British Isles Genealogy & Family History
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Researching Ancestors in England & Wales
If your family tree stretches back to England or Wales, you're in pretty good shape. Both countries have maintained an excellent system of official records, many of which are becoming available online. Learn how to trace your English or Welsh ancestors with this step by step guide.
Discover your British roots online with the help of the original records,...
Discover your British roots online with the help of the original records, genealogical databases, historic newspapers, and other British genealogy resources available from these 25 essential British genealogy websites.
UK Coal Mining Ancestors
Discover coal mine employee records and accident reports, explore the daily life of a coal miner, and learn about the history of coal mining and miners in England, Scotland and Wales through these links to online coal mining records and resources.
Discover Your Ancestors in Great Britain
Once you've explored as much of your family tree as you can online, it's time to head to Britain and the land of your ancestors. Learn which repostories to visit on your family history research trip to England, Scotland, and Wales.
First Steps in Family History
A great introductory guide to family history research in the British Isles from the UK Federation of Family History Societies.
Guide to British Isles Research
The British Isles Family History Society-USA, located in Los Angeles, intended this page as a guide to its holdings, but the information is wonderful for any British Isles researcher.
Public Record Office Finding Aids from A-Z
Over 100 leaflets to help you in your research, from the Public Record Office, repository of the national archives for England, Wales and the United Kingdom.
Researching Ancestors from the United Kingdom
An excellent article by Mark Howells on using the resources of your local Family History Center to research ancestors from the British Isles.
Researching Your Family History From Abroad
This wonderful guide from GENUKI primarily provides information on researching British and Irish ancestry from North America.
Special Notes for Americans Tracing Their British Ancestry
A good overview of necessary research steps for Americans tracing their British ancestry, from the Society of Genealogists.
Record Offices: How to Make the Most of Their Resources
Advice on what to expect when visiting your local Record Office, from the Federation of Family History Societies.