Sunday, 25 June 2017

FamilySearch to cease microfilm distribution

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints has announced that its FamilySearch service ( will permanently cease its family history records microfilm distribution service from September 1st 2017, thanks to the vast proportion of material that it has already digitised, and which it will continue to digitise until 2020.

For the full announcement, please visit

(With thanks to Thomas MacEntee via Facebook)


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