A Twitter tweet by wrexhamcelery recommended this site as “brilliant for Lancashire Parish records. Big help with genealogy research.” Maybe it will help you.
Birth Indexes from England and Wales, 1837-2005, were added to the Ancestry.ca website. Ancestry.ca is Canada’s leading family history website. The birth records contain more than 134 million fully-searchable names of everyone born in England and Wales from the beginning of civil registration. Visit
Online records of the 1911 census are available at.
Seven archives and libraries around England and Wales will launch free access to the census records soon. They are:
- Birmingham Archives & Heritage
- Devon Record Office (Exeter)
- The National Library of Wales (Aberystwyth)
- Manchester Archives and Local Studies and Greater Manchester County Record Office
- Norfolk Record Office
- Nottinghamshire Archives
- Tyne and Wear Archives
It is suggested that our friends in England and Wales contact them directly to see when the service will be available.