History House – Essex, England

A site primarily about the county of Essex but there are many other interesting things on History House including tips, advice, and resources to help you research your ancestors; and interesting and unusual stories from British history. There are 5,260…

Essex Archives Online – England

Use this site to search the catalogue of the Essex Record Office.  There are written descriptions of every item in the archive, but not the full text of the documents. Some entries contain images of the item but a subscription…

UK BMD – Online Parish Clerks (OPC) websites

The term OPC refers to unpaid volunteers who collect, collate and transcribe records for various parishes. This site lists the details and links to OPC projects for the following parishes and counties: Aldbourne, Wiltshire; Calstock, Cornwall; Cornwall; Cornwood, Devon; Devon;…

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.…

The Library and Museum of Freemasonry (London)

There is a family history link that includes an online Information Sheet – Freemasonry, Family and Local History and this details the following online resources: • Lane’s List of lodges which shows all lodges established by the United Grand Lodge…

FamilySearch – Essex

The Historical Record Collections for the United Kingdom and Ireland include: • Essex Parish Registers, 1503-1997

Essex Society for Family History

The Essex Society for Family History aims are to promote and encourage the public study of British Family history, genealogy, heraldry, and local history with particular reference to Essex and to promote the preservation, and accessibility of archival material.

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…