“Researching Family in England” Presentation Websites









 Useful Websites for Researching Family in England

FamilySearch.org - Searchable databases. Explore wiki and maps.

Genuki.org.uk - Research aids for all of British Isles.

FreeBMD.org.uk – Civil registration indexes.

Ukcensusonline.com – 1841-1911 census data (Maybe ($)).

GenesReunited - Family tree connections.

Google.com – General search engine.

CyndisList.com – Genealogical indexes (UK and Ireland section).

NationalArchives.gov.uk – English records.

ukbmd.org.uk – UK records including parish clerks.

VisionofBritian.org.uk – Historical context.

Oldmapsonline.org.uk – Historical maps.

Getamap.co.uk – Ordnance Survey maps.

Origins.net – ($) UK indexes.

FindmyPast.co.uk - ($) Searchable databases of census and church records.

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Britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk – ($) English newspapers.

Ancestry.com - ($) Searchable databases of census, etc. (World subscription)

theGenealogist.co.uk - ($) Searchable databases, family trees.

SOG.org.uk – Society of Genealogists in London.

Cityoflondon.gov.uk – London research

Westminster.gov.uk/archives – London Borough of Westminster research

Londonfhc.org – LDS Family History Centre in London

FFHS.org.uk – Federation of Family History Societies.

GRO.gov.uk – Civil registration certificates.

Quaker.org.uk/london – Quaker Library research.

Bl.uk – Researching the British Library.

College-of-arms.gov.uk – Coat of arms research.

Rootsweb.ancestry.com/~bifhsusa/reseng.html#england (microfilm finding guide)

 Useful Publications for Researching Family in England

Adolf, Anthony. “Tracing Your Family History.”

Herber, Mark. “Ancestral Trails.”

Humphrey-Smith, Cecil. “The Phillmore Atlas and Index of Parish Registers.”

Milner, Paul. “Genealogy at a Glance: English Genealogy Research.”

Rogers, Colin. “The Family Tree Detective.”

www.isbgfh.org – International Society of British Genealogy and Family History and the British

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 Main Line Genealogy Club Presentation – 9 Oct 2014

 ©Frank Southcott