pages from The Scotsman for 1951 to 2002. That means 48,799 issues, 786,514 pages of The Scotsman for 1817-2002 are now available through the British Newspaper Archive and Findmypast.

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