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GSS United Kingdom Special Interest Group Links

Here are some of the links mentioned in our UK SIG meetings

genuki.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

britishorigins.com   


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:

Cyndi’s List - 329,420 links to genealogy resources
Family Search - LDS information
Rootsweb - surnames, S.S. death index, etc.
Eastman’s online newsletter - Genealogy Newsletter
DearMyrtle - Daily genealogy column - tips, advice, how to get started, etc.
Genealogy.com
Ancestry.com
SurnameWeb
Florida Department of State - Office of Cultural and Historical Programs
Florida Death Records Indexes & Obituaries - There are listings for all US States on this website.
Florida GenWeb Project

Florida State Genealogy Society - FSGS
National Genealogical Society - NGS
Federation of Genealogical Societies - FGS
Florida State Society of the DAR


Genealogical Society of Sarasota, Inc.
P.O. Box 1917
Sarasota, FL   34230-1917

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