Archives for March, 2017

Neighboring Projects

Not only are the two new projects from neighboring states, they are both typed vital records. Maryland, Catholic Families, 1760 – 1851 is a collection of family records from the colonial period.  This is a simple project and is moving fast.  If you have questions they can be posted on the Discussion page or U.S. Records – Other […]

Eight Years!

Today marks eight years since the World Archives Project officially went live.  In eight years we have… Contributed more than 149 million records Completed 350 projects – 336 live databases on Ancestry Become a great community Thank you to all who have contributed over the years – indexing, answering questions, providing feedback – you have made a […]

More Poor Law Records

Today brings us the Bedfordshire, England, Workhouse and Poor Law Records project.  This project is similar to Poor Law projects in that we are capturing the names of individuals who were assisted by the Bedfordshire Poor Law Union.  It is different in that there are two form types being indexed – Poor Law Record and […]