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Sometimes the source information for IGI records includes a Batch number in addition to the microfilm number. The name and address of the person who submitted the form can be found on the microfilm by searching for the respective Batch. The steps for finding the right batch number are as follows:
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There are a variety of "Batch" numbers on FamilySearch. It is important to determine know whether the Batch number is listed on a record in the IGI or on a record found on Record Search Pilot. The batch numbers on Record Search Pilot relate to the indexing project and are used in the same way as the IGI Batch numbers.
* Search the microfilm for the Batch number as found on the IGI record. The batch numbers are generally in numerical order on the microfilm.
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* The page number will be numerically filed within the batch. Sometimes the page number appears right after batch number on the form.
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* The name and address of the person who submitted the information will be on the pages in the batch.
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Remember that these records are from before 1991 and so the addresses you find may not be current.
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For detail instructions about IGI batch numbers see
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[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/IGI_Batch_Number_Descriptions IGI Batch Number Descriptions]
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[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Finding_the_Source_of_IGI_Batch_Numbers Finding the Source of Batch Number Descriptions]
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[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/IGI_Batch_Numbers_for_Latin_American_Countries IGI Batch Numbers for Latin American Countries]
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[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/IGI_Batch_Numbers_for_the_British_Isles_and_North_America IGI Batch Numbers for the British Isles and North America]
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There is currently no information on the Wiki about 'batch numbers' listed in Record Search Pilot.
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The following information was previously in this Wiki article. However, the information only relates to All Digit batch numbers on the IGI and more complete information is found in the article IGI [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/IGI_Batch_Number_Descriptions Batch Number Descriptions]. Arrow down on the table on that article to the "All Digit" entry.
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"Sometimes the source information for IGI records includes a Batch number in addition to the microfilm number. The name and address of the person who submitted the form can be found on the microfilm by searching for the respective Batch. The steps for finding the right batch number are as follows:
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*Search the microfilm for the Batch number as found on the IGI record. The batch numbers are generally in numerical order on the microfilm.
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*The page number will be numerically filed within the batch. Sometimes the page number appears right after batch number on the form.
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*The name and address of the person who submitted the information will be on the pages in the batch.
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Remember that these records are from before 1991 and so the addresses you find may not be current. "
  
 
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Revision as of 20:06, 10 October 2009

There are a variety of "Batch" numbers on FamilySearch. It is important to determine know whether the Batch number is listed on a record in the IGI or on a record found on Record Search Pilot. The batch numbers on Record Search Pilot relate to the indexing project and are used in the same way as the IGI Batch numbers.

For detail instructions about IGI batch numbers see

IGI Batch Number Descriptions

Finding the Source of Batch Number Descriptions

IGI Batch Numbers for Latin American Countries

IGI Batch Numbers for the British Isles and North America

There is currently no information on the Wiki about 'batch numbers' listed in Record Search Pilot.


The following information was previously in this Wiki article. However, the information only relates to All Digit batch numbers on the IGI and more complete information is found in the article IGI Batch Number Descriptions. Arrow down on the table on that article to the "All Digit" entry.

"Sometimes the source information for IGI records includes a Batch number in addition to the microfilm number. The name and address of the person who submitted the form can be found on the microfilm by searching for the respective Batch. The steps for finding the right batch number are as follows:

  • Search the microfilm for the Batch number as found on the IGI record. The batch numbers are generally in numerical order on the microfilm.
  • The page number will be numerically filed within the batch. Sometimes the page number appears right after batch number on the form.
  • The name and address of the person who submitted the information will be on the pages in the batch.

Remember that these records are from before 1991 and so the addresses you find may not be current. "