LIST OF SURNAMES
DIRECT FEMALE LINE
DIRECT MALE LINE
- Ancestry - Huge
website containing searchable parish records, census records (1871,
1891, 1901), online directories and much more but to access most of it
you do need to subscribe but well worth it.
War Graves Commission - Online searchable index to all casualties
of the First and Second World War - often includes place of burial,
date of death, age at death, action seen by the regiment.
Records Office - Based in Chelmsford, contains the parish records
History Online - Pay-by-view databases from the Federation of
Family History Societies.
Records Centre - The centre holds all the census records for
England and Wales from 1841-1901 and GRO indexes.
- Familysearch -
Website created by the Church of the Latter Day Saints. Free online
searches can be made on the IGI records, 1881 census, and many records
from other countries.
- FreeBMD - Free
online searchable database containing the GRO indexes - currently
incomplete but progressing fast.
- FreeCEN - Free
online searchable database containing census records for England,
Scotland and Wales - still only a small number of records online.
- Gendocs -
Website containing indexes for Victorian Streets, London
Churches, glossary of ranks, professions, occupations and trades
(very useful for finding out about unusual job titles), and much more
about London and genealogy in general.
much is that worth today? - Webpage determines the value of old
money in modern currency - useful for seeing the modern equivalent of
money left in wills etc.
Metropolitan Archives - The majority of London's Parish records
are deposited here at the LMA - online index to records deposited.
Includes parishes that are now within the modern city boundaries.
- Old Maps - Free
website containing searchable online maps from the 19th century and
equivalent modern aerial photos - useful to see how areas
have grown over the last 150 years or so.
districts in England and Wales - Useful to find out in which
registration district places fall under.
of Leicester Digital Library of Historial Directories - Contains a
large number of online searchable directories for places throughout
England and Wales.
Other Favourite Links
- Fulham Football Club
- The best team in London! Has been supported by several generations of
Smith's over the years, including myself and my dad.
- Absolute Background
Textures - The source of the background images on my webpages -
free to download.