Useful Links From The British Isles (Including Eire)


Liverpool and SW Lancs Family History Society offer these links as a service to members and other visitors to our website, and takes no responsibility for the content and quality of the sites listed. NB. Depending on your browser settings some sites without an SSL Certificate may not be available through this page.

Link Description
Ancestor Search. Information on your English and Welsh ancestors
On line Genealogical Index. OGI is a search engine for genealogical data sets found online only for England and Wales, indexed by place which may save a lot of time.
family history resources 50 no-cost family history resources where you will find birth, marriage and death records, obituaries, cemetery listings, newspaper articles, biographies, research tips and so much more 
wirral_archives Wirral Archives Service. Researchers are welcome to consult original documents and other sources free of charge. See website for details of holdings and opening times
Free BMD Free BMD. Transcriptions of the GRO records (General Records Office) carried out by volunteers and free to use
Suger Refiners Database Sugar Refiners & Sugarbakers. Database of some of those involved in the sugar refining industry, mainly in the UK, 16-20C.
Old Maps Online Old Maps. A historical map archive comprising site centred historical maps covering England, Wales and Scotland.
The Federation of Family History Societies The Family History Federation
Free family history software Genealogy freeware reviewed and rated. Features (or lack of them) explained. A good idea before buying a programme.
Enter GENUKI Genuki. A virtual reference library of genealogical information of particular relevance to the UK and Ireland.
family_history_research UK Civil Registration and other dates. Noteable dates when considering civil registration
Old Bailey Online Old Baily On Line. 197,745 on line criminal trials held at London's central criminal court.
Access To Archives Discovery.  Part of the UK archives network. The database contains catalogues describing archives held locally in England and Wales
The National Archives The National Archives. Of the United Kingdom
The Royal Museums At Grenwich The Royal Museums At Greenwich. Including the National Maritime Museum
Old Occupations Old Occupation Names. Find out what your ancestors actually did.
St George's House, Northern Police Orphanage St George's House. Northern Police Orphanage. A historical record of the life and activities of the orphan children all of whom came from families of Police officers.
UK BMD UKBMD provides over 2000 links to web sites that offer on-line transcriptions of UK births, marriages, deaths and censuses.
UK BMD The National Archives of Ireland. The household returns and ancillary records for the censuses of 1901 and 1911.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission The Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Paying tribute to the 1,700,000 men and women of the Commonwealth forces who died in the two world wars
Cheshire Parish Registers Cheshire Parish Registers. Transcriptions of PR's and BT up to 1871
Workhouses Workhouses. A site is dedicated to the workhouse - its buildings, inmates, staff and administrators, even its poets...
Scotlands People Scotlands People. The site for Scottish genealogy, a purchase of credits is necessary to be able to view the results of searches
RCP The History of the Royal College of Physicians - celebrating 500 years in 2018
Historical Directories Historical Directories. A digital library of local and trade directories for England and Wales, from 1750 to 1919.