British National Archives

News from the British National Archives and their partners at findmypast.co.uk: “We are delighted to announce that today our partners at findmypast.co.uk have made one of our First World War airmen’s service record series (AIR 79) available to search and download online. Earlier this month we also made the surviving service records of over 12,000 men from the Household Cavalry (record […]

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As Veteran’s Day draws near (Monday, November 11) hear in the U.S., Canada, and the UK, it’s a time to remember those who fought and died in conflicts across the globe. To honor the approaching centenary of the First World War the British National Archives is offering a way to research this war and the […]

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Discovery is the British National Archives’ new catalog, which provides a more integrated and functional way to explore the collections. It has been designed to host, search and display the many different databases and datasets being held at the National Archives. There’s a newly updated version of Discovery  available. It is much improved.  The new […]

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The British National Archives has made Olympic and Paralympic documents and images available online for the 19th 20th and 21st centuries. This is a first. The new site called The Olympic Record has a timeline, which enables researchers to brows material from summer Olympics from the Athens games in 1896 to the Beijing games in 2008. […]

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