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Discover where and when the event took place and store the information for years to come.
Search our key records Birth records Marriage records Did any of your ancestors fight for their country?
Friends Reunited is the original social network with 20.6 million members.
It was launched in 2000 to put old school friends back in touch with each other and swiftly became a British media phenomenon.
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Birth marriage and death records in England & Wales – key dates...
brightsolid is an innovative online group and by bringing our companies together this way we can build the Friends Reunited business to offer something new and different to our customers. It marked a revolution in genealogy and ancestry by combining them with Internet social-networking.
We look forward to working with Chris and the team to develop the business further." brightsolid is led by digital media entrepreneur CEO Chris van der Kuyl, who joined in October 2007. Members are able to build their family tree by posting it on the site and investigating which ancestors they share with other members.
I also learnt he was shot and I now understand the significance of the half-penny which saved his life by taking the impact of the bullet.”Anonymous Genes Reunited member Why you should search these records?
Census records have been taken every 10 years since 1801 and provide amazing insights into the lives of our ancestors.
Our collection includes both England & Wales birth, marriage and death index for 1837-2006 as well as an extensive collection of Parish records dating back as far as the 16th century.