United Kingdom & Ireland - England

Gloucestershire Archives – Genealogical Search

This search covers: • Canal boat inspections• Gaol registers from 1815-1879• Inventories• Non-conformist baptisms (child, father and mother) for some chapels in Gloucestershire• Records of the Overseers of the Poor• Wills proved at Gloucester from 1541-1858 New

GRO Birth and Death Index Search, England and Wales

General Register Office – Historic Birth and Death index search: Births: 1837-1934 and 1982-2019 with mother’s maiden name 1837-1921 (previously only available from 1911) Deaths: 1837-1957 and 1984-2019 includes age at death from 1837 (previously only available from 1866) These…

The Waterloo 200 Project

The Waterloo 200 Project and the Online Book Company’s Waterloo 200 Descendants Book. This e-book features the stories of the soldiers who fought at the Battle of Waterloo, 200 years on. Descendants and researchers can record and preserve their ancestors’…

Jersey Heritage – Archive & Collections Online

The archives and collections online offer searches of 300,000+ items. There is a wide range of records available including civil registration, wills and testaments, German occupation registration cards, court records, church records, funeral director records and much more. There is…

Ancestry.com – England & Scotland, Select Cemetery Registers, 1800-2014

This collection currently includes records for:West Sussex (Arun Region), England•Arundel Cemetery, Bognor Regis Cemetery, Chalcraft Lane Cemetery, Findon Cemetery, Littlehampton CemeteryHampshire (Winchester), England•Magdalen Hill CemeteryKent (Folkstone), England•Brenzett Cemetery, Cheriton Road Cemetery, Hawkinge Cemetery, Lydd Cemetery, New Romney Cemetery, Spring Lane/Horn…

Halifax Guardian 1832-192 Index to Birth, Marriage and Death announcements

Calderdale Council, Central Library in Halifax, Yorkshire, volunteers have indexed 394,000+ names from birth, marriage, and death announcements published in the Halifax Guardian 1832-1921. The indexes are arranged alphabetically and can be downloaded in PDF format. The index lists surname,…

From Weaver to Web – Online Visual Archive of Calderdale History

This extensive site has information for the towns of Calderdale, Brighouse, Elland, Halifax, Hebden Bridge, Sowerby Bridge and Todmorden. Information is arranged by themes. Online records include World War I newspapers that have been digitised by Calderdale Libraries. The Halifax…

British Red Cross Volunteers World War 1

Over 90,000 people volunteered for the British Red Cross at home and overseas during the war. The Red Cross did everything from nursing and air raid duty to searching for missing people and transporting the wounded. Use this site to…

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…

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…