Britain records on Ancestry

Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Britain family tree. A vast range of data is available to search ranging from census records, births, deaths and marriages, military records and immigration records to name but a few. Free trials are normally available and are a good way to fill out a lot of your tree quickly.

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Origins and History

Crest

New to Family History? Check out our Getting Started page. Check out House Of Names to investigate the origins of the Britain surname or get a copy of the Britain family Crest (a great gift idea!).

DNA

Sometimes you can run into a brick wall in your tree and you just don't have enough evidence to make that next step back in time. A DNA test can sometimes help to make a link to a particular family name if you find you share common DNA with people who have the same or similar surnames as each other. If you are lucky then you may get a match within a few generations and discover some Britain ancestors. Additionally, the modern DNA test can give you a breakdown of your ethnic mix - you may be surprised at the results!

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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Britain Genealogy

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Britain Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources below you will be able to find a birth record and, from that, a birth certificate can be ordered which lists the names of the mother and father, taking you back another generation in your tree. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Britain family tree.

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Search the UK registered births, marriages and deaths of the Britain family using the FreeBMD database.

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ukDid you know that there are currently 203 people with the Britain surname in the UK? Britain is now ranked number 3851 for popularity in the UK.

Britain Family History Databases

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Miscellaneous Britain Databases

Explore the Ellis Island Database for information on the Britain family. This database contains over 25 million immigration records detailing passengers arriving in the United States of America.

Use the Surname Map project to look at the current distribution of the Britain surname in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain, Italy and Romania.

Some Famous People with the surname of Britain

Wikipedia George II (George Augustus;; 10 November 1683 ? 25 October 1760) was King of Great Britain and Ireland, Duke of Brunswick-L?neburg (Hanover) and Archtreasurer and Prince-elector of the Holy Roman Empire from 11 June 1727 until his death.
Wikipedia Anne (6 February 1665 ? 1 August 1714) became Queen of England, Scotland and Ireland on 8 March 1702, succeeding her brother-in-law, William III of England and II of Scotland.
Wikipedia George I (George Louis;; 28 May 1660 ? 11 June 1727) was King of Great Britain and Ireland from 1 August 1714 until his death, and ruler of Hanover in the Holy Roman Empire from 1698.
Wikipedia Caroline Matilda of Great Britain (11 July 1751 ? 10 May 1775) Queen of Denmark and Norway from 1766 to 1772 and a member of the British Royal Family.
Wikipedia "For other persons known as Princess Mary, see Princess Mary"The Princess Mary (5 March 1723 ? 14 January 1772) was a member of the British Royal Family, a daughter of George II and Caroline of Ansbach.
Wikipedia Princess Augusta (Augusta Frederica; 31 August 1737 ? 23 March 1813) was a member of the British Royal Family, a granddaughter of George II and sister of George III.
Wikipedia Princess Elizabeth (Elizabeth Caroline; 10 January 1741 ? 4 September 1759) was a member of the British Royal Family, a grandchild of George II and sister of George III.
Wikipedia The Princess Caroline (Caroline Elizabeth; 30 May 1713 ? 28 December 1757) was a member of the British Royal Family, the fourth child and third daughter of George II.
Wikipedia Princess Louisa (Louise Anne; 19 March 1749 ? 13 May 1768) was a member of the British Royal Family, a grandchild of George II and sister of George IIIEarly life.
Wikipedia Prince Frederick (Frederick William; 13 May 1750?29 December 1765) was a member of the British Royal Family, a grandchild of George II and youngest brother of George III.
Wikipedia The Prince Alfred (22 September 1780 ? 20 August 1782) was a member of the British Royal Family, the fourteenth child and ninth son of George III.
Wikipedia The Prince Octavius (23 February 1779 ? 3 May 1783) was a member of the British Royal Family, the thirteenth child and eighth son of George III.
Wikipedia Prince George William (13 November 1717 ? 17 February 1718) was an infant member of the British Royal Family, son of George II and Caroline of Ansbach who, at the time of his birth, were the Prince and Princess of Wales.

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