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England Genealogy - Tracing Your English Ancestors

Research the English ancestors in your family tree with these free genealogy databases, mailing lists, records, and tutorials geared toward family history research in England.
  1. Births, Marriages & Deaths (26)
  2. Cemeteries & Graveyards (9)
  3. Census Records (5)
  4. Warwickshire (1)

English Genealogy 101
Learn how to research your English ancestors with this introductory guide to genealogical records and resources of England and the United Kingdom.

10 Top Databases for British Genealogy
Millions of records from England, Scotland and Wales are available online in the form of digital images or transcriptions. These can be found on literally hundreds of helpful genealogy Web sites, but the following 10 websites are a great starting point for anyone researching British ancestry.

Researching Ancestors in the British Census
Learn how to locate ancestors in the British census, a valuable source for information on individuals who lived in England or Wales after 1841.

Civil Registration in England & Wales
Learn how to use Civil Registration records to help you locate your English ancestors. A multitude of databases and resources make it easy to locate a birth, marriage or death in England and Wales, and order a copy of the certificate online.

A to Z of Family Surnames from England
Browse this surname list to connect with people researching family surnames in England or whose family surname originated in England.

Brief Guide to Medieval Genealogy
Practical introduction to medieval English genealogy includes details on the prominent medieval records and where to obtain them.

British Telecommunications Archives
The BT archive in London includes a collection of historic telephone directories covering all of England(dating back to 1880) produced not only by BT, but also by its predecessors including Post Office Telecommunications, the National Telephone Company and other private companies.

Cousin Connect - England Genealogy Queries
Search by surname and/or location, and sort by name or date to find surname and genealogy queries for all of England.

England GenWeb
An excellent choice for free genealogy records and databases, England GenWeb serves as a gateway to county-specific genealogy resources.

England Lookup Exchange
Browse this county-by-county list of English genealogy resources to find volunteers who are willing to search for specific entries.

English Record Offices on the Web
Mark Howells maintains this useful list of English Record Offices and Archives on the Web, arranged alphabetically by county.

Executions in England from 1606
People seem to enjoy finding skeletons in their family closet. Maybe this site has yours, with several hundred notable names and the bizarre reasons given for their execution.

General Register Office for England & Wales
Central archive of all registrations of births, marriages and deaths that have occurred in England and Wales since 1 July 1837 includes details on how to obtain copies of a birth certificate, a marriage certificate or a death certificate.

Genforum - England
Free genealogy message board is devoted specifically to queries related to English genealogy and English ancestors.

GENUKI - England
One of the largest Web sites devoted to English genealogy, GENUKI provides thousands of links to databases, records, and tutorials for genealogists seeking ancestors from England. County-specific sections included.

Images of England
Search by type, location, name or architect to find photos in this digital library of photographs of England's 370,000 listed buildings.

Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain
Located in London, this active genealogical society offers a quarterly journal, research library, and an online index of families being researched by its members.

Parish Registers of England
Browse this listing to learn about the copies of parish registers held in the library of the Society of Genealogists for each of the parishes of England. Society staff can make limited searches in these volumes, and some are available for loan.

Public Record Office Finding Aids from A-Z
Find over 100 online leaflets to help you in your research, from the Public Record Office, repository of the national archives for England, Wales and the United Kingdom.

The Society of Genealogists
Genealogical society, based in London, England, offers a combination of research material, guidance, and support for people interested in family history, including the largest genealogy library in the British Isles.

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