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Sue in Somerset

Sue in Somerset Report 20 Apr 2008 23:06

Here are some places for new people and perhaps some which more experienced researchers may not have found.

The IGI (there is a useful thread about the use of this which gets nudged up from time to time).
http://www.familysearch.org/

A site explaining how to get the best out of the IGI
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~hughwallis/IGIBatchNumbers.htm

Free Births, Marriages and Deaths (where to find codes)
http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/

Where to order certificates online
http://www.gro.gov.uk/gro/content/certificate/

http://www.parishregisteruklook-upexchange.co.uk/

Search page of the Federation of Family History Societies
http://www.familyhistoryonline.net/general/howto.shtml

http://www.findmypast.com

A tremendous website full of links http://www.cyndislist.com/

http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp

http://www.3dfamilytree.com/

http://www.genopro.com/

http://www.documentsonline.pro.gov.uk/

http://www.a2a.org.uk/

http://www.oldbaileyonline.org/

http://www.historicaldirectories.org/

http://www.ellisislandrecords.org/

Sue in Somerset

Sue in Somerset Report 20 Apr 2008 23:07

USA Free Directories
http://distantcousin.com/Directories/

http://www.interment.net/Default.htm

http://members.aol.com/rprost/passenger.html

British Library
http://www.bl.uk/index.shtml

Some early 18th century newspaper reports
http://www.infopt.demon.co.uk/grub/grub.htm

http://www.censusdiggins.com/freebies.html

http://www.searchforancestors.com/utility/cousincalculator.html

http://genealogy.about.com/library/nrelationshipchart.htm

Surnames
http://www.taliesin-arlein.net/names/search.php

http://www.nationaltrustnames.org.uk/default.aspx

http://www.ancestry.com/learn/facts/default.aspx?ln=&cj=1&sid=surnames&o_xid=0001278801&o_lid=0001278801&o_xt=703401

http://www.earthsphere.com/YourName/F-L.htm

Sue in Somerset

Sue in Somerset Report 20 Apr 2008 23:07

Old writing
http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~oel/handwriting.html

http://paleo.anglo-norman.org/medfram.html

http://www.english.cam.ac.uk/ceres/ehoc/

http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/palaeography/

http://www.britishorigins.com/

http://www.old-maps.co.uk/

http://www.yourmapsonline.org.uk/

http://www.geograph.org.uk/

http://www.google.com/books

http://familyandlocalhistories.com/

Old Photos
http://viewfinder.english-heritage.org.uk/

http://archivegrid.org/web/index.jsp

http://www.sog.org.uk/

http://www.archivecdbooks.org/

http://www.mit.edu/~dfm/genealogy/census-chart.html

Sue in Somerset

Sue in Somerset Report 20 Apr 2008 23:07

Black Sheep Index
http://www.lightage.demon.co.uk/

http://www.genealogy-quest.com/glossaries/occupations1.html

http://www.virtualhistory.co.uk/

http://www.capitalpunishmentuk.org/index18.html

http://www.workhouses.org.uk/

http://www.dispatchesfromthevanishingworld.com/pastdispatches/mountain/mountain_printer.html

http://www.gly.uga.edu/railsback/GenealComp1.html

Charts
http://misbach.org/

http://www.familychronicle.com/Ahnentafel.html

Sue in Somerset

Sue in Somerset Report 20 Apr 2008 23:08

http://www.census1891.com/occupations.htm

http://www.sjfisher.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/Def-Websites.htm

http://www.thepeerage.com/

http://www.channel4.com/history/microsites/H/history/e-h/face2.html

http://www.british-history.ac.uk/

http://genealogy.about.com/library/weekly/aa110100a.htm

Early Genealogy
http://www.genealogics.org/index.php

http://www.bartleby.com/67/g0.html

http://www3.dcs.hull.ac.uk/public/public/genealogy/royal/catalog.html#Saxon

http://www.medievalgenealogy.org.uk/updates/update.shtml

http://freespace.virgin.net/owston.tj/royal.htm

http://www.countyhistorian.com/cecilweb/index.php/Sources



Sue in Somerset

Sue in Somerset Report 20 Apr 2008 23:10

This is just a small selection of the sites I have used for my own research. I have also spent hundreds of hours in my local Records Office.

If you are uncertain where to look next perhaps these might give you a bit of help!

Sue

Sue in Somerset

Sue in Somerset Report 21 Apr 2008 12:47

Nudge

Kathy near the

Kathy near the Report 21 Apr 2008 17:37

thanks sue

nudged for later

kathy

Sue in Somerset

Sue in Somerset Report 21 Apr 2008 23:07

n

Stephanie

Stephanie Report 28 Apr 2008 12:03

Thanks, Sue.

I only started compiling my family tree at the beginning of March so as you see still a novice.
The info much appreciated - thanks a lot.

Steph x

Ingrid in Oz

Ingrid in Oz Report 28 Apr 2008 13:38

Thanks Sue

I have not seen some of these, will keep for future reference.

Cheers
Ingrid

Sue in Somerset

Sue in Somerset Report 5 May 2008 21:19

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Sidami

Sidami Report 5 May 2008 22:29

thankyou Sue.........

****Wizzardess from Oz****

****Wizzardess from Oz**** Report 6 May 2008 08:00

thank you sue have bookmarked this
useful information for reference
Wizz from OZ

Sue in Somerset

Sue in Somerset Report 6 May 2008 12:07

nudge

Sue in Somerset

Sue in Somerset Report 6 May 2008 16:39

n

Sheila from Canada

Sheila from Canada Report 7 May 2008 00:52

Thanks Sue, will have a proper look later.
Shiela

Sue in Somerset

Sue in Somerset Report 8 May 2008 00:40

nudge

DotK

DotK Report 8 May 2008 10:06

Hi Sue
Thanks for these sites. DotK

Sue in Somerset

Sue in Somerset Report 12 May 2008 00:23

nudged for new people