Adoption

  • Adoption Search Reunion
    A website to use if you’re trying to make contact with a birth or adopted relative. You can also research adoptions for family history and genealogy.
  • Barnardo’s Family History Service
    Barnado’s has a paid family history research service that costs £25 to find out if someone was a Barnado’s child. If a deceased relative or loved was at Barnado’s, a further service can be purchased to reveal the full history of the child. There is also an option to purchase a photo of the child and the home where he/she lived. They have an archive of over 500,000 images.
  • Adoption Records UK
    The official UK government website for searching for and contacting adopted relatives. You can also obtain official certificates if you were adopted.