LOOK … : It’s a bloody genealogy website! Of course, it contains personal information. This is usually all in the public domain, so we’re not alone in collating it.

We use software that automatically blocks information for anyone still living, or recently deceased. However, sometimes shit happens and stuff may appear when it shouldn’t. We’re not infallible. If you have any problems at all with any information we display then, providing there is any semblance of justification, we will remove it immediately.

Don’t moan, just tell us.

And now for a bit of housekeeping

See the wood and the trees

We publish everything we have in our fabulous trees, so basically if you can’t find it, we don’t have it. With over 18,000 people, 5,000 families, 11,000 sources, and 67,000 image references currently sat in our database, you’ll appreciate the amount of work that has gone into this over the years.

You can see more in the Close Ancestry Trees.


We know that everyone in the world is after your hard-earned cash, but if you do feel a donation coming on as a result of your visit here, then please feel free to send it our way. It all goes towards the upkeep of the site, for which we charge absolutely nothing. So, please help us to keep the site free to use. Thanks.

Contacting us

If you find anything that you think may be of interest to us, then drop us an email at stuff@closeancestry.com

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