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Birth, Marriage and Death Indexes 1837-2004
(requires payment) : British Origins offers access to the most authentic English genealogy collections online, including unique English ancestor records and maps of England and Wales, featuring England and Wales Gazetteer maps, Boyd's marriage records, burial records, court depositions, 1871 Census, apprenticeship records, wills, plus the 1841 England and Wales Census.
Battle of Britain Roll of Honour : 2353 young men from Great Britain and 574 from overseas, pilots and other aircrew, who are officially recognised as having taken part in the Battle of Britain, the battle fought over Britain between the 10th July and 31st October 1940.
Great Britain Railway Police Roll of Honour - The Great War. This list contains the names of 109 Railway Police Officers (and one Police Clerk) who paid the ultimate sacrifice in the Great War.
Great Britain National Police Memorial Roll of Honour : 1680 to date.
UK National Register of Archives (NRA) : The indexes to the NRA contain references to papers of c.150,000 corporate bodies, persons and families relating to British history with a further 100,000 connected records.
The War Graves Photographic Project. The aim of The War Graves Photographic Project is to photograph every war grave, individual memorial, MoD grave, and family memorial of serving military personnel from WWI to the present day and make these available within a searchable database.
Surname Profiler. Surname Profiler details the distribution of surnames in Great Britain, both current and historic.
Blue Dragon Strays Index (United Kingdom) : The site aims to help family history researchers find people who have "gone missing" from their birthplaces or last known locations and to signpost new areas of research.
Gravestone Photographic Resource Project. This is a free genealogy resource that contains an index of the names and relationships that appear on grave monuments. Covers mainly the United Kingdom, but also Australasia, Cyprus, and Malta.
People Associated with Historic Parks and Gardens in the UK
Index of Victorian, Edwardian & early 20th century UK photographers
Royal Genealogies : This is a conversion of a huge Gedcom file into a HTML format for use with web browsers.
RoyaList Online : A Royal Genealogy Database: A database that provides biographical details of thousands of individuals who have either belonged to, or been connected with, the royal family of England and Scotland during more than 1,000 years of history.
Directory of Royal Genealogical Data: A database containing the genealogy of the British Royal family and those linked to it via blood or marriage relationships.
Ships in UK Ports 1881. The 1881 Census contains details of many ships in UK ports. These records are useful for tracing seamen and passengers coming into or going out of the country. This site gives the details of the people concerned.
The National Archives (UK) : Equity Pleadings Database. The Equity Pleadings database paints a fascinating picture of the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. These legal papers relate to domestic and trade disputes, the slave trade, women's rights under the law, piracy, mining and pay disputes. You can search the 30,000 records in the series by reference, name, place or even subject.
Sugar Refiners & Sugarbakers Database. A database of some of those involved in the sugar refining industry, mainly in the UK, 16th - 20th c. Over 22,000 entries.
Lost Generation - Find a Person. Search for the names of individual people commemorated on First World War memorials in the United Kingdom.
Officers Died : British Army Officers: Casualties from 1750 in Canada to 2004 in Afghanistan and Irak.
Victoria Cross Reference : Index by Name. All 1354 VC's Fully Detailed. The Victoria Cross is the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
Children and Juveniles Executions in the U.K.
Nominees of the first British tontine of 1693. A list of the 1012 nominees form Britain and continental Europe to receive benefit of survivorship from the first British tontine giving names and ages, in 1693, adresses and a description which usually includes the name of the father, his address, and rank, profession or occupation.
The Methodist Archives Biographical Index. Provided by the John Rylands University Library of Manchester, England. The list includes lay people and ministers/preachers from all the major British Methodist denominations since Wesley’s day.
Index and Synopsis of Obituaries of Unitarian Ministers, 1900-2004 (UK)
Artists' Paper's Register (UK). The aim of the Artists' Papers Register is to compile a computerised register of papers and primary sources relating to artists, designers and craftspeople located in publicly accessible collections in the United Kingdom.
Women's (later Queen Mary's) Army Auxiliary Corps (1917-1920). Search the service records of more than 7,000 women who joined the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (1917-1918), later Queen Mary's Army Auxiliary Corps (1918-1920) in the U.K. Searching the index is free and provides full name, place of birth, date of birth, and catalogue reference. You can also download an image of the record for a fee.
United Kingdom Genealogy Search at GeneaNet
Police Homicides in Great Britain since 1900
Public Record Office - DocumentsOnline. DocumentsOnline allows you online access to the Public Record Office's collection of digitised public records including more than 5 million First World War medal index cards for the British Army and Royal Flying Corps. Searching the index is free, and it costs £3.50 to download a digital image of a document.
Officials of Royal Commissions of Inquiry in Great Britain : 1815-1870, 1870-1939
Treasury Officials in Great Britain 1660-1870
Admiralty Officials in Great Britain 1660-1870
Great Britain : Foreign Office Officials 1782-1870
Great Britain : Navy Board Officials 1660-1832
Officials of the Secretaries of State in Great Britain 1660-1870
Great Britain : Home Office Officials 1782-1870
Officials of the Boards of Trade in Great Britain 1660-1870
Great Britain : Colonial Office Officials 1794-1870
The Trafalgar Roll : The names of some 1640 British officers and men who served in the various ships of the Fleet at the Battle of Trafalgar on 21st October 1805.
Trafalgar Ancestors. All of those who served in the Battle of Trafalgar on the British side along with their service histories and biographical details.
Royal Navy Officers in 1805 : Admirals, Captains, Commanders, Lieutenants, Masters, Surgeons, Secretaries, Pursers, Officers Commanding Sea Fencibles, Officers Employed on the Impress Service
Royal Navy Officers 1849 : An index to O'Byrne's Royal Navy Biography 1849; It lists details of Royal Navy officers. Surnames : A to D, E to G, H to L, M to P, Q to T, U to Z
A list of British military casualties from the East India Register, 1832. Dates of death are 1830 and 1831, places of death are from around the world. About 200 names.
The National Database of Mining Deaths in Great Britain : A database of over 164,000 records containing the details of coalmining accidents and deaths in the UK.
Bankrupts in U.K. 1774 - 1786 : Surnames A to C | D to G | H to K
Naval History of Great Britain 1793 - 1827 by William James, published in 1837. Volumes III to VI, and and an index of 4,800+ names mentioned in the 6 volumes, are online.
British Naval and Marine Officers Listed in the Naval and Military Almanach for 1840. Surnames : A-H, I-Y
British, German, and Loyalist Officers in the American Revolution Names of over 2,500 men who served the British cause during the American Revolution
Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain - Family Finder Index Page : Lists families being researched by members of the Society.Based on the JGSGB Family Finder February 2004 Edition.
GenPals.com Cemetery Project. A database of headstone inscriptions from Jewish cemeteries throughout the UK.
Royal Navy - Ships in Service in 1894 : Names of Officers - List of ships
Index of British Methodist Ministers and Probationers who have Died in the Work
Some Royal Humane Society Awards published in The Times newspaper 1801 - 1852
Red Republican subscribers, 1850. The Red Republican - a Chartist newspaper in the UK - ran for 24 issues from June to November 1850, and almost every issue carried a list of subscribers.
Chartists Political Prisoners in the UK in 1839-1840
Name Index to the Book History of the Chartist Movement 1837-1854 by Robert Gammage.
Assisted British Immigration to Victoria (Australia). Index to Registers of Assisted British Immigrants 1839-1871.
French refugees in Great Britain in the early 1700s. Lists of recipients of payments from the Royal Bounty in the years 1705, 1707 and 1721-3.
Brits in South America Database
The British Royal Navy in the River Plate, Argentina - 1806-1807
Gentleman's Magazine 1731-1750, a Britain-focused miscellany of information about people, places and events, including news summaries, parliamentary reports, biographies and obituary notices, etc. : Browse or Search
Notes and Queries (1849-1869) : A British weekly magazine intended as "a medium of intercommunication for literary men, artists, antiquaries, genealogists, etc." Browse or Search
Imperial War Museum Collections Online Database (UK)
Surname Index to Family Tree Magazine, a British Family History publication. This index, which covers Vol: 1, No: 1 (Nov 1984) to Vol: 13, No: 2 (Dec 1996), is to surnames of persons or families who were the subject of major articles.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Database. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission pays tribute to the 1,700,000 men and women of the Commonwealth forces who died in the two world wars.
British Army Dockyard Volunteers 1851
Victorian Photographers of Britain 1855-1901
Roll of Honour : Women police officers of the United Kingdom who have lost their lives in the line of duty
Children from the United Kingdom to Bermuda 1849-1850
British Medical Officers Serving in Turkey in 1855
National Church Institutions Database of Manuscripts and Archives (UK). This database contains information on manuscript and archive collections held at Lambeth Palace Library (LPL) and the Church of England Record Centre (CERC). The database includes a catalogue of manuscripts and archives, and separate databases of featured names and places.
SOUTH-AM-EMI Mailing List at RootsWeb. Topic: emigrants from the United Kingdom to South America during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. You can search the archives for a specific message or browse them.
Books We Own - United Kingdom : A Free Look-Up Resource for Genealogical Research
Commonwealth Air Forces serving in Royal Canadian Air Force during WWII : Royal Air Force, Royal Australian Air Force, Royal New Zealand Air Force Personnel Decorated for Service in Canada during the Second World War.
The Victoria Cross Registers (UK). The Victoria Cross was instituted by Royal Warrant on 29 January 1856 for award to both officers and non-commissioned ranks of the Royal Navy and the Army who, in the presence of the enemy 'shall have performed some signal act of valour...'. You can search and download the entries of all those listed.
Medieval source material on the internet: Public records
British Residents at Nice 1908. British Residents at Nice, France : List published in The Nice Times, January 4, 1908.