Family history enthusiasts researching in England will certainly relish the nine English record collections updated this week online at FamilySearch.org. The new English records come from Norfolk, Cheshire, and Warwick. Other new collections or updates include Brazil Catholic church records, Canada deaths, Italy civil registration, county marriages from New York, the New Jersey 1885 state census, and Switzerland church records.

See the table below for additional details about the latest collection updates.

Collection

Images

Records

Comment

Brazil, Catholic Church Records, 1763-1980

160,726

0

Includes data for the provinces of Sao Paulo, Mogi Das Cruzes; Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo; Minas Gerais, Leopoldina; Minas Gerais, Uberlandia; Paraná, Guarapuava; Pernambuco, Floresta; Paraná, Jacarezinho.

Canada, Ontario Deaths,1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947

1,159

0

Includes an index of death records from July 1869 through 1937 and overseas deaths of Ontario military personnel, 1939-1947.

Canada Census Mortality Schedules, 1871

0

45,371

Contains information about individuals who died during the previous 12 months before the enumeration.

England, Cheshire, Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1606-1900

0

451,783

Records contain names of intended partners, with their ages and occupations, current marital status, and residence. Sometimes place of intended marriage and parents' names are included.

England, Norfolk Archdeacon's Transcripts, 1600-1812

76,589

0

Consists of an annual copy of the christening, marriage, and burial records from church parish records, and includes names, ages, and residences just like parish registers do.

England, Norfolk Bishop's Transcripts, 1685-1941

128,114

0

Includes bishop’s transcripts for the County of Norfolk, arranged by church jurisdiction and in yearly bundles. Includes baptisms (christenings), marriages, and burials.

England, Norfolk Marriage Bonds, 1557-1915

147,514

0

These marriage bonds have standard wording, and most of them are partly in Latin. Preprinted, typewritten forms began in the 1700s. Not all marriage bonds survive. Some are in poor condition and difficult to read.

England, Norfolk Monumental Inscriptions, 1600-1900's

14,120

0

The monumental inscriptions in this collection are either handwritten or typescript. Some have surname indexes, but most are arranged by grave number in numerical sequence. Most also have a plan of the churchyard with the associated grave numbers. Some have sketches of how the individual monuments appear alongside the transcribed inscription.

England, Norfolk Nonconformist Records, 1613-1901

7,521

0

Nonconformist registers were recorded in volumes of varying size and format. Baptist, Catholic, Quaker, Presbyterian, and Jewish records of births, marriages, and deaths are included.

England, Norfolk Poor Law Union Records, 1796-1900

137,741

0

Consists of Poor Law Union Records created by the parish vestry or union to care for the poor and can contain birth and death registers, settlement and removal papers, apprenticeship indentures, bastardy documents, vestry council minutes, and related correspondence.

England, Norfolk Register of Electors, 1844-1952

161,799

0

Nonconformist registers contain names of each voter, with place of residence and qualifications for voting. Also included is the name of the property or street and occasionally other notations.

England, Warwickshire, Parish Records, 1538-1900

639,330

0

This collection covers records for the years 1538 through 1900. In 1537 the Church of England mandated that parishes begin keeping church registers by the next year (1538). These church registers include baptisms (christenings), marriages, and burials.

Italy, Teramo, Civil Registration, 1806-1940

0

85,561

Switzerland, Pratteln, Church Book Extracts, 1550-1875

15,299

0

U.S., New Jersey State Census, 1885

0

1,294,279

U.S., Ohio, Cuyahoga County Probate Files, 1813-1900

66,182

0

Additional images.

U.S., New York, County Marriages, 1908-1935

128,662

22,264

Name index and images of county marriage records in New York state. New York City is not included.

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  1. I read in the news that LDS has digitalized old Brazilian records pertaining to Wills and Testaments. I am interested in researching those documents found in the state of Pernambuco, in northeast Brazil. Where can I find such information?

    Delano Marroquim de Barros Carvalho 16 January 2012
    7:18 am
  2. answer for Heps. Hugh Hall Cochran Ireland, Civil Registration Indexes, 1845-1958 birth 1805 death Apr - Jun 1879 — Dublin North record title Ireland, Civil Registration Indexes, 1845-1958 name Hugh Hall Cochran registration district Dublin North event type DEATHS registration quarter and year Apr - Jun 1879 estimated birth year 1805 age (at death) 74 volume number 2 page number 455 digital folder number4200221

    Maria 11 March 2011
    9:42 pm
  3. For those seeking help you can find it by asking your questions at http//Forums.familysearch.org.

    RL Naisbitt 01 March 2011
    2:38 pm
  4. Looking for info on the family of Calvin E. Towns from Michigan, wife was Susan Wright. Thanks

    Bonnie Jean Zissler 19 February 2011
    1:17 am
  5. I do agree with above posting. Being able to ask other people for help. Or if names could be left with a family link.

    JD Cooper 17 February 2011
    6:40 pm
  6. Cassie Whittlesey was the daughter of Asa Gore. birth name Gertrude Gore. Anyone have any family information on the daughter Olga Whittlesey.????????

    JD Cooper 17 February 2011
    6:39 pm
  7. This is a terrific site which I use a lot, Thank you, but it would be nice to be able to write something to ask other people for help, unless there is and I just cant find where it is, if so please make it clear . I would love to know more about my Great Great Great Grandfather and his family. I think his name was EDWARD COCHRAN watchmaker in Northern Ireland, Belfast or Lurgan in the very early 1800s, and set up in business with a Robert Shaw, but I cant find anything more about him or them. His son my Great Great Grandfather HUGH HALL COCHRAN was also a watchmaker in Lurgan,Northern Ireland, I have recently bought a Long Case clock signed by him H.H.Cochtan - Lurgan but again cant find him mentioned anywhere. Please help, Thanks Heps

    Heps 12 February 2011
    1:52 am

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