The Best Free Family History Sites
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The largest collection of free family history, family tree and genealogy records in the world.
This is an ongoing project, the aim of which is to transcribe the Civil Registration index of births, marriages and deaths for England and Wales, and to provide free Internet access to the transcribed records.
This project aims to provide a "free-to-view" online searchable database of 19th century UK census returns .
The FreeREG Project's objective is to provide free Internet searches of baptism, marriage, and burial records, which have been extracted from parish registers and non-conformist church records in the UK
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
The "Debt of Honour Register" is the Commission's database listing the 1.7 million men and women of the Commonwealth forces who died during the two world wars and the 23,000 cemeteries, memorials and other locations worldwide where they are commemorated.
In From The Cold
Thousands of men and women died in the service of Britain and the Commonwealth during the two world wars and yet there is no official recognition of their sacrifice. The In
From The Cold Project was formed to research and identify those people
This website is the result of around fourteen years of work by one person collecting information on the European royal families and on the British Peerage
This is a digital library of local and trade directories for England and Wales, from 1750 to 1919
Cemetery Records Online
Contains thousands of transcriptions of cemetery records and tombstone inscriptions, from cemeteries in the USA, Canada, England, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, and other countries. published in London in 1895
Executions in England from 1606 Extracted from the publication 'Haydn's Dictionary of Dates'