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Discover your family, home and town at wartime
The 1939 Register provides a snapshot of England and Wales at the outbreak of World War 2.
Take your family tree way back
Parish records stretch back to medieval times and we're home to the largest British collection online.
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From war heroes to globetrotters, your ancestors were amazing. Delve into military and travel records to prove it.
Where was your family in 1939?
Easily pinpoint households with our exclusive 1939 Register map search. This short video explains how it works.
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