Specific Searches

Monumental Inscriptions: www.neep.demon.co.uk/mis/ Dig into this archive of gravestone inscriptions listed by country to see if you recognize any names.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission: www.cwgc.org Search the register of names, service details and places of commemoration for the 1.7 million members of the Commonwealth forces who died in the First and Second World Wars.

Immigrant Ship Transcriber's Guild: http://istg.rootsweb.com/ 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: www.users.on.net/proformat/auspass.html 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.

Those who died at the Battle of Trafalgar: www.genuki.org-uk/big/eng/Trafalgar/ The GENUKI site has a list of 1640 officers and men who served in the various ships of the fleet at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805.

Family History in India: www.ozemail.com.au/~clday/ For people who are tracing their family history in India, Burma, Pakistan and Bangladesh. Recourses include church records and Indian cemetery listings.

The Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain: www.ort.org/jgsgb/index.htm Here you can find information on a specific surname or a particular town.

Origins Net: www.origins.net/GRO Online pay per view database of indexes from genealogical records (including old parish records). A search will cost you 6 and each page will consist of a maximum of 15 search results.

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This page was last updated on 01-Jul-2004.