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Genealogy and family history

Get access to full editions of the popular family history websites and the British Newspaper Archive for free with your library card.


Access the Ancestry Library

(Note: you have to use a library PC to access Ancestry for free.)  

Find out about using library computers.

Find My Past

Library edition of the popular genealogy site.

The 1921 Census is now free to access from one of our library computers.

(Note: you have to use a library PC to access Find My Past for free.)

The British Newspaper Archive

Discover the worlds in which your ancestors lived with millions of British and Irish newspapers from 1703 - 2003 on the British newspaper archive.

Library edition of the popular British Newspaper archive.

(Note: you have to use a library PC to access British newspaper archive for free. Users will need to ‘Register’ for a free account after which they will be able to sign-in to view, download and save newspapers.)