Family history

Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry Library Edition 

The leading online resource for family history research.

British Newspaper Archive

British Newspaper Archive 

Access to millions of pages of British and Irish newspapers from 1710 to 1955. 100,000 pages are added each month. You'll need to register and log in with your own email address.

Find My Past 

Find my Past 

Search or browse this collection of 650 million family history records.

Times Digital Archive

Times Digital Archive (access in your library or from home using your library card)

The complete digital edition of The Times (London) from 1785 to 1985.

Plymouth Archives and Records 

Archives and Records 

The principal archive repository for Plymouth and West Devon. 

FamilySearch

FamilySearch 

The "Mormon Index" from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is a searchable resource of millions of entries transcribed from parish registers, censuses and other sources from around the world. 

FreeBMD

FreeBMD

FreeBMD is an ongoing project transcribing the Civil Registration index from 1837 of births, marriages and deaths for England and Wales, and provides free access to those records.