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Domesday online to tap money for National Archives

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The Domesday Book, the oldest public record held at The National Archives, UK, has been digitised and put online through Domesday Online, the organisation's latest digitisation project.

This is an excellent example of a revenue-generating e-Government service which will tap into the large amounts of money spent online by genealogists, and charging a small but fair fee.Through this venture, The National Archives hopes people will take the opportunity to visit Domesday Book from the comfort of their own homes, and learn more about this iconic document. The most exciting element of the project is that the public can now search the Book by name of town, city or village. For a small fee (

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