Who can use the Register?
Registrations are accepted from Adoptee's, Birth Parents, Siblings
and other interested Birth Relatives.
Those using the Register must be Eighteen years of age or over.
What happens to the information I give?
All the information you supply to us will be entered into
our confidential database, viewable only by our Administrators
and will be cross-referenced against information provided by other
Some of the information you supply (namely your status; the status
of the person you are seeking; adopted person's date of birth;
adopted person's gender;) will be entered upon our On-line searchable
database which you, other Registrants and members of the public
visiting this website will be able to search.
We must stress here that no information will be entered upon
the searchable database which will directly identify you, or your
whereabouts to any other person.
What happens if a member of the public finds a possible match
within the On-line database?
Once they have registered themselves, they can e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
giving their details, along with those of the match they have
found. Our Administrators will verify (from the details held within
the main database) whether they may or may not be related and
then the party matched will be contacted with a view to putting
both parties in touch with each other.
What happens if I find a possible match upon the On-line database?
If you believe you are related to one of the people on the search
database, and you wish to contact him/her, then once you have
registered yourself, you can e-mail email@example.com
giving your own details along with those of the match you have
found. Our Administrators will verify (from the details held upon
our main database) whether or not you are related. If this is
the case, and both parties want contact, then you will be put
in touch with each other.
What happens if your Administrators find a possible match
within the database?
Our database will be subject to constant check. Should we find
a solid match we will notify each party concerned seeking their
permission to pass on there details to the other party.
No information you have submitted will be passed to another party
without your written permission.
How much does it cost to register?
It costs just £10 per registration, you will not have
to pay any ongoing charges
What registration form should I fill in?
If you are a birth parent or family member searching for an adopted child
please fill in the Birth Parent and Family
If you are an adopted person searching for your birth parent or
family members please fill in the Adopted
What should I enter if I do not know the answer to a question
on the registration forms?
Enter 'Not Known' in any fields that you do not know the answer
to, this is very helpful to us because it saves any confusion.