Wirksworth, Derbyshire, Parish Records 1600-1900

This site contains the results of a 20 year one place study of the Parish of Wirksworth in central Derbyshire, England. It has 3,095 images and 2,187 text pages listing 13,000 surnames found in 452,000 records held in 75 databases…

FindmyPast – United Kingdom – Institutions & Organizations collections

Various subscription options offer access to transcripts and/or copies of the digitised original records. The Institutions & Organizations collections include:• Home Office: Criminal petitions 1817-1858• Metropolitan Police: Habitual criminals and miscellaneous papers 1903-1914• Admiralty: Convicts in Hulks  1818-1831 – The…

Findmypast – United Kingdom Records- Life Events (BMDs)

Findmypast is a commercial family history site offering access to a worldwide collection of records. There are free searches available but a subscription or Pay As You Go  is needed to access transcripts and/or copies of the digitised original records.…

Sheffield and District Family History Society

The Sheffield & District Family History Society was formed in 1977 to promote the study of genealogy, family history and local history for the benefit and education of the public in the Sheffield area. The focus is the area encompassed…

My Leicestershire History

This site is a free and fully searchable online repository of photographs, films, sound recordings, and books about the history of Leicester and Leicestershire.  The extensive online collections include:•  BBC Radio Leicester – The BBC Radio Leicester Sound Archive comprises…

Derbyshire Family History Society

The Derbyshire Family History Society website gives information on services provided. For over 25 years the Society has linked together people researching their family history in Derbyshire.

Yesterday’s Journey – Derbyshire

This site features transcriptions from a wide range of Derbyshire historic documents including apprenticeship records, bastardy papers, cemetery records, law and order, removal orders, settlement certificates and examinations, wills and administrations plus others. The documents are arranged by parish and…

FamilySearch – United Kingdom and Ireland – England

The free Historical Record Collections for the United Kingdom and Ireland include: • Channel Islands Births and Baptisms, 1820-1907 • England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975 • England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991 • England Marriages, 1538-1973 • England and Wales, Birth Registration…