GSS United Kingdom Special Interest Group Links
Here are some of the links mentioned in our UK SIG meetingsgenuki.org.uk Free - Genealogy of the United Kingdom and Ireland, a combination genealogy handbook and web directory, provides links arranged geographically and education for UKI newbies; also has a gazetteer, parish finder and list of family history societies
findmypast.co.uk Paid site, pay/view - Mega-site with census and BMD records. Take special notice of the emigration lists.
safhs.org.uk – Free - Site of the Scottish Association of Family History Societies: Lists the family history societies in Scotland and more
ancestry.co.uk – Subscription - UK version of ancestry.com. The content is the same as the UK databases in World Elite ancestry.com. You do not need both.
familysearch.org Free - Mega-site of the Church of the Latter Day Saints (Mormons). They have microfilmed the records in the UK extensively.
nationalarchives.gov.uk Free - Website of the National Archives, social history, occupation records, military records
ukbmd.org.uk Free - Is a directory with links to online transcriptions of birth, marriage and death records
thegenealogist.co.uk Subscription - Site lists databases it has available
ffhs.org.uk Free - Site of the Federation of Family History Societies: List of family history societies in England and Wales and more
sog.org.uk Free - Site of the Society of Genealogists, London: Also maintain largest gen library in UK
www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk Pay/view - Public/private partnership with BMD registers, census records, valuations, wills and coats of arms
The following sites are free and contain results of ongoing volunteer transcription projects:
freecen.org Census data
freereg.org.uk Parish register transcriptions
freebmd.org.uk Post-1837 birth, marriage and death indexes, now on ancestry.com
More Helpful Sites:
Cyndis List - 329,420
links to genealogy resources
Genealogical Society of Sarasota, Inc.
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