07 July 2011

FamilySearch Updates 55 Collections; adds 25 million new records

Additions include Scandinavia, Eastern and Western Europe, Mexico, and Peru

The recent collection updates at FamilySearch.org reflect FamilySearch’s commitment to digitally convert and publish its microfilm collection online. The latest additions include 25 million new images of historic records for 16 countries. The new records were added for Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Czech Republic, England, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Peru, Poland, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, U.S., and Wales. Of particular interest is the addition of over 8 million civil registration records for the Netherlands. Search the records online now at FamilySearch.org

The following collections include new or additional records and/or images:  (Click on the link to search the records.)