English Resources



There are literally thousands of contemporary collections of archives and family records for English Ancestry. This a list of some of the principle ones.

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

The Society of Genealogists
As well as a library (free for all members) the society runs lectures and courses to teach researchers how to 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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