Ancestry adds™ Stories and Events Indexes, 1800’s to current

Going beyond BMD notices, these indexes are currently available for Ireland and Northern Ireland with 24,406,691 records, Wales with 91,690,301 records, and Scotland with 70,696,188 records.
They allow searching by name in  newspapers that are available on™. Links to the newspaper article in which the name was found are included in the index.

The index may include the following information:
Inferred residence place
Inferred residence date
Publication date
Publication place
Newspaper title

These records may well surface the human interest stories essential to drawin the non-genealogist. Let’s hope we won’t have to wait too long for other areas.

One Reply to “Ancestry adds™ Stories and Events Indexes, 1800’s to current”

  1. Here’s hoping they tackle England next! I’ve noticed good crossover between and FMP, so being able to take advantage of different indexing would be fantastic 🙂 Much as I love just browsing historical newspapers, it’s not an efficient way to do research when one has limited time.

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