The British Isles GenWeb is at www.britishislesgenweb.org
British government National Archives, formerly the Public Records Office, is at
DocumentsOnline (◊◊◊nationalarchives.gov.uk/documentsonline ) allows you online access to the Public Record Office's collection of digitised public records. Searching the index is free, and it costs £3 to download a digital image. All PCC wills spanning the period 1384-1858 are now available.
The official government source of genealogical data for Scotland is at ◊◊◊www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk but there is a fee to access records.
important online British Isles resource is the
There is a large selection of U.K. Census Name Indexes at ◊◊www.thegenealogist.co.uk. Access is via subscription or by volunteering as an indexer. Corresponding census data images on CD is available at the associated web site at ◊◊www.britishdataarchive.com.
The 1851 Census for the parishes of Dumfriesshire, Kirkcudbrightshire and Wigtownshire are at ◊◊ www.dgcommunity.net/historicalindexes/census.aspx
Dudley, Weetslade, Northumberland, England Census data 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871 is at ◊ http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~tynesidehistory/census.html
Census Records for Hampshire, England 1851 & 1881 are at www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wellsfam/country/hampshir/hamcen.html
South Derbyshire Transcripts of Census & Hearth Tax Assessments are at ◊http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~brett/censusindex.htm
Wirksworth Parish Derbyshire Records 1600-1900 are at ◊www.wirksworth.org.uk/MENU.htm
FreeBMD at ◊◊◊freebmd.rootsweb.com is a project to transcribe the Civil Registration index of Births, Marriages, and Deaths for England and Wales. The project is to transcribe the index only, not the records themselves. All that is recorded in the database is the name, date, event type (birth, marriage, or death), and the volume and page of the paper index. The idea is to find a name in the index and for a fee you can order the paper certificate from the GRO General Register Office.
There are a number of complete images of parish registers at ◊◊www.uk-genealogy.org.uk
A variety of Scottish Genealogy Databases are at ◊◊scotsfind.org
The UKGenScribe Transcription Archive is at www.ukgenscribe.org
UK Births, Marriages & Deaths on the Internet is at ◊◊www.ukbmd.org.uk. It includes references to sites like the following;
The aim of GENUKI at ◊◊◊www.genuki.org.uk is to serve as a reference library of UK & Ireland genealogical information. It is organised by geographical localities, even down to parish level. It is a noncommercial service, provided by volunteers in cooperation with the Federation of Family History Societies. GENUKI provides primary historical material, e.g. parish register and census transcripts, etc.
Dumfries and Galloway Archives have Historical Indexes at ◊◊ www.dgcommunity.net/historicalindexes
The findmypast.com website is at ◊◊ www.findmypast.com and has the following databases;
◊◊◊ The Origins Network works in partnership with the custodians of historical records, making their material accessible via the Internet for a fee.
Burke's Peerage is at ◊◊◊ burkespeerage.com. First published in 1826, Burke's Landed Gentry is a detailed listing of influential families in the British Isles.
The British Library Online Newspaper Archive is at ◊◊www.uk.olivesoftware.com
The London Gazette newspaper war archives is at ◊◊www.gazettes-online.co.uk
Land Forces of Britain is at ◊◊regiments.org.
Direct resources has 19th century Trades Directories at ◊◊www.direct-resources.uk.com
The University of Leicester's digital library of 18th, 19th and early 20th century local and trade directories from England and Wales is at ◊◊www.historicaldirectories.org
The Proceedings of the Old Bailey London 1674 to 1834 is a fully searchable online edition of accounts of criminal trials held at London's central criminal court. The web site is at ◊◊www.oldbaileyonline.org
Free access to a fully searchable index of over 520,000 Scottish wills and testaments dating from 1500 to 1901 is at ◊◊www.scottishdocuments.com
Local History and Photos of Wootton Bridge of the Isle of Wight is at http://woottonbridgeiow.co.uk
GenUKI has a UK & Ireland Church location database at ◊www.genuki.org.uk/big/churchdb
Modern maps are available at ◊ordnancesurvey.co.uk
GenUKI has a map of Counties of England, Wales and Scotland prior to the 1974 Boundary Changes at ◊www.genuki.org.uk/big/Britain.html
UK Placename Finder is at www.digital-documents.co.uk/archi/placename.htm
A nice British county map is at ◊www.abcounties.co.uk/counties/map.htm
Detailed county maps are at ◊www.londonancestor.com/maps/maps.htm
Historic county maps are at ◊http://web.ukonline.co.uk/badeslade
Tom's big chest of old maps for Ireland, Scotland, England, and Wales is at ◊homepage.ntlworld.com/tomals/index2.htm
Brought to you by Landmark Information Group, ◊◊www.old-maps.co.uk provides online access to Britain's most extensive digital historical map archive which is jointly owned by Landmark and Ordnance Survey, Britain's national mapping agency.
Old Maps of Great Britain are at ◊ freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~genmaps
The Association of British Counties (ABC) has a Gazetteer of British Place Names at ◊www.abcounties.co.uk
Debrett Ancestry Research is at www.debrettancestry.co.uk
Alan Clarke's Northamptonshire site is at northants1841.fsnet.co.uk
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