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Research Help

The main page has links to Free and Subscription Genealogy Sites


In the side bar on the left are links to sites that help you advance your Research in areas such as Medical Terms (D/C), old writing styles, naming traditions for children.

When you first start your research and follow the normal approach of seeking information from older living relatives, progress seems fast. As you continue researching, using the internet, Free and Subscription Genealogy Sites, Local libraries, and government sources, you suddenly find that your research raises many questions that are not easily answered from your current experience. As you will have see, the sidebar page tries to give you information which will clarify such areas that may be stopping your understanding of current information.


  • LDS Family Search


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    The famous Family Search Site, that has transcribed Birth-Marriage-Death Records throughout the world. You can search freely for all, and UK and Ireland entries. If you can't find a known person, check how complete the Parishes are.

  • Free BMD Site

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    Very large databases with compehensive records of GRO from 1837 onwards. This covers Birth, Marriages and Deaths with full details of location, sources and shows other entries for the search (enabling the spouses name, posibly already known to confirm entry.)

  • FREE REG Parishes

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    Same principle, only covers parish registers. Has proved very good with variations on searching dates on nearby Parishes.

  • FREE CENSUS

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    Free census simiiar and is being expanded as soon as it is transcribed. Volenteers are required to speed up cover.

  • CYNDISLIST

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    Cyndislist is a great site from U.S.A. covering Genealogy World wide. Many helpful articles on how to persue your F/H.

  • FINDMYPAST (S)

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    The Search Site, took over many Parish Records, also have transcribed Birth-Marriage-Death Records throughout UK. You can search freely for all, and UK and Ireland entries. If you can't find a known person, check how complete the Parishes are.

  • THE GENEALOGIST UK

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    Very large databases with compehensive records of GRO from 1837 onwards. This covers Birth, Marriages and Deaths with full details of location, sources and shows other entries for the search (enabling the spouses name, posibly already known to confirm entry.)

  • GENES REUNITED

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    Genes Reunited

    A members Genealogy Site that has access to many records, allows members to communicate with each other via e-mail after being authorised.

  • FAMILY TREE MAGAZINE

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    A very popular magazine, useful for beginners to find links and sources.

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  • UKBMD Site

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    This site covers a vast number of Links, some free and others available from various subscription sites - Well worth looking at/.

  • BBC Family History

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    BBC a great site for beginners to learn their scope. Many of the participants offer free help in searching for your family.