National Archives

An executive agency

The National Archives is also the place to file FOI requests to the Office of Public Sector Information (OPSI) and Her Majesty's Stationery Office (HMSO).
Requests for information held by The London Gazette, The Belfast Gazette or The Edinburgh Gazette should be made to the National Archives.
The National Archives was formally known as the Public Records Office.
Regulations allow the National Archives to make charges in respect of some requests for information. Requestors will be notified in advance if a charge is payable.

174 requests
for the Accreditation department I write to request a copy of the archive policies submitted by Suffolk Record Office to you for their TNA accredita...
FOI Request - data protection
Response by National Archives to Peter Mahon on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Mr Mahon, Please find attached a response to your follow up query regarding data protection at The National Archives. Yours sincerely, FOI...
Legislation.gov
Request sent to National Archives by Jonathan Blunden on .

Awaiting response.

Dear Sirs I am writing to request information held by the National Archives under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 ("FOIA") regarding the website...
Legal cases
Response by National Archives to Louis Goddard on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Mr Goddard Thank you for your enquiry of 19th October, in which you asked for information about legal disputes between The National Archives and...
Floor Plan Buckinham Palace
Response by National Archives to ISRAEL on .

Refused.

Dear Israel,   Thank you for contacting The National Archives of the United Kingdom.   Below is a version of the previous email with all hyperl...
War Record WW1
Request sent to National Archives by Gary Wright on .

Long overdue.

I would like to know where my Great Grandfather served during WW1, I have recently come into possession a photo and 2 medals, a Victory Medal, and a...
BT 95 Dissolved Companies from 1988 - digital records
Request to National Archives by Alex Skene. Annotated by Alex Skene on .

Information not held.

I'd forgotten about the 30-20 year rule transition period, however by end 2017, companies dissolved in 1991 & 1992 should have been transferred, and by...
The Report of the Patrick Finucane Review
Response by National Archives to Chris Mulholland on .

Information not held.

Dear Chris Mulholland, Thank you for your enquiry of 1 July 2018 regarding a review of The Report of the Patrick Finucane Review: 'is it possible for...
Employer’s liability claims
Response by National Archives to Jon Brownhill on .

Long overdue.

Dear Mr Brownhill, Thank you for your enquiry of 01 June 2018, in which you asked for information about employer liability claims at The National Ar...
Dear Beecholme Graeme,   Thank you for your follow up email which has been passed to me as manager of the Paid Search team to answer.   Having...
Systems IT
Response by National Archives to Andy Gilbert on .

Long overdue.

Freedom of Information Request: Reference F0052269 Dear Mr Gilbert, Thank you for your enquiry of 10th April 2018, in which you asked for informat...
Dear Dr Cottrell, The website http//www.whatdotheyknow.co/user/france_nimanaj is not connected to The National Archives. This appears to be a personal...
HMT Empire Windrush Records
Response by National Archives to Anthony Ellis on .

Successful.

Freedom of Information Request: Reference F0052332 Dear Anthony Ellis, Thank you for your enquiry of 18 April 2018, in which you asked for the follow...
Dear Mr Smith, Thank you for contacting The National Archives of the United Kingdom. If I have got this right, Ailsa Bather from Epsom and St Helie...
Dear Mr Douglas, Thank you for contacting The National Archives of the United Kingdom. I'm afraid we are not the right place to come to for your en...
Dear Yaacov Shtossel Thank you for contacting The National Archives of the United Kingdom. I'm afraid we are not the right place to come to for your...
Dear Mr Beecholme Thank you for your enquiry below. To enable us to respond to your query accurately, I should be grateful if you could provide the f...
  Dear Sir Thank you for contacting The National Archives of the United Kingdom. We may have records relating to your enquiry and the way to find ou...
Beecholme Management records
Response by National Archives to Beecholme Graeme on .

Long overdue.

Dear Beecholme Survivors and Justice Group, Many thanks for contacting The National Archives. I'm afraid that we are not the correct repository as w...
Beecholme Childrens Home
Response by National Archives to Cathy Fox on .

Information not held.

Thank you for contacting The National Archives of the United Kingdom. We will look into your enquiry, and in most cases we will respond with advice...
Stop and search statistics by race in England and Wales.
Response by National Archives to jake bartlett on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Mr Bartlett Thank you for contacting The National Archives of the United Kingdom. All of the records held by The National Archives, whether op...
National Archive missing documents
Response by National Archives to Cathy Fox on .

Successful.

Dear Miss Fox,   I’m sorry you are having trouble receiving the second link.  I have sent this email from a different account in case that makes a...
Dear Mr Clark Thank you for your enquiry of 5th February 2018 regarding: CRIM 1/4248 - Defendant: ARCHIBALD, Kenneth. Charge: Murder. With photogr...
Dear Mr Thomas, I was wondering if I could seek clarification with your regarding your recent FOI request, in which you asked for the following info...
HMS Ajax
Response by National Archives to George Macdonald on .

Refused.

Dear Mr MacDonald, Thank you for contacting the National Archives of the United Kingdom paid search service. I am afraid that the information you ar...

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