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Unknown Report 2 Nov 2003 21:11

As we have all become so conscious of space on the message boards since the format changed, one thing that I wondered was whether it would be worth keeping one message heading such as "Good Websites" on the tips board for everyone to use when they come across a newly discovered site that might be of interest. Rather than each of us starting a new thread when we find one we could just add it to the "Good Websites" list (possibly with a brief description of what it provides) and it could become a permanent bank of info for new and old alike! If no new sites were entered for a while it could always be nudged to keep it current and if it is at the top of the list you'll know it's worth looking to see if a new site has been found! Just an idea! What do you think?! Eleanor xx

Debbie

Debbie Report 2 Nov 2003 21:35

Ok I wil start www(.)genesconnected(.)co(.)uk remove the brackets. Loads of different things to look at loads of friendly people and will keep you occupied for hours. Debbie

Debbie

Debbie Report 2 Nov 2003 22:20

http://www.tngenweb.org/franklin/frannick.htm This is a good one for Nicknames from now and then.

Debbie

Debbie Report 2 Nov 2003 22:25

http://valmayukuk(.)tripod(.)com/britishindia/id33(.)html A good one for ancestors who went to India. Loads of information.

Debbie

Debbie Report 2 Nov 2003 22:29

http://www(.)mick-gray(.)co(.)uk/ Lots of information for everybody.

~ Lynda ~

~ Lynda ~ Report 2 Nov 2003 22:30

http//www.rmhh(.)co()uk/occup/ A good site for Old occupations http://www.cyndislist.com/ships.htm A good site for passenger list from here to everywhere and back! Lynda

mab

mab Report 3 Nov 2003 09:27

www.wirksworth.org.uk/Menu.htm transcriptions of parish,census & other records for a large part of Derbyshire. A goldmine, Marian

Rus&

Rus& Report 3 Nov 2003 09:41

hi all, just found these sites-- 1. churchplansonline(.)org 2. leedsindexers(.)co(.)uk both (www) 3. 150(.)101(.)237(.)154(/)1901(/) http(:)(//) please remove brackets. kazxx

Aileen

Aileen Report 3 Nov 2003 10:54

www.cwgc.org Not only does it list casualties of war but also gives names and addresses of parents! I found 2 relatives from both WWs! Aileen

Andy

Andy Report 3 Nov 2003 12:03

Firstly, I also recommend using the website that Lynda mentioned, the RMHH (Hall family) website as it's a site that I return to, time and again to look up occupations and it's also packed with lots of other useful information and links. Here are others on my Favourites list (remove the brackets, of course): CD sites: http://www(.)archivecdbooks(.)org/ http://www(.)stepping-stones(.)co(.)uk/ http://www(.)genealogysupplies(.)com/ CEMETERIES/CHURCHES: http://www(.)framland(.)pwp(.)blueyonder(.)co(.)uk/ http://www(.)findachurch(.)co(.)uk/ CENSUS: http://www(.)censusfinder(.)com/ ELECTORAL ROLL: http://www(.)locatefirst(.)com/uk/ OLD NEWSPAPERS: http://www(.)bl(.)uk/catalogues/newspapers(.)html GENERAL/MISCELLANEOUS: http://www(.)gendocs(.)demon(.)co(.)uk/ http://www(.)genuki(.)org(.)uk/ http://www(.)dmm(.)org(.)uk/ (Durham mining museum) http://www(.)lightage(.)demon(.)co(.)uk/ (Black Sheep & Police Index) MAPS: http://www(.)streetmap(.)co(.)uk/ http://www(.)old-maps(.)co(.)uk/ http://www(.)yourmapsonline(.)org(.)uk/ PARISH RECORDS (Yorkshire): http://www(.)yorkshireparishregisters(.)com/

Andrea

Andrea Report 3 Nov 2003 12:59

The following website is good for Cemetries in Lancashire. They will give reports which give all the details off gravestones for ALL people in the grave, even if there are different surnames. www(.)cemsearch(.)co(.)uk Reports are 6.00 each. They will send you the Report via Email in anticipation of your cheque so there is no waiting around either. I am just updating this message to add that I sent an Email for two Reports at 12.30pm today - and I have just received them - less than 3 hours later!! I recommend this site as it is extremely easy to do and even quicker!!!!

Deborah

Deborah Report 3 Nov 2003 13:08

I use all the usual one's, but a couple of my fav's are: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb(.)com/~terryw/ Invaluable for any one 'doing' Devon, particularly Plymouth and immediate surrounding area. And good old Barbara Dixon, I plug this one every chance I get. Answers ALL your questions on BMD Certs, and will answer any e-mails, if you can't find the answer on her page: http://home.clara.net/dixons/ Debbie

Andy

Andy Report 3 Nov 2003 13:15

Although I don't have any Lancashire ancestors (yet), this site is useful for those of you who do: http://www(.)lancslist(.)com/ Also anyone with any connections with Leeds may want to check out the following site (not sure how useful it is): http://www(.)leodis(.)org/

Unknown

Unknown Report 3 Nov 2003 13:56

My favorites folder is full of them, some of my favorites... http://www(.)durham(.)gov(.)uk/gro/search(.)nsf/search?openform http://www(.)middlesbrough-indexes(.)co.uk/index(.)php http://www(.)durhamrecordsonline(.)com/index(.)php http://members(.)aol(.)com/bertw181/hartlepool(.)html www(.)griffs4bears(.)co(.)uk/family(/)ghtindex(.)html

George

George Report 3 Nov 2003 17:17

my fave sites: www(.)lancslist(.)com www(.)exresidents(.)co(.)uk http://www(.)geocities(.)com/etainbreslin/nsteachers(.)html http://chrisb(.)4ce(.)co(.)uk/schools_site/index(.)php George

Allie

Allie Report 3 Nov 2003 18:26

Heres a good one for those of you interested in the Shropshire area: www(.)sfhs(.)org(.)uk Remove the brackets

Penny

Penny Report 3 Nov 2003 18:44

Most of my research has been in the South East and London. These are my fav bookmarked sites that hopefully havnt been mentioned yet. If you cant get them let me know in case I mis type, www.ukbdm(.)co(.)uk/ www.genuki(.)org(.)uk/ www.ancestry(.)co(.)uk www.seax.essexcc(.)gov(.)uk/ www.war-experience(.)org/research/ www.eolfhs(.)org(.)uk/ www.col.statistics(.)gov(.)uk/ www.rod-neep(.)co(.)uk/ www.exresidents(.)co(.)uk/ freereg.rootsweb(.)com/ freecen.rootsweb(.)com/ thesussexweald(.)org/home.htm As usual remove all brackets Regards Penny PS I have more on my message which although I put brackets around the blob (other word won't take) will not whatever I do appear, any ideas

Bob

Bob Report 3 Nov 2003 21:40

Brilliant idea Please note though that you only need to bracket the d o t if it is followed by c o or c o m

Unknown

Unknown Report 3 Nov 2003 22:42

I think you need some Scottish ones now - www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk - you can download histotical BDM and census pages and a very reasonable cost. This one must be top of your list if your are researching Scottish ancestors. www.ancestralscotland(.)com - you can search here for surnames, place names and parish names to see where they are located. www.scottishdocuments(.)com - You can search for Scottish Wills on here. www.members.aol(.)com/drewhss/drew.htm/index.html - Some interesting Scottish web sites listed on here. www.freepages.genealogy.rootsweb(.)com/~genmaps/genfiles/COU_Pages/SCO_pages/mln.htm - Old maps of Edinburgh http://www.nls.uk/maps/index.html - Old maps of Scotland back to 1500's. Regards Margaret

Maggie

Maggie Report 3 Nov 2003 22:57

http://www(.)genealogy-links(.)co(.)uk/htm/morelinks Loads of links for everyone on this one. Maggie