Ancestry

News
09 May 2018

The Register, which is free to access on Ancestry until 13 May, records the population of England and Wales at the start of the Second World War

Blog
09 May 2018

As Ancestry adds the 1939 Register to its collection, WDYTYA? editor Sarah Williams explains why the register is an essential family history tool

News
29 March 2018

Plus: Ancestry to offer free access this Easter; Forces War Records adds Victorian army indexes; Deceased Online publishes Norfolk photographs and more

News
22 February 2018

The genealogy website will be letting family historians explore its UK and Irish collections completely free of charge between 23-25 February 2018

News
04 January 2018

Plus: Findmypast adds Manchester burial and marriage records; Historic issues of the Church of Ireland Gazette available for free online

News
09 November 2017

Plus: Warwickshire family history society announces free war memorials database; Findmypast adds Surrey records; AncestryDNA introduces opportunity to hide DNA matches

News
06 July 2017

Plus: Women volunteers’ wartime diaries go online; Findmypast adds 1861 and 1871 Canadian censuses; TheGenealogist adds doctors’ and dentists’ records

News
12 June 2017

Plus: Oxford University launches crowdfunding project to digitise First World War memories; FindMyPast adds over 20,000 Surrey institutional records

News
25 May 2017

Images of original records spanning 400 years are now available for website subscribers to search

News
11 May 2017

Plus: Ancestry acquires exclusive London cemetery registers; Findmypast adds over 4,000 records of London ironmongers; MyHeritage offers 50% discount on DNA test

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