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records in other organisations

The National Archives does not have the following popular records:

  • Parish records are kept in local archives and you can find many online

The National Archives is not the best place to look for certain kinds of records. Start your search in other archives for records relating to:

You can find huge numbers of records in other archives. There are over 2,500 archives in the UK which offer access to records.

Bear in mind that there are other national archives which might help your research:

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