United Kingdom & Ireland - Wales

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…

FIND’s Sketchmap

This site allows you to create, customise, annotate and PDF your own maps for England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. The user-friendly mapping toolkit allows you to annotate with shapes, text, symbols, styling, use measuring tools and save to PDF…

Old-maps.co.uk

Old-Maps is a comprehensive historical map archive with historical maps covering England, Wales and Scotland.  The map archive provides a step by step picture of land use changes that have taken place from the mid-19th Century onwards, from OS County…

A Vision of Britain through Time

A vision of Britain from 1801 to now. A unique site that uses census and other records to present the history of Britain through places. It includes maps, statistical trends and historical descriptions.TIP: Do a search for the place where…

Findmypast – Census Records

Offers access to the 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901 and 1911 census of England & Wales. The records are fully indexed with a free surname and address search. A variety of subscription options offer access to digitised copies…