Using the internet for searching and tracing

This list contains the details of some sites that people have found useful although we cannot recommend or guarantee any particular site.

The General Registry Office

The government office for birth, marriage and death certificates.

The GRO also manages the Adoption Contact Register for England and Wales where adopted adults and birth relatives can register their wishes regarding contact

Website: www.gro.gov.uk

Adoption, Search and reunion

A website developed by BAAF for anyone who wants information about searching for or making contact with a birth relative.

Website: www.adoptionsearchreunion.org.uk

The following are some of the fee based tracing services: