United Kingdom & Ireland - Scotland

Federation of Family History Societies

The Federation of Family History Societies (FFHS) is an educational charity with over 180 member societies throughout the world. Most of them focus on a particular geographical area or on a specific surname but there are also a variety of…

GENUKI – List of Family History and Genealogy Societies

This page provides means of finding information about societies whose interests relate to the UK & Ireland as a whole plus links to GENUKI pages listing societies that are devoted to smaller geographical areas, such as individual counties or regional…

The National Archives – Hospital Records Database (UK)

This database provides information on the existence and location of the records of UK hospitals. There are currently over 2,800 entries, which have been compiled by the Wellcome Library. These can be found by searching the database. Information includes:• The…

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…

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…

Geograph Britain and Ireland

The Geograph Britain and Ireland project aims to collect geographically representative photographs and information for every square kilometre of Great Britain and Ireland. Since 2005, 12,759 contributors have submitted 5,507,422 images covering 277,166 grid squares, or 83.5% of the total…

Streetmap.co.uk

This site provides a street and road map search for Great Britain. You can search by post code, street, place name, telephone, landranger, latitude / longitude, OS grid and London street.

Curious Fox

This site is a village by village contact site for UK and Ireland villages, towns and counties. Family history, local history, surname and genealogy contact messages are arranged by place and can viewed and submitted. This site is free to…