British Archives

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british national archives 


23/12/2003 15:57:41 GMT Standard Time





HOST FMLY ON AOLFAMILY:  Hugh, one of my AOL Genealogy chatters asked me if England has a National Archives like ours?

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Yes very much so

the Public Records office in Kew
just amalgamated with the Historical Manuscripts Commission
the Catalogue (formerly PROCAT)
at National Archives of England, Wales and the United Kingdom

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The British Library, The National Library of Scotland, Trinity College Library Dublin, Cambridge University Library, The National Library of Wales, The National Archives of Scotland, The Public Record Office of Northern Ireland, The National Archives of Ireland, The National Library of Ireland and Oxford University Library Services.

Below that are County record offices equivalent to state archives in USA or Provincial Archives in Denmark

best to join a rootsweb county list RootsWeb: Genealogy COUNTY Mailing Lists: England
or ask on news:soc.genealogy.britain

read the FAQs on Genuki

Public Record Office | The National Archives
Welcome to the Public Record Office web site Enter
the site or go to the UK online Citizen Portal.
Description: The repository of the UK's national archives. The site includes an online catalogue, research information...
Google Directory Search: in archives : - british

Google Diretory Category: Reference > Archives

Google Search: site:uk county record office

GENUKI Home page
GENUKI is the genealogical information service for the UK and
Ireland, containing a large structured tree of information. ...
Description: Large resource for UK and Irish genealogy, lists various guides, county by county links, bulletin.. . .

Google Directory  > Regional > Europe > Ireland > Society and Culture > Genealogy > Guides and Directories

The Soc.genealogy.britain FAQ

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Happy Xmas 2003

Hugh W

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