FAVOURITE WEB LINKS

Lancashire Family History Sites

Lancashire Rose

Lancashire Genealogy (Within GENUKI)
Colne Section of GENUKI
Lancashire Family History and Heraldry Society
Manchester and Lancashire Family History Society
Lancashire County Record Office
Lancashire Parish Register Society
Lancashire OnLine Parish Information

See Diane Waters' Croasdale Site for a neat way of presenting family trees on line

Other Lancashire Information

Lancashire Rose
John Rylands Library, Deansgate, Manchester
Information on the Pendle District
Colne Pages on the Pendle Site    
Manchester Central Library Archives

Yorkshire Family History Sites

Yorkshire Rose

Borthwick Institute of Historical Research
Croasdell of Bowland

Cheshire Family History

Family History Soc of Cheshire

Family History Society of Cheshire
One to keep and eye on is the Cheshire Parish Register Project

 

Essential UK Family History Sites

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UK and Ireland Genealogy Information Service (GENUKI)
Office for National Statistics and Family Record Centre
Federation of Family History Societies
Institute of Heraldic Studies
National Archives
Society of Genealogists
Free BMD, Index to General Registration in England
Findmypast
The Genealogist

Ancestor Search

International Family History Sites

Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites. (more than 290,000 links)
Family Search Site: Church of the Latter Day Saints
International Internet Genealogical Society
Eastman Genealogy Newsletter
Genealogy Gateway to the Web
Family Chronicle Magazine
Family Tree Maker Site
Peoplefinders
Genealogy Homepage
A History of of New York's Ellis Island*
Genealogy Resources by Veritas Prep**

*(During its peak years from 1892 to 1954, 12 million immigrants passed through Ellis Island in New York Harbour. An Estimated 100 million Americans
can now trace their ancestry to someone whose name was called from a steamship passenger list in the Registry Room at Ellis Island)

** Kindly suggested by Mrs. Davis' Genealogy Club of Seattle

Some Surname Searching Sites


Internet Surname Database
(origins of names)
All About Surnames (Modern Surname Distribution from the Census with maps)
RootsWeb
Surnameweb


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