Useful Genealogy Websites

You may find the following websites and resources useful:
The largest collection of UK family history records online:

Most complete Census Collection available online (1841-1901)
The Scottish 1841, 1851 & 1861 Census Collections
FREE Birth, Marriage & Death indexes from 1837 to the present day
Over 570+ million records currently online
Parish and probate records dating back to the 1500’s
Genes Reunited
The UK’s No.1 family tree and genealogy site with over 7 million members joined already

One Great Family
Share your Family Tree with other members to find others searching for your ancestors

General Records Office (England)
UK Government website giving information on Births, Marriages and Deaths.

GRO Certificate Ordering Service
Section of General Records Office website where you can order Birth, Marriage and Death certificates online.

General Register Office for Scotland

Public Records Office (Northern Ireland)


The Governments Northern Ireland Records Office.

The National Archives (UK)
All sorts of interesting Government documents (such as Census Records) that have now been made public

Family Records (UK Government Site)
Useful Government site giving advice on the various records and resources available to help you with your Family History Research.

Wills of the Prerogative Court Of Canterbury


Find My Past
With millions of records online, Find My Past makes it easy to research your UK ancestry and create your family tree. Search census records and trace births, marriages and deaths to bring your family history to life.

Army Records Centre

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

National Archivist

World War I Campaign Medals

World War II Merchant Seaman Medals

Domesday Books


FreeBMD is an ongoing project, the aim of which is to transcribe the Civil Registration index of births, marriages and deaths for England and Wales, and to provide free Internet access to the transcribed records.

Suffolk Family History Society
The Suffolk Family History Society was founded at Lowestoft in 1975. Its objectives are to promote and encourage the public study of British family history, genealogy, heraldry and local history with particular reference to Suffolk; and to promote the preservation, security and accessibility of archival material.

Cambridgeshire Family History Society
Essex Society for Family History
Norfolk Family History Society

Federation of Family History Societies


Irish Origins
Large Irish genealogical database.

Family Search
The Mormon (Church Of Latter Day Saints) family history records database.

Search the IGI

Society of Genealogists

Guild of One-Name Studies