1911 Census 1911 is the latest England census information to be digitised. Also run by Find My Past on behalf of the National Archives. You pay for credits to view the images. (Note - Scotland Census for 1911 will not be available until 2011.)
Ancestry Subscription service with access to worldwide records and a huge range of databases including census, BMD, OPR’s, Newspapers, Immegration, passinger lists.
British History on-line British history online is an excellent website for finding all kinds of historical data about Britian. Well worth a visit and detailed search for information.
Burkes Peerage Burkes Peerage is a subscription site for searching for peers and nobility.
Cindi's List Signposting website linking to sources of genealogical records across the world
Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Established by Royal Charter in 1917, the Commonwealth War Graves
Commission pays tribute to the 1,700,000 men and women of the
Commonwealth forces who died in the two world wars. Searchable database
to find your ancestors who were buried in war graves.
Date a Photograph An excellent information site if you are trying to date an old photograph. Website developed by Roger Vaughan.
Ellis Island Foundation New York USA Excellent free website featuring immigration inoformation to the USA via Ellis Island, New York. Records of 20 million passengers including ships details and passanger manifest data between 1892-1924.
Family Search A service provided by the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints. Excellent site for finding Old Parish Records from across the world.
Find My Past Subscription service with access to UK Census, millitary, immegration and BMD records.
Free BMD Free English database for searching for Statutory births, deaths and marriages. Covers the time from first registrations in 1837 to about the 1930’s. They are a charity and are adding new records all of the time.
Free Census Free England census search run by a charity
Historical Directories Historical Directories online A University of Leicester project. A brilliant searchable site which lists many victorian trade and other irectories. Useful for seeing if your ancestors were in trade. Also contains post office directories which is a great way of finding the addresses of your ancestors. Well worth searching.
Historical Population Data The Online Historical Population Reports (OHPR) collection provides online access to the complete British population reports for Britain and Ireland from 1801 to 1937.
Roots web The primary purpose and function of RootsWeb.com is to connect people so that they can help each other and share genealogical research. Most resources on RootsWeb.com are designed to facilitate such connections. Part of the Ancestry Group.
Scotland's People ScotlandsPeople is now of the largest online sources of original genealogical information for Scottish records with almost 50 million records. It is run by BrightSolid Limited for the Scottish Government and to access the records you pay for credits. Huge amount of useful free information on the site.
The British Library Holds 14 million books, 920,000 journal and newspaper titles, 58 million patents, 3 million sound recordings and much more.
The Library of Congress The Library of Congress is the USA’a oldest federal cultural institution and serves as the research arm of Congress. It is also the largest library in the world,
The National Archives National repository and archive based at Kew in London. Contains original wills and testaments, millitary records and much more. Worth getting to know. You can get a readers card and visit to see the original documents
The National Library of Scotland The National Library of Scotland is an information treasure trove of Scotland's knowledge, history and culture, with millions of books, manuscripts and maps covering every area.
The Ships List Excellent free website for finding shipping passenger information worldwide. will help you find your ancestors on ships' passenger lists.The site has immigration reports, newspaper records, shipwreck information, ship pictures, ship descriptions, shipping-line fleet lists and more; as well as hundreds of passenger lists to Canada, USA, Australia and even some for South Africa.
Vision of Britain Excellent free site on which you can search for information about places, historical maps, census reports and much more
Workhouses Excellent website giving the history of all UK workhouses. You can search for detailed information on workhouses in your area.
Worldcat WorldCat is one of the largest global library catalogues. Search for books in your local library as well as other UK library collections.