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Links to useful websites

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However, as website addresses can change, please let me know if you find any errors or have problems reaching these sites.

 

Family and Local History

General

Genuki the essential site for UK and Ireland genealogy

Rootsweb extensive site, links to mailing lists etc.

LDS (Mormon) Church resources the familysearch site – IGI, Ancestral File, Library Catalogue etc.

The National Archives at Kew – including catalogue
The Society of Genealogists Englandís most extensive family history library

Manorial Documents Register search for location of manor court rolls

Access to Archives search the databases of English Archives

Archives Hub collections in UK Universities and Colleges

Commonwealth War Graves Commission locate your military ancestorsí graves

FreeBMD project to provide GRO indexes of English and Welsh births, marriages and deaths online

Free CEN UK census online project

Free REG project to provide online transcripts of parish and nonconformist registers in the UK

Historical Directories search and view British 19th century trade directories

Guild of One-Name Studies research into particular surnames

Federation of Family History Societies (FFHS) organisation for co-ordinating family history

Cyndiís List links to many thousands of genealogy websites

West Yorkshire Archive Service offices in Wakefield, Leeds, Bradford, Halifax and Huddersfield

Old-Maps extensive digital historic map archive

Old Bailey Trials from 1674-1834

 

Domesday Book

Medieval English Genealogy

Coal Mining History resource centre

Workhouses

 

Pay-Per-View family history sites

Find My Past civil registration indexes of births, marriages and deaths for England and Wales

Ancestry.co.uk parish register and census transcripts

 

Wakefield

Official Wakefield site

Welcome to Wakefield

 

Bolton Abbey

Official Bolton Abbey Estate website

Boyle and Petyt School Beamsley, near Bolton Abbey

 

Skipton

Skipton – Gateway to the Dales

Skiptonweb

Ermystedís Grammar School

 

 

London

links to places associated with William and Sylvester Petyt

Inner Temple Library

Coaching Inns (including the Belle Sauvage Inn)

Chelsea Old Church

 

Atherton, Lancashire

History of Atherton

Parish of Atherton includes transcripts of parish registers and trade directories

 

North Wales

Isle of Anglesey

Llandudno

 

 

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