Top Genealogy Resources

UK Public Records Office:   Good advice on how to go about tracking your ancestors and what government recourses are available.

UK and Ireland Genealogical Service (GENUKI): Links and information on all manner of UK and Ireland focused genealogical recourses.

General Register Office: Register non Roman Catholic marrages in Northern Ireland after April 1845 and births and deaths since 1864. You can't search online but you will find all the necessary contact here.

National Archives of Ireland:  Good advice on how to begin a search for relatives in Ireland.

General Register Office for Scotland: Responsible for the registration of births, marriages, deaths, divorces and adoptions in Scotland.

Cyndi's List: A very good site listing thousands of links where you can find endless useful information.

Roots Web: One of the Internet's oldest and biggest genealogy sites where you can search for information on a specific surname.

The WorldGenWeb Project: This project sets out to connect the world through genealogy. The aim is to set up every country with it's own GenWeb site which links to regional genealogy resources. You'll find the UK site at Huge US genealogy resource that covers 274 million names.

The UK Society of Genealogists online: Heaps of information on how to go about researching your family history, including a surname index and articles from the magazine Computers in Genealogy.

UK Archival Repositories on the Internet: Useful list of digitized online archives.

Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies: www.alphalink.comau/~aigs/ A good source of information on genealogical resources in Australia, so may be of help if you think relatives may have settled there. Also includes a good set of links to useful sites.

Australian Births, Deaths and Marriages Exchange: This site is devoted to helping genealogists share information about details of births, deaths and marriage registrations in Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea.

Genealogical Societies: Get inspiration t="2">Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Search the register of names, service details and places of [email protected]_4p"E@PnP6u89{qEP1commemoration for the 1.7 million members of the Commonwealth forces who died in the First and Second World Wars.

Immigrant Ship Transcriber's Guild: Immigration into Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the US, etc. This fabulous resource provides passenger lists which might let you trace branches of your family. You can search by port of departure or arrival or by date (one of the lists date back to the 1600's).

Australia and New Zealand Passenger Lists: Again, if you think your ancestors may have been on some of the the migrant ships headed for Australia and New Zealand, check the lists here.

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