Military records

Findmypast – United Kingdom – Armed Forces & Conflict

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.…

FamilySearch – United Kingdom and Ireland – Military Records

The Historical Record Collections for the United Kingdom and Ireland include:• Chelsea Pensioners’ Service Records 1760-1913. This is an index to records with information on men pensioned out of the British Army. (The National Archives – WO 97) • Royal…

The National Archives UK -Trafalgar Ancestors

This site lists 18,000+ who served (on the British side) in the Battle of Trafalgar, 21 October 1805. This ongoing project is adding service histories and biographical details as they become available.

War Memorials Archive

Use this site to search for information about 60,000+ war memorials, commemorating all wars, located throughout the United Kingdom, Channel Islands, Isle of Man. There is details of the memorial’s location, design and history. Lists of the names commemorated on…

William Loney RN – Victorian naval surgeon

This site by Peter Davis is dedicated to the naval surgeon William Loney RN. His life and times are illustrated in original documents and photos, extracts from ships’ and medical logs, maps, period documents and backgroun material concerning the officers,…

FamilySearch – United Kingdom and Ireland – England

The free Historical Record Collections for the United Kingdom and Ireland include: • Channel Islands Births and Baptisms, 1820-1907 • England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975 • England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991 • England Marriages, 1538-1973 • England and Wales, Birth Registration…

The National Archives UK

The National Archives is the UK government’s official archive where you can: • Use the online catalogue, Discovery to download digitised records (small fee) $$ covering: Army and militia; births, marriages and deaths; census and other national surveys; courts, criminals…