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Revision as of 07:05, 3 April 2012

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

Torrance Family History Center has been serving the community for the past 25 years. We have a group of dedicated and knowledgeable Family History Consultants who can help you with any research problem you have.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  1. 22605 Kent Ave. Torrance, Ca 90505
  2. Cross street is Sepulvada Blvd - building is at the end of the street on the right.
  3. Map

Phone: 310-791-6256


Open Hours:

Monday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday, 9:30 am  -8:30 pm
Saturday, 9:30 am - 1:00 pm

Holiday Schedule:

Closed for major holidays

The Family History Center will be closed on April 23rd through April 28th for maintenance.


Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings

Center Resources


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. 

Hardware and Equipment

  • Computers - internet accesable
  • Microfilm and Fiche Readers - can create digital image 

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

British Isles - French Canada - Native American

Search techniques for the Census

Resources in the Local Area


California Digital Newspaper Collection  -CDNC.ucr.edu

Torrance Herald or Torrance Press Historical Newpaper Archive 

accessed through Torrance Public Library

Resources in the Local Area

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Volunteer at the Center

We welcome anyone who is willing to serve.