Free Access to Findmypast

From midday on Friday, March 6th (GMT) to midday on Monday, March 9th (GMT), our collections of billions of historical records and innovative research tools will be open to everyone, absolutely free. Join us this Free Weekend and bring your past to life.

  • Over 900 million census records from across the UK, USA and Ireland
  • Passenger lists for ships sailing to and from Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and the USA
  • Birth, marriage and death records dating back to the 18th century, and the largest online collection of UK parish records
  • The most comprehensive collection of UK military records anywhere online
  • The largest collection of Irish family history records available online
  • Historical newspapers from across the world, including more than 10 million British newspaper pages from as long ago as 1710
  • An easy to use online family tree builder which allows you to import and export your tree if you’ve built it elsewhere
  • Our automatic Hints feature, which automatically searches our records for you and suggests potential matches to the people you add to your family tree
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