Ancestry Library Edition (Remote Access)

Access to Ancestry Library Edition has been temporarily expanded to Chester Library cardholders working remotely, courtesy of ProQuest and its partner Ancestry. Remote access will be available until the end of April and will be re-evaluated monthly as needed.

Ancestry® Library Edition delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more. The world’s most popular consumer online genealogy resource is now available for your use at the Chester Library. Unlock the story of you with sources like censuses, vital records, immigration records, family histories, military records, court and legal documents, directories, photos, maps, and more.


Please enter the password to access Ancestry from your home.


*To receive access to the database, please fill out the form and we will send your credentials. Don’t have a library card? Start here.