Microform service

Many of our parish registers and wills have been microfilmed and we can produce copies from these fiche and film, as an alternative to the scan and scan and print services.   For newspapers we only hold microfilm copies.  You can choose to receive print copies which are sent to your postal address (UK customers only) or pdf copies which are emailed to you.

For further information about records on microform see How to order a parish register entry, will, or newspaper article.

These copies will have the same appearance as they do on our microform which may include blurring, blotches, rips or other distortions. It is not possible for us to improve the quality of these images. They are also in black and white.

Do not use this service if you want to order copies of original archive material and books or if you want to order a tithe map.

Download the microform order form 2022 here

How much does it cost?

There is a minimum charge to cover the staff time needed to find the records you request so we recommend ordering several items at once.

£10      digital minimum charge, including up to 4 PDF images

£15      print minimum charge, including up to 4 sheets (UK customers only)

£2        per additional image/sheet

For print copies, postage and packaging costs for the UK are included in the price. For overseas orders, please order PDF images.

You may need to use our research service if you cannot provide all the information requested for us to find your specified entry.


If you would prefer to receive higher quality copies, please use our Scan service or our Scan and print service.