Find UK ancestors by region

Your guide to British genealogy records and resources to help you trace your UK ancestors. Discover the record offices and archives that hold vital family tree records in towns and regions across England, Wales, and Scotland, including Aberdeen, Cornwall, and Birmingham.

Ancestry has today launched an update to AncestryDNA, adding county-level detail to UK ethnicity results and ...

19/06/2019

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The Midland Ancestors Family History Centre and Library in Birmingham have been awarded Affiliate Library Status ...

13/06/2019

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Historian Peter Guillery reveals a lesser-known part of Huguenot and Spitalfields heritage. ...

04/06/2019

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Did your ancestors live or work in Edinburgh in years gone by? There are lots of resources for tracing your ...

04/04/2019

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When you think of a family history society, you might just imagine those related to a place. However among the ...

28/11/2018

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Discover the many benefits of joining a family history society when tracing your ancestors - whether you're a ...

20/11/2018

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The records of 1.5 million individuals, together with a selection of images, have been added to TheGenealogist's ...

30/08/2018

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John Symons introduces a family history society for those with ancestors from the north west of Greater London. ...

28/08/2018

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A look at the Federation of Family History Societies – motoring strong since 1974! ...

24/08/2018

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Almost 100,000 Isle of Wight cemetery records are now available online, as the Isle of Wight Council launches a ...

21/08/2018

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Find out more about your female ancestors with our guide to seven top places to explore the history of women in ...

16/07/2018

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Discover what life was like for your Ayrshire ancestors using the records cared for by the Ayrshire Archives ...

15/09/2017

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