Resources from other countries

Ancestry.com

Is a very extensive family history website. The database can be searched for free, but you will need to subscribe if you want to view the records, or come into a library and use on Ancestry library edition our computers or your own wifi-enabled laptop. Ancestry.com gives access to a wide variety of content from British, American, European and Australian sources such as census records, birth registers, immigration records etc. Ancestry.com also has some very good guides for people starting out in genealogy.

Family Search

 Is the largest genealogy organisation in the world, with an extensive database of family records that can be accessed free.

FamilySearch

RootsWeb

Great resource for family research, with links to thousands of websites.

Rootsweb

The Ryerson Index

An index to death notices appearing in Australian newspapers

 

Ryerson Index

Findmypass.co.uk

UK family history search site.

 

Findmypass

FreeBMD

Contains the civil registration index information for England and Wales from 1837 onward.

 

FreeBMD

FreeCEN

Is a searchable database of UK census returns from 1841 to 1891.

 

FreeCEN

FreeREG

 Is an index of baptism, marriage and burial records transcribed from parish and non-conformist registers of the UK.

 

FreeREG

UK BMD

Links to all the UK local BMD projects

 

UK BMD

Dustydocs

Links to free websites in The British Isles containing parish records.

 

Dustydocs

Genealogy gateway

A conduit to genealogy information online with regular updates.

 

Genealogy gateway

OZ Gen Online

 Australia's family history server.

 

OZ Gen online

Scotland's people

Births, deaths, marriages, census records, wills and testaments, 1513-now.

 

Scotland's people

Irish family history foundation

 An extensive database if you are researching your Irish ancestors.

 

Irishfamily