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Legacy Update Now Available - 28 Nov 2005 (

Legacy 6.0 Deluxe Edition Users

If you have Legacy 6.0 Deluxe Edition then start Legacy and click on the "Install and Download Now" on the Legacy Home tab. (If you're reading this from within the Legacy Home tab, you'll first need to click on the Home button in the top left which looks like the following picture:)

Legacy 6.0 Standard Edition Users

Standard Edition users are required to visit our web site in order to download the new update.


New in this build:

  • Timelines - added historical timeline of the jurisdictional history of Ontario, Canada. Contributed by Jim Terry.
  • Timelines - added an Inventions timeline. This historical timeline, which can be merged with your ancestor's chronology view, displays inventions from the year 1023 to the year 1999. Makes for a fun way to see what was happening during your life or your ancestor's life.
  • Timelines - added a general history timeline for Denmark.
  • Publishing Center - Added a "Delete a Saved Book" button.
  • Load a Picture - Added a Find box on the Load a Picture screen. When you start typing a filename, the highlight bar jumps down into the list to match what you have typed.
  • Backups - After a backup of a family file, a prompt is displayed asking if the multimedia files should also be backed up.
  • Forms Center - added a few new forms. If anyone has any forms they would like to see added to Legacy please send them to us.

New Research Guidance:

  • England - added link to new online 1851 census
  • England - added 2 new online repository for Civil Registration Indexes - www.familyrelatives.org and BMDIndex.co.uk
  • Wales - added link to new online 1851 census
  • Channel Islands - added link to new online 1851 census
  • Isle of Man - added link to new online 1851 census
  • Canada - added link to new online pre-1905 birth indexes for Saskatchewan
  • Canada – added link to new online Saskatchewan Homesteads Index, 1872-1930
  • United States – added local histories for Illinois (in repositories other than the FHL)
  • United States – Maryland – Added link to new online Maryland Colonial Census, 1776
  • United States – New York – Added links to new online New York state censuses, 1892, 1905
  • Scotland - added link to new online 1861 census

To view past updates, click here.


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There is a new online database for the UK 1841 Census that would be useful to have an autolink to in Research Guidance. The url is:

Another vey useful database taht has a lot of data not found anywhere else is:


Thanks Will. We'll get it added for a future update.


I have the deluxe edition but I do not run it on the computer that is connected to the internet. Could you please advise how I can download the update for the deluxe edition so that I can transfer it to my other computer to upgrade?




You'll need to download the update from our website on a connected computer with a CD-burner. Go to http://www.LegacyFamilyTree and select Legacy > Download Update. Be sure to select "Download Full Setup" in Step 3. After you've downloaded the Legacy6Setup.exe file, burn it to CD and then use that CD to update on the non-connected computer.

I have Legacy 5.0 How do I go about updating via computer and downloading, or do I have to buy the latest version?

Could consideration be given to include a date option in the footer entry page for reports.

I just did a within legacy update check and contrary to the newsletter, it says the last build was in August. Is there something I'm missing? How do I get the latest update? Thanks. Wait, I'm using Legacy 5.0. When did we get 6.0? Do I have to buy it again, or may I have an upgrade from 5 to 6? Thanks,

jo harper


Legacy 6 was released in September 2005. The upgrade is available from www.legacyfamilytree.com. Just click on the Buy Now button on the Home Page, under the Upgrade section on the right.


The date option in the footer area is currently available for reports.

Once you've selected the desired report, click on the report options button. Then click on the Footers tab. In the Report Credit Information section, make sure there is a checkmark next to "Include the Date Printed."

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