The records in this collection span the period from roughly 1785 to 1915.
This first release covers some 1.5 million records.
As well, some 700,000 records are incomplete as they appear without a full name.
Finally, we should note that Findmypast is the only other website that has the 1939 Register records online.
We have talked about electoral registers before (also referred to as electoral rolls: see Searching Electoral Rolls for Ancestors).
They can be an excellent complement to census records.
Essentially, these are annual lists of all eligible voters in Liverpool.
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.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.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.Note that his occupation is listed as First Lord of the Admiralty.Also note the date of the survey: 29 September 1939.Covering the Cook and Lake counties in northeastern Illinois, these records will be of interest to anyone with ancestors from the Chicago region.There are roughly 700,000 records currently in this collection.This collection contains some 36.2 million pages in over 250,000 yearbooks.Now, My Heritage has been able to extract all the names from these yearbooks so it is now possible for someone to search this collection by name.