Free Findmypast subscription

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Access to Times+ events and offers is exclusive to members of The Times and The Sunday Times

Times+ members can trace their ancestors with free access to Findmypast for 12 months.

The centenary of the First World War is a timely reminder of how important it is to know about your ancestors.
To make it easier for you to discover more about them, or build your family tree, we are offering you free access to Findmypast for 12 months (usually £99.50). You can explore millions of family history records from the UK.
What starts with just a few names and birth dates quickly grows into a fascinating journey. Where did they live? Were they rich or poor? Did they fight in wars, or travel to foreign shores? With over 1.8 billion records dating back to the reign of Henry VIII, the most comprehensive military and seaman records available online and the British and Irish Newspaper collection at your fingertips, findmypast is the best resource to begin exploring your family’s history. 
To enjoy this offer, click on 'redeem' in the information box. You will need to be logged in to see the redeem button.
Please note, this offer is subject to availability.

1.               Brief description of this offer

This is an offer for new and existing Times+ members, which includes complimentary access to Findmypast for 12 months. Access includes visibility of all UK records. Records from outside the UK are not available as part of this free offer. To see these records you will need to subscribe to a World Subscription with findmypast. 

2.               Who can subscribe to this offer

2.1.          UK residents aged 18 or over.

2.2.          New and existing full paying members of Times+.

2.3.          This offer excludes £1 for 30 day trialists.

2.4.          You must be a member of Times+ for the full 12 months to enjoy your Findmypast access for the year. If you cancel your membership within this period, you will lose your complimentary access to Findmypast.

3.               End date for this offer

This offer is subject to availability.

4.               How do I activate my Findmypast account

4.1.          Visit and click on the Findmypast offer page.  When you click on the 'redeem now' button you will be given a unique code that when redeemed on will give you one year’s free access.  Find My Past will require information such as your name and email address to set you up with your complimentary access.

4.2.          Once you request your access code, you must activate the code on Findmypast within 7 days, after which it will become invalid.

5.               How long will I have access to Findmypast

5.1.          Your complimentary access to Findmypast will be for a minimum duration of 12 months from when you activate your Findmypast account.

5.2.          Following your 12 month complimentary access to Findmypast, Findmypast will contact you 30 days before the end of your initial 12 month access to see if you would like to continue your access as a paid Findmypast member.  Full terms and conditions for Findmypast membership can be found at

6.               Anything else I should know

6.1.          This offer and any other offers that we promote from time to time are not to be taken, copied, promoted or used by any third party website or third party entity on any medium without our express written consent.

6.2.          One 12 month complimentary access to Findmypast per member. 

6.3.          If you are found to be abusing the terms of this offer, we have the right to suspend and/or terminate your membership.

6.4.          Members taking out this offer understand and acknowledge that they are taking out a separate Findmypast membership as well as a separate membership to one of our packs.

6.5.          Members registering to this offer are not only subject to these terms but are also subject to separate terms and conditions located at in relation to use of the Findmypast service, website or software applications, which must be accepted prior to activating your Findmypast account. Please note, this free offer is for the British Package worth £99.50. Please read carefully before accepting this offer.

6.6.          This offer is non-transferable in whole or in part. You may not share your access to any of the Findmypast offer services. If you fail to activate your 12 months complimentary access to Findmypast within 7 days of requesting your access code, we will not pay you any refund.

6.7.          At any time, we may amend these terms to ensure that we remain compliant with relevant laws and regulations and to ensure that we are constantly improving your Times+ experience.

6.8.          This offer is subject to English law and to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

6.9.          Your membership is with Times Newspapers Limited (whose registered office is at 3 Thomas More Square, London, E98 1XY).  Please be aware that as of 4 July 2014, our registered office will be 1 London Bridge Street, London SE1 9GF. Your access to Findmypast is with BrightSolid Online Publishing Limited.