United Kingdom & Ireland - Wales

Naval-History.Net by Gordon Smith

Preserving naval history research and memoirs and making contemporary accounts more readily available. This site has a wealth on online information and is arranged as follows: • 1815-1914 “Pax Britannica”, and before • 1914-1918 World War 1 • 1918-1939 Inter-war…

Community Archives and Heritage Group – UK and Ireland

This group is supporting and promoting community archives in the UK and Ireland. This site has an interactive map showing all the community archives listed in the directory. There are lists by subject such as war, railways and religion plus…

uboat.net – German U-boats of both World Wars

This site lists all the German U-boats of both World Wars, their commanding officers and operations including all Allied ships attacked, technological information and much more. You can also browse our large photo gallery and thousands of U-boat books and…

Imperial War Museum – Lives of the First World War

This site includes details of those who survived the war, as well as the lost. It includes nurses, conscientious objectors, and many more. Family historians can register with the website for free and add their own photos and ‘stories’ to…

UK Web Archive

The UK Web Archive (UKWA) is archiving and preserving selected key UK sites to ensure permanent online access and availability for future generations. The UKWA is a collaboration between the Bodleian Libraries, Oxford University, British Library, Cambridge University Libraries, National…

Find A Grave

Use this site to find the graves of ancestors, create virtual memorials or add photos, virtual flowers and a note to a loved one’s memorial. Search or browse cemeteries and grave records for every-day and famous people from around the…

GRO Birth and Death Index Search, England and Wales

General Register Office – Historic Birth and Death index search: Births: 1837-1934 and 1982-2019 with mother’s maiden name 1837-1921 (previously only available from 1911) Deaths: 1837-1957 and 1984-2019 includes age at death from 1837 (previously only available from 1866) These…