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100 in 100 Complete!

Last week Findmypast completed it’s 100 in 100 challenge – where they tasked themselves to publish 100 record sets in 100 days.

This is quite an achievement, and perhaps in some ways helps to mitigate some of the negative press they’ve endured recently following their system change – that I… 341 more words

Genealogy

Findmypast buys Mocavo

Findmypast, the British family history company, announced today it has acquired Mocavo, a US genealogy company. Judging by the buzz on Facebook and Twitter, this could be a good union for genealogists. 109 more words

Genealogy

Ancestry Frustration!

This week I saw a post from Amy Cohen’s blog regarding Ancestry being down from a Distributed Denial of Service attack on their servers. I’d been merrily using the site with no issues that morning but had switched to researching records via… 895 more words

Genealogy

Explore 375 years of new Devon parish records

If you have ancestors from Devon then this is a good news message!  Devon is one of the larger counties in England.  This announcement tells of the addition of the remaining Devon records to the online collection at FindMyPast – so now the entire collection from 1538 to 1915 is available, over 4 million records! 551 more words

Research

First World War Soldiers' Documents

Findmypast has recently launched indexed images for people who served in the British army during the First World War. Read their blog for more information. 1,465 more words

The National Archives

Tree revisions and tidy up

We have a lot of work going on in the background for some major features at the moment that is keeping us all very busy, but we’re still trying to revise and tidy up the existing features, to make functionality more intuitive and useful. 825 more words

Family Tree