Genealogy of the UK


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Genealogy of the UK is intended as a guide to finding online genealogy resources for the UK, including archives, libraries, surname lists, parish registers, cemeteries, directories, war memorials, electoral rolls, censuses..

Links for all of the UK and Ireland are on this page.
Genealogy Resources for England , Scotland , Ireland and Wales have now been completed. There is a page of links for each county.
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United Kingdom Genealogy Resources Indexed by Country:






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The National Archives
National Archives for England, Wales.. has one of the largest archival collections in the world, spanning 1000 years of British history, from Domesday Book of 1086 to government papers recently released to the public. You can see this collection at Kew, West London, or view certain documents online (small fee)
National Archives of Scotland (NAS)
largest repository for Scottish records, in Edinburgh
The Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI) has a family history guide for researchers
Major UK Genealogy Sites on theWeb
Genuki is the largest collection of research information on the net for UK
Ireland and United Kingdom GenWeb
maintained by volunteers in an effort to help researchers find local resources and reference information - UK & Ireland
over 50,000 links to UK censuses, cemeteries, city directories, passenger lists, parish registers, marriages
Cyndi's List - UK & Ireland
largest private collection of genealogy links on the web
Family History and Genealogy Societies

Royal Historical Society
The Society was founded in 1868 and is the premier society in Great Britain which promotes and defends the scholarly study of the past

Scottish Association of Family History Societies
British Library has an online catalogue
UK Public Libraries on the Web
an excellent listing (with links to each library) compiled by Sheila and Robert Harden

More UK Genealogy Record Sources

most of these sites can provide source records of ancestors online

Debt of Honour Register
The "Debt of Honour Register" is the Commonwealth War Graves Commission's database listing the 1.7 million men and women of the Commonwealth forces who died during the two world wars and the 23,000 cemeteries, memorials and other locations world-wide where they are commemorated.
Roll of Honour
war memorials and rolls of honour for most UK counties
The 1901 Census for England and Wales
complete 1901 census online, by Public Record Office
FreeCen Project
free online searchable database of detailed transcriptions for censuses 1841-1891
1841, 1851, 1861, 1871,1881, 1891 & 1901 UK Censuses
Search UK 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891 and 1901 Censuses
links to over 500 censuses for the UK

Parish Registers

free internet searches of baptism, marriage, and burial records,
which have been transcribed from parish and non-conformist church registers
Births, Deaths, Marriages
search over 100 million UK births, deaths and marriages
Message Boards
post and read about your family  history with other researchers
British Phone Books 1880-1984
search results include Surname of person, address, phone number


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