This service is changing

The National Register of Archives will be replaced by autumn 2014. It is becoming part of Discovery, the only place to access descriptions of records held by The National Archives and thousands of archives around the UK.

Read more about the project.

*Welcome to the National Register of Archives (NRA)

The NRA contains information on the nature and location of manuscripts and historical records that relate to British history.

Search the register by:

Corporate Namex
(combining the Business Index and the Organisations Index)

Personal Namex
(combining the Personal Index and the Diaries and Papers Index)

Family Namex

Place Namex
(this will list businesses, organisations and other corporate bodies by place)

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