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The National Archives of the UK (TNA)

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The UK National Archives at Kew, south-west London. Formerly known as the Public Record Office (PRO).

Basic data

Instance of: GLAM
Official website:
Wikidata ID: Q392703
ARCHON code: 66
Main subject: None


TNA, A (Alienation)Records of the Alienation Office. 1571-1858.
TNA, ADM (Admiralty)Records of the Admiralty, Naval Forces, Royal Marines, Coastguard, and related bodies. 1205-1998.
TNA, AO (Audit Office)Records of the Auditors of the Imprest, Commissioners of Audit, Exchequer and Audit Department, National Audit Office and related bodies. 1536-2020.
TNA, ASSI (Assizes)Records of Justices of Assize, Gaol Delivery, Oyer and Terminer, and Nisi Prius. 1554-1971.
TNA, C (Chancery)Records created, acquired, and inherited by Chancery, and also of the Wardrobe, Royal Household, Exchequer and various commissions. 1085-2004.
TNA, CHES (Chester)Records of courts of the Palatinate of Chester and Flintshire c1200-c1851.
TNA, CO (Colonial Office)Records of the Colonial Office, Commonwealth and Foreign and Commonwealth Offices, Empire Marketing Board, and related bodies. 1570-1990.
TNA, CP (Common Pleas)Records of the Court of Common Pleas and other courts. 1195-1879.
TNA, CRES (Crown Estate)Records of The Crown Estate and predecessors. 1441-2019.
TNA, CUST (Customs)Records of the Boards of Customs, Excise, and Customs and Excise, and HM Revenue and Customs. 1554-2019.
TNA, DEL (Delegates)Records of the High Court of Delegates. 1536-1868.
TNA, DL (Duchy of Lancaster)Records of the Duchy of Lancaster. 11th century-1953.
TNA, DURH (Durham)Records of the Palatinate of Durham. 1311-1971.
TNA, E (Exchequer)Records of the Exchequer, and its related bodies, with those of the Office of First Fruits and Tenths, and the Court of Augmentations. 1086-1994.
TNA, EXT (Extracts)Documents and objects extracted from other record series, usually because they are much larger than the pieces they were extracted from. Hen II-1970s.
TNA, HCA (High Court of Admiralty)Records of the High Court of Admiralty and colonial Vice-Admiralty courts. c1450-1995.
TNA, IND (Indexes)Indexes to various other series.
TNA, KB (King's Bench)Records of the Court of King's Bench and other courts. 1194-1987.
TNA, LC (Lord Chamberlain)Records of the Lord Chamberlain and other officers of the Royal Household. 1483-2000.
TNA, LR (Land Revenue)Records created or inherited by the Office of the Auditors of Land Revenue c1223-1908.
TNA, LRRO (Land Revenue Records Office)Records of the Office of Land Revenue Records and Enrolments and its predecessors. c1509-1981.
TNA, LS (Lord Steward)Records of the Lord Steward, the Board of Green Cloth and other officers of the Royal Household. 1598-1870.
TNA, MINT (Mint)Records of the Royal Mint. 1446-2020.
TNA, Maps and PlansVarious department codes containing maps and plans extracted from other series.
TNA, PALA (Palace Court)Records of the Palace Court. 1629-1849.
TNA, PC (Privy Council)Records of the Privy Council and other records collected by the Privy Council Office. 1481-2002.
TNA, PL (Palatinate of Lancaster)Records of the Palatinate of Lancaster. 1357-1977.
TNA, POST (Post Office)Records created or inherited by the Royal Mail Group plc and predecessors. 1636-2014.
TNA, PRIS (Prisons)Records of the King's Bench, Fleet, and Marshalsea prisons. 1628-1862.
TNA, PRO (Public Record Office)Domestic Records of the Public Record Office, Gifts, Deposits, Notes and Transcripts.
TNA, PROB (Probate)Probate records of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury and related courts.
TNA, PSO (Privy Seal)Records of the Keeper of the Privy Seal. c1327-1884.
TNA, SC (Special Collections)Records of various departments, arranged artificially according to type, and formerly entitled Special Collections. 1131 - 20th Century.
TNA, SO (Signet Office)Records of the Signet Office. 1584-1876.
TNA, SP (State Papers)Records from the State Papers Office held by The National Archives of the UK
TNA, STAC (Star Chamber)Records of the Court of Star Chamber and of other courts. 1461-1649.
TNA, T (Treasury)Records created or inherited by HM Treasury. 1547-2019.
TNA, TS (Treasury Solicitor)Records created or inherited by the Treasury Solicitor and HM Procurator General's Department. 1483-2008.
TNA, WALE (Wales)Legal Records Relating to Wales. 1265-1808.
TNA, WO (War Office)Records created or inherited by the War Office, Armed Forces, Judge Advocate General, and related bodies. 1568-2007.
TNA, WORK (Works)Records of the successive Works departments, and the Ancient Monuments Boards and Inspectorate. 1609-2011.

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