My Research Toolbox

www.1914-1918.net

This is a very useful site about the First World War, including where particular battalions and regiments were fighting, important people and battles, soldier’s diaries, maps etc.

www.1st4-coatsofarms.co.uk

An excellent company that provide various products that display your Coat of Arms.

www.ancestry.co.uk

One of our main resources for census records, parish records, birth, marriage and death indexes, publicly submitted family trees, electoral registers, passenger shipping manifests, criminal registers etc. New information is being added all the time.

www.ancestry.com

A world-wide version of ancestry.co.uk, which includes records for America, Canada and Australia.

www.askaboutireland.ie/griffith-valuation

A free site which provides background information about Irish history and a searchable version of the Griffith valuation (a record of land-owners and their tenants).

www.bmdregisters.co.uk

The Official Non-Conformist and Non-Parochial BMDs Service – For records of birth, baptism, marriage, death and burial taken from non-parish sources.

www.census.nationalarchives.ie

The household returns and ancillary records for the censuses of Ireland of 1901 and 1911, which are in the custody of the National Archives of Ireland, represent an extremely valuable part of the Irish national heritage, and are available on this site.

www.census1891.com/occupations-g.htm

A collection of the occupations or job descriptions of the people living in London in the 1890s.

www.cwgc.org

The Commonwealth War-Graves Commission. They commemorate the 1,700,000 men and women of the Commonwealth forces who died in the two world wars. Their  cemeteries, burial plots and memorials are a lasting tribute to those who died in some 153 countries across the world. The Register records details of Commonwealth war dead so that graves or names on memorials can be located.

www.familysearch.org

A Mormon database of parish records, census records and publicly submitted genealogies.

www.fibis.org

The Families In British India Society (FIBIS) is a self-help organisation devoted to members researching their ancestors and the background against which they led their lives in ‘British India’.

www.findmypast.com

This site is a comprehensive collection of British family history data: Birth, marriage and death certificates, census records, parish records, military records, prison records and newspaper archives.

www.genesreunited.co.uk

www.genuki.org.uk

www.gro.gov.uk

www.heraldryclipart.com

www.lan-opc.org.uk

www.nationalarchives.gov.uk

www.rmhh.co.uk/occup

www.rootsireland.ie

www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk

www.surnamedb.com

www.my-history.co.uk

www.wikipedia.org

Please note: I reserve the right to delete comments that are offensive or off-topic.