- Family Search Site (LDS)
- One of the 1st ports of call for those new to genealogy. Giving you I.G.I., Pedigree, 1881 Census and covers most of the world in varied detail. Now includes their updated search tables
- The new search development by Familysearch
- Free BMD from 1837 (Original)
- Births/Marriages/Death records from 1837 Free searches
- Community site, sharing family trees worldwide.
- Rootsweb is an Ancestry.com community site, enabling family trees and info to be shared worldwide.
- Findmypast (p)
- Findmypast holds substantial records including the recent addition of FFHS records
- BBC Family History Pages, with great info.
- THe BBC Family History Page with great help and facts/info
- Online Parish Clerks Project
- This is an ongoing expansion, easy to search if parish transcribed.
- SOG Society of Genealogists. (p)
- SOG Society of Genealogists. Good records and info
- Cyndislist.com one of the major Genealogy Sites. Covers everything you may need to know see entry under Directories
- Genealogy forum covers
- Part of Ancestry, but more USA orientated if you have USA relatives.
- Lost Cousins Site
- Lost Cousins Database site that can prove useful in connecting people searching same info.
- Rootsweb Search Databases
- RootsWeb enables you to search free over 977,000 surnames and find anyone who may be researching your family.
- Rootschat Forum for researching
- Rootschat enables you to take part in a forum with interested researchers and get help.
- Share your BMD Certificates
- Has someone out there already got a certificate, they may be prepared to pass on.
- Tribalpages Family Databases
- A very good site where you can place your family tree and search existing trees. A lot of free USA info.
- Global Genealogy(p)
- A good source of Books-C/D's-Forms-and Genealogy Data
- National Archives Records Site (General)
- The Public Records Office site will enable you discover what services are offered
- National Archives (Research Guides).
- Research guides that help you identify how to obtain info held by Nat.Arch.
- National Archives covering A2A Records in local areas
- National Archives covering A2A Records in local areas, and full detail on how to search/trace
- National Archives (Family History Portal)
- National Archives Family History on their new portal
- Family Tree Forum
- Forum for where local records are held.
- HTML(DOG) and CSS Tutorials
- TA great book, but an even better site with full tutorials on how to use HTML-CSS
- Elizabeth Castro's HTML-CSS 6th Ed
- A book (5th Ed) that I relied on heavily to write my first Web Site now being replaced with 6th Edition
- For Dummies
- A very large publisher of books to meet all levels of skill. Look at Web Development section and E-bay
- The Genealogist's Internet
- This book is the latest version published early 2009 and gives you a full understanding of how to research on the net.
- ineasysteps Site
- This publisher produces reasonably priced books covering HTML - CSS - Web Design and many more. Good for beginners.
- Ancestry all Census (p)
- Ancestry, allows you to find the person, based your input, but for further data subscription required.
- 1881 Census from Familysearch
- Full version of 1881 Census. A good place to start your research as Familysearch has I.G.I. and Pedigree
- 1911 Census by Subscription (p)
- The Government have allowed the 1911 Census to be released earlier than normal, but you have to buy credits to view.
- 1901 Census online (p)
- The 1901 Census online, view by credits.
- Free Census Pro
- This project is similiar to FreeBMD, but Census.
- Graham McQuade's Artist Web Site (p)
- Brian Randall(author of this Web Site)
wrote this Web Site for me to enable sales of my
Why don't you have a look
- Rankin Family over 100 years, playing for Everton FC.(p)
- Written to support the book about the
Rankin Family Everton FC connection
Why don't you have a look?
- Sample of a Art Group's web site(Self Maintainable)
- Brian Randall(author of this Web Site)
wrote this sample Web Site for Art Groups to have a club
Why don't you have a look
Web Sites written by Brian Randall
- Cyndislist as an Internet Directory
- Cyndislist as well as having actual data, is mainly a directory of sources
- Genuki is a must when starting out to learn about the various areas of research-records-parishes-history.
- Parishchest (p)
- A very substantial site to find a lot of supporting material-books-c/d-societies.
- Federation of Family History Societies
- The Society helps keep all local family history groups together in one national organisation. It has a lot of contacts which are useful.
- The Guild of One-Name Studies
- A directory whose purpose is to register the surnames being studied by researchers in case there is any overlapping research.
- Validate your CSS Sheets
- Use W3C CSS validation regularly to keep your Style Sheets validated.
- Xenu Link checker
- One of the best free link checkers, covers local directories as well as Websites
- Adobe Reader Update/Download Site
- Everyone should have this program, but if not or you wish to update, then here it is.
- PHP Learn all about it!
- Learn about PHP now so you can consider its advantages early
WEB SITE ESSENTIALS
- HTML-CSS Full References
- Good place to printout XHTML-CSS and other articles.
- Iron Spider-Good for HTML-Kit
- Iron Spider covers most areas, but Tutorial on HTML-KIT is helpful for beginners.
- Visibone HTML-CSS-Character Foldouts
- Visibone provide excellant Tags-Styles-Character Foldouts in colour which yo can keep in front of you as you work.
- Hypergurl Web Design
- An all round site with many links and examples
- Good for getting an idea from examples and articles/books on design in UK
- Fantastic selection of colour schemes - tools - resources
- 29 Colour Scemes for web site
- Another selection of colour schemes - tools - resources
- I am pleased to recommend their templates, as I used a number in my site
- Themebot great templates
- Great for all sorts of templates-Page-Blog-Web Tools
- W3 The World Wide Web
- The World Wide Web Consortium: Leading the web to its full potential
- Meyerweb-All the latest news
- A great site to see the latest developments in HTML-CSS-Design
- Great for Tools-CSS Library-Forums-Scripts
- Has some great info/layouts
- cssdrive- The lot
- Another superb site to look at, matched by some great tutorials. Go to Gallery and Resources
- Great for all sorts of sites-articles-help-more of a directory.
- How to Create-Everything covered
- Excellant for Tutorials-Examples-Browsers
- For training purposes, every subject covered. Learn everthing here
- Useful site that covers a lot of subjects
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Date last updated 16th November 2017