Friday, 28 December 2012

Manchester indexes added to FamilySearch

I've just received a news update from FamilySearch which notes the recent addition of miscellaneous Manchester records from 1700-1916, a new indexed collection of some 853,243 records. The collection is not yet listed in the United Kingdom and Ireland category, but the link to the collection is live at The indexes are available with very basic details, but the original images are accessible only at FindmyPast UK or at an LDS family history centre.

(With thanks to FamilySearch)


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  1. This is a strange link (the Familysearch one). On my Mac, it doesn't go to Familysearch nor does it open a search function; instead it downloads a file that only opens in Windows, which I happen to have installed. It's a bunch of HTML. ??

  2. Thanks, have updated the link - try again!