Non-subscription genealogical websites

Various links to some well used genealogical websites which are available to search for free...

Free BMD - free lookup of the Civil Indexes of births, marriages and deaths for England and Wales.

FreeREG - free Internet searches of baptism, marriage, and burial records, that have been transcribed from various parish and non-conformist registers of the U.K.

FreeCEN - free-to-view online searchable database of the 19th century UK census returns.

FamilySearch - free transcribed family history records provided by Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

FamilySearch Pilot Site

FamilySearch Beta Site - will eventually replace the above two sites.

The Proceedings of the Old Bailey, 1674-1913 - A free and fully searchable body of texts containing 197,745 criminal trials held at London's central criminal court.

Parishmouse - various transcriptions of parish registers, historical books, directories and gazetteers.

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission - searchable database listing the 1.7 million men and women of the Commonwealth forces who died during the two world wars and the 23,000 cemeteries, memorials and other locations worldwide where they are commemorated. The register can also be searched for details of the 67,000 Commonwealth civilians who died as a result of enemy action in the Second World War.

The National Archives of Ireland - Census of Ireland 1901/1911

UK Look-up Exchange Index - lookup exchanges list reference works which volunteers are willing to search for specific entries.

Category: Handy Family History Links

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