<![CDATA[ We’ve added additional records to our landmark US marriages collection. They’re from California and Nevada and are online for the first time ever. One of the cornerstones of our North American records collection, United States Mar... read more

by Maddy Stutz What did you want to be when you grew up? An astronaut? A princess? What about a wharfinger or a ragpicker? There are dozens of wacky jobs that don’t exist anymore. Many of them are jobs that your own ancestors may have performed, hun... read more

You may have never thought of your career as a piece of family history, but it is! Have you ever wondered if your ancestors were carpenters, traders, farmers, architects, or perhaps even royalty? The careers your ancestors led come with intriguing stories... read more

Ever wonder if your family tree was filled with sturdy, salt-of-the-earth farmers; skilled, meticulous craftsmen; hardworking laborers; or perhaps something with a little danger such as a sailor on the rough sea? Many people enjoy learning about their anc... read more

<![CDATA[ We’ve been busy adding even more newspapers to our ever-growing collection. Since our previous update , 23 more historical newspapers have joined Findmypast, providing you with more ways of finding information on your British and Irish ... read more

by Katy Barnes My grandma June was a lively, intelligent woman who loved to share memories of her past. Back in college, as I worked on my degree in family history, I came to her house one day to interview her about her life history. She told wonderful st... read more

August 30, 2017 UPDATE: FamilySearch Digital Records Access Replacing Microfilm Thursday, September 7, 2017, marks the closing of an 80-year era of historic records access to usher in a new, digital model. FamilySearch is discontinuing its microfilm circu... read more

<![CDATA[ There are over 160,000 records available to search this Findmypast Friday, including; Oxfordshire marriage bonds 1634-1849 Search more than 46,000 records to discover when, where and to whom your ancestor was married. Search Oxfordshire marri... read more

<![CDATA[ There are over 3.3 million new records and newspaper articles available to search this Findmypast Friday, including; Canada Census 1851 The Canada Census of 1851 is now available to search on Findmypast. Following the Act of Union in 1841, th... read more

<![CDATA[ There are over 1.3 million new records and newspaper articles available to search this Findmypast Friday, including: Lancashire wills & probate 1457-1858 Lancashire wills & probate 1457-1858 is an index of more than 229,000 Lancashire... read more