United Kingdom & Ireland - Wales

Findmypast – United Kingdom Records- Life Events (BMDs)

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.…

Ancestry.com – England – Military

The records are fully indexed with a free surname search. Subscription options offer access to transcripts or digitised records. The collections include:• British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards, 1914-1920• UK, Navy Lists, 1888-1970 • UK, Military Campaign Medal and…

Findmypast – World Records

The commercial site Findmypast has a vast collection of world records. These include:• UK BMD Records – A large online collection of UK parish records, 1.5+ million records• US Marriage Records – These span 360 years with 450+ million names•…

Welsh Newspapers Online

Welsh Newspapers Online – a free resource from the National Library of Wales offers searches of, and access to, 120+ newspaper titles 1804-1919. You can search all categories, news, family notices, detailed lists or advertisements.    

Ancestry.com – United Kingdom – Census and Voters Lists

These include:• 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901 and 1911 census for England, Scotland (not 1911), Wales, Channel Islands and the Isle of Man. The records are fully indexed with a free surname search. A variety of subscription options offer…

Ancestry.com – England – Birth, Marriage & Death collections

The records are fully indexed with a free surname search. Subscription options offer access to transcripts or digitised records. The collections include:• England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915  • England & Wales, Birth Index, 1916-2005 • England & Wales,…

Britain From Above – 1919-1953

This site offers free access to 96,000+ old aerial images of Britain.  It features some of the oldest and most valuable images of the Aerofilms Collection, a unique archive one million+ aerial photographs 1919 and 2006. The photographs on the…

People’s Collection Wales

This free website is dedicated to the story of Wales and its people. It is a place to discover, learn and contribute your story of Wales alongside stories and content provided by other people and organisations.

Everafter – Online Burial Record Site

Everafter is an Antrim based online burial site. It is free to search.  If you want to view a record you need to register for a free account.  There are thousands of graveyard records online plus a comprehensive search facility.…

Celtic Guide

This free online magazine has issues, from January 2012, that can be downloaded as a PDF files. The term Celtic is used loosely to include a melting pot of races, including the Viking race, which played such a significant role…