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AUSTRALIAN WEBSITES

Australian Genealogy Data – directories, census, convicts, letters
Port Phillip District Info databases – ships lists, electoral rolls, directories etc
Australian Newspapers – Trove
Sands & McDougall’s Melb Directories – State Library of Vic
National Archives of Australia – Record Search
Convicts – scroll down for separate section…

GENERAL – MAINLY BRITISH

British weather through the ages – by year
Online Genealogical Index – BDM parish registers online
Periodical Source Index – Name search
National Archives UK – TNA Discovery Catalogue
Ships Log of Logs online – diaries, journals, letters – Log of Logs Vol 1, 2 and 3
Free parish registers – FreeReg 
Clergy Database – Church of England
Catholic Record Society – diaries, letters
Baptist Historical Society – English churches
Dissenting academies online – expelled ministers and academies
Methodist Archives and Research centre – University of Manchester
Crockfords Clerical Directory – English ministers from 1858
Congregational ministers – The Surman Index
Coats of Arms – Noble and Gentleman of England  and Heraldry of the West Country
The Peerage – genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain
Stirnet – British and Irish families – pedigrees of families
Landed Families of Britain and Ireland – blogspot.com
Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Commoners of Great Britain – google books
PCC wills 1384-1858  – Ancestry
Oxford College Archives  – Oxford University
Bodlein Library Catalogue – Oxford University 
School Registers 1870-1914- Find My Past
Online Historical Population reports 1801-1946 – Histpop
Ordnance Survey Maps 1837-1850 – Tithe Records at The Genealogist
Gazetteer of British Place names
Genealogical Word Lists for different countries- familysearch
Perpetual calendar – InfoPlease
The National Archives UK – Currency Converter
Illness encountered in genealogy – Hall Genealogy
GRO registration districts marriage locator
Victorian and Edwardian Population – Populations Past
Vision of Britain – maps, census, etc
Google News Archive – newspapers
New Zealand Newspapers – Papers Past
The Gazette – English military awards, bankrupts, etc
TNA currency converter – in todays money
Illnesses encountered in genealogy – historical medical terms
Historical Directories of England and Wales – British Isles
Victorian County Histories – county and parishes
Books and records digitized on the net – Familysearch digital library 
Royal descent – gateway ancestors from William the Conquerer
Our Royal Titled Noble and Commoner Ancestors – database
Names – Names of England
Names – Guild of One Name Studies
Names – British Surnames
Names – World Names

TECH TOOLS
FTAnalyzer – analyze your FH database, etc
Genscriber – transcription editing program
GRO Marriage locator – registration codes for England and Wales
Puzzilla Descendant Viewer – Family Search research visuals
Palaeography – National Archives UK
Scottish handwriting – tutorials and examples

15-18th CENTURY ANCESTORS
The National Archives catalogue
Individual County Archives catalogues
Militia Ballots and Defence lists from 1757 – google the county lists or try TNA
Electoral Registers and Poll Books – Electoral Registers website
UK poll books and electoral registers 1538-1893
Probate records
Apprenticeship records – Ancestry UK Reg of Duties Paid for Apprentices 1710-1811
Freedom of the City Admission Papers London 1681-1930
Ancestry’s Britain Country Apprenticeships 1710-1808
FMP London’s Apprenticeship Abstracts 1442-1850
London Livery Companies
London Lives 1690-1800
Proceedings of the Old Bailey
London Gazette 
Oxford Alumni – Ancestry
Cambridge Alumni – Ancestry
Manorial Records British History Online
Manorial Records – Manor Search TNA
Medieval calendars and research
Protestation Returns 1641-1642 – Find My Past
Visitations & medieval docs for all counties – medieval genealogy

BERKSHIRE
Bexley Archives – Local History Catalogue
Berkshire Enclosure Records – Berkshire Record Office
Berkshire Historical Directories 1833-1915:
Index to wills in the archdeacon of Berks 1508-1652
1796: The Copy of the Poll for Knights of the Shire for the County of Berk

BUCKINGHAMSHIRE
Bledlow parish register indexes online – Lanchbury Genealogy
Buckinghamshire Sessions Records 1694-1705 – Bucks Record Society
1798 survey of men aged 15-60 –  Buckinghamshire’s Posse Comitatus
Quarter sessions, records, etc – Buckinghamshire Record Society
Buckinghamshire Will index 1483-1858 – Buckinghamshire Archives
Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies – Catalogue
Castlethorpe Wills (Parrott) – Milton Keynes Heritage
Castlethorpe BDMs, records (Parrott) – Milton Keynes Heritage Site Index
British History Online – various village information
Buckingham Marriage Licenses – Buckinghamshire council
Subsidy Roll – 1524 residents paid tax to Henry VIII to fund wars

CORNWALL
Online Parish Clerk
FreeReg
Historical Survey of the County of Cornwall – google books
National Archives UK – catalogue search includes Cornwall Record Office
Cornwall Record Office – Kresen Kernow digital images

DORSET
Online Parish Clerk

DEVON
Exeter Memories – lists of Exeter people
Exeter City Oath Rolls – Friends of Devon Archives
Devon Heritage Centre – Devon Archive Catalogue
Exeter Cathedral Library and Archives
Plymouth and West Devon Record Office
University of Exeter Special Collections
Devon Genuki – Victuallers, Bank Returns, Asylum, Hospital, etc
Devon Family History Society – Monumental Inscription Search
Devon Genuki – Consolidated Index to Devon Wills 
Devon Heraldry – Wikipedia
Memorial Inscriptions – Devon FHS
Devon Parish Registers – Familysearch
Devon Wills – Devon FHS

DURHAM
Durham Records Online – baptisms, marriages and burials for Durham
Lamesley, Durham baptisms and burials – Genuki Durham
Durham County Record Office – catalogue
Durham Cemetery Index – Sunderland ward
Durham Diocese Bishops Transcripts – Familysearch
North East Inheritance Database – Durham Probate Records
Durham University – BTs, Probate, Marr Licenses, Clergy, Land Tax
British History Online – various village information
Bishops Transcripts – Family Search
Probate Records – Durham Uni
Parish Registers – FreeReg
Trade Directories – Leicester Uni

GLOUCESTERSHIRE
Marriage Allegations – Gloucestershire Archaelogical Society
Wills of Gloucestershire – Probate records
Marriages 1754-1837 – St Andrews, Awre
Freemen of the city of Gloucester – Calendar of Registers 1641-1838
Visitation of Gloucester – Dated 1623
Gloucester Wills 1541-1650 – British Record Society
Forest of Dean database – Family History Trust

HERTFORDSHIRE
Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies – catalogue & names

KENT
Mid-Kent Marriages Index pre 1911
Medway –  Kent Parish registers
Kent Genealogy – Quarter Sessions index, newspaper, land tax, directories, etc 
Kent – Rootschat
Kent Marriage Witness Index,
Kent Message Board on Ancestry
Index of Wills in West Kent pre 1650
Indexes of East Kent Wills
Kent Wills – Canterbury court probate will index
Lambeth Palace Library Wills – Calm view catalogue Search
Kent Memorial Inscriptions
London Marriage Licences – persons from Kent
Visitation of Kent 1619
Kent Pubs index
Gravesend Apprentice Records – Familysearch
History of the town of Gravesend – Googlebooks
Kent Hearth Tax 1664

LANCASHIRE
Lancashire Online Parish Clerk – baptisms, marriages, burials
Lancashire Will Search
Quarter sessions and petitions – Ancestry 1648-1908

LONDON / MIDDLESEX
London Lives 
London Metropolitan Archive – catalogue
National Archives UK – catalogue
Charles Booth Online Maps 
Society of Genealogists

LINCOLNSHIRE
Lincolnshire Archives – parish registers

NORTHUMBERLAND
Northumberland Archives – catalogue
Bishops Transcripts – Family Search
Probate Records – Durham Uni
Parish Registers – FreeReg
Trade Directories – Leicester Uni
A History of Northumberland – Parish of Bywell and Slaley

NORFOLK
Norwich Record Office – online catalogue
FreeReg – Norwich parish registers
Photographs of Norwich – George Plunkett
Dutch Church Registers – Archive.org 
Records of the City of Norwich – Archive.org
History of French, Walloon, Dutch… Foreign Protestants in Norwich
Norwich Wills – Familysearch
Norwich Census of the Poor 1570 – Internet Archive
Norfolk Online Record Search – Norfolk FHS
Norfolk Family Pedigrees – Norfolk FHS
Norfolk Sources 

OXFORDSHIRE
Transcribed Wills – Oxfordshire Family History Society
Oxfordshire Will index 1516-1857 – Find My Past UK
Oxfordshire Marriage Bonds 1634-1849 – Find My Past UK
Oxfordshire History Centre – catalogue search
Oxfordshire Burials 1813-1965 – Ancestry
Oxfordshire BDMs 1538-1812 – Ancestry
Oxfordshire Marriages and Banns 1754-1930 – Ancestry
Oxfordshire Births & Baptisms 1813-1915 – Ancestry
Oxfordshire Visitations 1566, 1574, 1634 – Ancestry
British History Online – various village information
Oxford University and City Herald – Find My Past UK or British Newspaper Online
Oxford Journal
1826 Election Poll for Knights of Oxfordshire – Google Books
Manor documents e.g. Land Tax Assessments, mintuse, court rolls – TNA Kew, London
Midsomer Murders locations – Index of place names appearing in the TV shows

SHROPSHIRE
Parish Registers – FamilySearch – Shropshire 1538-1918
Northern Shropshire wills – Diocese of Lichfield & Coventry 1570-1790
Shropshire FHS – Memorial Inscriptions
Staffordshire Name indexes – apprentices, prisoners, quarter sessions, etc
Shropshire Archives – catalogue
Shropshire Fire Insurance Policies – Shropshire Archives
Ancestry – Shropshire records
Find My Past – Shropshire records

SUFFOLK
Suffolk Record Office – catalogue 

SURREY
Surrey Land Tax Records – Ancestry
Jury-Qualified Free and Copyholders 1696-1824 – Ancestry
1798 Land Tax Redemption – Ancestry
Sun Fire Insurance Office policies – LMA
Surrey Archives – online records

SUSSEX
Online Parish Clerk
Sussex Burials – Sussex Record Society
West Sussex Will Inventories – Sussex OPC
Parish Registers – FreeReg 
West Sussex Probate Inventories Index – Sussex Family History Group
Sussex Wills Depository – Sussex Family History Group
Ardingly Parish registers – Sussex Record Society
The Weald – archives and pedigrees
1634 Visitation of Sussex – Archive.org

WILTSHIRE
Online Parish Clerk

YORKSHIRE

North Yorkshire Record Office catalogue
West Yorkshire Archives catalogue

Wills in the York Registry 1514-1553 – archive.org
Wills in the York Registry 1554-1568 – archive.org
Wills in the York Registry 1612-1619 – archive.org
Early Halifax Wills – archive.org
Halifax – Vicar Favour and His Times – Chapters on the Early Halifax registers
The Parish Registers of Halifax – early printed registers
Stirnet – British and Irish families – pedigrees of families
Dugdales Visitation of Yorkshire 1665 – charts- Google Books
Dugdales Visitation of Yorkshire – printed text – archive.org
Book – pedigrees – Familiae Minorum Gentium – families of Yorkshire – archive.org
Wakefield Borough (West Yorkshire) Court Rolls – 1500s – archive.org

Yorkshire Cause Papers
West Yorkshire, Non-Conformist Records, 1646-1985
Yorkshire Parish Registers and Bishop’s Transcripts Browse
Yorkshire Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1613-1887
Yorkshire Marriages
Yorkshire parish registers at Internet Archive
West Yorkshire, England, Estate Rentals, 1380-1932
West Yorkshire, England, Select Land Tax Records, 1704-1932
West Yorkshire, England, Select Apprenticeship Records, 1627-1894
West Yorkshire, England, Occupation Records, 1793-1930
West Yorkshire, England, Select Removal and Settlement Records, 1689-1866
West Yorkshire, England, Bastardy Records, 1690-1914
West Yorkshire, England, Select Poor Law and Township Records, 1663-1914
West Yorkshire, England, Select Rate Books, Accounts and Censuses, 1705–1893
West Yorkshire, England, Select Land Tax Records, 1704-1932
West Yorkshire, England, Select Rate Books, Accounts and Censuses, 1705–1893
Yorkshire, England, Probate Records, 1521-1858
Abtsracts of Yorkshire wills Visitation of Yorkshire in 1665-6
Yorkshire Directories, Historical Directories Uni Leicestershire Project: 1787-1913

CONVICTS
Convicts Records of Australia – British Convict Transportation Registers 1787-1867
First Fleet Convicts Database – University of Wollongong, NSW
Ancestry Convict Records – Tickets of Leave, Musters, etc
Libraries Tasmania – Tasmanian Convict records
Trove – Australian Newspapers
Claim a Convict – Hawkesbury on the Net
Australian Royalty – convict website
Old Bailey London – trial registers
Tracing London Convicts in Britain & Australia – Digital Panopticon
Fellowship of First Fleeters
Home Office UK – Criminal Petitions
Registers of Criminal Petitions are on Find My Past
Female Convicts Research Centre Inc – VDL Database
Tasmanian Convicts – Libraries Tasmania
National Records of Scotland
General Return of Convicts NSW 1837  Not digitised – book only – State Lib of Vic
Irish Convicts National Archives Ireland –  Ireland to Australia Transportation Database
AJCP on Trove – guides to convicts, ship voyages and diaries
Log of Logs Vol 1,2,3 – Zonodo
Government Gazettes on Trove – Conditional Pardons, Tickets of Leave, etc
Coraweb – lists of new websites – convicts
Digital Panopticon – VDL Founders and Survivors – online convict registers for everything
Friends of the Orphan Schools, Tasmania
Cascades Female Factory – Hobart, Tasmania
Cascades Female Factory in Hobart, A Bleak Life – ABC News article
Convicts Records of Australia – British Convict Transportation Registers 1787-1867
Convict Maids : The Forced Migration of Women to Australia by Deborah Oxley  – online on Google Books
Tasmania’s Convicts How Felons Built a Free Society by Alison Alexander
Abandoned women by Lucy Frost
The Convict Settlers of Australia, Melbourne University Press 1994
Defiant Voices, NLA Publishing, Canberra 2021
A Cargo of Women, Susannah Watson and the Convicts of the Princess Royal, Allen & Unwin, Sydney 2008
Conduct Registers of Female Convicts Arriving in the Assignment System CON40
Conduct Register of Male Convicts Arriving in the the Assignment System CON31

IRELAND
Ireland Atlas and Townland Database – IreAtlas Townlands
Landed Estate Court Rentals 1850-1885 – Find My Past
Tithe Applotment Records – National Archives of Ireland
Irish Church and Civil Records – Irishgenealogy.ie 
Irish Wills – National Archives of Ireland Will Index 1858-1922
Irish Deeds Index
Ireland Diocesan and Prerogative Wills – Find My Past 1595-1858
Catholic Parish Registers – National Archives of Ireland parish register index
Clare Library – census, tithe, Griffith Valuations, Freeholders, Surveys, school registers, directories, graveyard inscriptions, wills, shipping, prisoners, townlands, tips for visitors.
Ireland Dog Licence Registers- Find My Past UK Dog registers
Petty Sessions Court Registers – Find My Past, Courts and Legal
Poverty Relief Loans – Find My Past, Loans 1821-1874
Prison Registers – Find My Past, Registers 1790-1924
Migration, naturalisations, draft registrations etc – Find My Past Migration Collection
Irish Famine Immigrants 1846-1851 – Find My Past Great Irish Famine imm to USA
Dublin Gazette – Find My Past newspapers 1750-1800
Royal Irish Constabulary Service Records – Find My Past 1816-1922
Irish Census – proof of age from 1841 1851 extracts 
National Archives – Genealogy Records Search 
National Library of Ireland
Public Record Office of Northern Ireland
askaboutireland – Griffith’s Valuation
Registry of Deeds Index Project Ireland
Dublin Parish Records
Ulster Historical Foundation
Belfast Newsletter search
Irish Genealogical Research Society
Creggan History Society
Ros Davies’ Family History Research Site – Co Down peoples names in records
A History of Irish Presbyterians
History of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland
Genuki – County Clare and County Down and County Armagh
Familysearch – Wiki
Irish Newspaper Archive – online 
Ireland directories – amalgamated database
John Grenhams Irish Research guides 
National Archives Ireland – Genealogy
1830 Dublin Street Valuation – surname index
Wilsons 1804 Directory of Dublin – surname index 

IRISH LAND RECORDS
Landed Estates database  
Estate papers – National Archives of Ireland 
National Library of Ireland – maps
PRONI – Landed Estate records
PRONI Freeholders records 
Landed Court Estate Rentals – FMP
NAI database Valuation Office books 1824-1856 

NORTHERN IRELAND
Emerald Ancestors
National Library of Ireland NLI
RootsIreland
Ulster Historical Foundation
Belfast Newsletter Index – database search
Irish Newspaper Archive – online 
Belfast Gazette from 1922 – online
Valuation Revision Books – PRONI 
Registry of Deeds – NID
Memorials – FamilySearch Records from 1708-1929 
Registry of Deeds Index Project Ireland 

SCOTLAND
Historic records inc. wills – Scotlands People  and Ancestry
Church records, census, newspapers, memorials, electoral rolls – Find My Past 
Scottish Indexes – non OPR, other records
Ulster Covenant signatures 1912 – PRONI
Newspapers – British Newspaper Archive
National Library of Scotland – catalogue search 
Scotland Births and Baptisms 1565-1950 – Familysearch
Scotland Marriages 1561-1910 – Familysearch
Scottish Archive Network – SCAN
Scottish Archives – naming patterns, research tips, records
Scottish Association of Family History Societies – Pre 1841 population lists
Scottish Association of Family History Societies – 3500 Burial grounds database
Digital National Library of Scotland – Scottish Post Office Directories
Lanarkshire, Glasgow, Jones Directory 1787 – NLS
National Records of Scotland NRS – catalogue
Scotland Rolls of Male Heads of Families – Ancestry
Glasgow Library – Family History online
Scottish Newspapers online – Google Newspapers
Scotland Burgess and Guild Brethren Index (trade) FMP
Scottish Business Index – University of Glasgow archives
Old Scottish – Sheriff Court Decrees
Scotlands People – Highland and Emigration Society’s passenger lists to Aus 1852-1857
Scots Abroad (in Australasia)- National Library of Scotland
Statistical Accounts of Scotland 1791-1845 – each parish described by a local resident
Genuki – Scotland
Aberdeen – Aberdeen and NE Scotland FHS
University of Edinburgh – Archives Catalogue
University of Abderdeen – Archives Catalogue
Find a Grave – Scotland
Billion Graves – Scotland
Statistical Accounts of Scotland – by parish
Directories – Post Office
Hospital and Asylum records – 1858-1921

 USA
Genealogy Trails – free online USA records by State
USA free newspapers – US Library of Congress

WALES
Newspapers
Wills – pre-1858
Marriage Bonds
Tithe Maps

NONCONFORMISTS
Non-Conformist and Non-Parochial BMDs Service – https://www.bmdregisters.co.uk/
Durham and Northumberland registers www.durhamrecordsonline.com
Dictionary of Methodism in Britain and Ireland http://dmbi.online
1851 Durham Religious census www.google.com.au/books
Durham University Methodist Society website – http://durhammethsoc.webs.com
Wesleyan Methodists www.mywesleyanmethodists.org.uk
Primitive Methodists www.myprimitivemethodists.org.uk
The Genealogist www.thegenealogist.com/non-conformist-records
Fleet Clandestine registers 1667-1754 www.familysearch.org/en
London Nonconf Regs 1694-1931 https://www.ancestry.co.uk/search/collections/1906/
England & Wales, Non-Conformist and Non-Parochial Registers, 1567-1970 http://search.ancestry.com.au/search/db.aspx?dbid=2972
Quaker BDM  Registers, 1578+ http://search.ancestry.com.au/search/db.aspx?dbid=7097
England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977 https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1666142
1851 religious census – https://archive.org/details/censusgreatbrit00manngoog

The National Archives UK – records from Dr Williams Library 1742-1865, GRO 1836-1970, Presbyterian, Independent and Baptist Registry 1742-1837, Wesleyan Methodist Metropolitan Registry 1818-1838 http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/SearchUI/details/redirect/?CATLN=3&CATID=12174&CATREF=rg+5
A Dictionary of Methodism – preachers, places, schools
Quakers in Britain – Library of the Religious Society of Friends
Baptist History – Baptist Historical Society
Oxford Centre for Methodism and Church History – building pics, circuit plans