Findmypast Friday: New School Records and Newspapers

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Uncover your ancestors’ faculty days in hundreds of recent information and discover the most recent updates to Findmypast’s newspaper archives this Findmypast Firday.

National School Admission Registers

Findmypast have added hundreds of recent faculty information from Halifax, Yorkshire spanning 1859-1922 to there ever increasing assortment of British faculty information.

Search these new additions to realize uncommon insights into your ancestor’s childhood and reveal their start date, admission 12 months and the college they attended. You may additionally uncover their mother and father’ names, father’s occupation, examination outcomes and any sicknesses that led to absence from faculty.

This newest tranche of faculty information is printed in partnership with the Household Historical past Federation and Calderdale Household Historical past Society. The colleges and years coated are:

  • Haugh Shaw, 1892-1922
  • Akroyd Place Board College, 1896-1919
  • Heath Grammar College, 1874-1875
  • Halifax College Board, 1859-1884
  • Halifax Technical School, 1902-1910

Now containing over 9 million information, the Nationwide College Admission Registers & Log-books assortment is the results of a landmark challenge between colleges, file places of work and archives in England and Wales. By no means earlier than have so many organisations come collectively to create a digital model of their information. That is an ongoing challenge to scan and transcribe faculty admission registers and log-books from across the nation.

Does your heritage lie within the UK’s largest county? Findmypast’s Yorkshire collection is second to none. Delve into tens of millions of parish records, 90 regional newspapers and a lot extra.


Scorching off the press, the most recent papers to affix the Findmypast newspaper Archive are:

Whereas 18 publications have been up to date with further content material protecting the next date ranges :


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