Ancestry holds one of the largest collections of world wide genealogy records
Behind the Name
Behind the Name is a website for learning about all aspects of given names
British History Online
British History Online is a digital library containing some of the core printed primary and secondary sources for the medieval and modern history of the British Isles
Burke’s Peerage
Burke’s Peerage is the definitive guide to the genealogy and heraldry of the Peerage and Landed Gentry of the United Kingdom, the historical families of Ireland and the Commonwealth of Nations, the Imperial, Royal and mediatised families of Europe, the Presidential and distinguished families of the United States of America, and other prominent families worldwide
Cassini Maps
Old maps for genealogy, local and family history research
Census of Ireland 1901/1911
The 1911 census lists, for every member of each household; name, age, sex, relationship to head of the household, religion, occupation, marital status and county or country of birth
Cyndi’s List
Cyndi’s List is a comprehensive, categorized, and cross-referenced list of links that point you to genealogical research sites online, and has been a genealogy starting point for more than 15 years! Cyndi’s ListCyndi's List is a comprehensive, categorized, and cross-referenced list of links that point you to genealogical research sites online, and has been a […]
Digital Images and Genealogy
The advent of high quality digital cameras at affordable consumer prices has provided some great opportunities as well as a number of potential problems
Family History Directory
A site full of family history and genealogy links to online resources
Family Relatives
Family Search
The LDS international search site includes records spanning billions of names across hundreds of collections including birth, marriage, death, probate, census, land, military, International Genealogical Index and more
Family Tree Forum
Useful site with good a ‘getting started’ research Wiki
Find My Past
Find My Past holds one of the largest collections of world wide genealogy records
FreeBMD (UK GRO BMD Index)
The excellent and free, England and Wales, Birth, Marriage, and Death Indexes 1837 to 1983
FreeCEN (UK GRO Census)
Free UK Census online search for 1841 to 1891
FreeREG (UK Parish Registers)
Free online searches of Baptism, Marriage, and Burial records, that have been transcribed from parish and non-conformist registers of the UK
GenProxy for Genealogists
GenProxy offers Internet Services for Genealogists, and the most useful pages include: Web site Creation Trades – old jobs, trades, occupations & professions with an explanation or indication of what the task entailed
GENUKI – UK and Ireland Genealogy
GENUKI provides a virtual reference library of genealogical information of particular relevance to the UK and Ireland
Georgian Nobility and Genealogy
Georgian Aristocracy genealogy, Royal family genealogy, etc
German Roots
Despite its name, this site may be helpful for finding passenger lists, vital records, census material, and naturalization records for many nationalities
Glasgow Guide and Information
The Glasgow Guide is not just about its here and now, but also its rich history
Historic Hospital Admission Records Project (HHARP)
The Historic Hospital Admission Records Project (HHARP) is the result of a partnership between Kingston University’s Centre for Local History Studies and various hospital archives in London and Glasgow
Historical Directories
Historical Directories is a digital library of local and trade directories for England and Wales, from 1750 to 1919 originally organised by the University of Leicester
Ian MacInnes Calendar
This site is intended to replace quick reference handbooks of dates for those interest in English history, literature, and genealogy
Internet Archive Wayback Machine
The Internet Archive is a non-profit library founded in 1996 to provide Universal Access to All Knowledge
Ireland GRO Certificate Ordering
The Ireland General Register Office (Oifig An Ard-Chláraitheora) is the central civil repository for records relating to Births, Marriages, and Deaths in Ireland
Irish Genealogy
This website is dedicated to helping you search the family history records of Ireland
Jane Taubman’s Dillington Course Notes
These are the course notes for the introductory course that Jane Taubman teaches at Dillington House
Lost Cousins
LostCousins calims to be the only family history website able to match you with others researching the same ancestors
A site for people who love maps, books, London & history
National Library of Scotland
The National Library of Scotland is the world’s leading centre for the study of Scotland and the Scots
One-Name Studies Guild
The Guild of One-Name Studies is the world’s leading organisation for one-name studies
One-Name Study Techniques
The purpose of these notes is to share with other ONS researchers my conventions for doing things, on the off-chance that somebody may find it useful
One-Place Studies Society
The Society for One-Place Studies provides a listing of one-place studies internationally along with resources for those undertaking an OPS
OnLine Parish Clerks
These sites aim to extract and preserve the records from the various parishes and to provide online access to that data, FREE of charge, along with other data of value to family and local historians
Proceedings of the Old Bailey, London
A fully searchable website – by Name, Location, and other – detailing all the court cases that were dealt with at the Old Bailey in London between 1674 and 1913
RootsWeb WorldConnect Family Trees
Displays a basic GEDCOM family tree in the RootsWeb WorldConnect
Scotland Certificate Ordering
A certificate (also known as an extract)  – an officially certified paper copy of a register entry – or Copies  – a copy of the record entry in the form of a digital image
Scotlands People
The official Scottish genealogy resource is one of the largest online sources of original genealogical information
Surname Profiler
Provides Great Britain Family Names distribution maps, for both the 1881 Census, and the 1998 Electoral Roll
The National Archives (UK)
A vast collection of 1,000 years of UK government records, or links to where records are available, including: The existence & location of over 2,800 hospital records in the UK
The National Archives of Ireland
Occupying a key position in the cultural and intellectual life of the nation, the National Archives of Ireland hold the records of the modern Irish State, which document its historical evolution and the creation of its national identity
The National Library of Ireland
The mission of the Library is to collect, preserve, promote and make accessible the documentary and intellectual record of the life of Ireland and to contribute to the provision of access to the larger universe of recorded knowledge
Time and Date
Allows you to quickly display calendars showing holidays and observances for many countries, in past, present and future years
TWR Computing
Computers and programs and other products for family historians, both home and business
UK GRO Certificate Ordering
The UK General Register Office (GRO) holds a central copy of all registered Birth, Marriage, and Death Certificates for England & Wales
UK GRO Online Index Search
The UK General Register Office (GRO) holds a central index of all registered Birth, Marriage, and Death Certificates for England & Wales
This site provides 2,596 links (as at July 2020) to web sites that offer on-line transcriptions of UK Births, Marriages, Deaths, and Censuses
Provides interesting information about workhouses and the poor laws
ZoomPast is a website for exploring, building and sharing genealogies