GENERAL LINKS WHICH HAVE BEEN INVALUABLE

I have found the following links to be of invaluable help in researching the family tree, the places my ancestors came from and to get a feel of the times that they lived in. I intend to update and add to these links on a regular basis, so please call back to see what is new.

CENSUS - FREE SEARCH AT ROOTSWEB
http://freecen.rootsweb.com/cgi/search.pl?cj=1&o_xid=0001231185&o_lid=0001231185

ENGLISH HERITAGE - NATIONAL MONUMENTS RECORD
Interesting site which can assist in finding images of buildings. The images date from the 1850's.
http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/professional/archives-and-collections/nmr/

ONLINE CENSUS RESOURCES AND BMD RECORDS
http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/census

OLD OCCUPATIONS INDEX
This site explains the meaning of some old occupations which you may come across on the various census results. It can be very useful in understanding your ancestors.
http://rmhh.co.uk/occup/a.html

S&N GENEALOGY SUPPLIES
This is a site where you can buy a huge range of genealogy software, Research CD's and Binders for your notes
http://www.genealogysupplies.com/index.php

MEDIAEVAL GENEALOGY
If I can ever get back far enough in my research, this site will come in very useful. It is an interesting site which provides the types of public records which are available to the researcher.
http://www.medievalgenealogy.org.uk/sitemap.shtml

ROOTSWEB/ANCESTRY.COM GUIDE TO GETTING STARTED ON GENEALOGY
This is a link to a really excellent page with tips for getting started with your own family genealogy. It contains tips that even experienced researchers may overlook. It's well worth a read
http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~hornbeck/start.htm

VICTORIAN OCCUPATIONS
http://census1891,cin/occupations-htm

UK GENEALOGY INTERESTS DIRECTORY
http://www.ukgid.com

SEARCH THE TOP SURNAME SITES

As far as I could see, these results all come from free sites. When looking for an elusive ancestor, I don't like to leave any stone unturned. By filling in the little panel on the left, you are not going to be taken to a subscription site and this little panel is not part of sponsored advert - it is a free tool.

 

PRIVATE RESEARCHERS FOR HUGUENOT RESEARCH
The following people will undertake private research concerning your particular Huguenot ancestor. They are approved researchers of the Huguenot Society
Dr. Kathleen Chater: 112 Meath Road, London E15 3DR........................Email
Mr Micheal Gandy: 140 Hampden Way, Southgate, London N14 5AX.......Email
France: Mme Doris Philippon.............................................................Email

GIVEN NAMES 1450-1650
This gives a list of commonly used names in the above era. It also provides the recognised variants so that you can work out if dissimilar names are actually referring to the same person. A very useful reference
http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~oel/givennames.html

SHIPS IN UK PORTS IN THE UK 1881 CENSUS
This is great for tracking down seamen during the 1881 census. It lists all of the ships and the names of the seamen.
http://www.glamorganfamilyhistory.co.uk/maritime/81Intro.html

WHO IS HOSTING THIS

Although there are a lot of USA links on this site, there is also a lot of really good general information and sensible articles on genealogical research which will be useful

http://wiht.link/genealogic-resource