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Genealogy Sites (General)

RootsWeb A plethora of genealogical information - databases, gedcoms, mailing lists, advice, and much, much more - and it's all free! Try subscribing to one or more of their mailing lists - locale or name specific.

LDS Family Search The Latter Day Saints Family Search site includes the ever popular International Genealogy Index (IGI) plus Family History Library source numbers.

Cyndi's List The Grande Dame of genealogical links. If you can't find a link here, it probably can't be found. Need I say more? A good source of American genealogical info. Some data is available for free, other data is available only if you buy a membership.

GenForum Message boards, message boards, and more message boards!

SurnameWeb Provides search engines to genalogical data and links.


Genealogy Sites (United Kingdom)

GENUKI The first stop for family research in the UK.

The UK BDM Exchange Birth/death/marriage certificates exchange. Accidentally order a BDM certificate that doesn't belong to one of "your's"? Post its availability here. You just might help someone else.

Pedigrees & People Includes 2% sample of the 1851 UK Census

Commonwealth War Graves Commission Honors Commonwealth citizens who gave their lives in the two world wars. The Debt of Honor Register is a searchable database.

The Society of Genealogists Visit their extensive online bookstore.

Free BMD An ongoing project to index birth/death/marriage registrations in the UK 1835 - 1899. Searchable database.


Genealogy Sites (Scottish and Scots-Irish)

Scots Origins Online access to the Scottish birth/marriage/death/1891 census index for a fee. Copies (extracts) from Old Parish and Statutory Registers are available.

The Scottish Genealogy Society Carries a good amount of genealogical publications from all over Scotland.

The Tay Valley Family History Society Family history society for Angus, Fife, Kinross, and Perthshire. Carries genealogical publications for this area.

The Angus Archives holds materials from the seven burghs of Angus (Arbroath, Brechin, Carnoustie, Forfar, Kirriemuir, Montrose and Monifieth) and the Angus County Council.

The Monikie, Scotland Website An excellent resource if your family came from Monikie, Angus, Scotland. Includes local information as well as information about the Monikie & Newbigging Churches. A database of the kirkyard gravestone inscriptions is in the works and can be downloaded in MS Works format. Additionally, "The Monikie Story" by Rev. W. Douglas Chisholm, a social history of the area, is available for purchase here.

Angus GenWeb Includes links to many Angus-related sites, plus a Query Message Board.

The Angus Surname List Search or post your Angus surnames to connect with possible "cousins".

The Fife Family History Society Includes info on Fife parishes and parish records/events. Publications and maps of the area are available for purchase.

The Fife Post Tommy Manson's interesting and informative site devoted to the Kingdom of Fife.

The Fife Surnames List Search or post your Fife surnames to connect with possible "cousins".

The Perthshire Surnames List Search or post your Perthshire surnames to connect with possible "cousins".

Lennox Lookups Local history expert in the area of Lennox, now West Dumbartonshire, provides a free lookup service (on a limited basis) using her extensive collection of resources.

David Wills' Website Includes Scottish genalogical resource info such as LDS film numbers and a relationship chart.

St. Andrews Archives Search the St. Andrews University Library's manuscript databases (SAULMAD) via Telnet. Includes Fife Traders and Shopkeepers documents.

The Mitchell Library (Glasgow) For photographs and images of the city see the Virtual Mitchell Collection.


Trades & Occupations

Colonial Occupations Just what did an "Amanuesis" do? Find Out here.

Ranks & Professions More occupations from the days of yore.


Maps Search by UK place name or postcode; street name (London only) or grid reference. World searches also available.

Landmark Information Group's free historical maps 85,000 images of UK maps dated between 1846 and 1899 are available and arranged by county/parish.

MapQuest Maps and driving directions.



Colonial Diseases & Cures


Last Update: September 29, 2000

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