Civil registration records in England and Wales began in 1837 and can provide extensive information about your ancestors. Learn about these valuable records and how you can access the index to these records on MyHeritage, which allows you to easily procure them from the General Register Office.

Mike Mansfield works for MyHeritage.com as the Director of Content Operations. Previously Mike has worked for Ancestry.com and FamilySearch and has been professionally active in the genealogy and family history domain for the last 20 years. Mike currently serves on the board of Federation of Genealogical Societies and he has presented at numerous genealogical conferences, webinars, and symposia in the United States, England, Scandinavia, and Australia. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Brigham Young University and a Master of Science in Library and Information Science from Syracuse University.