Accessibility Statement

  1. Web Content Accessibility Guidelines

    This site attempts to comply with all accessibility guidelines set forth by the World Wide Web Consortium. At a minimum there should be a Priority 2 (AA) compliance with many pages meeting the Priority 3 (AAA) level.

    Improving accessibility is an ongoing process and we would welcome feedback on our efforts.

    Valid XHTML 1.1  |  Valid CSS!  |  Level Double-A conformance icon, W3C-WAI Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0

  2. Access Keys

    The access keys used on this site broadly follow the UK government guidelines.

    To use access keys please consult the documentation for your browser. Usually using a combination of Alt + key (IE, Firefox 1),Shift + Alt + key (Firefox 2), Ctrl + key (Safari) or Shift + Esc + key (Opera) will work.

  3. Site Map

    There is no complete list of every page due to the dynamic nature of this site. However the basic structure is as follows:

    More information on the site structure can be found in the next section, entitled Navigation

  4. Every page pages carries the same navigation links at the top and bottom, giving easy access to the main areas of the site. There is a high degree of inter-linking between pages and most can be accessed from several points. e.g. Document lists pertaining to particular individual can be reached through the Individual page and there is a reciprocal link from the Document page.

    Related individuals are linked to each other so that you do not have to move backwards at any time to explore a family.

  5. Browser Support

    The site is coded to XHTML 1.1 and CSS 2 standards using the minimum of Javascript. This means it should work and display correctly in all modern browsers. It has been tested in the latest versions of Internet Explorer (6/7), Opera, Firefox, Konqueror and Lynx. If you find that any page is not displaying correctly, please let us know