Alnwick Library will be closed at lunchtime today, Thurs 18 Jan from 12:30pm - 1:30pm. It will also close at 6pm on Friday 19 Jan.  We apologise for any inconvenience caused. Items can be renewed online or by telephoning 01670 50 50 16. Please note that this is an automated system and you will need your library card number.

ancestrylibraryAncestry is the largest online library of family history information in the world. It is constantly updated.

You can use Ancestry Library Edition to search for your ancestors.  It contains information from:

  • Censuses
  • Birth, death and marriage records
  • Church records
  • Court, wills and land records
  • Immigration records

Download useful resources such as an ancestral chart, a research calendar and a correspondence record.

Start using Ancestry Library Edition

You can use Ancestry Library Edition free of charge on any of the Public PCs in our libraries.  Please note that you will not be able to access it from home.

Find out more by reading our helpsheet on how to use Ancestry Library Edition.