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The Peerage

This site, by Darryl Lundy, is a genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain and the royal families of Europe. This ongoing site currently lists the details of 699,208+ persons.

Guild of One-Name Studies

A one-name study is a project researching facts about a surname and all the people who have held it, as opposed to researching a particular family. This site offers an online search where you can check if a specific surname…

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…


This site aims to set up a universal register of all the world’s genealogical resources. To date 400+ million entries are available for searching.

RootsWeb Surname List

Contains 1.2 million+ fully searchable surname entries, plus contact details for the submitters. You can also add your surnames to this list.


GenForum is a research resource detailing 14,000+ online forums devoted to genealogy, including surnames, U.S. states, countries and general topics. Enter a keyword in the search box to find a forum or posts, or browse the topics listed. Note: There…

Judy Webster’s Genealogy Indexes & Advice

This site has 53,000+ names of local, interstate and overseas persons mentioned in records in Queensland, Australia. There is also 135+ pages of advice and indexes original records held by Queensland State Archives. Indexes to original records at Queensland State…

FamilySearch – Genealogies

FamilySearch Genealogies are trees submitted to FamilySearch. Please note that the accuracy of the data in these genealogies varies from tree to tree so you should document and validate the data. A search offersd access to:• Ancestral File – genealogies…