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Findmypast – World Records

The commercial site Findmypast has a vast collection of world records. These include:• UK BMD Records – A large online collection of UK parish records, 1.5+ million records• US Marriage Records – These span 360 years with 450+ million names•…

Ancestry.com – Worldwide

Ancestry.com is a subscription-based genealogy research website with 5 billion+ records online. Some records are free but most require a subscription to access transcripts and/or digitised images of the original records. A variety of subscription options are available, including Pay…

People Australia

People Australia is an initiative of the National Centre of Biography at the Australian National University. It contains stand-alone biographies. It also searches all of the National Centre of Biography’s biographical websites Australian Dictionary of Biography, Obituaries Australia, Women Australia,…

WeRelate – Wiki genealogy website

WeRelate provides genealogy tools and data. It differs from from most family tree websites because it takes a shared approach to genealogy. Those who contribute to WeRelate are helping to build a unified family tree containing the best information from…

Curious Fox

This site is a village by village contact site for UK and Ireland villages, towns and counties. Family history, local history, surname and genealogy contact messages are arranged by place and can viewed and submitted. This site is free to…

The National Archives UK

The National Archives is the UK government’s official archive where you can: • Use the online catalogue, Discovery to download digitised records (small fee) $$ covering: Army and militia; births, marriages and deaths; census and other national surveys; courts, criminals…

WorldConnect Project

This site by Rootsweb allows users to upload, modify, link, and display their family trees as a means of sharing with other researchers. There is free access to 640+ million names.

Lost Cousins – Putting Relatives in Touch

This UK site enables you to find other people who share the same ancestors. It does this by comparing the information you enter about your ancestors with the information that other members have entered. It is free to search and…

Genes Reunited

This site offers a variety of services including free hosting for family trees and free access to the information contributed by others. Registration is required and fees apply for the contact details of a contributing researcher and for use of…