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
of Old Money
|Want to know what your
wage was worth? and what it would buy?
Trades & Occupations
||Jobs, Professions & Rank found in
but simple Latin meaning
||useful Latin phrase
translation for Wills, Parish & Manorial documents
History by Month / Day
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.
||Have you checked for
all your missing names? Lost in wars last century.
Tree Magazine WebSite
||Has an index to help you find that faintly
remembered story in your old mags
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
As it says - Irish National Library
Scottish National Library
Welsh Library website
Too big for printer? Get it Professionally Printed here
|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
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
||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.
|How to date Old Photographs, with working
Find which Photographer worked which Town and when, growing list.
Lost to Storm or War
of "Lost at Sea" National Maritime
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
Veterans & Service Personnel info & access to records
Access to Archives
Historical Manuscripts Archon
GRO BMD Index
P.R.O. section has ever growing list of searchable
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.
info for free, difficult to search, pricey. wait for FreeBMD to complete?
This part of Documents Online now has over 1 million WILLS
Methodist Information Site
Quaker Family History
No online sources, but info on where to find Registers
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
|Guide to available Hospital records.
Massive site full of information on Workhouses & the poor law.
East Yorkshire FHS
Nigel J Ellis's
Federation of Family History Soc
Guild of One Name Studies
|Some very useful sites
for my own Genealogys location.