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20sPeople programme to connect us all with our past

To mark the publication of the 1921 Census of England and Wales in January, we can today announce 20sPeople: an exciting programme of events and activities...

Tags: '20s, 1920s, 1921 census, 20sPeople, The 1920s:Beyond the Roar

Document release

1921 Census online publication date announced

Today we can announce that the 1921 Census for England and Wales will be published online by Findmypast on 6 January 2022. Taken between two world wars,...

Tags: 1921 census, census, digitisation, family history, genealogy

Success at Government Information Group Awards

The Legislation Services and Web Archiving Teams have been awarded the Government Information Group (GIG) Annual Award, which celebrates the work of...

Tags: EU EXit, Government Information Group, KIM, legislation, Web archiving

New Directors Join The National Archives’ Executive Team

A trio of new appointments are set to strengthen The National Archives’ top team as the organisation continues to deliver against its Archives for Everyone...

Tags: commercial, Corporate Services, directors, diversity, Inclusion, People

New art competition launched for schools

The National Archives’ Education Service today launches its first national art competition for school students in Key Stages 2, 3 and 4. Participants...

Tags: art, competition, education

Towards a National Collection

The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) has awarded £14.5 million as part of its Towards a National Collection programme to five major projects involved in the research and development of emerging technologies.

New autumn events programme now available to book

We’re delighted to unveil the new season of our hugely popular events programme, with tickets now on general sale.

Essential website maintenance

We are carrying out some essential maintenance work to ensure that our website runs smoothly.

Record copying service unavailable until Tuesday 14 September

Due to unforeseen circumstances, we are unable to accept new record copying orders between Friday 10 and Monday 13 September. The service will resume as...

Car parking charges to return from September

We will re-introduce charges for our visitor car park from Tuesday 7 September. We originally introduced parking charges in 2019. When we reopened after...

MOD Records Project

After discussions spanning a number of years, in February 2021 the Ministry of Defence (MOD) began the transfer of just under 10 million personnel records...

Tags: army, MOD Records, personnel records, royal air force, royal navy

New cataloguing grants awarded to archive services

Today we are delighted to announce that the Archives Revealed funding programme has awarded eight new cataloguing grants totalling almost £300,000 to...

Tags: archive sector, Archives Revealed