The National Archives Beta
Get closer to the stories behind our records and explore highlights from our collection covering over 1000 years of history.
About this website
You are viewing a beta version of our new website, where we test new features we are developing. This is part of our ambitious plans to reimagine the way the public accesses The National Archives online. Please enjoy, explore and give us feedback.
Explore the collection is a new way to learn about the people, places and events featured in our records. These articles and galleries bring to life the human stories from The National Archives’ vast collection and showcase our most fascinating records.
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