Transcriber Volunteering Opportunities

Why transcribe with Free UK Genealogy?

Because we:

  • ...ensure our transcriptions are high quality
  • ...are an Open Data organisation, and thus your transcriptions reach the widest possible audience, in the most innovative ways
  • ...are among the oldest, most respected, crowd-sourced transcription organisations/projects in the world
  • ...have such a range of materials - from medieval Latin to modern print, from the free-form of early Church Registers to the consistent format of the BMD indexes - this means that whatever your skill level, and however much your skill increases, we have documents to transcribe that fit your level, or can stretch you
  • ...are a charity 
  • ...are volunteer-led
  • ...are increasingly enabling volunteering online

Transcribers are needed for the following projects:


Full training is provided: your experience as a family historian or researcher will help us make more genealogical records available to everyone, for free.