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Surname Index [130] Add your website to this ever growing list of Surnames
Ontaworld Photographic record of churches and parishes and the church records that are kept and where - plus an excellent travel guide for genealogists
Research by county [550] Help by county for the genealogist
   
Branching Out OnLine Genealogy tips, how to adapt these methods to the Internet and where to go to find what you want with confidence
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Search for all your ancestors lost during conflict
Family Search The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints' Family Search facility offers a number of possibilities for avid genealogists. Beginning with a basic facility to hunt down one specific relative. Also includes the microfilmed records in the Family History Library Catalog and the International Genealogical Index, which covers the UK, North America
Kingsvale Provides services, including tracing your family tree for a small fee. It really comes into its own with its close focus on genealogy in this country. There are separate sections for England, Scotland, Wales. Each is divided up into the relevant places where that obscure cousin might be found:
Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet

Over 100 index of categories, from "Hit A Brick Wall?" for the frustrated, to "Ship and Passenger Lists" Total number of links supplied is, awesome, in excess of 148,000, so Cyndi's "list" basically amounts to is a comprehensive directory of genealogy .

Directory of Royal Genealogical Data Are you descended from royalty? You can find out here, with the genealogy of most Western ruling houses from the Roman Empire onwards, a list which comprises 30,000 individuals according to compiler Brian Tompsett, of Hull University. The extremely dry biographies are dressed up with bits of trivia, like 10 Most Popular Monarchs.
Hospital Records Joint Project of the Welcome Trust and the Public Record Office This database provides information on the existence and location of the records of the hospitals in the U.K. Currently over 2,800 entries can be found
Journal of Online Genealogy Devoted to coverage of the use of computers and the Internet for researching family history.
Office for National Statistics First port of call if your family history is confined to the British Isles is the Family Records Centre, which holds birth, adoption, marriage and death records as far back as 1837. You'll have to go to the Centre in person to get hold of actual documents. You can also order certificates by email from the General Register Office in Southport.
Society of Genealogists Costs 7.50 to join, plus a 30 subscription fee - the application form is online here, the website is packed out with useful information.
Workhouses A collective reference to all aspects of the Poor Law, including the Union Workhouses within the United Kingdom. It also includes contrast to the Poor Law in the form of Voluntary or Subscription Hospitals within the same areas.

Lifesaving Awards
To check if your ancestor was given an award for being a lifesaver, All counties seem to be covered, so it's well worth a look
The Country House Database A database of country house past and present. It is well worth a look. But be warned, some of the files are huge and take an eternity to load
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