Free Access to Ancestry.com’s British Genealogy Records This Weekend

By Diane Haddad

Do you have ancestors from Britain? Ancestry.com is offering free access this weekend to its entire UK collection (these records are normally part of Ancestry.com’s World Explorer subscription).

The hundreds of UK records databases in this offer include

  • censuses of England, Scotland and Wales
  • digitized local and family histories
  • court records
  • parish records
  • civil registrations (government registers of births, marriages and deaths)
  • military records
  • passenger lists (incoming and outbound)

You can see a list of all databases included in the free offer by scrolling down on this page.

The free access ends Sunday, Feb. 8, at 11:59 p.m. ET.

You’ll need to set up a free registration with the site (or log into your account if you have one) to view records that match your search. Start searching Ancestry.com’s UK collections here.