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For questions about ancestors or records in the UK. If the question is about a specific country within the UK – England, Wales, Scotland, or Northern Ireland – use the more specific country tag instead. The full name of the UK is the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Island. Prior to independence in 1922, Ireland was also part of the UK.

Use the most specific country tag that pertains to the question:

Prior to their independence in 1922, was also part of the UK.

Use if the question pertains to all or multiple of these countries.