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Mllions of Records, Millions of Answers. Ancestry.co.uk - Click here
All Genealogy Sites Directory
In our opinion, this is the best online resource in the UK!
- My wife's site. (Well, ours really
but she does all the hard work on it!)
Ancestry - Researching Nolan?
can trace their Irish Ancestors effortlessly through 100's of rare,
and, in most cases, exclusive databases - some are free, although the
majority require a nominal membership fee - which is used to acquire
further Original Materials to transcribe and make available
online. The Site also has a Free Message Board containing thousands of
research postings, Free Research Articles, Booklists, Maps, and Old
Photographs. Free Research Advice is available to all Members, as is
an informative, monthly Newsletter which is sent out to many thousands
of registered Members.
Genealogy is the No.1 hobby on the Internet and is becoming a passion
for millions of people around the world.
has created a way for individuals to easily store their genealogical
information, collaborate with others, and watch their family trees
grow over time.
Family Tree Folk
specialize in gifts
for genealogy and family history. We are the only UK suppliers of
genealogy greeting cards, note cards, key rings, coasters, fridge
magnets, rulers, mouse mats, letter openers and other gift items. We
also offer a full research service, a news service and associated news
site to keep up to date on family history generally, and research
products. One of our most popular ranges are our Fresnel lens
magnifiers available in handy credit card and bookmark size, perfect
for reading any document with small or difficult to read print or
UK Adoptions Message Board
Full range of Scottish census returns now
As the first promoter of family
history studies as distinct from genealogy more than 60 years ago,
the author of The Atlas and Index of Parish Registers (first
published by Everton's, subsequently by Phillimore's and the one who
saved (and arranged indexing) the Pallot Index (published by
Ancestry), now held at The IHGS that I founded (
saved the Lang Collection of Gretna Green marriage registers and the
unpublished Philimore indexes, and a good deal more, I am certain
that users of my site (
www.britishancestry.org ) may find
some worthwhile help available.
Every good wish
Cecil R.J.Humphery-Smith OBE, FHG, FSA, FSG &c
Buy CD's; Books and certificates from this well run site.
Research" is a
genealogical emagazine for the beginner to the professional giving
access to millions of sources of information to help with your
Check it out here.
The Official Website of the British
The village by village contact site for anybody researching family
history, genealogy and local history in the UK and Ireland. Every UK
county, town and village has a page for family history, local history,
surname and genealogy enquiries. Use the search box to find your
village or town. Join as a FREE or paid member. Paid membership is
only 5 pounds per year.
Genes Reunited is the UK's largest
family tree, genealogy and ancestry site - with over 13 million people
listed. It's easy to use, free to search and free to register
The Scottish Association of Family
Nice web directory with family history section.
CORNWALL FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY
- Why Did People Enter the Workhouse?
Deciphering Old Handwriting.
The Wright Family -- short biographies,
genealogy, and other information about members of Orville and
Wilbur's immediate family.
Cemeteries of the World. Find cemetery names and locations- Also some gravestone
Useful information about
Births; Marriages & Deaths.
Victoria Cross is the highest and most
prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be
awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. All 1354 VC's Fully
North East England History Pages:
We've just found a gem of a site about the North East of England. This
really is a great site. Here's their intro:
"A warm welcome to
The North East History Pages by
David Simpson This is the place to be for information about the
history, legends, dialect, songs, place names and famous people of the
North East of England and Yorkshire. This website was developed and
designed by David Simpson, author of
The Millennium History of North East England, a book hailed by
the British Prime Minister, Tony Blair, in his Millennium Address to
the Nation, December 1999."