Continental Europe

Arolsen Archives – Germany

The Arolsen Archives International Center on Nazi Persecution, formerly the International Tracing Service, holds the world’s most comprehensive archive on the victims and survivors of National Socialism. The collection has information on 17.5 million people and belongs to UNESCO’s Memory…

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…

Czech Genealogy for Beginners

A blog for those who are interested in Czech genealogy, who have ancestors in Bohemia, Moravia and Silesia. There is an excellent how to begin guide plus a vast array of information and help.

FamilySearch

FamilySearch is the family history site of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It offers free access 8+ billion searchable names and 3.2+ billion digitised records worldwide. Resources include FamilySearch Catalog; FamilySearch Digital Library with 500,000+ digitised books…

Wendish Heritage Society Australia

This society exists to collect, preserve and research Wendish and German family history, culture and heritage. The Wends are connected with the branch of Western Slavs, which includes the Poles, Czechs and Slovaks. They are distantly related to the Eastern…

AustriaGenWeb

A site designed to provide guidance and advice to researchers who are trying to trace their ancestors in today’s or in former Austria. New

Jewish Records Indexing – Poland

JRI-Poland is the largest fully searchable database of indexes to Jewish vital records accessible online. Five+ million records from more than 550 Polish towns are indexed with more being added every few months. New

The Foundation for East European Family History Studies

This site has extensive information and resources for the following countries: Albania, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Kosovo, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Norway, Poland, Romania, …

WhoWasWho

WhoWasWho is the successor of Genlias, the Dutch BMD database. WhoWasWho is a national portal to the digitized collections from a large number of Dutch archive organisations and includes access to documents (records), biography pages and pedigrees. New