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Exclusive online access to the 1921 Census

Explore this century-old snapshot of 38 million lives, packed with endless family stories, secrets and surprises.

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The largest online collection of British & Irish newspapers

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Every house has a story. What's yours? With our unique address search, you can find out who lived where you now live.

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More British Army records than anywhere else online

Preserve the legacies of your family heroes with detail-rich regimental, service and pension records.

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The groundbreaking Catholic Heritage Archive

The Catholic Church holds some of the oldest family records in the world but they've been locked away for centuries. Until now...

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