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Useful Genealogical WebLinks for Genealogists & Family History in UK

There are many billions of pages on the Internet, sorting through all the rubbish to find the bits of information that are relevant for your genealogy can be very time consuming. This series of links will hopefully be useful in pointing you quickly in the right direction to find the documents, registers, certificates & knowledge you seek.


Old Historic Maps (not now free)
Family Tree Maps (ancestry)
Down-Loadable Maps from the Victorian era, for most Towns & Villages.
More Maps tailored for your Family History rtesearch.

Old Clinical names & Disease

Ever growing list of archaic names & terminology for illness & disease

Value of Old Money

Want to know what your ancestor's wage was worth? and what it would buy?
Old Trades & Occupations Jobs, Professions & Rank found in old documents
Old but simple Latin meaning useful Latin phrase translation for Wills, Parish & Manorial documents
UK History by Month / Day
What Happened on this Day?
Lots of UK history for each day, only go here if you have time to spare !
Historical facts about days in the past. This day or select any other date.
CommonWealth War Graves Have you checked for all your missing names? Lost in wars last century.
Family Tree Magazine WebSite Has an index to help you find that faintly remembered story in your old mags

Familia Organisation
British Library
British Library -Online
National Library Ireland
National Library Scotland
Welsh National Library

Lists of useful information about U.K. Libraries and their holdings
British Library entry page
View facsimiles of selected old newspapers (growing collection) free for now
As it says - Irish National Library
Scottish National Library
Welsh Library website
Family Tree Printing Large Tree? Too big for printer? Get it Professionally Printed here
FreeBMD
FreeREG

FreeCen
As the name says - Free info on GRO Birth, Marriage & Death index
Similar to above - Free info from Parish & non-conformist Registers.
Free data from UK Census returns - still growing

COCP
Cornwall Online Census Project

Excellent site run by volunteers, has 1841 1851 1861 1871 1891 census details for Cornwall & Devon borders (1841 & 1891 complete, other years progressing nicely) now starting 1901 census - please volunteer to transcribe
Free Trade Directories Trade directories for most counties, such as Kelly's & Pigot's FREE online at Leicester University, with search engine & page print facility. Well done LU, this is how the public should receive old & out of copyright information, free - not copied to a CD and charged 30 for each directory.
Dating Old Photographs
Dating Old Photographers
How to date Old Photographs, with working example images.
Find which Photographer worked which Town and when, growing list.

Ships Lost to Storm or War
Memorials of "Lost at Sea" National Maritime Museum
Mariners List
Army Navy AirForce records

A giant list of Lost Ships, with where when & how. Lost an ancestor at sea?
A List & Info of Memorials around the world to those Lost at Sea.
"The Research Centre" at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, UK
Masters, Mariners & Seamen - Did your family go to Sea? Excellent site.
Veterans & Service Personnel info & access to records

Access to Archives  A2A
Historical Manuscripts
Archon
Manorial Documents Register
National Archivist
GRO BMD Index 1837 online
Wills Online PRO

P.R.O. section has ever growing list of searchable documents. Brilliant!
An improving archive from the Historical Manuscripts Commission
Partly Online (growing) plus location of other manorial records.
Private company, Pay per View site with some PRO records but growing.
Little info for free, difficult to search, pricey. wait for FreeBMD to complete?
This part of Documents Online now has over 1 million WILLS

Baptist Historical Society
Congregational History
Methodist Information Site

Quaker Genealogy Resources
Quaker Family History Society

No online sources, but info on where to find Registers etc.
Some History, plus links to other congregationalist sites.
Methodist ancestor? You should visit this site.
Information about access to Quaker records & registers : limited
Research Guide & Location of records

Hospital Records
Workhouse & Poorlaw Info
Guide to available Hospital records.
Massive site full of information on Workhouses & the poor law.

East Yorkshire FHS
Cornwall FHS
Nigel J Ellis's WebSite
Federation of Family History Soc
Guild of One Name Studies

Some very useful sites for my own Genealogys location.




 
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