Index to Child Apprentices from England to America 1617-1778

A new database has just been put online for Child Apprentices in America from Christ's Hospital, London 1617-1778

This is an index only (full name plus page number) but a link is provided for lookup requests on BWO.

To search the index of names of impoverished and/or orphaned children sent to America as Apprentices, start at Child Apprentices from England 1617-1778

Other orphan and almshouse/poorhouse records are found at

November 26, 2005

Canadian BDM Exchange

The Canadian BDM Exchanage has been updated and moved to another location. To search for Canadian ancestors in Vital Statistics for Births, Marriages, Burials and Deaths, see The NEW Canadian BDM Exchanage

November 9, 2005

LDS Digitized Family History Books online

The LDS Family History Library has announced that it has begun the process of digitizing and making available on the Internet all of the Family History books in their collection. About 5000 books have been digitized and are available, and they have announced that they are adding about 100 titles a week to the on-line collection.

Go to the Family History Archives of the Harold B. Lee Library at BYU to search this collection

If you don't find what you want there, you may find Family Histories Online helpful.