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The British Newspaper Archive

British Newspaper Archive

Read about historical events at the time they were happening. Perhaps you'll discover your ancestor in their local newspaper?

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If you need help with your membership or using Genes Reunited, you can contact our Support Team directly by emailing For any media enquiries, members of the press should contact Alex Cox in our UK press office at

About Genes Reunited

Genes Reunited was launched in 2003 as a sister-site to the internet phenomenon Friends Reunited. Since then it has grown to become one of the UK's largest genealogy website.

It marked a revolution in genealogy and ancestry by combining them with online social networking. Members are able to build their family tree by posting it on the site and investigate which ancestors they share with other members. They can also search historical records such as census, birth, death and marriage records.

Genes Reunited has over 13 million members and over 780 million names listed. One new name is added to the site every single second.