Find your ancestors in Royal Household Staff 1526-1924

This collection includes a number of different types of document, so you may find that your ancestors appear more than once. The information listed varies, but the records usually include a combination of the following details:

  • Name
  • Age
  • Occupation
  • Dates of employment
  • Salary or wages
  • Pension or other payments made to the employee
  • Career history
  • Date of death

    You may also find your ancestor's signature, information about their WW1 service or the reason their employment ended.
  • Discover more about the Royal Household Staff records

    Search over 386,000 Royal Household employment records and discover whether your ancestors worked for the British Royal Family.

    The records cover staff employed at Royal residences across the UK between 1526-1924. This date range includes the reigns of King Charles I, Queen Victoria and King George V.