United Kingdom Genealogists

Our United Kingdom genealogists research on location. Our professional researchers will find and analyze the best records available to further your family history research. They can search the archives and libraries in the UK, including:

  • National Archives, Kew, England
    Millions of historical documents created and collected by UK central government departments and major courts. Includes military services, naturalizations, church record, passenger lists, emigration and immigration records
  • Society of Genealogists Library, London, England
    Particularly valuable for research before 1837 (the start of civil registration of vital records). Contains Parish registers, apprenticeships, directories and almanacs, heraldic visitations, marriages, wills, pedigrees and birth briefs, local and specialist collections
  • British Library, London, England
    One of the two largest libraries in the world (other is Library of Congress). Contains 150 million records dating back to 2000 BC, including 14 million books, manuscripts, histories, journals, newspapers, magazines, maps, stamps
  • National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh
    World’s leading centre for the study of Scotland and the Scots
  • Public Records Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI), Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Church records (all denominations) for all of Northern Ireland as well as some for the counties of Donegal, Cavan, and Monaghan. Also estate papers, gravestone inscriptions, census records, Tithe Applotment books, valuation lists

  • National Archives, Dublin, Ireland
    Includes Church of Ireland parish records, gravestone inscriptions, census returns, probate records, deeds, Tithe Applotment books, rebellion and outrage papers, convict reference files
  • National Library of Ireland, Dublin (Éire)
    Ireland’s main repository of Catholic parish registers. Has newspapers, city and regional directories, estate records, Householders Index, and Griffith’s Primary Valuation
  • General Register Office (GRO), Dublin, Ireland
    Births, marriages, and deaths (1864-present), Non-Catholic marriages (1845-present), Catholic marriages (1864-present)
  • County/Diocesan Record Offices for many counties
    Parish records, vital records, vestry minutes, poor law records, marriage licenses, census records, trade directories, poll books, electoral registers, court records, and wills


Our professional researchers can do research projects of many sizes and for many budgets. We customize the amount of research provided according to your needs.

If you would like to learn how our genealogists can further your research, request a research quote.

Some of the major records sources that can be used for genealogy research in the UK include:

  • Civil registration of births 1837 to present
  • Civil registration of marriages 1837 to present
  • Civil registration of deaths 1837 to present
  • Heraldry records circa 1200s to present
  • British Army service and pension records
  • British census records 1841-1901 (England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland)
  • British church parish records (England, Scotland, Wales) starting circa 1500s
  • Ships’ passenger lists (Canada, Australia, Ireland, UK, and U.S.)

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