Over 400 new images have been added to The PERiodical Source Index (PERSI) in our most recent update to this family history treasure trove. The addition of images to the existing indexes allows you to go beyond names and dates and uncover the amazing stories of your ancestors' lives.

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This latest update includes a diverse range of family history sources including magazines, quarterlies and reviews. They come to us from all over the United States and Canada as well as around the world with titles updated covering places like Missouri, Nova Scotia, Oregon, Ulster in Ireland and Yorkshire in England. The newest additions span over 80 years of history from 1842-1923.

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Use Findmypast's powerful search tools to narrow your PERSI searches by name, location, subject, periodical title, publisher, year of publication and keywords to find exactly what you're looking for quickly and easily.

Here's the list of periodicals that have had images added in this round-up and the years covered:

  • American Genealogical Record, 1892, 1897
  • American Pioneer, 1842-1843
  • Collections Historical and Archaeological Relating to Montgomeryshire and Its Borders, 1874
  • Missouri Historical Review, 1906-1923
  • Nova Scotia Historical Society Collections, 1881, 1883, 1885, 1887-1888, 1891, 1895, 1899, 1901, 1905, 1908, 1910-1914, 1918, 1921
  • Now and Then, 1868-1869, 1872, 1874-1878, 1888-1892
  • Oregon Historical Quarterly, 1900-1923
  • Our Home: A Monthly Magazine, 1873
  • Tyler's Quarterly Historical and Genealogical Magazine, 1919-1923
  • Ulster Journal of Archaeology, 1894-1909
  • Yorkshire Genealogist, 1888, 1890


For a full list of the indexes that currently have images included click here

Keep an eye out for our latest updates as we continue to add indexes and images to PERSI on a regular basis, delivering on our promise of bringing you the most comprehensive version available online.


Photo credit: Bill Davenport