United Kingdom & Ireland - England

Cemetery Scribes

This site has a database of headstone inscriptions from Jewish cemeteries throughout the United Kingdom. 

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. 

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;…

Find a Will

This free UK Government site has three indexes to wills:• Wills and Probates 1996 onwards. A search returns surname, first name, date of probate, probate number, date of death, document type and registry• Wills and Probates 1858-1996 (linked to images…

Norfolk City Council – Norfolk Sources

A collection of images of archive material supplied by the Norfolk Record Office and the Norfolk Heritage Centre. Resources include:• Probate – Wills from 1800-1857• Broadsides – were used soon after the beginning of printing for royal proclamations and official…

Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names Online (TGN)

The TGN includes names and associated information about places. Places in TGN include administrative political entities (e.g., cities, nations) and physical features (e.g., mountains, rivers). Current and historical places are included. Other information related to history, population, culture, art and…

Jewish Genealogy – The Knowles Collection

This collection links together into family groups, over one million individual Jews. The collection includes six searchable databases covering Jews from the British Isles; North America; Europe; South America and the Caribbean; Africa and the Orient and the South Pacific.…

Old Maps Online

The OldMapsOnline Portal is a gateway to historical maps in libraries around the world. It allows the user to search for online digital historical maps across numerous different collections via a geographical search. Search by typing a place-name or by…