My Family History Websites

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13 Fun Family Traditions: Examples and IdeasTechniquesWorldhttps://www.shutterfly.com/ideas/family-traditions/
1801 - 1831 CensusesCensusUKhttp://www.essex.ac.uk/history/documents/research/RT2_Wall_2012.pdf
A Chronological Outline of the History of Bristol HistoryBristolhttp://www.rogerco.freeserve.co.uk/history/title.htm
Abstract of Somerset willsOn-line recordsSomersethttps://archive.org/details/abstractsofsomer55cris
All English RecordsOn-line recordsEnglandhttp://allenglishrecords.com/
Ancestry.co.ukOn-line recordsUKhttp://www.ancestry.co.uk/
Ancestry.comOn-line recordsWorldhttp://www.ancestry.com
Archives HubOn-line recordsUKhttp://www.archiveshub.ac.uk/
Australia World War Two Nominal Roll MilitaryAustraliahttp://www.ww2roll.gov.au/
Australian gateway siteOn-line recordsAustraliahttp://www.coraweb.com.au/
Australian NewspapersNewspapersAustraliahttp://ndpbeta.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/home
Bath Chronicle Georgian Newspaper ProjectNewspapersBathhttp://www.bathnes.gov.uk/services/libraries-and-archives/archives/georgian-newspaper-project
Bath In TimeHistoryBathhttp://www.bathintime.co.uk
Billion Graves Death recordsWorldhttps://billiongraves.com/
Birmingham Library - WillsRecord OfficesUKhttp://www.libraryofbirmingham.com/wills
Bishop Street Methodist Church Baptism RegistersOn-line recordsLeicestershirehttp://www.bishopstreetchurch.org.uk/html/baptism_registers.html
BMD Registers - non parish sourcesOn-line recordsUKhttp://www.bmdregisters.co.uk/
Bona Vacantia - unclaimed estatesOn-line recordsUKhttp://www.bonavacantia.gov.uk/
Bristol & Gloucs Archaeological Society TransactionsHistoryGloucestershirehttp://www.bgas.org.uk/publications/transactions.html
Bristol HistoryHistoryBristolhttp://www.brigstowe.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/
Bristol Information - History and GenealogyHistoryBristolhttp://www.bristolinformation.co.uk/
Bristol Marriage Cross ReferenceCivil RegistrationBristolhttp://www.bristolbmd.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/
Bristol Potters and PotteriesOccupationsBristolhttp://www.bristolpottersandpotteries.org.uk/about.php
Bristol Record Office catalogue (Paste url into browser)Record OfficesBristolhttp://archives.bristol.gov.uk/
Bristol Register Office destroyed certificatesRecord OfficesBristolhttp://www.bafhs.org.uk/research-room/useful-links/34-bristol-register-office
Bristol StreetsMapsBristolhttp://www.proviser.com/regional/towns/bristol/street_maps/index.html
Bristol's Lost PubsPublic HousesBristolhttp://bristolslostpubs.eu/index.html
British Colonist (Canada) newspaperNewspapersCanadahttp://www.britishcolonist.ca
British Columbia ArchivesOn-line recordsCanadahttp://royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/bcarchives/
British History Online HistoryUKhttp://www.british-history.ac.uk/
British Library Online Newspaper ArchiveNewspapersUKhttp://www.uk.olivesoftware.com/
British Newspaper ArchivesNewspapersUKhttp://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/
British OriginsOn-line recordsUKhttp://www.britishorigins.co.uk/
Building Your Family Tree OnlineTechniquesWorldhttps://www.retailmenot.com/blog/how-to-start-your-family-tree-online.html
California vital recordsOn-line recordsCaliforniahttp://www.vitalsearch-ca.com/
Can GenealogyOn-line recordsCanadahttp://www.cangenealogy.com
Canadian County Atlas Digital ProjectOn-line recordsCanadahttp://digital.library.mcgill.ca/countyatlas/search.htm
Canadian Genealogy CentreEmigrationCanadahttp://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/genealogy/index-e.html
Carrot Clustering Search Engine SearchWorldhttp://search.carrot2.org/
Castle Garden American Immigration CenterEmigrationUSAhttp://www.castlegarden.org/
Chilcott - Guide to Bristol, Clifton & Hotwells 1826HistoryBristolhttp://books.google.com/books?id=hQcNAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=Bristow+!+the+merchant%27s+magazine,+enclos%27d&as_brr=1
Chronological Register of Convicts at Moreton Bay, 1824-1839EmigrationAustraliahttp://www.archives.qld.gov.au/Researchers/Indexes/Convicts/Pages/ChronologicalRegister.aspx
Cincinnati Digital LibraryOccupationsCincinnatihttp://digital.cincinnatilibrary.org/
Cleveland Ohio MapsMapsClevelandhttp://cdm16014.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/search/collection/p4014coll24
Cleveland Ohio MapsMapsClevelandhttp://www.railsandtrails.com/Cleveland/index.html
Combe Down Heritage SocietyHistorySomersethttp://www.combedownheritage.org.uk/
Commonwealth War Graves CommissionMilitaryUKhttp://www.cwgc.org/
Cuyahoga ResearchSourcesCuyahogahttp://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~officer/CuyOhFAQ.html#TOP
Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the InternetSourcesWorldhttp://www.cyndislist.com/
Deceased onlineDeath recordsUKhttps://www.deceasedonline.com
Derbyshire Record OfficeRecord OfficesDerbyshirehttp://www.derbyshire.gov.uk/leisure/record_office/
Devon Newspapers 1704-2004NewspapersDevonhttp://bookhistory.blogspot.co.uk/
Devon Record Office Online CatalogueOn-line recordsDevonhttp://www.devon.gov.uk/online_catalogues.htm
Dictionary of Genealogy & Archaic TermsHistoryWorldhttp://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~randyj2222/gendict.html
Dictionary Of Occupational TitlesOccupationsUKhttp://www.occupationalinfo.org/
DNA WeeklyTechniquesWorldhttps://www.dnaweekly.com/
Ellis Island American Immigration CenterEmigrationUSAhttp://www.ellisisland.org/
English PhotographsHistoryEnglandhttp://viewfinder.english-heritage.org.uk/home.asp?JS=True
Epidemics TimelineMedicalUKhttp://www.kdfhs.org.uk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1&Itemid=30
Fairground AncestorsOccupationsUKhttp://members.shaw.ca/pauline777/TravellersUK.html
Find a will or probate (England and Wales)On-line recordsEngland & Waleshttps://www.gov.uk/search-will-probate
Find My Past OccupationsUKhttp://www.findmypast.co.uk
First Take - West Country videos & heritageOccupationsSomersethttp://www.1st-take.com/
Forename abbreviationsMiscellaneousWorldhttp://www.genealogyintime.com/dictionary/list-of-first-name-abbreviations.html
FreeBMDCivil RegistrationUKhttp://www.freebmd.org.uk/
FreeREG SearchParish RegistersUKhttp://www.freereg.org.uk/
Fulton New York newspaper databaseNewspapersNew Yorkhttp://www.fultonhistory.com/
Gardiners Atlas of English HistoryMapsEnglandhttp://www.memoriallibrary.com/MAP/English/toc.htm
Genealogy & Family History Documents for saleMiscellaneousUKhttp://www.ancestordocs.co.uk/index.htm
Genealogy and the LawHistoryWorldhttps://www.justgreatlawyers.com/genealogy-and-the-law
Genealogy Quest - abbreviations & termsHistoryWorldhttp://www.genealogy-quest.com/glossaries/
Genealogy South AustraliaOn-line recordsAustraliahttp://www.genealogysa.org.au/resources/online-databases.html
Genealogy: The Complete Resource GuideTechniquesWorldhttps://backgroundchecks.org/public-records/the-genealogy-resource-guide
Genealogy.com GenForum - HomeForumWorldhttp://genforum.genealogy.com/
Genes ReunitedForumUKhttp://www.genesreunited.co.uk/
Genuki UK & Ireland GenealogySourcesUKhttp://www.genuki.org.uk/
Gloucestershire InquestsOn-line recordsGloucestershirehttp://www.genebug.net/glsinquests.htm
Google newspaper archiveNewspapersWorldhttp://news.google.com/archivesearch
Gould Family GenForumForumWorldhttp://www.genforum.genealogy.com/gould/
Guide to Finding the Best DNA Ancestry TestTechniquesWorldhttps://www.innerbody.com/dna-testing/best-dna-ancestry-test
Guide to the 1881 CensusCensusUKhttp://sites.lib.byu.edu/familyhistory/wp-content/uploads/sites/31/2009/06/how1881britishindex.pdf
Hamilton County Probate CourtOn-line recordsUSA, Hamiltonhttp://www.probatect.org/
High Littleton & Hallatrow History & Parish RecordsOn-line recordsSomersethttp://www.highlittletonhistory.org.uk/
Historical DirectoriesOccupationsUKhttp://specialcollections.le.ac.uk/cdm/landingpage/collection/p16445coll4
Historical Manuscripts Commission Record OfficesUKhttp://metaquerier.cs.uiuc.edu/repository/datasets/iwrandom/browse/hmc/interface.htm
Histories of Bristol CompaniesOccupationsBristolhttp://www.bristolinformation.co.uk/businesses/
History of Bristol AlmshousesHistoryBristolhttp://www.bristolcharities.org.uk/about/history-almshouses
History of Old Inns & Pubs of BristolPublic HousesBristolhttp://www.bristolinformation.co.uk/pubs/
History Of Work Information SystemOccupationsWorldhttp://historyofwork.iisg.nl/index.php
How Genealogy Can Impact Your SleepTechniquesWorldhttps://www.tuck.com/how-genealogy-can-impact-your-sleep/
How to Handle Antique Textiles and CostumesTechniquesWorldhttps://www.si.edu/mci/english/learn_more/taking_care/handletex.html
How to Preserve Your Family TreasuresTechniquesWorldhttps://thegenealogyguide.com/how-to-preserve-your-family-treasures
How to research a British Army soldier in WW1MilitaryUKhttp://www.greatwar.co.uk/research/family-history/trace-ww1-british-soldier.htm
How to Trace Your Family TreeTechniquesWorldhttp://www.treeremoval.com/trace-your-family-tree/#.WQ8Pj7pFy70
How to Use DNA Testing to Trace Your Family TreeTechniquesWorldhttps://www.thoughtco.com/dna-family-trees-1420576
iAnnounce - newspaper family announcementsNewspapersUKhttp://www.iannounce.co.uk/
IGI Batch Numbers British Isles & North America (AS)Parish RegistersUKhttp://www.archersoftware.co.uk/igi/
IGI Batch Numbers British Isles & North America (HW)Parish RegistersUKhttp://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~hughwallis/IGIBatchNumbers.htm
IGI Batch Numbers explanationsOn-line recordsWorldhttp://www.ancestrysolutions.com/Batch%20Number%20Table.html#start
IGI Battch Number Search (note)On-line recordsWorldhttps://www.familysearch.org/node/1220
Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild EmigrationWorldhttp://www.immigrantships.net/
Immigrants to CanadaEmigrationCanadahttp://ist.uwaterloo.ca/~marj/genealogy/thevoyage.html
Indices to Canadian CensusesOn-line recordsCanadahttp://automatedgenealogy.com
Ireland Census 1911CensusIrelandhttp://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/search/
Kirby Muxloe Local History GroupHistoryLeicestershirehttp://www.kirbymuxloelocalhistorygroup.org/
Know Your DNATechniquesWorldhttps://knowyourdna.com/
Lavars's Map Of Bristol & Clifton c1863MapsBristolhttp://mapco.net/bristol/bristol.htm
LDS Family SearchOn-line recordsWorldhttp://www.familysearch.org/
Leicestershire & Rutland Family History SocietySocietiesLeicestershirehttp://www.lrfhs.net/
Leicestershire Record OfficeRecord OfficesLeicestershirehttp://www.leics.gov.uk/index/community/museums/record_office.htm
Linked Data - Connect Distributed Data across the WebTechniquesWorldhttp://linkeddata.org/
Local BMD registrationCivil RegistrationUKhttp://www.ukbmdsearch.org.uk/
London Parish RegistersParish RegistersLondonhttp://www.parishregister.com/
Lorna's Rayner ancestorsHistoryUKhttp://homepage.ntlworld.com/john.stephenson4/rayners.htm
Lost Streets of BristolMapsBristolhttp://www.bristolinformation.co.uk/streets/lost-streets.asp
Manorial Document searchSourcesUKhttp://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/manor-search
Map of Bristol circa 1900MapsBristolhttp://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~pbtyc/1901_Data/Bristol_1900.html
Map of England & Wales - Lewis 1840MapsUKhttp://mapco.net/lewis/lewis.htm
Maps in Family Search (LDS)MapsUKhttp://maps.familysearch.org/
Marriage LocatorCivil RegistrationUKhttp://www.marriage-locator.co.uk/
Mary Evans Picture LibraryHistoryUKhttp://www.maryevans.com
Mike Matthews websiteHistorySomersethttp://www.boddyparts.co.uk/
Military Indexes and RecordsMilitaryWorldhttp://www.militaryindexes.com/
Military RecordsMilitaryWorldhttp://www.findmypast.com/articles/anzac-day-stories/resources-search-military-records
Montreal City DirectoriesOn-line recordsCanadahttp://www.banq.qc.ca/collections/collection_numerique/index.html?language_id=1
National Library of Australia searchNewspapersAustraliahttp://trove.nla.gov.au/
National Library of Scotland On-line recordsScotlandhttp://www.nls.uk/
National Library of Scotland old maps (inc. England)MapsUKhttp://maps.nls.uk/geo/find/#zoom=6&lat=52.81527&lon=2.02935&layers=B000000TFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFTFFFFFFFF
National Monuments RecordOn-line recordsEnglandhttp://www.english-heritage.org.uk/nmr
National Probate Calendar On-line recordsEngland & Waleshttp://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1904
New South Wales archivesOn-line recordsAustraliahttp://www.records.nsw.gov.au
New South Wales databaseEmigrationAustraliahttp://www.jenwilletts.com/search.htm
New South Wales indexesOn-line recordsAustraliahttps://www.records.nsw.gov.au/state-archives/indexes-online
New Zealand BMD RecordsOn-line recordsNew Zealandhttps://www.bdmonline.dia.govt.nz/
New Zealand Papers PastNewspapersNew Zealandhttp://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast
Newfoundland Grand Banks GenealogyOn-line recordsCanadahttp://ngb.chebucto.org/
Newspaper ArchiveNewspapersWorldhttp://www.newspaperarchive.com/Default.aspx
Newspaper catalogue at British LibraryNewspapersUKhttp://www.bl.uk/reshelp/findhelprestype/news/blnewscoll/
Nottinghamshire Record OfficeRecord OfficesNottinghamshirehttp://site.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/learning/history/archives/archivescollections/
Old Bailey OnlineHistoryUKhttp://www.oldbaileyonline.org
Old English handwritingHistoryEnglandhttp://www.english.cam.ac.uk/ceres/ehoc/
Old MapsMapsUKhttps://www.old-maps.co.uk/#/
Old Occupation NamesOccupationsUKhttp://rmhh.co.uk/occup/index.html
Old Occupation TerminologyOccupationsUKhttp://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~helman/occupy.htm
One Step genealogy websiteSearchWorldhttp://stevemorse.org/
Ontario and Upper Canada Genealogy & HistoryOn-line recordsCanadahttp://www.ontariogenealogy.com
Ontario Marriage Registrations On-line recordsCanadahttp://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~maryc/thisisit.htm
Palaeography Couse - National ArchivesHistoryUKhttp://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/palaeography
PastScape - England's heritageOn-line recordsEnglandhttp://www.pastscape.org/
Pigots 1830 Bristol DirectoryOccupationsBristolhttp://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/GLS/Bristol/Pigot1830.html
Plagues, diseases and disasters throughout History MedicalWorldhttp://www.hunimex.com/warwick/diseases.html
Portal for searching american immigration recordsEmigrationUSA & Canadahttp://stevemorse.org/ellis2/ellisgold.html
Price & Associates English Genealogy ResourcesSourcesEnglandhttp://www.pricegen.com/english_genealogy.html
Queensland convicts transportedEmigrationAustraliahttp://www.slq.qld.gov.au/info/fh/convicts
Quick Baby NamesMiscellaneousWorldhttp://www.quickbabynames.com
Registration Districts of UKHistoryUKhttp://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/reg/
Research BuzzOn-line recordsUKhttp://researchbuzz.me/
Richard Heaton's Index to Digitalised British & Irish Newspapers NewspapersUKhttp://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~dutillieul/BritishandIrishNews.html
Roll of Honour for war deathsMilitaryUKhttp://www.roll-of-honour.com
Ryerson index Contemporary Aus. Death NoticesOn-line recordsAustraliahttp://www.ryersonindex.org/
Sabre MapsMapsUKhttp://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/maps/
Society of GenealogistsRecord OfficesUKhttp://www.sog.org.uk/
Somerset Coalfield ConnectionsOn-line recordsSomersethttp://worldconnect.genealogy.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=SRCH&db=pjc4ax
Somerset History SocietiesHistorySomersethttp://www.local-history.co.uk/Groups/somerset.html
Somerset Online Parish ClerksOn-line recordsSomersethttp://wsom-opc.org.uk/
Somerset Record OfficeRecord OfficesSomersethttp://www.somerset.gov.uk/archives/
Surname profilerMapsUKhttp://gbnames.publicprofiler.org/
Sydney Benevolent AsylumOn-line recordsAustraliahttp://www.sydneybenevolentasylum.com/
Ten tips to start your family history journeyTechniquesWorldhttp://www.findmypast.com/content/10-tips-to-start-your-family-history-journey
Text ArchiveHistoryWorldhttp://www.archive.org/details/texts
The Buildings of HinckleyHistoryHinckleyhttp://hinckley.netfirms.com/
The Modern Records CentreRecord OfficesUKhttp://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/mrc/
The National Archives DiscoveryOn-line recordsUKhttp://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/
The National Archives of the United KingdomOn-line recordsUKhttp://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/
The Ships ListEmigrationWorldhttp://www.theshipslist.com/
Times Online ArchiveNewspapersUKhttp://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/archive/
Tiverton MuseumRecord OfficesTivertonhttp://www.tivertonmuseum.org.uk
TNA Documents Online Naval RecordsMilitaryUKhttp://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documentsonline/royal-navy-service.asp
Top 100 Genealogy Websites of 2015MiscellaneousWorldhttp://www.genealogyintime.com/articles/top-100-genealogy-websites-of-2015-page01.html
Toronto Star Pages of the PastNewspapersCanadahttp://www.pagesofthepast.ca/?gclid=CLnh5NLorJACFQ5OQgodHGfghQ
Transcripts of Various Acts of Parliament of Interest to the GenealogistHistoryUKhttp://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~framland/acts/actind.htm
Traveling to Find Your RootsMiscellaneousWorldhttps://www.fattiretours.com/genealogy-research-in-europe
UK BMDOn-line recordsUKhttp://www.ukbmd.org.uk/
Useful dates in British historyHistoryUKhttp://www.johnowensmith.co.uk/histdate/
Victoria Government GazetteNewspapersAustraliahttp://gazette.slv.vic.gov.au/
Welsh newspapers indexNewspapersWaleshttp://papuraunewyddcymru.llgc.org.uk/en/home
Where did the IGI go ? ArticleOn-line recordsWorldhttp://ancestryinsider.blogspot.com/2011/01/where-did-igi-go.html
Yesterday's Journey (Derbyshire)On-line recordsDerbyshirehttp://homepages.rootsweb.com/~spire/Yesterday/index.htm
These are some of the websites that I have used in my research. Some are specific to the places where my family lived. However, I am sure there is something here for everyone interested in family history research. more…