Free Access to Ancestry UK Wartime Records Through November 12 #announcements #records # unitedkingdom #announcements #records

Jan Meisels Allen





To commemorate Remembrance Day Ancestry UK is offering free access to their wartime records through November 12 11:59PM BT.  Registration with name, email address and password is required. No credit card information is requested. This is intended for UK residents. After you enter the name you are searching and determine which of the free collections you wish to search a list of records will appear with name, registration and other information. There is column that says “view record” click on that and the record will appear where you can then click on “save” in the upper right hand . You can save to your computer or to your tree on Ancestry.


If you try to access other record collections or after the promotion try to access the wartime records you will be invited to subscribe. To access the site go to: 

To search go to:

This is a list of the featured collections: Note the green Free next to the featured collections.


I have no affiliation with Ancestry or and am sharing this solely for the information of the readers.


Jan Meisels Allen

Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee