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  • What’s New at FamilySearch?
  • Getting Youth Involved
  • Connecting living generations
  • Leveraging technology
  • Serving the world’s families
  • FamilySearch Branches Out Collaborative Family Tree for everyone Add and share photos and stories Search 3.5 billion names
  • www.familysearch.org
  • Family Tree: Photos Nearly 2 million photos uploaded
  • Family Tree: Fan Chart
  • Family Tree: Pedigree View
  • Family Tree: Person View
  • Search Categories ▪ Records 3.5 Billion records some with images ▪ Genealogies Ancestral File and Pedigree Resource File (read-only) ▪ Catalog Key to 93 % of the world biggest genealogical collection ▪ Books More than 100,000 FH books from several libraries ▪ Wiki A seriously underutilised treasure
  • Bottom Half of Main Search Screen: Choose your country View all collections for that country
  • Main Search Screen
  • Parish Registers on FamilySearch The marked items are the old IGI for British Isles
  • Photoduplication Service
  • Photoduplication Service www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Photoduplication_Services
  • What does the little camera mean? Sorry, but the camera can mean four different things • You can see image at home with no log-in • You can only see image at a Family History Centre • You can see image by logging in as an LDS member • You can see image by logging in as LDS or public member
  • Cornwall and Devon Browse Images • First choose County: Cornwall • Then choose Parish: Bodmin • Then choose event and time period
  • Parish Registers on FamilySearch
  • 7 January Additions to Records
  • Search Tips Use ‘exact match’ wisely. (It’s the small box to the right of a search field) Learn to use ‘filters’ Search by given name only as specific as possible with date and place Search with no names at all as specific as possible with date and place
  • Search Tips: Wildcards 1 Remember to include at least 3 letters Not Sm*; Not G*z 2 Use up to three wildcards in a name H*p*z* or B*rch*l* 3 Use a wildcard in both given and surname Sus* B*nett
  • Search Tips: Wildcards 4 Use a wildcard for up to 3 letters at the front of a name *skeep for Inskeep; *bou for Thibou 5 Use a wildcard for more than one letter at the end of a name Hep* for Hepzibah
  • At the top of every page: Get Help
  • Wiki: Find a Probate Jurisdiction Search for ‘[Warks] probate’. Scroll down in the article to Court Jurisdictions by Parish.
  • Learning Centre Video Courses
  • maps.familysearch.org Parish Civil Registration Diocese Rural Deanery Poor Law Union Hundred Province Division
  • Boyd’s Inhabitants of London in a trice histfam.familysearch.org On home page choose ‘See community trees’
  • Boyd’s Inhabitants of London Result
  • London Family History Centre Free subscription sites Ancestry, FindMyPast, Origins, TheGenealogist, US sites etc Major microfilm collection Parish records 10,000+ parishes All wills 1858-1925 plus huge probate coll’n Irish records Scottish records Caribbean records Exotic records Tuesday Talks Speakers available
  • www.londonfhc.org
  • Lincolnshire records on film Films from 684 Lincolnshire parishes are currently available for viewing.
  • English Probate Records on film • • • • • • Post 1858 Probate Calendars 1858-1957 Post 1858 Record Copy Wills 1858-1925 PC York Calendars and Copy Wills PC Canterbury Calendars & Wills Death Duty Registers Many many pre 1858 probate records
  • Summar www.familysearch.org y Online records under Search Collaborative Family Tree Catalogue of all LDS films www.londonfhc.org No online records Catalogue of on-site films
  • Egypt 2nd millenium BC 60 generations of Priests of the god Ptah Berlin stele of Ashakhet