Audrey Collins

Audrey Collins is Records Specialist – Family History at The National Archives. Audrey has worked at The National Archives since 2002. Before that she was a freelance researcher, writer and lecturer, and was engaged by the Office for National Statistics as their official Census historian for the bi-centenary census in 2001.

Audrey is a regular speaker at family history events in the UK and overseas, and her particular research interests include the history and development of the General Register Office. She is the co-author of ‘Birth, Marriage and Death Records: a guide for the family historian’ with Dave Annal, published by Pen & Sword in 2012.