Internet Breakthrough Could Allow Millions to Trace Ancestors to 16th Century

Internet Breakthrough Could Allow Millions to Trace Ancestors to 16th Century

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england-village-street.jpgA new comprehensive collection of documents covering everyday life in London over more than 400 years is being scanned and made available on the internet, including parish registers, wills, land deeds, workhouse documents and school records. 

The digitization project, which is expected to take until 2010 to complete, will enable millions of people in Britain and abroad to trace their roots further back than ever before.

(Read more in the UK Telegraph)

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