FamilySearch Adds More Than 10.7 Million Images to Collections from Australia, Brazil, England, France, Italy, Peru, Spain, and the United States

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FamilySearch has added more than 10.7 million images to collections from Australia, Bahamas, Belgium, BillionGraves, Brazil, Czech Republic, England, France, Italy, New Zealand, Peru, Spain, andUnited States. Notable collection updates include the 3,662,720 indexed records from the New Zealand, Archives New Zealand, PassengerLists, 1839-1973, collection; the 913,314 indexed records from the England, Lancashire, Parish Register 1538-1910, collection; and the 473,107 images from the United States World War II Draft RegistrationCards, 1942 (Image Browse), collection. See the table below for the full list of updates. Search these diverse collections and more than 3.5 billion other records for free at FamilySearch.org.

Searchable historic records are made available on FamilySearch.org through the help of thousands of volunteers from around the world. These volunteers transcribe (index) information from digital copies of handwritten records to make them easily searchable online. More volunteers are needed (particularly those who can read foreign languages) to keep pace with the large number of digital images being published online at FamilySearch.org. Learn more about volunteering to help provide free access to the worldís historic genealogical records online at FamilySearch.org.

FamilySearch is the largest genealogy organization in the world. FamilySearch is a nonprofit, volunteer-driven organization sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Millions of people use FamilySearch records, resources, and services to learn more about their family history. To help in this great pursuit, FamilySearch and its predecessors have been actively gathering, preserving, and sharing genealogical records worldwide for over 100 years. Patrons may access FamilySearch services and resources for free at FamilySearch.org or through more than 4,600 family history centers in 132 countries, including the main Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Collection Indexed Records Digital Images Comments
Australia, Tasmania, Correspondence of the Immigration Office Concerning the Nomination, Arrival and Settlement of Migrants, 1920-1943

0 36,424 New browsable image collection.
Bahamas, Civil Registration, 1850-1959 231,492 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection.
Belgium, Hainaut, Civil Registration, 1600-1911 21,372 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection.
Belgium, Liège, Civil Registration, 1621-1910 21,372 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection.
Belgium, Limburg, Civil Registration, 1798-1906 0 946 Added images to an existing collection.
BillionGraves Index 383,150 383,150 Added indexed records and images to an existing collection.
Brazil, Bahia, Passenger Lists, 1855-1961 0 29,687 New browsable image collection.
Brazil, Paraíba, Catholic Church Records, 1731-2013 0 241,872 Added images to an existing collection.
Czech Republic, Church Books, 1552-1948 18,931 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection.
England, Kent, Parish Registers, 1538-1911 454,789 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection.
England, Lancashire, Parish Register 1538-1910 913,314 0 Added images to an existing collection.
France, Finistère, Quimper et Léon Diocese, Catholic Parish Records, 1772-1863 2,992 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection.
France, Protestant Church Records, 1536-1863 0 11,162 Added images to an existing collection.
Italy, L’Aquila, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1809-1865, 1911-1943 12,240 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection.
Italy, Trento, Diocesi di Trento, Catholic Church Records, 1548-1937 91,115 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection.
New Zealand, Archives New Zealand, Passenger Lists, 1839-1973 3,662,720 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection.
Peru, Áncash, Civil Registration, 1890-2005 0 256,111 New browsable image collection.
Peru, Cusco, Civil Registration, 1889-1997 0 17,464 Added Images to an existing collection.
2015352″>Spain, Province of Castellón, Municipal Records, 1732-1952 0 61,524 New browsable image collection.
Arizona, Douglas, Arrival Manifests, 1906-1955 0 20,852 New browsable image collection.
Arkansas, Oakland and Fraternal Historic Cemetery Records, 1867-2013 0 25,618 New browsable image collection.
California, San Francisco Passenger and Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving, 1954-1957

0 23,717 New browsable image collection.
Iowa, State Census, 1925 0 327,118 New browsable image collection.
Montana, Chouteau County Records,1876-2011 7,127 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection.
Nebraska, State Census, 1885 747,367 27,732 New Indexed record collection.
North Carolina, Estate Files, 1663-1979 11,240 988,324 Added Images to an existing collection.
South Dakota, Grand Army of the Republic Membership Records, 1861-1941 0 7,346 New browsable image collection.
United States General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934 868,571 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection.
Washington, Soldier Home Records, 1891-1945 0 98,141 New browsable image collection.
Washington, Western District, Naturalization Records, 1853-1957 0 139,772 New browsable image collection.
United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 174,891 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection.
1339071″>United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 (Image Browse) 0 473,107 Added Images to an existing collection.

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