Your Family History essential websites

Here are the links from issue 183’s cover feature…

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The big four
http://www.ancestry.co.uk
http://www.thegenalogist.co.uk
http://www.findmypast.com
http://www.familysearch.org

Organisations and societies
http://www.agra.org.uk
http://www.ffhs.org.uk/members2/alpha.php
http://one-name.org/surnames_a-z/
http://www.sog.org.uk
http://www.apgen.org

National bodies http://www.gro.gov.uk/gro/content/
http://www.nrscotland.gov.uk http://www.nidirect.gov.uk/proni
http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk
http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk
http://www.nls.uk
http://www.llgc.org.uk http://www.nli.ie

International records
http://archives.govt.nz
http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng
http://www.loc.gov
http://www.naa.gov.au
https://digitalcollections.nypl.org
http://trove.nla.gov.au
http://www.archives.gov

Newspapers
http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk
http://www.thegazette.co.uk
http://www.newspapers.com
http://www.nytimes.com/search/
http://gale.cengage.co.uk/times.aspx/
http://newspapers.library.wales

Political history
http://www.british-history.ac.uk
http://hansard.millbanksystems.com/commons/
http://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/hansard/commons/ http://hansard.millbanksystems.com/lords/
http://www.portcullis.parliament.uk

Genealogy courses
http://www.aber.ac.uk/en/lifelong-learning/genealogy/
http://www.ihgs.ac.uk/courses
http://www.pharostutors.com http://www.strath.ac.uk/studywithus/centreforlifelonglearning/genealogy/ http://www.dundee.ac.uk/cais/

Transportation
http://www.records.nsw.gov.au/archives/collections-and-research/guides-and-indexes/convicts
http://www.femaleconvicts.org.au/index.php/convict-ships/convict-ship-records http://members.iinet.net.au/~perthdps/convicts/ships.html http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/ships.htm
http://www.parragirls.org.au

Capital cities
http://www.belfastfamilyhistory.com
https://booth.lse.ac.uk
http://www.angelfire.com/ga/BobSanders/site.html http://www.oldedinburghclub.org.uk/Resources/

Trades and occupations
http://www.rmg.co.uk/discover/researchers/research-guides/research-guide-c1-merchant-navy-tracing-people-crew-lists
http://collections.rmg.co.uk/archive.html#!asearch http://www.campop.geog.cam.ac.uk http://www.familyresearcher.co.uk/glossary/Dictionary-of-Old-Occupations-Index.html
http://londonroll.org
http://www.historyhouse.co.uk/articles/victorian_servants.html

Social media
https://uk.pinterest.com
http://www.facebook.com/TheNationalArchives/
http://www.facebook.com
http://www.instagram.com
http://www.twitter.com

Migration
http://www.libertyellisfoundation.org/passenger http://www.colonialfamilies.wordpress.com

Welcome to the world of British India family history


http://www.huguenotsociety.org.uk
http://www.jgsgb.org.uk

Historical directories http://specialcollections.le.ac.uk/cdm/landingpage/collection/p16445coll4

Railway history
https://davidturnerrailway.wordpress.com/blog/

Scottish tax rolls
http://www.scotlandsplaces.gov.uk/digital-volumes/historical-tax-rolls

Victoria County History
http://www.victoriacountyhistory.ac.uk/explore/

Crime
http://www.oldbaileyonline.org

Welcome


http://www.capitalpunishmentuk.org

Police
http://gloucestershirepolicearchives.org.uk
http://www.hertspastpolicing.org.uk
http://www.metpolicehistory.co.uk/met-police-family-history.html http://www.open.ac.uk/arts/research/policing/sites/
http://www.open.ac.uk.arts.research.policing/files/files/ecms/arts-policing-pr/web-content/guide-to-police-archives.pdf http://www.policerollofhonour.org.uk/about_us/research.htm http://www.royalirishconstabulary.com/index2012.html http://www.staffsnameindexes.org.uk/default.aspx?Index=B

Blogs and forums
http://www.british-genealogy.com
http://www.britishgenes.blogspot.com
http://www.cyndislist.com/blogs/personal
https://blog.eogn.com
http://www.geneabloggers.com/genealogy-blogs
http://www.irishgenealogynews.com http://www.londonrootsresearch.blogspot.com/london-genealogy-links.html http://boards.rootsweb.com
http://www.talkingscot.com/forum/
http://scottishgenealogynetwork.blogspot.co.uk

Software
http://www.myheritage.com/family-tree-builder
http://www.mackiev.com/ftm/
https://sourceforge.net/projects/gedbrowser/

Free Family Tree


http://www.treeview.co.uk http://www.rootsmagic.com/RootsMagic/

Essential reference
http://www.genguide.co.uk
http://www.familysearch.org/wiki
http://www.genuki.org.uk
http://www.medievalgenealogy.org.uk
http://www.exploregenealogy.co.uk

DNA testing
http://www.ancestry.co.uk/DNA
http://www.familytreedna.co.uk
http://www.livingdna.com
http://www.myheritage.com/dna
http://www.23andme.com/

Military records
http://www.forces-war-records.co.uk
http://www.iwm.org.uk
https://livesofthefirstworldwar.org/ww1-records
http://www.nam.ac.uk
http://www.operationwardiary.org http://www.scotsgenealogy.com/Links/Military.aspx http://nationalarchives.gov.uk/conscription-appeals/
http://www.walesremembers.org

Social history
https://thesocialhistorian.wordpress.com
http://www.workhouses.org.uk
http://spitalfieldslife.com

Grow your tree
http://www.freebmd.org.uk
http://www.ukbmd.org.uk
http://www.lostcousins.com
http://www.genesreunited.co.uk
http://www.deceasedonline.com
http://www.theoriginalrecord.com
http://www.familyrelatives.com
http://www.irishgenealogy.ie/en/
http://www.roots-ireland.ie

The Victorians
http://www.victorianlondon.org
http://www.victorianweb.org
http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/learn/story-of-england/victorian/