The Society has made more than 11 million records available online to its members. If you are not a Member you can still carry out an initial search, but to view the full record details you will need to join the Society.
If you are not a member and wish to view the data please click here for details of other benefits of membership and how to join. Annual membership of the Society is very good value, with a choice of two types of membership. Your subscription will help the charity to maintain and expand the largest family history library in the UK and digitise more of its collections.
We are constantly adding transcripts, indexes and images from our library so that you can access them from the comfort of your own home. If there is anything you would like to see on the site in future, please let us know. Material must be either SoG copyright, out of copyright (the author having died more than 70 years ago) or donated by the transcriber for use here. Additional material is also welcome. If you have transcribed or indexed genealogical sources and would like to donate them to the Society for the benefit of other members, please contact the Head of Library services.
Some of the books here are not yet indexed and you can only browse images of the pages. If you would like to help other members by indexing some of them from home please contact the Head of Library services
As member you can make the most of our resources, access our experts and find a welcoming community of people interested in family history and genealogy.
We all have roots. Let’s find them together.