United Kingdom & Ireland - England

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

This site commemorates the 1.7 million men and women of the Commonwealth forces who died during the two world wars. These include  Australian, Canadian, Indian, New Zealand, South African and United Kingdom forces. The Find War Dead casualty database lists…

National Library of Australia – eResources

The National Library of Australia eResources offers free home access to 212+ subscription databases to all residents of Australia. You need a National Library card and you can apply online. The card will be mailed to you within 5-10 working…

Moving Here

This site provides free online access to resources which record and illustrate the migration of the Caribbean, Irish, Jewish and South Asian communities to England over the past two centuries.

GENUKI – UK & Ireland Genealogy

This gateway site and virtual reference library offers free access to a vast genealogical collection. This is a great site for research help and detailed information with data arranged geographically. There is regional page links for England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales,…

COPAC

This site offers searches of 70+ UK and Irish academic, national and specialist library catalogues merged online.

The Army Children Archive (TACA)

Chronicling British army children’s history. This archive aims to collect, record, preserve and share details of the unique aspects of growing up as the child of a soldier serving in the British Army, whether that growing up was done during…

British History Online

This Digital library of printed primary and secondary history sources for the history of Britain and Ireland with a primary focus on the period between 1300 and 1800. This site covers England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Most of the content…

FamilySearch Digital Library

FamilySearch Digital Library offers access 550,000+ digitised genealogy and family history books and publications including family histories, county and local histories, genealogy magazines, gazetteers, medieval histories and pedigrees. The digital books are fully text searchable and you can  filter search…

York Assizes 1785-1851 Index

This index, by the City of York & District Family History Society, is an index to records held in York Reference library of prisoners brought to trial at York Assizes.