Malawi History

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Malawi was formerly the Nyasaland Protectorate (until 1907 it was British Central Africa). Nyasaland became a self-governing country in 1963, and in 1964 an independent member of the Commonwealth under the name of Malawi.[1]


  1. The Family History Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, “Family History Record Profile: Southern Africa,” Word document, private files of the FamilySearch Content Strategy Team, 1987-1998.