• Archon (Archives Online) www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/archon - includes details for record repositories in the UK and many other countries.
     

  • The British Newspaper Archive www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk - provides access to over 700 newspapers in the UK for a subscription. There are free trials available and access is included with FindMyPast subscriptions.
     

  • Castle Garden http://castlegarden.org - offers free access to a database of 10 million immigrants to the USA from 1830 through 1892, the year that Ellis island opened.
     

  • Certificates of births, marriages and deaths www.gro.gov.uk - is the site for ordering GRO certificates online.
     

  • Cyndi’s List www.cyndislist.com - More than 180,000 links to genealogical sites worldwide, classified by place and by subject.
     

  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission www.cwgc.org - sets out where service people and civilian war dead from the two world Wars were buried.
     

  • Ellis Island www.ellisisland.org - provides details of immigrants to the USA passing through Ellis Island, New York between the 1890s and 1920s.
     

  • The Family History Box www.memories-nostalgia.com - Professional archive quality materials to preserve your family history and keepsakes for generations .
     

  • Family Tree Printing.Co.Uk www.familytreeprinting.co.uk - offers possibly the largest range of blank charts available anywhere along with a full chart building service and the opportunity to have your chart printed on a single sheet of paper from most genealogy programmes.
     

  • Federation of Family History Societies www.ffhs.org.uk - provides contact details for all member societies.
     

  • FindMyPast www.findmypast.com - is a subscription service which provides online access to all UK censuses up to 1911; birth, marriage and death indexes, and many military records as well as the British Newspaper Archive.
     

  • FreeBMD http://freebmd.rootsweb.com - Free access to the Civil Registration Index for England and Wales which is being built up online by volunteers.
     

  • FreeCen www.freecen.org.uk - Free census information from 1841 to 1891 is being made available to volunteers. There is good coverage for many Scottish counties. 
     

  • FreeReg www.freereg.org.uk - Another free service but this time for parish registers.
     

  • Gazetteer of British Place Names www.gazetteer.co.uk - is claimed to be the most exhaustive name index available and contains more than 50,000 entries including commonly accepted alternative spellings and Welsh and Gaelic versions.
     

  • The Genealogist www.thegenealogist.co.uk - Chargeable online search service for census, GRO birth, marriage, death and parish record indexes and directories.
     

  • Genealogy Net www.Genealogylinks.net - over 30,000 links to censuses, passenger lists, directories, obituaries and cemeteries.
     

  • Genes Reunited www.genesreunited.co.uk - It is free to register your family details but subscription is required to access services.
     

  • GENUKI www.genuki.org.uk - is a virtual reference library of historical resources based on a county basis.
     

  • Guild of One-Name Studies www.one-name.org - provides advice on setting up one name studies and a searchable index of existing ones.
     

  • S. Ingram & D. Robinson www.haveitbound.com - Family History Bookbinders.
     

  • Institute of Heraldic and Genealogical Studies (IHGS) www.ihgs.ac.uk - includes family history courses provided, library contents and explains services such as handwriting analysis, palaeography and research techniques.
     

  • International Genealogical Index (IGI) www.familysearch.org - provides access to the Latter Day Saints’ search facilities for tracing ancestors.
     

  • LDS FamilyHistory Centres - www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/FHC/frameset_fhc.asp - provides the locations for the Latter Day Saints History Centres. Microfilm of parish registers worldwide can be ordered and viewed at the centres. Appointments should be made for visits.
     

  • My History www.my-history.co.uk - sells Family Tree software, books and archival products for beginners and experienced genealogists. They stock Family Historian, Family Tree Maker, Good Web Guide Genealogy, Genealogy for Beginners plus more...
     

  • The National Archives (TNA) http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/ is a website that sets out all the UK government family history sources and explains how they can be accessed. There is a comprehensive and helpful range of information guides.
     

  • Newspapers Remembered www.newspapersremembered.co.uk - A genuine original archive Newspaper (not a copy) from a date of your choice. You can commemorate someone's Birthday, Wedding Anniversary or other Special Occasion.
     

  • Old Maps www.old-maps.co.uk - it's free to access and print-outs of maps can be ordered from the site. 
     

  • Old UK Photos www.oldukphotos.com - is a free website covering the whole of the UK and Ireland.
     

  • Pharos www.pharostutors.com - provides a range of online genealogy training courses for people with British ancestors. All the tutors are professional genealogists with many years genealogy research and training experience.
     

  • Online Parish Clerks www.ukbmd.org.uk/online_parish_clerk - several counties are making parish registers available online. These are at different stages of development but some are very comprehensive.
     

  • Scotland's People www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk - Online access to old parish registers, statutory registers, census records and wills and testaments. This is an official site.
                                                                                              

  • Society of Genealogists www.sog.org.uk - a large collection of family histories, civil registration and census material, and the widest collection of County Sources in the country (over 9,000). This is the foremost family history library in England.
     

  • UK BMD www.ukbmd.org.uk - This site provides over 2500 links to websites that offer online transcriptions of UK births, marriages, deaths and censuses. A wide range of other indexes and transcriptions are also available for most counties. These may include parish records, wills and monumental inscriptions.