"Barnsley Archives and Local Studies exists to preserve and make available historic records and printed material relating to Barnsley Metropolitan Borough."
"You’ll find British and overseas newspapers dating back to the 1600s and we have growing collections of radio, television and web news2
"Doncaster Archives collects and preserves the Doncaster district's heritage of historical documents and makes it available to members of the public in its reading room".
"The Local Studies Library collects and preserves historical and contemporary information relating to the Metropolitan Borough of Doncaster...."
"It aims to showcase the unique potential of archives to excite people, bring communities together, and tell amazing stories."
"Over the last 30 or more years, Don and Geoff have produced an estimated total of 15,000 pages of work...."
Rhondda Cynon Taf Libraries collect documentation on all aspects of Rhondda Cynon Taf and its region to conserve it for study and research at all levels.
"Sheffield Archives collects, preserves and lists written and other records relating to Sheffield and South Yorkshire, and makes them available for reference and research."
"Explore 14 million books, 920,000 journal and newspaper titles, 58 million patents, 3 million sound recordings, and much more."
"The leading resource for British postal heritage."
"The Great War Archive contains over 6,500 items contributed by the general public between March and June 2008."
"The National Archives is the UK government's official archive, containing over 1,000 years of history."
"The Service exists to preserve the local heritage of historical documents and to help members of the public make use of them."
"Search registers by Country, Region, County, Burial Authority or Crematorium free of charge."
"Order birth, marriage, death, civil partnership, stillbirth or adoption certificates. You can order certain certificates online, by post or telephone through the General Register Office or from the local authority where the event took place."
"Our records span billions of names across hundreds collections—including birth, marriage, death, probate, land, military, IGI extracted, and more."
Find a will or ‘grant of representation’ for people who died in or after 1858.
"FoHPC seeks to promote and protect the cemetery as a place of historic interest, as well as one of natural beauty."
This is a free genealogy resource that contains an index of the names and relationships that appear on grave monuments.
"These marriage indexes contain the names of bride and groom, their fathers, full date and the name of the parish. "
"The primary focus of this web site is to help decipher the Causes of Death found on Mortality Lists, Certificates of Death and Church Death Records from the 19th century and earlier."
UKBMD – UK Births, Marriages, Deaths and Census on the Internet. “This site provides links to web sites that offer on-line transcriptions of UK births, marriages, deaths and censuses. “
A site of remembrance and comprehensive guide to the military cemeteries and memorials of Belgium, France, Great Britain and throughout the world.
The Society was formed in 1986 by a group of family historians in the Cudworth area of Barnsley, South Yorkshire, UK.
"The Families In British India Society (FIBIS) is a self-help organisation devoted to members researching their ancestors and the background against which they led their lives in ‘British India’."
"The Group welcomes all members of the Yorkshire Family History Societies to which we are affiliated, particularly those members who are based in the south and are unable to attend meetings of the Yorkshire societies."
"The Society was established in July 1983 and now has a membership of over 300 local, national and International members"
"Founded in 1977 with the aims of promoting the study of genealogy, family history and local history in the area, for the benefit and education of the public."
"The Federation of Family History Societies (FFHS) is an educational charity which exists to represent, advise and support its membership of family history societies and other genealogical organisations world-wide."
"We are only a small, but very friendly society and will try and help you as much as we can while you search for those lost ancestors you have in the Isle."
The website contains information from the series, Who Do You Think You Are? It offers introductions to the whole business of doing UK-based family history research on the web, including a selection of entertaining videos you can watch online.
"The British Convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database has been compiled from the British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm."
"The home of Godfrey Higgins, Chief Druid; the Anne/Tasburg family and Me"
"This web site provides a free service for genealogists and family historians who would like to offer their unwanted BMD certificates, wills or medal rolls to other family historians who are researching ancestors with the same name."
"Since its inception, the Commission has constructed 2,500 war cemeteries and plots, erecting headstones over graves and, in instances where the remains are missing, inscribing the names of the dead on permanent memorials."
"Cyndi's List has been a trusted genealogy research site for more than 15 years. Cyndi's List is free for everyone to use and it is meant to be your starting point when researching online."
"The history and archaeology of the Doncaster region."
"Information about the electoral registers, electoral rolls, poll books from 1700 to the present day, how to access the registers online, how to make the most from your searches, what is available and not available, and much, much, more."
"Family History References & Resources..."
"Welcome to our FREE Family History forum: Genealogy Specialists - Tracing Our Past, Discovering Our Genes, affectionately known as TOP DOG."
"An online calendar of GENealogical EVents and Activities."
GENUKI provides a virtual reference library of genealogical information of particular relevance to the UK and Ireland.
.....21,000+ pages within the Yorkshire GENUKI site......
"This is an unofficial guide to all things Goole-related."
"....a digital library of local and trade directories for England and Wales, from 1750 to 1919."
"Everyone has a tale to tell... My Yorkshire helps communities to become digital storytellers in partnership with museums, libraries and archives...."
"The Proceedings of the Old Bailey, 1674-1913. A fully searchable edition of the largest body of texts detailing the lives of non-elite people ever published, containing 197,745 criminal trials held at London's central criminal court."
"Sharing family history from The Isle of Axholme at the heart of Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire."
"The Upper Dales Family History Group's Index of genealogically interesting websites."
"…. an easy to use messaging forum for everyone researching their family history roots or local history. The focus is on Ireland and the British Isles."
"The official Scottish genealogy resource."
"Located just a mile from Sheffield City Centre lies the last remains of what was once the Great Sheffield Deer Park. With an uninterrupted history of occupancy that stretches back to at least the Saxon period, this 14 hectare site presents a real insight into the Story of Sheffield."
"The Society’s collections are particularly valuable for research before the start of civil registration of births marriages and deaths in 1837 but there is plenty for the beginner too, including the Free Family History Access area where beginners can get a taste of some of the online sources that will help them start their research."
"‘Historic Characterisation’ is a new way of using digital maps to record the different stories told by the places where we live. Our project has described the historic characteristics of every part of South Yorkshire and this website is your chance to access these records."
"The UK's largest and most comprehensive website concerning the history of coalmining - including a searchable database of over 164,000 recorded accidents and deaths...."
A general genealogy website with lots of information and links to other websites.
"This site has been set up as part of the Tickhill Then, Now and for the Future project...... The Society is building a documentary and photographic archive of the area’s history which will be available for research."
"Have you ever wished that you could find a family history website that would show you how to trace your family history, step by step, and in layman's terms."
Gateway to UK National Statistics
UKGDL - UK Genealogical Directories and Lists on the Internet. "This site provides links to web sites that offer on-line data in a wide range of categories to help you with your Family History research."
UKMFH – UK Military Family History on the Internet. “This site provides links to web sites that offer online information in a wide range of categories to help you with your Military Family History research. “
"This site is dedicated to the workhouse — its buildings, inmates, staff and administrators, even its poets..."
"....finds, preserves and provides public access to moving image made in or about the Yorkshire region."
"My site contains lots of information pertaining to our family name of 'Ackroyd'. We are based in Doncaster, South Yorkshire. 'Ackroyd' is my married name, my maiden is 'Nolan' which I am also researching."
"Learn all about tracing your family tree. Beginners guide to tracing your family history."
History of a Yorkshire Family.
"....presents the results of my research into my own family tree, the Richardson family, and that of my wife's, the Claybrough family."
An introduction to IGI (International Genealogical Index) searching, which locates batches of records from a particular church or chapel. Hugh Wallis has made it easier to search a surname if the locality is known.
"This Family Tree contains detailed information regarding my ancestors and is linked to thousands of photos relevant to them and their lives."
"The world family name mapping website uses many new and up to date sources to tell you where in the world people with your family name are found."
"... is the world's leading organisation for one-name studies."
"Full Listing of English Civil Registrations for Nothard & Northard from the start of registration in 1837 - 2003 (incl)......"
"This Free UK Genealogy website allows you to link up with other genealogists whose research shares your surnames."
"This the official site for information on how Wales will mark the centenary of the First World War in Wales. It provides a focal point for information on the latest news, projects, events and signposting services for the programme of commemoration which will take place in Wales from 2014 to 2018."
"Doncaster 1914 -18 marks the centenary of the First World War. The project encourages Doncaster people and those with connections to the area to research and share their own stories."
"'....a variety of content on our website aimed at helping you to research your First World War ancestors...."
"Our ambition is that a lot more people will understand that you can’t understand the world today unless you understand the causes, course and consequences of the First World War."
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