Libraries West are offering free access to Ancestry Library Edition from your home whilst their libraries are closed during the coronvirus pandemic. This temporary arrangement will end on the 30th December 2020. You will need to log in using your library card number and PIN.
They are making digital records available on their website free of charge for as long as their Kew site is closed to visitors. Register as a user and you will be able to order and download up to ten items at a time, to a maximum of 50 items over 30 days. Records include: First and Second World War records, including medal index cards; Military records, including unit war diaries; Royal and Merchant Navy records, including Royal Marine service records; Wills from the jurisdiction of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury; Migration records, including aliens’ registration cards and naturalisation case papers; 20th century Cabinet Papers and Security Service files; Domesday Book.
30 of their recent lectures are available to enjoy from the comfort of your own home.
Available to view on their site are a large number of short video clips of their work, including their most recent fieldwork at Bath Abbey.
Archaeology on TV