National Monuments Record Discover more about England's heritage from our public archive. We hold over 12 million photographs, drawings, reports and publications on England's archaeology, historic buildings and social history. You can access our archives by: searching over 2 million photos and records online,contacting our Archive Services team by letter, phone, fax or email or by visiting our Public Search Room and Library. The English Heritage Archive used to be part of the National Monuments Record.
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Search the Web through Timelines (and surprise yourself with what you find) Icons on the left link to Google or HistoryWorld ( H ) Yellow icons on the right link to related images in Google Move your pointer over an icon to see the search terms To start at Big Bang just click Go (above) To go to a specific period enter a year (above) For a more focused timeline use the Areas and Themes menus (top left) Or you may prefer
Burke's Peerage and Gentry - Definitive historical and genealogical guide to major families.
Directory of Royal Genealogical Data At this site I have a database containing the genealogy of the British Royal family and those linked to it via blood or marriage relationships. It contains, in fact, the genealogy of almost every ruling house in the western world because of the intermarriage that took place between them at some time or another. There are in excess of 30,000 individuals from the earliest times to the present in the database.
British Library Newspaper Reading Room
Many sets of records were kept for England and Wales together, so that the problems of locating them and using them are very similar in the two countries. For convenience such records are described here, rather than on the British Isles pages. Counties N.B. GENUKI is organised on the basis of historic counties. To find which GENUKI pages cover more modern counties and county boroughs, please see: Modern and Administrative Counties and County Boroughs .
How to find family records using the best free Internet resources Bookmark This Site (Ctrl+D) There are literally millions of web pages on genealogy and it is easy to get lost so that you can't see the forest for the trees . Where do you go first?
UKIsearch.com : United Kingdom & Ireland Genealogy, Family Tree, and Surname Search
Parish Registers on CD - Parish Registers Online - Availability Searching Parish Records online There are many websites offering online records, but the one that stand out above the rest is The Genealogist . This is a vast online research site, holding complete BMD and census records, along with Parish Registers among other records. Parish records are available in two formats - transcripts/database records and searchable printed books .The database records consist of easily searched transcripts of the original records which allow you to search on various fields and may also have linked images of the original registers. The searchable books consist of indexed books that were transcribed and published many years ago, many over 110 years old. Parish Registers
The Parish Register Transcription Society.
Lancashire OnLine Parish Clerk Project -
Essex Online Parish clerks
Important: please read the explanation of the scheme before contacting an Online Parish Clerk (OPC) (if you have previously read this explanation, jump to the list of parishes but please remember that new information is being added to this explanation, as well as to the table) If you are looking for research help click on the initial letter of the parish in which you are interested in the main table on this page (alternatively use your browser's search/find facility). The table is arranged strictly alphabetically. Little Packington is found among the Ls, not the Ps, and Bishops Itchington is amongst the Bs, etc. The only exception to this is Great and Little Wolford (which is one parish), which is among the Ws, as it it usually known as 'the Wolfords'. Warwickshire Online Parish Clerks
Parish registers & Online Transcriptions Archive Looking for a particular name? Select a parish and select baptism, marriage or burial and then Press CTRL+F and type in the name required What this means is that as well as transcriptions completed by ourselves, we will also include entries from volunteer transcribers. Links to other transcription web sites will also be included as it seems a waste of energy to duplicate the great work already completed by others.
Sussex Online Parish Clerks (OPC) home page
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