The NYG&B partners with Findmypast to improve digital resources for members

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The NYG&B has partnered with Findmypast to significantly improve and expand the digital resources available to NYG&B members. NYG&B members may log in as usual to and click the link to the eLibrary homepage for direct access to the NYG&B collections hosted at Findmypast.

An exclusive webinar on how to use the new eLibrary, produced by the NYG&B and Findmypast, is available for members, here. And click here for a list of FAQs about the NYG&B eLibrary on Findmypast.

Plus, NYG&B members who are logged in at Findmypast may also access Findmypast's Starter Package PLUS collections, including:

  • The complete U.S. Census, 1790–1940
  • U.S. Passenger Lists, 1820s–1950s
  • Birth, marriage, and death records from across the U.S.
  • More than 150 New York newspaper titles
  • The PERiodical Source Index (PERSI)
  • U.K. and Irish Census Records

NYG&B members are eligible to purchase a one-year Premium Package subscription for $89, a discount of approximately 63% off current retail rates. 

Every current NYG&B member receives an email containing a unique voucher code to activate their free subscription. If you are a member and have not received your email, please notify us at (Please do check your junk mail folder and promotions folders first.)

If you are a current member and your voucher code has expired, please email for a replacement code.

To redeem your voucher code, go to the NYG&B access page at Findmypast to activate your subscription. If you are a current or former Findmypast subscriber, log in with your existing email and password (on the left side of the page). Otherwise, register for your free account (on the right side of the page).

To upgrade to a Findmypast Premium Package subscription at a 63% discount use the discount code found on our Member Discounts page here.

Free access to Findmypast is a benefit of NYG&B membership and will continue as long as an NYG&B membership is maintained. Learn more about the NYG&B's partnership with Findmypast.