Online Resources

UK Wide

The National Archives
The government’s official archive.
Kew
Surrey
TW9 4DU
020 8876 3444
www.nationalarchives.gov.uk

General Register Office
Order copies of duplicate certificates online at
www.gro.gov.uk/gro/content/certificates
Or by post to:
Certificate Services Section
General Register Office
PO Box 2
Southport
PR8 2JD
or by email: certificate.services@ons.gsi.gov.uk

General Register Office, Northern Ireland
Oxford House
49/55 Chichester Street
Belfast
BT1 4HL
02890 252000
For BMD queries: gro.nisra@dfpni.gov.uk
www.groni.gov.uk

National Archives of Ireland
Has the Irish censuses for 1901 and 1911.
Bishop Street
Dublin 8
Ireland
Tel 00 353 1 407 2300
Email mail@nationalarchives.ie
www.nationalarchives.ie

General Register Office, EIRE
General Register Office, Government Offices, Convent Road, Roscommon.
(An tSeirbhís um Chlárú Sibhialta, Oifigi an Rialtais, Bóthar na Chlochair, Ros Comáin).
+353 (0) 90 6632900
www.groireland.ie

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland
66 Balmoral Avenue
Belfast
BT9 6NY
Tel 00 44 028 9025 5905
Email proni@dcalni.gov.uk
www.proni.gov.uk

Scotland

General Register Office, Scotland
New Register House
3 West Register Street
Edinburgh
Scotland
EH1 3YT
0131 334 0380
The website is at www.gro-scotland.gov.uk, however www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk is also the official website for sources of census records, parish registers, Scottish BMD records and wills.

ScotlandsPeople Centre
To view records in person (daily fee £10).
General Register House
2 Princes Street
Edinburgh
EH1 3YY
Tel 0131 314 4300 (to book a seat)
www.scotlandspeoplehub.gov.uk

Good Unofficial Websites

The Society of Genealogists
As well as an excellent library (free for members) the SoG offers courses and lectures to help researchers of all levels of expertise develop their skills.
14 Charterhouse Buildings
Goswell Road
London
EC1M 7BA
020 7251 8799
www.sog.org.uk

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church)
Has a global network of Family History Centres and an internet-accessible International Genealogical Index (IGI).
www.familysearch.org

County record offices and other archives
You can use the Access to Archives database (www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/a2a) and also the Archon directory of UK record repositories (www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/archon/) to find extra local material.

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