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The Peerage

This site, by Darryl Lundy, is a genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain and the royal families of Europe. This ongoing site currently lists the details of 699,208+ persons.

Guild of One-Name Studies

A one-name study is a project researching facts about a surname and all the people who have held it, as opposed to researching a particular family. This site offers an online search where you can check if a specific surname…

WorldConnect Project

This site by Rootsweb allows users to upload, modify, link, and display their family trees as a means of sharing with other researchers. There is free access to 640+ million names.

Lost Cousins – Putting Relatives in Touch

This UK site enables you to find other people who share the same ancestors. It does this by comparing the information you enter about your ancestors with the information that other members have entered. It is free to search and…

Genes Reunited

This site offers a variety of services including free hosting for family trees and free access to the information contributed by others. Registration is required and fees apply for the contact details of a contributing researcher and for use of…


This site aims to set up a universal register of all the world’s genealogical resources. To date 400+ million entries are available for searching.

RootsWeb Surname List

Contains 1.2 million+ fully searchable surname entries, plus contact details for the submitters. You can also add your surnames to this list.


GenForum is a research resource detailing 14,000+ online forums devoted to genealogy, including surnames, U.S. states, countries and general topics. Enter a keyword in the search box to find a forum or posts, or browse the topics listed. Note: There…

GENUKI- Surname Lists

GENUKI – Surname Lists. This site has links to 30+ surname lists for various counties in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales plus the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man. These lists provide details of surnames being researched by individual family…

WikiTree – The Free Family Tree

A community of genealogists sharing a mission to connect the human family on one free and accurate tree using traditional genealogy and DNA testing. WikiTree balances privacy and collaboration so that living people can connect on one world tree to…