The National Archives

Kew,
Richmond,
Surrey,
TW9 4DU

The National Archives of England, Wales and the United Kingdom holds the records of central government and the courts of law. The records span an unbroken period from the 11th century to the present day.

The Library holds published works that complement the archives and facilitate access to the original records. Strengths include histories of UK government departments; histories of British foreign policy and policy making bodies, imperial and colonial histories, histories of individual countries and regions; the intelligence agencies, works on the armed forces, the history and working of the English law courts, social and economic history, directories and biographical materials; guides to genealogical and family history; topography and local history especially the English counties.

Categories: 
Medieval
16th-17th Century
18th-19th Century
20th Century
21st Century
Administrative history
Agriculture
Cultural history
Demography and Ethnicity
Ecclesiastical and Religious history
Economic history
Education
Environmental history
Gender history
Historical geography
Imperial and Colonial
Intellectual history
International history
Legal history
Local and Regional history
Medicine
Military/Naval history
Oral history
Palaeography and Diplomatic
Political history
Science and Technology
Social history
Transport
Urban history
Britain and Ireland
World