Newport Vermont Family History Center

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FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.


Newport Vermont Family History Center

The Newport Vermont Family History Center located in the town of Derby, serves all of Orleans and Essex counties of Vermont. We have Volunteers trained to help patrons who visit the Center. The Center is dedicated to providing education and support for the family history community in the North East Kingdom of Vermont.


Center Contacts and Hours

Newport chapel

Location Map: Location Map

Address: 3417 Darling Hill Rd, Derby, VT 05829

Phone: 1-802-334-5700

E-mail: VT_Newport@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:

  • Messages may be left at the number. Allow 5 days for reply

Holiday Schedule:

Closed 1st weekend in Apr/Oct for General Conference. Closed Christmas and New Years Day weeks.

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings

Center Resources

Collections

  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.
  • Patrons' Microfiche Collection -- a collection of fiche ordered by our patrons, assorted titles. Contain family histories, vital records, and other types of information.
  • Indefinite Film Collection -- a collection of films on a variety of subjects, to include vital records, county records, court records, etc.
  • Book Collection: --

Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal 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.
  • 19 Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive
  • Alexander Street Press-The American Civil Research Database, Letters and Diaries, Images
  • Ancestry.com
  • Find My Past
  • Fold3
  • The Genealogist
  • Genline Family Finder
  • Godfrey Memorial Library
  • Paper Trail
  • World Vital Records

Hardware and Equipment

  • Multiple computers, Microfilm readers, Printers (fee for printouts), Scanner, Slide/Negative to Digital Converter

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

Staff willing and able to assist in your current research or to help someone start their family research. Free web-based database.

Resources in the Local Area

Links

Essex County cities and town

Orleans County cities and towns

Newspapers and Periodicals

New Hampshire papers that cover Northeastern Vermont towns:

Although not digitized, the Colebrook, New Hampshire library extracts obituaries from both papers and has those on file.

Volunteer at the Center

If you're interested in volunteering please contact Scott Bryant at VT_Newport@ldsmail.net