Tuesday, April 3, 2007

Titles Available at Family History Centers

Despite the recent spat between Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org, Ancestry is continuing to provide the following titles to the FHL and FHCs.
  • 1841 Census of England, Wales, Channel Islands and Isle of Man
  • 1851 Census of England, Wales, Channel Islands and Isle of Man
  • 1861 Census of England, Wales, Channel Islands and Isle of Man
  • 1871 Census of England, Wales, Channel Islands and Isle of Man
  • 1881 Census of England, Wales, Channel Islands and Isle of Man
  • 1891 Census of England, Wales, Channel Islands and Isle of Man
  • England & Wales, Birth Index: 1837-1983
  • England & Wales, Death Index: 1837-1983
  • England & Wales, Marriage Index: 1837-1983
  • 1880 US Federal Census
  • 1900 US Federal Census
  • 1920 US Federal Census
  • Atlantic Ports Passenger Lists, 1820-1873 and 1893-1959
  • Baltimore Passenger Lists, 1820-1948
  • Boston Passenger Lists, 1820-1943
  • California Passenger and Crew Lists, 1893-1957
  • Detroit Border Crossings and Passenger and Crew Lists, 1905-1957
  • Florida Passenger Lists, 1898-1951
  • Galveston Passenger Lists, 1896-1948
  • New Orleans Passenger Lists, 1820-1945
  • New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957
  • Philadelphia Passenger Lists, 1800-1945
  • Seattle Passenger and Crew Lists, 1882-1957
  • U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942
  • World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
This is great news for research in England and U.S. immigration. While the U.S. census collection is sparse, its fortunate that the available titles are evenly spaced and cover an important time frame. (Source: http://www.ancestry.com/fhc/dblist.aspx)

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