London Genealogists

Our England genealogists research on location. They will find and analyze the best records available to further your family history research. They can search the archives, libraries, and local records throughout England, including:

  • National Archives at Kew
    Millions of historical documents created and collected by UK central government departments and major courts of law. Includes military service records, naturalization certificates, church record, passenger lists, emigration and immigration records
  • Society of Genealogists Library
    Parish register transcripts, apprenticeship indexes, directories and almanacs, heraldic visitations, marriage licenses, indexes to wills and marriages, pedigrees and birth briefs, local and specialist collections; the Society’s collections are particularly valuable for research before 1837
  • County/Diocesan Record Offices for all counties
  • Parish records, vital records from 16th century, vestry minutes, poor law records, marriage licenses, census records, trade directories, poll books, electoral registers, court records, and wills
  • London Metropolitan Archives and Guildhall Library
    Millions of items on history of London and surrounding area, including manuscripts, photos, prints, maps and drawings dating from 1067
  • Cambridge University Libraries
    Over 7 million volumes consisting of almost every book published in the UK or Ireland
  • National Army Museum
    The leading authority on the history of the British Army

  • British Library
    One of the two largest libraries in the world (other is Library of Congress). Contains 150 million items, including 14 million books, manuscripts and historical items dating back to2000 BC, journals, newspapers, magazines, sound and music recordings, videos, play-scripts, patents, databases, maps, stamps, prints


We also have London genealogists. We have local researchers in all of the counties in England including Bristol County, Cornwall County, Devon County, Essex County, Kent County, Lancashire County, and Somerset County.

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 want to know more about how our genealogists can further your research, you can request a research quote.

The following are some of the major records sources that can be used for genealogy research in England:

  • Births, marriages, and deaths (1538-present)
  • Civil registration of births, marriages and deaths in England (1837-present)
  • A census was conducted every 10 years since 1801, except for 1941 due to WWII
  • Baptisms and christenings (1761-present)
  • Church of England baptisms (1538-prsent, marriages (1200s-present), and deaths and burials (1538-present)
  • Wills and probates (1440-present)
  • Land tax assessments (1600s-present)
  • Service and pension records (1700s-present)
  • Ship passenger lists

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