The London Metropolitan Archives (LMA) collection on Ancestry.co.uk includes over 20 million London Parish records consisting of Baptisms, Marriages and Burials from the original Church of England registers and Bishops' Transcripts that have been deposited at the archive. This amazing series of records date back to 1538 and is fully searchable by individuals name. Other records currently available within the collection are Non Conformist chapel and congregation registers and London Poor Law records such as workhouse admission and discharge registers. Further series to follow, will include Electoral Registers, City of London Freedom papers, LCC school admission and discharge registers, Land Tax, Marriage Bonds and Allegation and Wills.
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About London Metropolitan Archives
Anyone who's interested in London's history will find answers to their questions among the 78km of records at LMA. The capital's premier record office lets you research the records of religious, public, business, local authority and other organisations dating from 1067 to the present day – and gain a fascinating insight into every aspect of London life.
Our partnership with the LMA lets us provide you with a series of fascinating collections from London's history, which are crucial for tracing your family in our nation's capital. You can search them all from this page, or delve into individual collections.