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The following list is far from being a comprehensive listing of genealogical Links for those researching their family histories. It is a collection of references and sources that I have found useful for my particular interests.

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Genealogy References

Cyndi's List   An encyclopaedia of genealogical links for the beginner.
Genuki (Yorkshire)   Comprehensive source list forYorkshiregenealogy information
Hull University Manuscripts and Archives Data Base   Online searchable data base - mainly East Yorkshire
Lancashire Births Marriages & Deaths    
West Midlands Births Marriages & Deaths    
Yorkshire Births Marriages & Deaths    
Cheshire Births Marriages & Deaths    
India Office Family History Search    
LDS Family Search On-line databases    
Yorkshire Genealogy   Over 300 genealogy links

Genealogy Mailing Lists

  YORKSGEN List For those with Yorkshire wide interests
  INDIA List For those with family connections in India
  OXFORD List Oxfordshire (and adjacent old county boundaries) interests

Family History Societies

The Yorkshire Archaeological Society  Yorkshire Roots - Family History Section
The Sheffield & District FHS    
Wakefield Historical Society    
Rotherham Family History Society    
York Family History Society  
Barnsley FHS Useful for those researching their ancestors within the Barnsley Area
Barwick in Elmet Historical Society    
Oxfordshire FHS  


GENFair   The Online Family History Fair
Amazon Books   Current, hard to find, rare and collectors items publications
Stepping Stones  Online shopping - City Maps, Photographs, Trade Directories, etc
Your Old Books And Maps   British Historical Books, HMSO/ War Office British Army Lists, Hart's Army Lists, Royal Navy Lists, East India Company Lists, Trade Directories & Old Maps - CD-ROM.

Miscellaneous References/Sources

Garry Stockdill   An ever-growing collection of Yorkshire photographs
IGI Batch Numbers   To access the IGI Batch numbers for England
The Leeds Pals   Site dedicated to the men of the 15th (Service) Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)
Currency Converter   Find out how yesterday's prices compares to today's prices.
Old Archaic Medical terms and Clinical names   To assist with medical terms used in old documents and death certificates
CWGC   Commonwealth War Graves Commission
The National Archives   Search The National Archives and details of records held elsewhere

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This page was last updated on 05 January, 2008