New Member Tree Features
Member Trees have a number of new features. Now you can get better hints; export your tree as a GEDCOM; let others add photos, stories, and edits; and search for photos and stories on other people’s trees. Read more about these and other improvements to Member Trees.
Hamburg Passenger Lists, 1850–1934
5 million people from Germany and Central and Eastern Europe passed through the port at Hamburg, Germany between 1850 and 1934. More than 2 million names from their passenger lists have been indexed and 200,000 images of the lists put online at Ancestry.ca. Search the Hamburg Passenger Lists, 1850–1934.
1851 and 1861 Scottish Census Records
Researchers looking for Scottish records have more information available to them with the recent additions of the 1851 and 1861 Scottish census records. About 6 million names have been added to the site.
Updated England and Wales Birth, Marriage, and Death Indexes, 1837–1983
Significant increases to the free birth, marriage, and death indexes for England and Wales will make you want to take a second look for ancestors you haven’t been able to find before. 3.6 million names have been added to the birth index while nearly 700,000 have been added to the marriage index and almost 400,000 have been added to the death index.
Check out 24/7 Family History Circle, an online forum where you can see what people are saying about family history topics and voice your own opinion.
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