London Workhouse Records and More to Come

Posted by Echo King on March 27, 2009 in Collections

On March 26 Ancestry announced the first release of data to the definitive collection of records detailing the rich history of London and its inhabitants over 400 years. This historic collection is being completed in partnership with London Metropolitan Archives and Guildhall Library Manuscripts following a competitive tender by the City of London to digitise and exclusively host Read More

UK Birth Index Update

Posted by Echo King on February 9, 2009 in Collections

At the end of January made 134 million General Records Office (GRO) UK birth records for England and Wales dating from 1837 to 2005 available online for the first time, fully searchable by name, registration date and district. This was done as an update to the existing England & Wales Birth Index collection.   Many Read More