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Partners to the past

At Findmypast, we work hard to forge long-standing, mutually-beneficial relationships with archives, institutions and societies. These partnerships are key to making billions of family records available online for the first time.

Interested in working with us?

If you've got historical records that you think would be valuable to publish online, we want to hear from you. Drop us a line on licensing@findmypast.com.

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The National Archives

The National Archives is the UK government's official archive, preserving over 1,000 years of British history. We work with The National Archives to bring you millions of detailed records, many you won't find elsewhere online.

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British Library

We work with the British Library on the digitisation and publication of some the of their most significant record collections. Highlights include our rich British and Irish newspaper archives, vast collection of electoral registers and unique British in India records.

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The Family History Federation

The Family History Federation is an educational charity formed in 1974 that represents over 160 family history societies worldwide, including national, regional and one-name groups. Our long-standing partnership brings you millions of new family records every year.

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More Findmypast partnerships

Association of Genealogists and Researchers in Archives

If you'd like to commission an expert to do your family history research for you, Findmypast recommends the Association of Genealogists and Researchers in Archives. We are working with AGRA to promote excellence in genealogy and research. Find out more.

Borthwick Institute for Archives

We're delighted to be working with the Borthwick Institute for Archives, one of the archives making up the Yorkshire Digitisation Consortium, to bring you a comprehensive collection of parish records from England's largest county.

Canterbury Cathedral Archives

We are proud to be working with Canterbury Cathedral Archives to bring you the Canterbury Collection. Canterbury Cathedral Archives collects, cares for, and gives access to records that relate to Canterbury Cathedral, the City of Canterbury, parishes in the historic Archdeaconry of Canterbury and other local institutions and families.

Cheshire Archives and Local Studies

We're proud to work with Cheshire Archives and Local Studies to bring you closer to your Cheshire ancestors. The service collects, preserves and promotes interest in and the use of archives, records and printed material relating to the historic county of Cheshire. Some of their holdings date from as far back as the 12th century.

City of Westminster Archives Centre

We're pleased to be working in association with City of Westminster Archives Centre to bring you the unique Westminster Collection. The family records in the collection are an essential resource for anyone with roots in the Westminster area of London.

East Riding of Yorkshire Archives and Local Studies Services

Findmypast is delighted to be working with Yorkshire Digitisation Consortium member East Riding of Yorkshire Archives, to bring you a comprehensive collection of parish records from England's largest county.

FamilySearch

Findmypast is working with FamilySearch.org to make billions of family records available to search online. Sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, FamilySearch.org helps people around the world to find and share their family history.

Families in British India Society (FIBIS)

The Families in British India Society (FIBIS) is a charity whose purpose is to facilitate tracing ancestors of European origin, including Anglo-Indians, living in India and South Asia during the East India Company era (1600-1858) and the Raj (1858-1947). Important records that FIBIS have carefully transcribed are available to search online at Findmypast.

Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies (HALS) preserves and promotes resources for the study and enjoyment of Hertfordshire's heritage. Over 3 million documents dating from 1060 to the present day are stored on five miles of shelving at County Hall in Hertford, many of which are now available to search online thanks to our partnership.

Honourable Artillery Company

The Honourable Artillery Company (HAC) is the oldest regiment in the British Army and probably the oldest surviving volunteer regiment in the world. Based at Armoury House in the Artillery Garden, just outside the boundary of the City of London, the civil side of the HAC (or the ‘Company’) has around 2,500 members comprising veterans of the regiment and members of other units of the Armed Forces. The Company is also a charity registered in England and Wales (no. 208443). Explore the HAC's precious military records online at Findmypast.

Lincolnshire Archives

Lincolnshire Archives was established as a county service in 1948 with the bringing together of the records collected by the Lindsey, Kesteven and Holland County Councils, and the Lincoln Diocesan Record Office. Findmypast is pleased to be working with Lincolnshire Archives to publish their parish records online.

Manchester City Council

Findmypast is working with Manchester City Council's libraries, information and archives to bring a rich collection of regional documents to the site. The Manchester Collection is comprised of records which reveal how our ancestors lived including school, workhouse and prison registers, parish record transcripts, apprenticeship and cemetery records. The collection provides a fascinating insight into the Victorian history of the city and could prove vital to anyone with connections to the area.

National Library of Wales and the Welsh County Archivists Group

The National Library of Wales and the Welsh County Archivists Group have provided Findmypast with millions of detail-rich Welsh parish registers, an important part of the largest collection of UK parish records online.

Naval & Military Press

Findmypast has worked in partnership with Naval & Military Press to add even greater depth to our vast military collection. Highlights include Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919, Ireland's Memorial Records of the Great War and Army Roll of Honour 1939-45.

Norfolk Record Office

The Norfolk Record Office collects and preserves unique record collections and archives related to the history of the people of Norfolk. It is based at the Archive Centre, next to the County Hall in Norwich. The Archive Centre opened to the public in 2003. You can explore some of its record collections online at Findmypast.

North Yorkshire County Record Office

We're delighted to be working with North Yorkshire County Record Office, one of the archives making up the Yorkshire Digitisation Consortium, to bring you a comprehensive collection of parish records from England's largest county.

Plymouth & West Devon Record Office

Plymouth City Council's Record Office is the principal archive repository within Plymouth and the West Devon area. PWDRO holds records of the old borough and modern city of Plymouth, as well as the West Devon area. Our partnership has made those records accessible online, from anywhere.

The Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland

Millions of exclusive county records are available on Findmypast through our partnership with The Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland. and Findmypast.

Royal Archives

The prestigious Royal Archives is responsible for preserving the official and personal archives of the Sovereign and of members of the Royal Family and the administrative records of the Royal Household and private estates. Do you have royal roots? You could find out in the Royal Archives records, exclusive to Findmypast.

The Scots Guards

Findmypast is proud to work with the Scots Guards to provide excellently preserved enlistment books. The Scots Guards regiment dates back to 1642 when it was first raised by Archibald Campbell, Marquis of Argyll.

Sheffield City Council

Findmypast is proud to be working with Yorkshire Digitisation Consortium member, Sheffield City Council, to provide a comprehensive range of parish and local records from England's largest county.

Shropshire Archives

Shropshire Archives is the archives and local studies service for the historic county of Shropshire, which includes the Borough of Telford and Wrekin. Millions of records from the Archive are available to explore online, exclusively at Findmypast.

Society of Genealogists

The Society of Genealogists is an educational charity whose purpose is to 'promote, encourage and foster the study, science and knowledge of genealogy'. The SOG partnership with Findmypast provides our members with unique record sets including Civil Service Evidence of Age 1752-1948 and the Great Western Railway Shareholders Index 1835-1932.

South West Heritage Trust

The original images from Devon's parish records on Findmypast are provided by South West Heritage Trust, who provide an archives service for Devon County Council and Torbay Council. Their main headquarters, at the Devon Heritage Centre at Sowton, Exeter, houses both archives and local studies collections relating to the county of Devon and the City of Exeter.

Staffordshire & Stoke on Trent Archive Services

Findmypast is proud to bring the Staffordshire parish register collection, 1538 – 1900, from the Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Archive Service. The Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Archive Service holds 6,500 collections, covering over five miles of shelving, with records dating from the 11th century to the present day. Since its foundation, the Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Archive Service has been responsible for the records of Staffordshire parishes. Its collections can help you to discover more about the history of your Staffordshire family or the local communities in the area.

Surrey History Trust

Findmypast is delighted to be working in partnership with the Surrey History Trust to make available online family records for anyone with roots in the county. The collection includes Surrey Recruitment Registers 1908-1933 and Surrey Quarter Sessions 1780-1820.

Teesside Archives

Findmypast is delighted to be working with Teesside Archives, a member of the Yorkshire Digitisation Consortium, to bring you a comprehensive collection of parish records from England's largest county.

The Tank Museum Archive & Reference Library

The Tank Museum Archive holds resources about the British Army's Royal Tank Regiment, dating from 1916 to the present day. Findmypast and the Tank Museum Archive have worked in partnership to publish the fascinating Royal Tank Corps Enlistment Records, 1919-1934 online.

The University of Warwick, Modern Records Centre

The Modern Records Centre was established at the University of Warwick in 1973 to collect primary sources for British social, political and economic history. It now holds a large collection of material in these fields, including the archives of many trades unions and professional associations and employers' and trade associations. Findmypast's Britain, Trade Union Membership Registers were published online as part of our partnership with The University of Warwick, Modern Records Centre.