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Browse the Bromsgrove Messenger Now!

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We are pleased to announce the release of a major historical resource on this site. Users now have access to 77 years of the Bromsgrove Messenger newspaper, from 1860-1937, available for FREE.

Just Register, if you haven't already done so, then Login. Look for the Resources Box on the left.

A selection of transcriptions of birth, marriage and death announcements from this newspaper is also available - see the link from the main Bromsgrove Messenger page after logging in.

New Service at The Hive

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The Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service is now open for business at The Hive! The staff and resources from Worcestershire Historic Environment and Archaeology Service and the Worcestershire Record Office have combined to offer one enhanced service.

Click the attachments to read details of the new service in their latest newsletter, plus details of the Archaeology Day School on 17 November.

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Download this file (DAYSCHOOL 2012 final.pdf)DAYSCHOOL 2012 final.pdf83 Kb
Download this file (news 29.pdf)Hive Newsletter, October 20123311 Kb

Worcestershire Monumental Inscriptions

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The BMSGH Shop now has Worcestershire Monumental Inscriptions on CD.

The disc lists over 100,000 names from 175 graveyards and burial grounds across the county. It contains a searchable surname index, linked to transcripts from all locations. See the listing on BMSGH Shop for further information.

The e-Shop has a range of MI records from across the Midlands, with a choice of microfiche, downloadable pdf files and some are available in book format while stocks last.


More New Resources

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newspinFurther resources are now available in the form of certain Worcester census locations for 1851 & 1871. They are (see Resources menu, lefthand side):

Access is for registered users only. You will need to login to view them. Many thanks again to Chris El-Amir for making these available to us.


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Where's the Login?

Due to the volume of spoof registrations, the login facility has been suspended. All resources that previously required registration and login are now publicly accessible.

The North Worcestershire Family History Forum has also been suspended.

A new website for Midlands Ancestors' Bromsgrove Branch will be launched later this year. Please bear with us while we migrate to a new site.

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