These are links to some (mostly) genealogy-related
websites that I have found useful in my research:
The LDS Family Search Web Site
The National Archives
The National Archives for England
(formerly The Public Record Office)
The premiere resource for
United Kingdom & Ireland genealogy information.
Society of Genealogists
Home Page for the Society, whose library holds a
vast collection of material, including the UK's largest collection of
parish register transcripts.
Guild of One-Name Studies
Home Page for the Guild of One-Name Studies.The
online Register of Names being researched can be checked on the
The repository for the archives of the London
Metropolitan area. The place for documents, books, maps, prints and
photographs about London and Londoners. The LMA now also holds most of the archive material relating
to the City of London which was previously held at the Guildhall Library.
The Library holds the City Business Collection and
and also houses a very large reference library and printed book
The archive for the records of the
City of Westminster.
The GRO birth, marriage and death indexes online -
about 206 million entries at present - but growing all the time!
What's in a name?
Some very unusual names taken from the GRO birth,
marriage and death indexes.
History of the Workhouse
If you are at all interested in where
some of your ancestors may have spent part of their lives when poverty
struck, you really should visit this site! It is a most fascinating and
detailed look at all aspects of the Workhouse and its history.
Alan Godfrey Maps
Old Ordnance Survey Maps - These maps
are invaluable for historians and genealogists. More than
2,500 titles have been issued in this major series of reprints of Old
Ordnance Survey Maps of towns throughout Britain and Ireland. They are
very reasonably priced too!
Disused Stations on London's
Underground - Absolutely nothing to do with genealogy! However, this is
a really fascinating look at these abandoned stations and the
uses to which some of them have been put over the years. With lots of
photos and facts,
this site is guaranteed to sidetrack you for at least a couple of
Absolutely fascinating photographic record of the
derelict and abandoned buildings of London. Including derelict shops,
pubs, toilets, cinemas, theatres, cars, hospitals, waterways, post
offices, people & much more!