Adoption Search Reunion
A website to use if you’re trying to make contact with a birth or adopted relative. You can also research adoptions for family history and genealogy.
Barnardo’s Family History Service
Barnardo’s has a paid family history research service that costs £25 to find out if someone was a Barnardo’s child. If a deceased relative or loved was at Barnardo’s, a further service can be purchased to reveal the full history of the child. There is also an option to purchase a photo of the child and the home where he/she lived. They have an archive of over 500,000 images.
Adoption Records UK
The official UK government website for searching for and contacting adopted relatives. You can also obtain official certificates if you were adopted.