Added and Updated FamilySearch.org Record Collections – Week of 26 December 2020 to 2 January 2021

 I am trying to keep up with the new and updated record collections at FamilySearch   (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/list) every week.

As of 2 January 2021, there are 2,941 historical record collections on FamilySearch (an increase of 3 from last week):

New and updated collections this week from Marshall are:

— Collections Added —


*  England, Devon, Plymouth, Tax and Valuation, 1897-1949  (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/4134692); 210,422 indexed records with 210,422 record images, ADDED 29-Dec-2020
*  Iowa, Marriage Records, 1941-1951       (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/4127799); 39,192 indexed records with 39,192 record images, ADDED 28-Dec-2020
*  England, Devon, Plymouth, Borough Records, 1519-1905    (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/4133824); 109,317 indexed records with 109,317 record images, ADDED 30-Dec-2020

— Collections Updated —


Honduras, Civil Registration, 1841-1968 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2135627); 521,834 indexed records with 337,976 record images (was 521,834 records with 337,976 images), UPDATED 28-Dec-2020
Mississippi, County Marriages, 1858-1979        (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3477669); 1,699,263 indexed records with 541,182 record images (was 1,672,542 records with 534,995 images), UPDATED 01-Jan-2021
South Africa, Dutch Reformed Church Registers (Cape Town Archives), 1660-1970   (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1478678); 264,916 indexed records with 45,728 record images (was 247,722 records with 45,728 images), UPDATED 01-Jan-2021
Hungary Civil Registration, 1895-1980   (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1452460); 1,416,846 indexed records with 5,864,285 record images (was 1,398,271 records with 5,864,285 images), UPDATED 30-Dec-2020
Brazil, Minas Gerais, Civil Registration, 1879-1949     (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3479702); 312,028 indexed records with 132,540 record images (was 296,253 records with 124,628 images), UPDATED 01-Jan-2021

Nova Scotia Church Records, 1720-2001   (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1925428); 135,991 indexed records with 16,188 record images (was 135,270 records with 16,188 images), UPDATED 01-Jan-2021
United States, New York Land Records, 1630-1975 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2078654); 28,639,774 indexed records with 8,129,310 record images (was 28,639,774 records with 8,129,310 images), UPDATED 29-Dec-2020
Peru, Prelature of Yauyos-Cañete-Huarochirí, Catholic Church Records, 1665-2018 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3460240); 240,248 indexed records with 111,158 record images (was 234,752 records with 107,986 images), UPDATED 01-Jan-2021
New Jersey, Death Index, 1901-1903; 1916-1929   (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2843410); 251,154 indexed records with 2,139 record images (was 250,851 records with 2,137 images), UPDATED 01-Jan-2021
United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2860782); 35,411,512 indexed records with 4,830,472 record images (was 35,411,512 records with 4,830,472 images), UPDATED 01-Jan-2021

England, Middlesex Parish Registers, 1539-1988  (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3734475); 1,404,589 indexed records with 90,503 record images (was 1,404,330 records with 90,498 images), UPDATED 26-Dec-2020
Pennsylvania Delayed Birth Records, 1941-1976   (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3743274); 190,718 indexed records with 135,225 record images (was 190,714 records with 135,221 images), UPDATED 27-Dec-2020
South Africa, Civil Death Registration, 1955-1966       (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3732506); 727,372 indexed records with 726,963 record images (was 697,023 records with 696,629 images), UPDATED 01-Jan-2021
South Africa, Church of the Province of South Africa, Parish Registers, 1801-2004       (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1468076); 654,629 indexed records with 355,318 record images (was 654,617 records with 355,318 images), UPDATED 01-Jan-2021
Argentina, Salta, Civil Registration, 1880-2000 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3006885); 52,303 indexed records with 40,607 record images (was 50,653 records with 39,190 images), UPDATED 01-Jan-2021

United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014      (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2333694); 30,047,341 indexed records with 46,885,453 record images (was 30,047,341 records with 46,885,453 images), UPDATED 31-Dec-2020
Peru, Piura, Civil Registration, 1874-1996      (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3733437); 1,378,711 indexed records with 1,367,711 record images (was 1,327,376 records with 1,316,702 images), UPDATED 01-Jan-2021
United States Census, 1920      (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1488411); 107,660,167 indexed records with 2,387,416 record images (was 107,660,167 records with 2,387,416 images), UPDATED 26-Dec-2020
Brazil, Paraíba, Civil Registration, 1879-2007  (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2015754); 1,949,745 indexed records with 852,268 record images (was 1,949,745 records with 852,268 images), UPDATED 27-Dec-2020
Washington, County Naturalization Records, 1850-1982    (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1932554); 161,118 indexed records with 170,198 record images (was 161,118 records with 170,198 images), UPDATED 30-Dec-2020

Samoa, Vital Records, 1846-1996 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/4016424); 10,515 indexed records with 11,748 record images (was 6,667 records with 11,590 images), UPDATED 01-Jan-2021
Portugal, Setúbal, Catholic Church Records, 1555-1911   (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1935451); 173,608 indexed records with 829,309 record images (was 173,259 records with 829,309 images), UPDATED 01-Jan-2021
England, Gloucestershire Non-Conformist Church Records, 1642-1996       (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3648679); 88,222 indexed records with 39,271 record images (was 71,973 records with 37,880 images), UPDATED 01-Jan-2021
Washington, County Divorce Records, 1852-1950   (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1930340); 469 indexed records with 127,147 record images (was 53 records with 127,147 images), UPDATED 31-Dec-2020
Washington, County Birth Registers, 1873-1965   (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3418468); 628,549 indexed records with 12,066 record images (was 560,642 records with 10,435 images), UPDATED 01-Jan-2021

Venezuela Civil Registration, 1873-2003 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1823609); 205,201 indexed records with 586,312 record images (was 204,214 records with 586,312 images), UPDATED 01-Jan-2021
California County Naturalizations, 1831-1985    (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2125028); 509,058 indexed records with 99,436 record images (was 509,058 records with 99,436 images), UPDATED 30-Dec-2020
England, Northumberland Non-Conformist Church Records, 1613-1920        (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3648677); 253,914 indexed records with 14,164 record images (was 250,912 records with 13,761 images), UPDATED 01-Jan-2021
South Africa, KwaZulu Natal, Vital Records, 1868-1976   (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3511741); 198,739 indexed records with 194,800 record images (was 189,596 records with 185,728 images), UPDATED 01-Jan-2021
Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965      (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1747615); 326,059 indexed records with 301,799 record images (was 326,059 records with 301,799 images), UPDATED 28-Dec-2020

Netherlands, Noord-Holland, Civil Registration, 1811-1950       (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2020117); 1,493,939 indexed records with 6,635,049 record images (was 1,462,412 records with 6,635,049 images), UPDATED 30-Dec-2020
California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994   (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2001287); 6,485,134 indexed records with 2,841,076 record images (was 6,485,134 records with 2,841,076 images), UPDATED 29-Dec-2020
District of Columbia Deaths, 1874-1961  (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1803967); 517,460 indexed records with 359,962 record images (was 517,460 records with 359,962 images), UPDATED 30-Dec-2020
Puerto Rico, Civil Registration, 1805-2001      (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1682798); 5,079,542 indexed records with 4,581,756 record images (was 5,076,461 records with 4,581,756 images), UPDATED 01-Jan-2021
Australia Cemetery Inscriptions, 1802-2005      (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2115584); 1,124,411 indexed records with 329,238 record images (was 1,124,411 records with 329,238 images), UPDATED 28-Dec-2020

Brazil, Civil Registration, 1860-2006   (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3741255); 159,867 indexed records with 71,247 record images (was 155,502 records with 69,223 images), UPDATED 01-Jan-2021
France, Saône-et-Loire, Parish and Civil Registration, 1530-1892        (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2840171); 7,206,771 indexed records with 1,967,836 record images (was 7,206,470 records with 1,967,753 images), UPDATED 01-Jan-2021
Argentina, Tucumán, Catholic Church Records, 1727-1955  (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1974199); 626,996 indexed records with 184,969 record images (was 626,996 records with 184,969 images), UPDATED 28-Dec-2020
California, Los Angeles, Angelus-Rosedale Cemetery/Crematory Records, 1884-2002 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3583819); 251,803 indexed records with 152,358 record images (was 223,458 records with 148,251 images), UPDATED 01-Jan-2021
Micronesia, Civil Registration, 1883-1983       (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2761211); 83,802 indexed records with 83,730 record images (was 75,123 records with 75,058 images), UPDATED 01-Jan-2021

England, Herefordshire Bishop’s Transcripts, 1583-1898  (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3155913); 1,212,009 indexed records with 96,776 record images (was 1,202,143 records with 96,048 images), UPDATED 01-Jan-2021
Brazil, Santa Catarina, Civil Registration, 1850-1999   (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2016197); 416,107 indexed records with 1,038,133 record images (was 414,951 records with 1,038,133 images), UPDATED 01-Jan-2021
Oklahoma, Voter Records, 1906-1956      (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/4016434); 45,234 indexed records with 379 record images (was 45,228 records with 3,823 images), UPDATED 31-Dec-2020
New Zealand, Archives New Zealand, Probate Records, 1843-1998   (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1865481); 475,157 indexed records with 5,946,421 record images (was 475,157 records with 5,946,421 images), UPDATED 28-Dec-2020
Mexico, Durango, Catholic Church Records, 1604-1985     (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1554576); 127,796 indexed records with 504,812 record images (was 127,796 records with 504,812 images), UPDATED 30-Dec-2020

Texas, Grimes County, Marriage Records, 1951-1966       (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3518927); 4,662 indexed records with 2,963 record images (was 4,189 records with 2,648 images), UPDATED 01-Jan-2021
United States, Cemetery Abstracts, 1949-1969    (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2579610); 469,181 indexed records with 69,354 record images (was 469,168 records with 69,358 images), UPDATED 01-Jan-2021
England, Essex Non-Conformist Church Records, 1613-1971 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3584542); 83,411 indexed records with 9,670 record images (was 82,959 records with 9,617 images), UPDATED 01-Jan-2021
Michigan, Saginaw County, Biographical Card File, ca. 1830-2000 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3733440); 1,941 indexed records with 14,749 record images (was 1,941 records with 14,733 images), UPDATED 30-Dec-2020
Zambia, Archdiocese of Lusaka, Church Records, 1950-2015        (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3736255); 126,407 indexed records with 11,322 record images (was 126,342 records with 11,320 images), UPDATED 28-Dec-2020

Virginia, Various Counties, Marriage Bonds, 1706-1901   (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/4016437); 1,948 indexed records with 335 record images (was 1,767 records with 308 images), UPDATED 28-Dec-2020
Uruguay, Civil Registration Index Card, 1900-1937       (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1976089); 2,530,644 indexed records with 649,463 record images (was 2,495,910 records with 655,612 images), UPDATED 28-Dec-2020

— Collections with new images —


Uruguay, Passenger Lists, 1888-1980     (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2691993); 3,652,934 indexed records with 153,262 record images (was 3,652,934 records with 143,825 images), last updated 19-Nov-2020
New York, State Death Index, 1880-1956  (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2803479); 4,749,222 indexed records with 84,805 record images (was 4,749,222 records with 84,749 images), last updated 20-Aug-2019
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt, Halberstadt, Civil Registration, 1874-1982      (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2212665); 180,514 indexed records with 179,072 record images (was 180,514 records with 178,994 images), last updated 20-Nov-2020
United States, California, List of United States Citizens Arriving at San Francisco, 1930-1949  (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2822767); 438,236 indexed records with 31,779 record images (was 438,236 records with 31,774 images), last updated 28-Aug-2020
Hungary Reformed Church Christenings, 1624-1895 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1858355); 6,076,320 indexed records with 312,704 record images (was 6,076,320 records with 312,387 images), last updated 01-May-2012

Maryland, Baltimore Passenger Lists Index, 1897-1952    (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3398454); 653,829 indexed records with 652,840 record images (was 653,829 records with 652,775 images), last updated 15-Apr-2020
Australia, Victoria, Inward Passenger Lists, 1839-1923  (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2778600); 883,350 indexed records with 5,623 record images (was 883,350 records with 5,620 images), last updated 30-Jul-2019
Colombia, Bogotá, Burial Permits, 1960-1991     (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3212241); 178,686 indexed records with 212,740 record images (was 178,686 records with 212,690 images), last updated 29-May-2020
Louisiana Tombstone Inscriptions, 1812-1970     (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3041284); 76,332 indexed records with 27 record images (was 76,332 records with 24 images), last updated 14-Feb-2020
Alabama State Census, 1866      (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1915987); 243,781 indexed records with 6,279 record images (was 243,781 records with 17 images), last updated 12-Dec-2011

Micronesia, Death Records, 1970-1986    (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3744864); 5,371 indexed records with 5,348 record images (was 5,367 records with 5,344 images), last updated 25-Dec-2020
Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965       (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1417491); 1,681,910 indexed records with 1,676,659 record images (was 1,681,910 records with 1,676,650 images), last updated 16-Dec-2020
South Africa, Pietermaritzburg Estate Files 1846-1950   (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2573604); 441,574 indexed records with 316,615 record images (was 441,574 records with 316,559 images), last updated 05-Aug-2020
Germany, Prussia, Saxony, Census Lists, 1770-1934       (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2780641); 468,003 indexed records with 35,263 record images (was 468,003 records with 27,488 images), last updated 08-Dec-2020
United States, Compiled Military Service Records Of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served With The U.S. Colored Troops, 1861-1866 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3518724); 931,845 indexed records with 758,769 record images (was 931,845 records with 758,377 images), last updated 25-Aug-2020

Ohio, WWI Index and Return Cards, 1916-1920     (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3039663); 100,669 indexed records with 100,361 record images (was 100,669 records with 100,348 images), last updated 07-May-2020
Louisiana, New Orleans Index to Passenger Lists, 1853-1952      (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2443949); 439,472 indexed records with 435,372 record images (was 439,472 records with 435,098 images), last updated 27-Aug-2020
North Carolina, Department of Archives and History, Index to Vital Records, 1800-2000   (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2848682); 7,926,454 indexed records with 160,817 record images (was 7,926,454 records with 158,575 images), last updated 05-Oct-2020

— Collections with images removed —


Australia, South Australia, School Admission Registers, 1873-1985       (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2862204); 191,136 indexed records with 3,825 record images (was 191,136 records with 5,040 images), last updated 08-May-2019
Norway, Oslo Census, 1901       (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2474129); 167,083 indexed records with 6,141 record images (was 167,083 records with 7,487 images), last updated 23-Nov-2020
Spain, Aragón, Electoral Censuses, 1890-1934    (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2304578); 4,972,408 indexed records with 26,110 record images (was 4,972,408 records with 53,004 images), last updated 04-Jun-2019
United States City and Business Directories, ca. 1749 – ca. 1990        (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/3754697); 3,869,490 indexed records with 23,454 record images (was 3,869,490 records with 24,136 images), last updated 02-Nov-2020
Indiana, Voter Registers, 1850-1931     (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/4113739); 187,003 indexed records with 93 record images (was 187,003 records with 4,833 images), last updated 21-Dec-2020

Germany, Rhineland, Diocese of Trier, Catholic Church Records, 1704-1957        (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2790268); 2,967,130 indexed records with 307,278 record images (was 2,967,130 records with 307,298 images), last updated 03-Nov-2020
United States, Native American, Census Rolls, 1885-1940 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2761958); 6,031,182 indexed records with 284,743 record images (was 6,031,182 records with 314,785 images), last updated 20-Feb-2020
United States, Veterans Administration Master Index, 1917-1940  (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2968245); 6,931,032 indexed records with 5,605,545 record images (was 6,931,032 records with 5,610,973 images), last updated 09-Aug-2019

— Collections with records removed —


United States Public Records, 1970-2009 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2199956); Index only (875,610,536 records), no images (was 875,610,544 records with 0 images), last updated 19-Aug-2020
Kentucky, Vital Record Indexes, 1911-1999       (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2531527); Index only (9,865,936 records), no images (was 9,865,937 records with 0 images), last updated 15-Jul-2015
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My friend and SDGS colleague, Marshall, provides this list to me from a program he wrote that compares the current FamlySearch record collections list to the previous week’s list.  

In order to select a specific record collection on FamilySearch, go to  https://familysearch.org/search/collection/list and use the "Filter by collection name" feature in the upper left-hand corner and use keywords (e.g. "church england") to find collections with those keywords.

Each one of the collections listed above has a Research Wiki page (use the "Learn more" link).  It would be very useful if the Wiki page for each collection listed the dates for when the collection was added as a new collection and the dates for major updates also.

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Posted On: January 2, 2021 at 11:10AM