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Offline Annielizz

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« on: Thursday 07 February 19 16:35 GMT (UK) »
Does anyone know if there are records of UK divorces online?  I'm looking for a divorce in the 1940s but don't know where to start! 
If they aren't available online, where is it best to look?
Thanks
Annie

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Re: Divorce Records
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 07 February 19 16:41 GMT (UK) »
National Archives website - Divorce: Research guides.

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Re: Divorce Records
« Reply #2 on: Thursday 07 February 19 16:42 GMT (UK) »
Newspapers are probably your only option.

According to the National Archives only 2% of records exist after 1937
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-research/research-guides/divorce/
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Re: Divorce Records
« Reply #3 on: Thursday 07 February 19 16:49 GMT (UK) »
Thanks for you both for your replies, I will see what I can find.
Annie