wiganworld – Local History and more for Wigan, Lancashire

This extensive site’s categories include: Memories, I Remember, Wigan Genealogy, Local History, Local Chronology and much more. There are cemetery indexes available for Wigan, Gidlow, Hindley, Ince, Westwood and Howe Bridge cemeteries. New

UK BMD – Online Parish Clerks (OPC) websites

The term OPC refers to unpaid volunteers who collect, collate and transcribe records for various parishes. This site lists the details and links to OPC projects for the following parishes and counties: Aldbourne, Wiltshire; Calstock, Cornwall; Cornwall; Cornwood, Devon; Devon;…

Manchester City Council – Burial Records Search

This site offers searches across Blackley cemetery and crematorium, Gorton cemetery, Manchester General cemetery, Philips Park cemetery and Southern cemetery. A search returns burial date, deceased name, cemetery, grave number and grave details. A fee applies for extra information. 

Findmypast – United Kingdom Records- Life Events (BMDs)

Findmypast is a commercial family history site offering access to a worldwide collection of records. There are free searches available but a subscription or Pay As You Go  is needed to access transcripts and/or copies of the digitised original records.…

FindmyPast – United Kingdom – Institutions & Organizations collections

Various subscription options offer access to transcripts and/or copies of the digitised original records. The Institutions & Organizations collections include:• Home Office: Criminal petitions 1817-1858• Metropolitan Police: Habitual criminals and miscellaneous papers 1903-1914• Admiralty: Convicts in Hulks  1818-1831 – The…

Liverpool & South West Lancashire Family History Society

The Liverpool & South West Lancashire Family History Society was established in Liverpool in May 1976, when it was called the Liverpool Family History Society. The area covered was that part of the Ancient County of Lancashire known as the…

FamilySearch – Lancashire

The Historical Record Collections for the United Kingdom and Ireland include: • Lancashire Parish Registers 1538-1910• Lancashire – Cheshire – Yorkshire Parish Registers, 1603-1910 • Lancashire, Oldham Cemetery Registers, 1797-2004 – contains cemetery registers from Hollinwood, Failsworth, Royton, Crompton, Chadderton,…

Manchester & Lancashire Family History Society

Manchester & Lancashire FHA was formed in 1964. The Society is united by a common interest in Genealogy and Family History, members also pursue interests in closely related fields. Many are also local historians, whilst others share an interest in…