United Kingdom & Ireland - England

Community Archives and Heritage Group – UK and Ireland

This group is supporting and promoting community archives in the UK and Ireland. This site has an interactive map showing all the community archives listed in the directory. There are lists by subject such as war, railways and religion plus…

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…

uboat.net – German U-boats of both World Wars

This site lists all the German U-boats of both World Wars, their commanding officers and operations including all Allied ships attacked, technological information and much more. You can also browse our large photo gallery and thousands of U-boat books and…

Lincoln Consistory Court Wills Index 1701-1800

This index by the Lincolnshire Archives, is available online as a series of PDF files. These indexes are scans of old typed lists so the index may not locate names and place with total accuracy. Where the document reference cites…

Picture Nottingham – England

Delve into the rich history of Nottingham with Picture Nottingham, an extensive collection of photos, postcards, glass plates and engravings from our libraries. This image library covers the last 100 years and more of history from the local community, industry,…

Findmypast – Greater London Marriage Index 1502-1871

This index includes records from the Royal College of Arms covering historic chapels at St James Duke’s Place, Gray’s Inn, Somerset House and the Austin Friars Dutch Reform Church. Information includes: name, marriage year and place, residence, occupation, spouse and…

Westmorland Papers – The Westmorland Historic Texts Project

site includes: • Westmorland Church Notes – is a transcription of all of the monumental transcriptions, church plaques and windows, and other parish church memorials in the County of Westmorland published by Edward Bellasis in 1888• Surnames – a…

Imperial War Museum – Lives of the First World War

This site includes details of those who survived the war, as well as the lost. It includes nurses, conscientious objectors, and many more. Family historians can register with the website for free and add their own photos and ‘stories’ to…

UK Web Archive

The UK Web Archive (UKWA) is archiving and preserving selected key UK sites to ensure permanent online access and availability for future generations. The UKWA is a collaboration between the Bodleian Libraries, Oxford University, British Library, Cambridge University Libraries, National…