NEW Postal Service records

Posted by Russell James on 20 July 2011 in Ancestry World Archives Project, General, Record Collections

We have yet more new records to tell you about today. This time we’ve turned our attention to your ancestors’ occupations – and specifically the people who worked for the Postal Service. The Post Office is a British institution. Not only is it a popular part of any village community, but it’s traditionally one of… Read more

Introducing…The World Memory Project

Posted by on 3 May 2011 in Ancestry World Archives Project, Company News, General, Record Collections

Almost three years ago we started the Ancestry World Archives Project with a vision of involving the genealogy community to make more records accessible and free.  Since that time more than 76,000 of you have helped index over 71 million records!  As collections of records are completed we’ve been putting them online for free for anyone to… Read more

1910 Land Valuation Survey now available for keying in AWAP

Posted by Simon Ziviani on 25 March 2010 in Ancestry World Archives Project

Exciting AWAP news as the London, England, Land Tax Valuations, 1910 – better known as the 1910 Land Valuation Survey – is now live in AWAP and ready to be keyed. The 1910 Land Valuation Survey was the first full and detailed survey of land ownership in the United Kingdom since the 11th century. The… Read more