Links to major genealogy websites

This page includes links to some of the more important sites providing general information on famil history research and to those offering access to indexes, transcripts and images of source records. Many of these are also listed in appropriate sections of the other Links pages on this site.

Aids to finding useful websites

Search Engines to find ancestors

  • Find My Past.
  • Ancestry Co.
  • Genes Reunited: Allows users to find their ancestors and to share information with living relatives and other searchers.
  • Family Search: The genealogy site of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. It includes a searchable database with over 400 million names, including the latest version of the International Genealogical Index.
  • Rootsweb: A large genealogical co-operative with branches throughout the world and with links to many research projects. It includes mailing lists on a wide range of topics, allowing users to contact other family historians with common interests.
  • The Genealogist.
  • MyHeritage.

Libraries, archives, and information sources

  • The National Archives: The starting point for accessing the wealth of material held in the UK's national archive.
  • Access to Archives (A2A): Contains searchable catalogues describing archives held throughout the UK, including most county record offices.
  • British Library: Access to the collections of the British Library, with a link to the online catalogue.
  • Genealogy in the UK and Ireland: Genealogical information service including information on places, libraries, archives, family history societies, directories, gazetteers and more.



Society news

Next Meeting

Our next meeting will be held on Thursday 21st February 2019 at St. John's Centre, Isleworth. Doors open at 7.15 pm. The focus of the meeting will be a talk by Alan Rice titled Cemeteries and the Burial of the Dead: a more than personal view.

Next Fair

The next fair we will be attending is Family Tree Live at Alexandra Palace on 26/27th April 2019.

Next Advice Session

Our next Advice Session will be held at Feltham Library on Saturday 19th January from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.


Previous news


Recent updates

18-January-2019

The Fairs page has been updated.

18-January-2019

New image (and tip) of the month.

3-January-2019

Committee minutes for November 2018 added to Members Area.

25-December-2018

Digitised journals now go back to 1998, full copy of articles available.

21-December-2018

Books and CDs page is now Items for sale page with sale of jumpers added.


Previous updates


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