Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

21/12/2004

Tracing Missing Persons – Useful Contacts

This list should be used in conjunction with the Family Records Centre Factsheet ‘Tracing Missing Persons’ which gives further information. Contact information can soon become out of date,

so where necessary check with Directory Enquiries or an Internet directory. Traceline PO Box 106, Southport, PR8 2WA 0151 471 4811 www.statistics.gov.uk/registration/traceline National Missing Persons Helpline Roebuck House, 284-286 Upper Richmond Road West, East Sheen, London SW14 7JE 0500 700 700 www.missingpersons.org Missing Persons Bureau New Scotland Yard, London, 020 7230 1212 www.met.police.uk/so/miskid.htm Salvation Army Family Tracing Service 101 Newington Causeway, London, SE1 6BN 020 7367 4747 www.salvationarmy.org.uk/en/Departments/FamilyTracing Dr. Barnardo’s (Head of After Care) Tanner’s Lane, Barkingside, Ilford, Essex IG6 1QG 020 8498 7536 www.barnardos.org.uk/whatwedo/aftercare Dr Barnardo’s also holds records of many agencies which have now ceased ceased operating, for example: The Children’s Aid Society, Macpherson’s Homes, Marchmont Home, Liverpool Sheltering Home, Sharmans Home Children’s Society Edward Rudolf House, 69-85 Margery Street, London WC1X OJL 0845 300 1128 www.the-childrens-society.org.uk Catholic Children’s Society 49 Russell Hill Road, Purley, Surrey, CR2 2XB 020 8668 2181 www.catholicchildrenssociety.org.uk NCH (formerly National Children’s Home) 85 Highbury Road, London E5 1UD 020 7704 7000 www.nchafc.org.uk
The National Council of Voluntary Child Care Organisations CMCII, NCVCCO, Unit 4, Pride Court, 80-82 White Lion Street, London N1 9PF www.ncvcco.org 020 7833 3319 BT Archives 268-270 High Holborn, London WC1V 7EE 020 7492 8792 www.btplc.com/Corporateinformation/BTArchives BT Directory Enquiries www.bt.com/directory-enquiries/dq_home.jsp 118 500 The British Library 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB 020 7412 7000 www.bl.uk The British Library Newspaper Library Colindale Avenue, London, NW9 5HE 020 7412 7353 www.bl.uk/collections/newspapers.html Royal Courts of Justice Strand, London WC2 020 7947 6000 www.courtservice.gov.uk Principal Probate Registry Search Room 42-49 High Holborn, London WC1V 6NP 020 7947 7022 www.courtservice.gov.uk/using_courts/wills_probate Westminster Reference Library 35 St Martin Street, London WC2H 7HP 020 7641 4636 www.westminster.gov.uk/libraries/westref Other Useful Websites: http://www.cyndislist.com/finding.htm } } See Family Records Centre Factsheet www.missing-you.net/ } ‘Tracing Missing Persons’ for further } information www.look4them.org.uk } www.1837online.com (Birth, Marriage & Death indexes – chargeable service) www.freebmd.rootsweb.com (Birth, Marriage & Death indexes – free service) www.charitiesdirect.com (National Charities Database)

Source-National Archives

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