Friday, January 11, 2008

Documents from Kew

The National Archives | DocumentsOnline | Welcome: "DocumentsOnline allows you access to The National Archives' collection of digitised public records, including both academic and family history sources.
Searching the index is free, and costs £3.50 to download an image."

one of the few pay per view sites I can unreservedly recommend for quality - but becasue these records are the property of the british nation and already paid for by us the tax payers - shouldn't they be free too?


Search Royal Navy wills

You can now search and download around 35,000 Royal Navy wills. The wills cover men who joined the Royal Navy between 1786 and 1882.

Search by name, rating, ship, date of will or keyword. Discover your Royal Naval ancestor here

Searches are free and you only pay for downloads.


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