Wednesday, 18 April 2012

Colonial records released at TNA

The National Archives (www.nationalarchives.gov.uk) has granted access in its reading rooms to the first batch of records from its new colonial records acquisitions, aka the 'migrated archives'. The first release includes material from Aden, Anguilla, Bahamas, Basutoland, Bechuanaland, British Indian Ocean Territories, Brunei, Cyprus, Kenya, Malaya, Sarawak and Seychelles, with a guide on their use available to read at www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documents/migrated-archives-guidance.pdf.

For more on the story visit www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/news/700.htm

Chris

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