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We serve southern New Hampshire and parts of Massachusetts. Anyone is welcome to visit; we have a wide variety of books, microfilms, and microfiche available for patrons to use. 
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Address: 110 Concord St Nashua NH 03064

We are located in the back of the church.  There is a parking lot behind the church; park near the left side of the church and enter the doors that do not have steps.  The center is right inside the door on the right.

For a map of our location, click Nashua Family History Center

Phone: 1 603-594-8888

E-mail: or

Hours of Operation:

  • Tuesday: 10:00am - 2:00pm, 6:30 - 9:00pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00am - 2:00pm, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
  • Thursday: 10:00am - 2:00pm, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am - 3:00pm


Upcoming dates closed:

Holiday closings: 

Tuesday, December 22 through Thursday, December 31 for Christmas and New Year's - reopening on January 2, 2016.

Morning shift closings: 
Wednesday, December 16
Wednesday, January 6
Wednesday, January 20
Wednesday, February 3
Wednesday, February 17
Thursday, February 25
Wednesday, March 2
Wednesday, March 16
Thursday, March 24
Thursday, March 31
Wednesday, April 6
Wednesday, April 2
Thursday, April 28
Wednesday May 4
Wednesday, May 18
Thursday, May 26

Evening shift closings: Thursday, February 4

Saturday closings: 
December 26
April 2

Staff Training Meetings

Training meetings are generally held on a quarterly basis.  Future trainings are scheduled as follows at 4:30pm in the Stake Center:
March 14

What's New at the Center

New Microfilm/fiche reader

Thanks to a generous donation from the Tisch Library at Tufts University, we have a new Canon Microscanner 300 II. While it is not a brand-new machine, it is a vast improvement over the machines we have had. It has a screen onto which images are projected, allows magnification and rotation of the image with ease, and, if we can get the appropriate drivers, may allow printing images directly from the machine. We are so grateful to have this new machine for our center. Come in and check it out!

Welcome to our newest librarian

Welcome to the newest member of our staff, William Bruneau. Brother Bruneau is a ward family history consultant in the Littleton Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who will be helping out in the center on 2 Tuesday evenings each month. Come in and welcome him to the center and put him to work.

New Microfiche Reader

Thanks to a very generous donation from one of our patrons, we have a new microfiche reader. For those of you who use microfiche in your research, we think you will be pleased with the improved quality of the image on this new reader. Come in and check it out!

Indexes of films and fiches

There are two binders indexing all the permanent film/fiche holdings in the center.  You'll find the binders near the microfilm/fiche readers. The binders are as follows:

  1. The first binder is a strict numerical listing of our film holdings.  It is incomplete at this time but growing every day.
  2. The second binder is an index to the first binder listing places, surnames, subjects, etc., in alphabetical order.  It is also incomplete at this time, but also grows on a regular basis.

This is a continuing work-in-progress and will be added to as the films are indexed.  Please take a look at the binders if you are searching for a particular topic; we may have what you need already on hand.

Center Resources


This center receives PATRON-ORDERED films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog. Choose the Nashua Family History Center as the center to which you would like films sent.

  • Corbin Collection on microfilm
  • 1881 Census of England and Wales on microfiche
  • 1881 Census of Scotland on microfiche
  • British Civil Registry including births, deaths, and marriages
  • Miscellaneous films in our permanent collection for the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and some other European countries

Databases and Software

This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.  These include:

  • 19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive
  • Alexander Street Press including
  • The American Civil War Research Database
  • The American Civil War Letters and Diaries
  • The American Civil War Images, Photographs, Posters, and Ephemera
  • Social and Cultural History
  • Women and Social Movements in the United States
  • - Institution version
  • Create Your Who Do You Think You Are? Story, for free
  • Findmypast - Institution version
  • - Institution verson - allows printing of documents found without a subscription
  • Kinpoint
  • MyHeritage - Library Edition
  • Access Newspaper Archive
  • Paper Trail
  • ProQuest Obituary Listings
  • - Premium Services
  • World Vital Records

In addition, access to the following from all computers:

  • ArkivDigital Online
  • LegacyStories

TreeConnect is also available on all computers.

Please ask any of our staff for access to these portals and tools.

Hardware and Equipment

  • 3 computers for patrons with access to premium websites as noted above
  • 1 microfiche reader
  • 2 microfilm readers
  • 1 high-magnification microfilm readers
  • 1 combination microfilm/fiche reader with zoom capability
  • Printer
  • Flatbed Scanner
  • Digital camera, card reader, and monopod

Resources in the Local Area

  • Nashua Historical Society
  • Hunt Room at the Nashua Public Library - has an extensive collection of local genealogical resources.

Volunteer at the Center

We are always happy to have volunteers.  A love of genealogy is the primary qualification.  You must be comfortable with computers and be available at least twice a month during our regularly scheduled hours of operation.  Please contact the Family History Center directors if you are interested in helping to staff the center. They can be reached via email at 


New Hampshire research:

Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
Nashua Family History Center Facebook page
New Hampshire Online Records
New Hampshire Directories
New Hampshire Search Strategies

General research

Free Fillable PDF charts - free fillable pdf charts and records for those who would like hard copies typewritten of their family information.
Genealogy Gophers - a website with over 40,000 searchable genealogy books

Family Search Genealogy Research Communities on Facebook

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