The National Archives have announced that they will be offering free access to their Documents Online service (normally £3.50 per document) at the following selected Archives.
Birmingham Archives and Heritage Service http://www.birmingham.gov.uk/archives
Devon Record Office http://www.devon.gov.uk/record_office.htm
National Library of Wales http://www.llgc.org.uk/
Manchester Archives and Local Studies http://www.manchester.gov.uk/libraries/arls/
Norfolk Record Office http://www.archives.norfolk.gov.uk/nroindex.htm
Nottinghamshire Archives http://www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/archives
Tyne and Wear Archives http://www.tyneandweararchives.org.uk/
This is a short term trial to see how popular the service is, so get in their and use it or it may be withdrawn!!