Online 78 record dating
Basically, records are closed for anyone born less than 100 years ago (i.e.
after 1918) unless they can be matched to a death record.
It is part of Findmypast’s new initiative to digitize the historical records of the Catholic Church in North America.
This is big news for anyone with Catholic ancestors in North America.
It is perfectly possible that your ancestor’s baptism or marriage church record might be in this collection.
These records can be searched by first name, last name, year, parish and father or mother’s name (in the case of baptism records) or spouse’s name (in the case of marriage records). [New York Baptism Records] US – Findmypast has also released a collection of Chicago Roman Catholic parish records. The records in this collection span the years from 1843 (when the diocese of Chicago was first formed) to 1925.
England – uk has released a collection of electoral registers for Liverpool, England.
These records can be searched by first name, last name, year and parish. [Chicago Baptism Records] US – In December 2017, My Heritage put online an extensive collection of US yearbooks that span the years from 1890 to 1979.
Essentially, these are annual lists of all eligible voters in Liverpool.
A typical record lists the name of the registered voter, occupation, address and (for pre-1918 records) a code indicating the reason why they were eligible to vote.
A typical record in this collection is shown below.
These records can be searched by first name, last name, year of birth, residence and keyword. [1939 Register for England and Wales] This is the record for Winston Churchill in the 1939 Register for England and Wales.