Links to Other Websites

List of Links

History at Home: A Guide to Genealogy – Advice about what genealogy is and links to many sites with guidance and resources.

Cyndi’s List – A comprehensive, categorized & cross-referenced list of links that point you to genealogical research sites online.

100 best genealogy sites 2015 – The annual Genealogy In Time Magazine Top 100 is the definitive list in genealogy. It profiles and ranks the best ancestral websites based on estimates of their internet traffic (as measured by Alexa, the internet traffic people). This results in a list that is objective, comprehensive and (most importantly) impartial.

Getting Started With Genealogy on the Web – A list of sites giving guidance on starting out on your family history research. (Thanks for suggestion from Kelly)

Researching US Genealogy – List of sites advising on how to research genealogy – New York City

Free Resources

UKBMD – has links to all the county websites that offer online transcribed indexes to the original records held by the local register offices

FreeBMD – gives access to indexes of many Births, Marriages and Deaths

FreeReg – gives access to indexes of many Parish Registers


Gwent Archives

Archives Wales – use to search and to link to all archives in Wales

National Library of Wales

National Archives

Find an Archive in the UK

National Archives of Ireland

National Archives of USA

National Archives of Australia

Family History Societies

Federation of Family History Societies – The Federation of Family History Societies (FFHS) is an educational charity. We support, inform and advise our membership, which consists of family history societies.

Church Links

Taxatio Database – The taxatio database contains the valuation, plus related details, of the English and Welsh parish churches and prebends listed in the ecclesiastical taxation

Clergy of the Church of England Database 1540-1835 – The principal records of clerical careers from over 50 archives in England and Wales with the aim of providing coverage of as many clerical lives as possible from the Reformation to the mid-nineteenth century.

Historical Documents

Manorial Documents Register – The records noted in the Manorial Documents Register include court rolls, surveys, maps, terriers, documents and all other documents relating to the boundaries, franchises, wastes, customs or courts of a manor. Title deeds are not included in the Register. This Register has now been incorporated into the National Archives ‘Discovery’ catalogue.


Grid referencer – Enter map references or postcodes to find place on map.

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