Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Family History Center - Brewster, MA

The LDS Family History Center in Brewster, MA, has three film/fiche readers, including one reader that produces copies. The Center has a collection of films and fiche, numerous reference books, and online access.

The Brewster Center's permanent onsite microfilm collection numbers nearly 600 rolls. A sampling includes: English vital records, Irish censuses, Mexican gazetteers, Scottish vital records, and Maine church records. You can find a complete printed listing of all films in the permanent collection at the CCGS Genealogy Library and at the Family History Center itself. In addition, you can search the FamilySearch Catalog and then order your selection through the Brewster Center.

The Brewster Family History Center's online access includes the following subscription sites that are available for use by visitors:
Also available online at the Center are all the LDS databases, including the LDS Church Archives, which contain the supporting documents for records of individuals whose names have been submitted as Temple-Ready by LDS members.

Hours are Tuesday and Thursday 9-1. The Brewster Family History Center is located at 94 Freeman's way in Brewster, MA. It's best to call ahead at 508-896-9863. There is no fee, and the Center is wheelchair accessible.