Genealogy Sleuth for Great Britain

Below is a list of sites that we use when conducting genealogy research in Britain, Wales and Scotland. These are all searchable online databases or informative tools. If you find a record online marked X for which you'd like a copy of the original, please contact us, because we have access to these records. Subscriptions sites are marked $. This page updated and all links checked on May 24, 2009.  Enjoy!  Do you have Irish Ancestors? Try the Irish Genealogy Sleuth!

England and Wales Birth, Marriage, Death
Free BMD

Ancestry (BMDs)

BMD Index

Family Relatives (BMDs)

Find My Past (BMDs)

RootsUK (BMDs)

UKBMD Multi-Region

Births at Sea 1854-1887

Births British Overseas 1761-1994
 
Marriages at Sea 1854-1883

British Overseas Marriages 1761-1994

Divorces & Matrimonial Causes 1858-1903

Death Duty Registers 1796-1903

Deaths at Sea 1854-1890

Deaths British Overseas 1761-1994
 
GRO Air, Army, High Commission, Marine, Service Department BMDs

Overseas BMDs 1761-1994

Bedfordshire Parish Records
 $ 
Berkshire Parish Records
 $ 
Buckinghamshire Parish Records
 $ 
Cambridge BMD

Cambridgeshire Parish Records
 $ 
Cheshire BMD
 
Cheshire Parish Records
 $ 
Cornwall Parish Records
 $ 
Croydon, Surrey County Gravestones
 $ 
Derbyshire Parish Records
 $ 
Derbyshire Coroner's Records
Derbyshire Registrar’s Birth
Derbyshire Registrar’s Marriage 

Derbyshire Registrar’s Death
 
Devon Parish Records
 $ 
Dorset Parish Records
 $ 
Durham Parish Records
 $ 
Durham, Darlington District

Durham, Gateshead District

Durham, Sunderland District

Durham Yorkshire, Tees Valley District
 
England & Wales Births 1837-1983
 
England & Wales Births 1984-2005
 
England & Wales Deaths 1837-1983
 
England & Wales Deaths 1984-2005
 
England & Wales FreeBMD Births 1837-1983
  
England & Wales FreeBMD Deaths 1837-1983
 
England & Wales FreeBMD Marriages 1837-1983
 
England & Wales Marriages 1837-1983
 
England & Wales Marriages 1984-2005
 
England (General): Parish Records
 $ 
English Settlers in Barbados, 1637-1800
 $ 
Essex Parish Records
 $ 
Furness Fells Colton Parish Church Registers, 1623-1812
 $ 
Gloucestershire Parish Records
 $ 
Halifax, Yorkshire Baptisms, 1538-1593
 $ 
Hampshire Allegations for Marriage Licenses, 1689-1837
 $ 
Hampshire Parish Records
 $ 
Herefordshire Parish Records
 $ 
Hertfordshire Parish Records
 $ 
Huntingdonshire Parish Records
 $ 
Isle of Wight BMD

Kent BMD
 
Kent Parish Records
 $ 
Kent (Lee) S. Margaret Church Register 1579-1754
 $ 
Lancashire Parish Records
 $ 
Lancashire BMD

Leicestershire Parish Records
 $ 
Lincolnshire Parish Records
 $ 
Lincolnshire Workhouse Deaths 1866-1927

London Times Births 1983-2003
 $ 
London Times Deaths 1982-1988
 $ 
London Times Marriages 1982-2004
 $ 
London Tower Hamlets District

London Parish Records
 $ 
London St. Botolph Bishopsgate Baptisms, 1628-1690
 $ 
Middlesex Parish Records
 $ 
Norfolk Parish Records
 $ 
North East BMD
 
Northamptonshire Parish Records
 $ 
Northumberland Newcastle District
Nottinghamshire Parish Records $ 
Oxfordshire Parish Records
 $ 
Pallot's Baptism Index 1780-1837
 $ 
Pallot's Marriage Index 1780-1837
 $ 
Preston, Lancashire Parish History
 $ 
Register of Baptisms and Marriages at St. George's Chapel, Mayfair 
$ 
Richmond, Yorkshire Civil Marriages, 1653-1660
 $ 
Rutland Parish Records
 $ 
Shropshire Parish Records
 $ 
Somerset Evercreech Parish 1538 - 1890
 $ 
Somerset Parish Records
 $ 
Somerset, Bath District

St. Michael le Belfrey, York Parish Register, 1565-1653
 $ 
Staffordshire Parish Records
 $ 
Staffordshire BMD
 
Suffolk Parish Records
 $ 
Surrey Parish Records
 $ 
Sussex Parish Records
 $ 
Tudor Roll of the Blood Royal
 $ 
United Kingdom and Ireland Obituary Collection
 $ 
Warwickshire Parish Records
 $ 
Wells Bishop's Transcripts
 $ 
Westminster Marriage, Baptismal, and Burial Registers
 $ 
West Midlands

Westmorland Parish Records
 $ 
Wiltshire Parish Records
 $ 
Wiltshire
 
Worcestershire Parish Records
 $ 
Yorkshire BMD
 
Yorkshire Parish & Probate Records
 $ 
Yorkshire Parish Records
 $ 
Yorkshire Adel Parish Register 1606-1812
 $ 
  Yorkshire, Barnsley District
Yorkshire, Rotherham District

Yorkshire, Sheffield District

Yorkshire/Durham, Tees Valley District

Free BMD England/Wales 1837-1901

 

International Birth, Marriage, Death Records
Australia New South Wales Births 1788-1905
 
Australia New South Wales Marriages 1788-1954
 
 Australia New South Wales Deaths 1788-1978
Irish Marriages, 1771-1812
 $ 
Irish Records Extraction Database
 $ 
Louth, Ireland Parish Records
 $

 
 

 

 Great Britain Regional
Bedfordshire
, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Cheshire, Cornwall, Cumberland, Derbyshire, Devon, Dorset, Durham, Essex, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Herefordshire, Hertfordshire, Huntingdonshire, Kent, Lancashire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, London, Middlesex, Norfolk, Northamptonshire, Northumberland, Nottinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Rutland, Shropshire, Somerset, Staffordshire, Suffolk, Surrey, Sussex, Warwickshire, Westmorland, Wiltshire, Worcestershire, Yorkshire

 

Scotland Vitals 
Aberdeen Register of Testaments 1715-1800
 $ 
Aberdeenshire Parish Records
 $ 
Angus (Forfar) Parish Records
 $ 
Argyll Parish Records
 $ 
Ayrshire Parish Records
 $ 
Banffshire Parish Records
 $ 
Caithness Parish Records
 $ 
Clackmannanshire Parish Records
 $ 
Dumfries-shire Parish Records
 $ 
Dunbartonshire Parish Records
 $ 
Fife Parish Records
 $ 
Inverness-shire Parish Records
 $ 
Kincardineshire Parish Records
 $ 
Kinross-shire Parish Records
 $ 
Kirkcudbrightshire Parish Records
 $ 
Lanarkshire (Glasgow) Parish Records
 $ 
Midlothian (Edinburgh) Parish Records
 $ 
Moray Parish Records
 $ 
Nairnshire Parish Records
 $ 
Orkney Parish Records
 $ 
Perthshire Parish Records
 $ 
Renfrewshire Parish Records
 $ 
Roxburghshire Parish Records
 $ 
Selkirkshire Parish Records
 $ 
Shetland Parish Records
 $ 
Stirlingshire Parish Records
 $ 
Sutherland Parish Records
 $ 
West Lothian Parish Records
 $ 
Wigtownshire Parish Records
 $ 
Scotland Online (BMD)
 $ 
 Breconshire, Wales Marriages, 1813-1837 $ 
Flintshire, Wales Parish Records
 $ 
Glamorgan, Wales Parish Records
 $ 
St. Asaph, Wales Records of Peter Roberts and Thomas Rowlands, 1595-1653
 $ 
 

 

WorldGenWeb Regions
Africa
AsiaBritish Isles
Central Europe
Caribbean
Eastern Europe
Mediterranean
Middle East
North America
Pacific
South America 
Search the WorldGenWeb Archives
 Ireland Genealogy Sleuth
U.S. Genealogy Sleuth

 

Place Names & Maps
British Gazetteer

British Gazetteer (ABC)

Expedia.com Maps

Global Gazetteer
 
Ireland Townland Database
 
MapQuest
 
Scotland Gazetteer
 
U.K. Old Maps Online
 
Streetmap U.K.
 
Portals to the World Info
 
World Maps

World Place Names

 

Find Living People
Directory Assistance Plus
  
French White Pages
 
Infobel International
 
InfoSpace

Search Bug
 People Finder 
Super Pages

Telephone Directories

(U.K.) 192.com
 
(U.K.) British Telecom
 
U.K. Phonebook
 
U.S. Search
 $
Virtual Gumshoe

Zabasearch

 

Tools
  Find Day of the Week 
Genealogy Search Advice
 
Relationship Chart
 
The Soundex Machine

This Day in History 

Time Line Generator
 
What Type of e-File is it?

 

Dates and Currency
Calendar Conversions

Current Value of Old Money
 
Inflation Calculator
 
The World Clock Time Zones

 

Directories and Archives
England Directories 1750-1919
 
Intl. Catholic Parish Directory

 

Naturalization & Passenger Lists  
Australia Passenger Lists
 
Australia Assisted Immigrants 1839-1896
  
Irish Passenger Lists 1847-1867

 

Genealogy Software
Ancestral Quest
 
Family Tree Maker 

Legacy - Free Trial
 
The Master Genealogist

 

Land Records

 

  Tons o' Links Sites
Cyndi's List

About.com Genealogy Links

 

 Search Engines
Internet Family Finder

I Found It!
 
NedGen International
 
Geneanet

 

 

Cemetery and Wills Sites
Cemetery Interment Lists

Find A Grave 

Irish Gravestone Inscriptions
 $ 
Ireland 
Knocktemple Old Cemetery Inscriptions, County Cavan $ 
Lleyn Hundred and Eifionydd Commot, Wales Churchyards
 $ 
Tombstone Transcription Project
 
England National Memorial Inscriptions
 
Scottish-American Gravestones, 1700-1900
 $
Scottish Wills Website
 

 
 

Census Sites
Census Online Directory

1841-1891 British Isles Censuses
 
1602-1911 Irish Census & Census Substitutes
 
1841-1891 (England) Cornwall Census
 
1841 Channel Islands Census
 $ X 
1841 England Census
 $ X 
1841 Isle of Man Census
 $ X 
1841 Scotland Census
 $ X 
1841 Wales Census
 $ X 
1851 Channel Islands Census
 $ X 
1851 England Census
 $ X 
1851 Isle of Man Census
 $ X 
1851 Scotland Census
 $ X 
1851 Wales Census
 $ X 
1851 (Ireland) Dumfries & Galway Census
 
1861 Channel Islands Census
 $ X 
1861 England Census
 $ X 
1861 Isle of Man Census
 $ X 
1861 Scotland Census
 $ X 
1861 Wales Census
 $ X 
1871 Channel Islands Census
 $ X 
1871 England Census
 $ X 
1871 Isle of Man Census
 $ X 
1871 Scotland Census
 $ X 
1871 Wales Census
 $ X 
 1871 Scotland Census 
1881 British Census
 X 
1881 Scotland Census
 
1881 Channel Islands Census
 
1881 England Census
 
1881 Isle of Man Census
 
1881 Scotland Census
 $ X 
1881 Wales Census
 
1891 Channel Islands Census
 $ X 
1891 England Census
 $ X 
1891 Isle of Man Census
 $ X 
1891 Scotland Census
 $ X 
1891 Scotland Census
 
1891 Wales Census
 $ X 
1901 Channel Islands Census
 $ X 
1901 England Census
 $ X 
1901 Isle of Man Census
 $ X 
1901 Scotland Census
 $ X 
1901 Wales Census
 $ X 
1901 England and Wales Census
 X $
1901 Scotland Census

 

Coroners, Inmates, Homicides
Convict Central
 
New South Wales, Australia Convict Records 1823-1869

 

Military
Ancestry.com Military Records
 
Australian War Records
 
Australian WWI Nominal Roll
 
Australian WWII Nominal Roll
 
United Kingdom WWI Records
 

 

Newspapers, Obituaries &
Biographies

England Liverpool Newspapers 1811-1834
 
England London Gazette 1914-1920, 1939-1948

 

Surname Research
Surname Springboard

GenForum

Surname Helper

Surname Origins

FamilyChronicle Surname Origins

GenConnect at RootsWeb

Surname Search

Surname Finder

 

 

Archives 
 

 

 

Library Catalogs 
Family History Library

UK Public Record Office

Canada Digital Library

Librarians' Internet Index

 

Definitions
Occupations, Old and New

Archaic Medical Terms

Wikipedia

 

Free Forms
Free Family Charts (Standard)

Free Family Tree Chart (Decorative)

 

Jewish
Avotaynu

DoroTree (Jewish Specialty) 

Istanbul (Turkey) Jewish
 
JewishGen
 
Jewish Links







 

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