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Important Links


Useful Family History Internet Links

Associations

Federation of Family History Societies (FFHS)
The umbrella organization for family history societies
http://www.ffhs.org.uk/

London Cornish Association
The London Cornish Association is a non-political, non-sectarian, cultural and social organisation which promotes and fosters fellowship and goodwill among Cornish people in London and elsewhere
http://www.londoncornish.co.uk

Society of Genealogists
The SOG library and family history centre
http://www.sog.org.uk/index.shtml


Military

Access 2 Archives
The A2A database contains catalogues describing archives held locally in England and Wales and dating from the eighth century to the present day.
http://www.a2a.org.uk

Ancestry
http://www.Ancestry.com

Cyndi's List
A comprehensive list of genealogical sites
http://www.cyndislist.com

Commonwealth war graves commission
http://www.cwgc.org/


Royal Naval Service Records


The National Archives
You can find the service records for most ratings
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documentsonline/royal-navy-service.asp

Royal Navy and Royal Marine Casualty Lists
Casualty lists from pre-1914 to 2008, including both World Wars, listed alphabetically and chronologically by ship. By including the inter-war and post-war years, providing background information and allowing for the addition of photographs of those lost, this is a valuable complement to the Commonwealth War Graves Commission site.
http://www.naval-history.net

WW2 Medals to Merchant Seamen
BT 395 contains a record of World War Two Medals claimed and issued to Merchant Seamen from 1946 to 2002.
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documentsonline/seamens-medals.asp

WWI Medal Cards
The Medal Rolls Index, known as the Medal Index Cards
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documentsonline/medals.asp

General Genealogy

Access 2 Archives
The A2A database contains catalogues describing archives held locally in England and Wales and dating from the eighth century to the present day.
http://www.a2a.org.uk

Ancestry
http://www.Ancestry.com

Cyndi's List
A comprehensive list of genealogical sites
http://www.cyndislist.com

FamilySearch
A record search with Durham Diocese Parish Records
http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html?datestamp=1203581459131#p=0 

Genuki, Uk & Ireland
http://www.genuki.org.uk/

Family Search
Genealogy collection of the Church of the Latter Day Saints
http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html?datestamp=1203581459131#p=0 
click on browse our records;  then on ‘Europe’ on the map; scroll down to ‘United Kingdom’, Durham Bishops Transcripts are bottom of the list.

IGI Batch Numbers
Search baptisms & marriages by town.
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~hughwallis/IGIBatchNumbers.htm
Scroll down page to British Isles, England; Then choose your county; then your town; then choose the birth or marriage date range; put in the sir name and click.  All people with that name will be listed.  Clicking on one of these will give other details such as parent’s names.  Sometimes you can be lucky & find more info from the pedigree.

Find My Past
Pay for view
http://www.findmypast.com/welcome.jsp

Free BMD
Free Births, Marriages, and death Registrations
http://freebmd.org.uk/

FreeCen
Free UK Census
http://freecen.rootsweb.com/

My Trees
The worlds largest pedigree linked database
http://www.kindredkonnections.com/

Rootsweb
The oldest and largest genealogical site
http://www.rootsweb.ancestory.com/

Society of Genealogists
The SOG library and family history centre
http://www.sog.org.uk/index.shtml

The National Archives
UK Government records and information
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk

Palliot
Geneaology in all regions
http://www.mycinnamontoast.com/perl/results.cgi?surname=PALLIOT

Healeyhero
Search for coal miners records
 http://www.healeyhero.co.uk/rescue/genealogy.htm

 
Coalmining History Resource Centre
 http://www.cmhrc.co.uk/site/home/

 Trade Directories
http://www.historicaldirectories.org/hd/index.asp

Archive & Special Collections of Durham University Library
Probate records
 http://familyrecords.dur.ac.uk/nei/NEI_jurisdiction.htm

 Keys to the past
http://www.keystothepast.info/k2p/usp.nsf/pws/Keys+to+the+past+-+Home+Page

UK BMD
Birth, marriages, deaths & census
 http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/

 National Archives
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/?source=home
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/a2a/

Bowburn Local History Society

http://www.bowburnhistory.co.uk/home

 

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