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 17th May 2018 at St. John's Centre, Isleworth. Doors open at 7.15 pm. The focus of the meeting will be a talk by Eizabeth Owen titled How can memorabilia help with family history?.

Next Fair

The next fair that we will be exhibiting at is The Name Event, to be held at the ILEX Exhibition Centre, Earls Court on 5th and 6th May. Do please drop in and say 'Hello'.

Next Advice Session

Our next Advice Session will be held at Feltham Library on Saturday 21st April from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.


Previous news


Recent updates

20-April-2018

New image (and tip) of the month.

25-March-2018

Meetings page updated.

18-March-2018

Contacts page updated.

16-March-2018

New image (and tip) of the month.

7-March-2018

Committee minutes for January added to Members Area.

6-March-2018

Fairs page updated.


Previous updates


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