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UK Birth, Death, Adoption, Marriage and Divorce Records to be Digitized

News: UK Identity and Passport Service (IPS) Also Online UK Public Records including birth records, death records, marriage records and divorce records are in the process of being being fully digitized to they will be available to the public online. The plan to digitize records was revealed […]

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News- UK Online Public Records of Medieval Nottinghamshire

Public records go back very far into history in the UK.  So much so that The National Archives, the Nottinghamshire County Council Archives Team and the University of Nottinghamshire has published the manorial records of Nottinghamshire dating back to medieval times online. The BBC reports that these […]

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News- About the Public Records (Scotland) Bill

Scotland is at the forefront of protecting public records in the UK.  Earlier this year, it announced that the Public Records (Scotland) Bill aims to protect and organize public records for the future. The Shaw Report of 2007, aka the Historical Abuse Systemic Review found due to […]

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News- How to Find Someone: Never Give Up Hope

A mysterious photograph.  A lost past.  A family mystery. Lisa Rickett reports in The Guardian that modern technology has helped her identify a couple in an old family photograph as her paternal grandparents.  Her family history was lost as no one was alive to identify the people […]

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News- UK National Archives Pairs with BBC to Present Domesday Reloaded

UK Public records need to be preserved so everyone has access to information, as the recent public records project Domesday Reloaded proves. In 1986, the BBC Domesday Project was launched.  It was intended to act as archive of people’s everyday lives.  It was supposed to mark the […]

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Why Death Records are Important for Genealogy

Death records can help you trace your ancestry back through the generations.  Death certificates usually show similar information to a birth certificate, but also have additional details about someone’s life.  Death records list the date, place, and cause of death. Death records often also show the day […]

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Public Driving Records

Finding Driving Records in the UK – Find a Driving Record Whatever your motivation, you can find driving records in the UK if you know where to look. It may be even easier to just hire someone to do it for you. If you are looking for […]

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