​Dear Friends of the London FamilySearch Centre, Two vitally important matters for your information: 1.  WE ARE NOT CLOSED!  Many have come to The Archives and are surprised that we are still here.  We are here, and will be until at least March of 20... read more

by Maddy Stutz What did you want to be when you grew up? An astronaut? A princess? What about a wharfinger or a ragpicker? There are dozens of wacky jobs that don’t exist anymore. Many of them are jobs that your own ancestors may have performed, hun... read more

August 30, 2017 UPDATE: FamilySearch Digital Records Access Replacing Microfilm Thursday, September 7, 2017, marks the closing of an 80-year era of historic records access to usher in a new, digital model. FamilySearch is discontinuing its microfilm circu... read more

Google Photos, an online photo sharing and storage service, is a good place to store your high-resolution images. Its facial-recognition feature allows you to quickly search your photos for a specific person. And now, you can easily import photos from Goo... read more

by Kathryn Grant If you think that the FamilySearch Tree and Memories mobile apps are fun, on-the-go tools for family history, you’re right. But did you know that these apps also provide an appealing way to prepare personalized lessons and work one-... read more

by Katy Barnes Are you looking for a way to honor your American military ancestors this Veteran’s Day? How about using historical records to learn about them and their service? You can use various repositories, collections, and websites spanning man... read more

I grew up hearing stories about my ancestors. As I learned the details of their lives, I wondered what it would be like to get a glimpse of their world. The Family Tree app recently added a feature that, in some cases, can help that become a reality by al... read more