United Kingdom & Ireland - England

The National Archives UK – Digital microfilm

The National Archives Free online records: digital microfilm. This guide lists and provides access to the records which are available to download as digital microfilm. They cover a wide set of subjects, from military and naval records to Foreign Office…

Simplon Postcards – The Passenger Ship Website

This site is a reference archive of image galleries, showing postcards and photographs of ocean liners, cruise ships, ferries and excursion vessels. Currently, there are over 2000 separate pages with 60,000+ images online.

Royal Museums Greenwich – Picture Library

The Picture Library has 33,800+ images and photographs online depicting notable ships, trade and empire, astronomy, exploration, navigation and time. Collection includes historical photography, ship plans, prints, oil paintings,  astronomical and navigational instruments, and ship models.

Ancestry.com – UK Incoming Passenger Lists 1878-1960

This collection of passenger lists is fully indexed with digital images available. It contains 16+ million names from the Board of Trade (BT26) passenger lists of ships arriving in the United Kingdom from foreign ports outside of Europe and the…

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…

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…

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…

FamilySearch – Genealogies

FamilySearch Genealogies are trees submitted to FamilySearch. Please note that the accuracy of the data in these genealogies varies from tree to tree so you should document and validate the data. A search offersd access to:• Ancestral File – genealogies…