Friday, March 31, 2006

The National Archivist website is closing
is going off line on 20 April 2006

from their newsletter

Further to our announcement earlier in the year regarding the purchase of our archives by, we are pleased to announce that the transition of the archives to the website will take place in the next few weeks.
From Thursday 6 April 2006 the National Archivist will no longer be taking new registrations or purchases for credits. If you already have valid credits with us, you may continue to use these as normal on our website.

On Thursday 20 April 2006 the National Archivist website will be closing down and your account will be transferred to along with any units you have remaining.
From this date you will be able to search the archives on the website.

The National Archivist provided online access to a unique collection of archives from the United Kingdom.
Our databases contained digital images of original registers, entry books, indexes and publications, reproduced under license from The National Archives and other organisations.

Available to search at the National Archivist are a range of categories including;
Births, Marriages and Deaths
Military Records
Emigration and Passports
Wills, Administrations and Taxes
British Colonies
Directories and Professionals
Free to View archives


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