London Metropolitan Archives Now Online has put the first records online from the London Metropolitan Archives. They are Poor Law Records 1840 – 1948, Workhouse Births & Baptisms 1834 – 1906 & Workhouse Deaths & Burials 1834 -1934. According to an article in the Daily Mail they reckon to have all the records online by late 2010. What a great resource this will be for those of us, and that must be most of us, who have London ancestors.

Having said that I have just tried to access some records and it comes up telling me to upgrade my subs to Premium, as I already have a Premium membership this seems a little odd. Hopefully they will respond to my email and put this right.



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