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Thursday, June 16, 2022

MyHeritage adds 1.3 BILLION historical records in 37 collections in April and May


Yes, you did read that right. did add an additional 1.3 billion records in April and May, 2022. 

Here is the list of countries where records were added.

During April and May, MyHeritage added 1.3 billion historical records in 37 collections from all around the world. These records are from the U.S., the U.K., Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Romania, Scotland, Spain, Switzerland, and Ukraine, and they include birth, marriage, death, military, census, newspaper records, and more. Many of the collections include high-quality images alongside the indexes. With this update, the total number of historical records on MyHeritage has now reached 18.2 billion.

If you have a data subscription, you can go to the Collections Catalog under the Research tab and see a list of all the collections and then sort them by date updated. This will give you an idea of what kinds of records have been added to the collections.  Here is a screen show showing some of the updated records. 

This list of new records is very long. Of course, all these records are indexed and searchable. 

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