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As the home of British and Irish family history, Findmypast is the perfect place to explore genealogy records and newspaper archives from your region. Search by location to view your family’s records online and discover how your past has shaped your present.
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Scottish family history records
Discover your Scots clan and their amazing story in millions of exclusive records from Scotland. Delve into Scottish electoral registers, church records and more.
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Covering every county in Wales, you’ll find parish registers, census records, military documents and so much more, all perfect for tracing Welsh heritage.
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Behind every headline is a family story. Find yours in millions of digitised newspaper pages from every corner of the UK and Ireland.
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Only online at Findmypast, you can explore the 1921 Census of England and Wales. This century-old record collection reveals where your ancestors were, what they were doing and who they were with at the time.
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