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Web links: Thematic essays and A-Z entries

Here is a list of recommended web links, arranged alphabetically by the relevant dictionary entries.

Thematic Essays A B C D E F G H I J L M N O P Q R S T V W

Thematic Essays  Top

Tracing a Family Tree: Getting Started
Family history records and societies.
Cyndi's list of genealogy sites.
Civil registration records (subscription).
Civil registration records (subscription).
Civil registration records.

Maps of surnames taken from the 1881 census. This link no longer works and we are unable to find a suitable alternative.

Britain and America: A Common Heritage
New England Historic Genealogical Society (subscription).
Allen County Public Library, cooperating partner with the Family History Library, Salt Lake City.
The American Genealogist (subscription)

African‐Caribbean Genealogy
Outward bound passenger lists 1890–1960.
Inward migration passenger lists 1948–60, etc.
International Genealogical Index.
Scottish wills (free); parish registers, statutory registers, and censuses (subscription).
British Library.
Jamaica Gleaner.
National Register of Archives.
Access to Archives.
Scottish Archive Network.

South Asian Genealogy
Military records etc.
Indian Army Quarterly List 1912 (subscription).
The National Archives of India.
Indian gazettes.
Genealogical Society of Utah.
Pakistani genealogy forum.
Bangladeshi family history.

Family History
National Index of Parish Registers.

Family and Society
Office for National Statistics. Current and past census statistics and papers.
Economic and Social Research Council funded projects.
Centre for Metropolitan History.

Irish Local and Family History
Census of Ireland 1911

Scottish Local and Family History
Research Institute of Irish and Scottish Studies, University of Aberdeen.
Department of Celtic & Scottish Studies, University of Edinburgh.
Edinburgh University Centre for Scottish Urban History.
General Register Office for Scotland.
The National Archives of Scotland.
National Library of Scotland: maps.
National Library of Scotland: Scottish bibliographies.
Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland.
Scottish Association of Family History Societies.
Scotlands People.
Scottish Archive Network.
SCRAN (Scottish Cultural Resources Access Network).
Scottish Genealogy Society.
Scottish History Society.
Scottish Local History Forum.
Statistical accounts 1791–1845.
Centre for Business History in Scotland.

Domestic Buildings
Updated bibliography.
Images of England
Dictionary of Scottish Architects

Historic Churches
Churches Conservation Trust

Population Levels and Trends
Online Historical Population Reports Project.

Industrial History
Science Museum.
Newcomen Society of the United States Transactions.
Society for Post‐Medieval Archaeology.
Dictionary of terms.
Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust

Labour History
Chartist ancestors.
Trade unionists.
Society for the Study of Labour History.

The Poor
The National Archives Poor Law union records.
The National Archives of Scotland records of the Poor Law.
The Workhouse.
London's historical records, 1500s-1900s (includes births and deaths in many of London's workhouses).

The Twentieth Century
Access to Archives.
East Anglian Film Archive.
Mass Observation Archive.
National Digital Archive of Datasets (NDAD)
North West Film Archive.
Coroners’ records.
UK Data Archive.


A  Top

Access to Archives.

Agricultural History Review
Back numbers of the journal more than 5 years old.

agricultural statistics
UK Data Archive.
Research guide.

aliens, returns of
The National Archives research guides.

Databases of immigrants (subscription).
US National Archives: immigration.
Research guide on transportation.
Research guide on transportation (subscription).
Passenger list for immigrants to the United States 1892–1924.

Antiquaries of London, Society of
Society of Antiquaries.

Research guide.

Archivists, Society of
Society of Archivists.

Arms, College of
College of Arms.

army records
Armed Forces.
Regimental museums.
Army badges.
First World War.
Deaths in action from the Boer to the Korean wars.
Officers and NCOs killed in battle,18th–20th centuries.

assize, courts of
Four research guides.

Research guide on transportation.
National Library of Australia.


B  Top

Baptist Historical Society.

Barnardo's homes
Archives of Barnardo's.
Photographs and films. This link no longer works and we are unable to find a suitable alternative.

Booth, Charles
Booth's survey.

Borthwick Institute for Archives, York
Borthwick Institute.

Boyd's Marriage Index
Marriage Index.

brass bands
Brass bands.This link is no longer available and we are unable to find a suitable alternative.

British Brick Society.

British Association for Local History
British Association for Local History.

British Library (BL)
British Library.

British Record Society
British Record Society (subscription).

Builder, The
The Builder.

business records
Centre for Business History.


C  Top

Calendar of State Papers, Domestic
Calendar of State Papers, Domestic.

Camden Society
Camden Society.


Canadian Genealogical Centre.

Waterways Archive.

cartulary (chartulary)

Catholic Record Society
Catholic Record Society.

cemeteries and crematoriums
Abney Park Trust.

census returns
Official genealogy site for the 1901 census.
Official site for the 1911 census.
Commercial site.
Commercial site.
Commercial site.
Official site for Scottish census records.

Chancery, Court of
The National Archives research guides.

Charity Commissioners
Charity Commission.

Chartist Ancestors.

civil registration
The National Archives.
Scotlands People Centre.
General Register Office, Dublin.
General Register Office, Belfast.
Civil registration indexes.
Civil registration indexes (subscription).
Civil registration indexes.
Civil registration certificates.
Office for National Statistics.

clans, Scottish
DNA project.

clergy, Church of England
Clergy of the Church of England Database.

Durham Mining Museum.

Copper mining.

crop returns
Research guide.

customs and excise
Research guide.

The Company of Cutlers in Hallamshire.


D  Top

death duty
Research guide.
Death Duty Registers.

Sir Ralph Payne‐Gallwey, The Book of Duck Decoys (1886).

Recent datings.

Dictionary of National Biography (DNB)
Oxford DNB.

Digital library of directories.

Research guide.

Physicians and irregular medical practioners.

Domesday Book
Domesday Book.


E  Top

East India Company
British Library, India Office Records.

The National Archives research guides.
The National Archives of Scotland research guides.
Outward bound passenger lists 1890–1960.

enclosure awards and maps
Map catalogue.

English Heritage
English Heritage.

English Place‐Name Society
Nottingham University Institute for Name‐Studies.


F  Top

Gazetteer of medieval markets and fairs in England and Wales.

Family and Community History
Family and Community History

Family Division, Principal Registry of the
Principal Registry.

farm buildings
The Historic Farm Buildings Group.

Federation of Family History Societies

feet of fines
Editions of feet of fines.

fire insurance
Fire insurance records at the Guildhall Library.
Sun Fire Insurance policies at the Guildhall Library.

Sheffield University National Fairground Archive.


G  Top

Genealogists, Society of
Society of Genealogists.

Gentleman's Magazine
Internet Library of Early Journals.

geological surface maps
Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences.

Great Exhibition
V&A's record of the exhibition.

Guildhall Library and Record Office
Guildhall records.

Gypsy Lore Society.


H  Top

Hasted, Edward
Two of Hasted's volumes.

hearth tax
Centre for Hearth Tax Research.

Historical Association
Historical Association.

History Workshop
History Workshop Journal.

House of Commons Journals
House of Commons Journals.

House of Lords Journals
House of Lords Journals.

Huguenot immigrants
National Huguenot Society.


I  Top

Indentured servants in America.

India Office Library and records
India Office records.

Industrial Archaeology Review

Inns of Court
Inns of Court and Inns of Chancery records.

Institute of Heraldic and Genealogical Studies
Institute of Heraldic and Genealogical Studies.

Institute of Historical Research
Institute of Historical Research.

International Genealogical Index (IGI)
International Genealogical Index.


J  Top

Jewish immigrants
Jewish Genealogical Society.
Jewish genealogy

John Rylands University Library
John Rylands Library.


L  Top

Lambeth Palace Library
Lambeth Palace Library.

Landscape Studies, Society for
Society for Landscape Studies.

Latin, medieval
TNA Latin.

lay subsidy
The National Archives, E 179 lay subsidy records.

Leicester University Centre for English Local History
Centre for English Local History.

Lewis's Topographical Dictionary
Lewis's Topographical Dictionary.

List and Index Society
List and Index Society.

Local Population Studies
Local Population Studies Society.

Early London records.
London's historical records, 1500s-1900s.
Henry Mayhew, London Labour and the London Poor, i (1861).
Charles *Booth's survey, 1886–1903.


M  Top

maps and mapmakers, early
British Library map collection.
Research guide.
National Library of Scotland maps.

Marc Fitch Fund
Marc Fitch Fund.

Medieval market grants.

Medieval Settlement Research Group
Research Group.

merchant seamen
Research guide.
National Maritime Museum.
Maritime History Archive crew agreement index.
Seamen and ships.
Seamen and ships.
Merchant sailing ships of the north‐west of England. This link no longer works and we are unable to find a suitable alternative.

miles, milestones
The Milestone Society.

English Monastic Archives Project.

Mormon Family History Centres
Family History Centres.

Museum of English Rural Life
Museum of English Rural Life.


N  Top

National Archives, The (TNA)
The National Archives.
Beginners’ guidance.

National Monuments Record
National Monuments Record.

National Register of Archives
National Register of Archives.

TNA Catalogue.

Navy records
The National Archives: Royal Navy records.
First World War records.
Second World War records etc.
18th‐, 19th‐, and early 20th‐century records.

newspapers, local
British Library newspapers.

New Zealand
New Zealand archives.
New Zealand Society of Genealogists.

Nonconformist registers.

Notes and Queries
Internet Library of Early Journals.


O  Top

One‐Name Studies, Guild of
Guild of One‐Name Studies.

Ordnance Survey
Research guide.
British Library Map Collections.
Old Ordnance Survey maps.


P  Top

Reading old documents.
Introduction to Latin.
Scottish palaeography.
Glossary of old Scottish words and phrases.

parish registers
Guide to parish registers online and on CD.
Guide to Scottish parish registers.

passenger lists
Outward bound passenger lists 1890–1960.

Pevsner, Sir Nikolaus
Pevsner guides.

poll books
Poll books.

prerogative courts
PCC wills.

Prison records.

Public Record Office (PRO)
The National Archives of Scotland.
The National Archives of Ireland.
Public Record Office of Northern Ireland.


Q  Top



R  Top

Research guide.

record offices
The Archon (Archives Online) Directory

registries of deeds
Former county registries.
Northern Ireland deeds.

Royal Air Force (RAF)
Research guide.
First World War air corps.

Royal Society of Arts (RSA)


S  Top

Salvation Army
Salvation Army.

Scotland, The National Archives of
The National Archives of Scotland.

Scotland, National Library of
National Library of Scotland.

ScotlandsPeople Centre
Scotlands People Centre.

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.

sites and monuments records
 Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, and Pembrokeshire.

Welsh slate.
National Slate Museum, Llanberis.
Slate Museum.

slave trade
Wilberforce Institute for the Study of Slavery and Emancipation.

South Africa
Genealogical Society of South Africa.

stained glass
British Academy corpus.

Stow, John
Stow's Survey.

Surtees Society
Surtees Society.


T  Top

telephone directories
Telephone directories (subscription).

Cornish tin mines.

tools, hand
The Hawley Collection of edge‐tools, cutlery, measuring instruments, etc.

topographical artists
British Library collections.

transportation of convicts
Research guide.


V  Top

Valuation Office
1910–15 Valuation Office maps and field‐books.
Research guide.

Victoria County History, The (VCH)


W  Top

Wales, National Library of
National Library of Wales.

Wallpaper History Society.

war memorials
National Inventory.

Wellcome Library for the History of Medicine
Wellcome Library.
Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at University College London.
Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine at Oxford University.

West Indies
Getting started.
The National Archives and Caribbean History.
Research guide.

White, Gilbert
White's house.

William Salt Library
Salt Library.

PCC wills.

world wars, records of
Service and pension records (subscription).
First World War medals.
Commonwealth War Graves.


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Web links: Appendix

Here is a list of recommended web links from the appendix:


Appendix  Top
The National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 4DU; 020 8876 3444;
British Library, Manuscript Collection, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB; 020 7412 7677;
House of Lords Record Office, House of Lords, London SW1A 0PW; Palace of Westminster 020 7219 3074;
Principal Registry of the Family Division, Decree Absolute Section, First Avenue House, 42-9 High Holborn, London WC1V 6NP; 020 7947 7015;
Principal Registry of the Family Division, Probate Searchroom, First Avenue House, 42-9 High Holborn, London WC1V 6NP; 020 7947 6000;
National Archives of Ireland, Bishop Street, Dublin 8, Ireland; 00 353 1 407 2300;
National Library of Ireland, Kildare Street, Dublin 2; 00 353 1 603 0200;
Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI), 66 Balmoral Avenue, Belfast BT9 6NY; 028 90 255905;
The National Archives of Scotland, HM General Register House, Edinburgh EH1 3YY; 0131 535 1334;
National Library of Scotland, George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1EW; 0131 226 4531;
National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 3BU; 01970 632800;
National Archives of Australia, PO Box 7425, Canberra Mail Centre, ACT Australia 2610; 00 61 2 6212 3600;
National Library of Australia, Parkes Place, Canberra, ACT 2600, Australia; 00 61 2 6262 1111;
Library and Archives Canada, 395 Wellington Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0N3, Canada; 00 1 613 995 5138;
Archives New Zealand, PO Box 12-050, Wellington, New Zealand; 00 64 4499 5595;
National Archives and Records Service [of South Africa], Private Bag X236, Pretoria 0001, South Africa; 00 27 012 323 5300;
Barnsley Archives and Local Studies Department, Barnsley Central Library, Shambles Street, Barnsley, South Yorkshire S70 2JF; 01226 773950;
Barrow Record Office and Local Studies Library, 140 Duke Street, Barrow-in-Furness LA14 1XW; 01229 8 94363;
Bath and North East Somerset Record Office, Guildhall, High Street, Bath BA1 5AW; 01225 477421;
Bedford Central Library, Local Studies Library, Harpur Street, Bedford MK40 1PG; 01234 350931;
Bedfordshire and Luton Archives and Records Service, County Hall, Cauldwell Street, Bedford MK42 9AP; 01234 228833;
Berkshire Record Office, 9 Coley Avenue, Reading, RG1 6AF; 0118 901 5132;
Berwick-upon-Tweed Record Office, Council Offices, Wallace Green, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland TD15 1ED; 01289 301865;
Birmingham City Archives, Central Library, Chamberlain Square, Birmingham B3 3HQ; 0121 303 4217;
Bolton Archives and Local Studies Service, Central Library, Civic Centre, Le Mans Crescent, Bolton BL1 1SE; 01204 332185;
Borthwick Institute for Archives, University of York, Heslington, York Y10 5DD; 01904 321166;
Bristol Record Office, 'B' Bond Warehouse, Smeaton Road, Bristol BS1 6XN; 0117 922 4224;
Buckinghamshire Studies, Centre for, County Hall, Walton Street, Aylesbury HP20 1UU; 01296 382587;
Bury Archive Service, 1st Floor, Derby Hall Annexe, Edwin Street, Bury BL9 0AS; 0161 797 6697;
Cambridgeshire County Record Office, Shire Hall, Castle Hill, Cambridge CB3 0AP; 01223 717281;
Cheshire and Chester Archives and Local Studies Service, Duke Street, Chester CH1 1RL; 01244 602574;
Cornwall Record Office, Old County Hall, Truro, Cornwall TR1 3AY; 01872 323129;
Coventry Archives, John Sinclair House, Canal Basin, Coventry CV1 4LY; 02476 785164;
Cumbria Record Office, Alma Block, The Castle, Carlisle CA3 8UR; 01228 607285;
Denbighshire Record Office, 46 Clwyd Street, Ruthin LL15 1HP; 01824 708250;
Derby Local Studies Library, 25B Irongate, Derby DE1 3GL; 01332 255393;
Derbyshire Record Office, New Street, Matlock DE4 3AG; 01629 585347;
Devon Record Office, Great Moor House, Bittern Road, Sowton, Exeter EX2 7NL; 01392 384253;
Doncaster Archives, King Edward Road, Balby, Doncaster, DN4 0NA; 01302 859811;
Dorset History Centre, Bridport Road, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1RP; 01305 250550;
Dudley Archives and Local History Service, Mount Pleasant Street, Coseley, West Midlands WV14 9JR; 0138 4812770;
Durham County Record Office, County Hall, Durham DH1 5UL; 0191 3 833253;
East Kent Archives Centre, Enterprise Business Park, Honeywood Road, Whitfield, Dover CT16 3EH; 01304 829306;
East Riding of Yorkshire Archives and Records Service, County Hall, Beverley HU17 9BA; 01482 392790;
East Sussex Record Office, The Maltings, Castle Precincts, Lewes BN7 1YT; 01273 482349;
Essex Record Office, Wharf Road, Chelmsford CM2 6YT; 01245 244644;
Gloucestershire Record Office, Clarence Row, Alvin Street, Gloucester, GL1 3DW; 01452 5295;
Greater Manchester County Record Office, 56 Marshall Street, New Cross, Manchester M4 5FU; 0161 832 5284;
Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section, Aldermanbury, London EC2P 2EJ; 020 7332 1863;
Hampshire Record Office, Sussex Street, Winchester SO23 8TH; 01962 846154;
Herefordshire Record Office, The Old Barracks, Harold Street, Hereford HR1 2QX; 01432 260750;
Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies, County Hall, Pegs Lane, Hertford SG13 8DE; 01438 737333;
Huntingdonshire County Record Office. See Cambridgeshire Archives Service, CRO Huntington, Grammar School Walk, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire PE29 6LF; 01480 375842;
Kendal Record Office, County Offices, Kendal LA9 4RQ; 01539 773540;
Kentish Studies, Centre for, County Hall, Maidstone ME14 1XQ; 01622 694363;
Knowsley Archives, Kirkby Library, Newtown Gardens, Kirkby L32 8RR; 0151 443 4365;
Lancashire Record Office, Bow Lane, Preston, Lancashire PR1 2RE; 01772 533039;
Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland, Record Office for, Long Street, Wigston Magna, Leicester LE18 2AH; 0116 257 1080;
Lichfield Record Office, Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Archive Service, Lichfield Library, The Friary, Lichfield WS13 6QG; 01543 510720;
Lincolnshire Archives, St Rumbold Street, Lincoln LN2 5AB; 01522 526204;
Liverpool Record Office, Central Library, William Brown Street, Liverpool L3 8EW; 0151 233 5817;
London Metropolitan Archives, 40 Northampton Road, London EC1R 0HB; 020 7332 3820;
Lambeth Palace Library, Lambeth Palace Road, London SE1 7JU; 020 7898 1400;
Barking and Dagenham Archives and Local Studies Centre, Valence House Museum, Becontree Avenue, Dagenham, Essex RM8 3HT; 020 8270 6896;
Barnet Archives and Local Studies Centre, 80 Daws Lane, Mill Hill, London; 020 8359 3960;
Bexley Local Studies and Archive Centre, Central Library, Townley Road, Bexleyheath, Kent DA6 7HJ; 020 8301 1545;
Brent Archive, 152 Olive Road, London NW2 6UY; 020 8937 3541;
Bromley Local Studies and Archive Section, Central Library, High Street, Bromley, Kent BR1 1EX; 020 8461 7170, ext. 261;
Camden Local Studies and Archives Centre, Holborn Library, 32-8 Theobalds Road, London WC1X 8PA; 020 7974 6342;
Chiswick Local Studies Service, Dukes Avenue, Chiswick, London W4 2AB; 020 8994 1008;
City of London Police Records Office, 26 Old Jewry, London EC2R 8DJ; 020 7601 2297;
City of London Records Office, PO Box 270, Guildhall, London EC2P 2EJ; 020 7332 1251;
Croydon Local Studies Library and Archives Service, Central Library, Croydon Clocktower, Katharine Street, Croydon, Surrey CR9 1ET; 020 8726 6900;
Ealing Local History Centre, 103 Ealing Broadway Centre, The Broadway, London W5 5JY; 020 8825 8194;
Enfield Local History Unit, Southgate Town Hall, Green Lanes, Palmers Green, London N13 4XD; 020 8379 2724;
Greenwich Heritage Centre, Artillery Square, Royal Arsenal, Woolwich, London SE3 7SE; 020 8854 2452;
Hackney Archives Department, 43 De Beauvoir Road, London N1 5SQ; 020 7241 2886;
Hammersmith and Fulham Archives and Local History Centre, The Lilla Huset, 191 Talgarth Road, London W6 8BJ; 020 8741 5159;
Haringey Archive Service, Bruce Castle Museum, Lordship Lane, London N17 8NU; 020 8808 8772;
Harrow Reference Library, Civic Centre, Station Road, Harrow HA1 2UU; 020 8424 1056;
Hillingdon Local Studies and Museums Service, Central Library, 14-15 High Street, Uxbridge, Middlesex UB8 1HD; 01895 250702;
Hounslow Local Studies Service, Hounslow Reference Library, 24 Treaty Centre, High Street, Hounslow, Middlesex TW3 1ES; 0845 456 2800;
Islington Local History Centre, Finsbury Library, 245 St John Street, London EC1V 4NB; 020 7527 7988;
Kensington and Chelsea Local Studies Section, Kensington Central Library, Phillimore Walk, London W8 7RX; 020 7361 3038;
Kingston Museum and Heritage Service, North Kingston Centre, Richmond Road, Surrey KT2 5PE; 020 8547 6738;
Lambeth Archives Department, Minet Library, 52 Knatchbull Road, London SE5 9QY; 020 7926 6076;
Lewisham Local History and Archives Centre, Lewisham Library, 199-201 Lewisham High Street, London SE13 6LG; 020 8297 0682;
Merton Local Studies Centre, Merton Civic Centre, London Road, Morden, Surrey SM4 5DX; 020 8545 3239;
Newham Archives and Local Studies Library, Stratford Library, 3 The Grove, Stratford, London E15 1EL; 020 8430 6881;
Richmond Local Studies Library, Old Town Hall, Whittaker Avenue, Richmond TW9 1TP; 020 8332 6820;
Southwark Local Studies Library, 211 Borough High Street, London SE1 1JA; 020 7403 3507;
Sutton Local Studies Centre, Central Library, Sutton, Surrey SM1 1EA; 020 8770 4747;
Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives, Bancroft Library, 277 Bancroft Road, London E1 4DQ; 020 7364 1289/1290;
Waltham Forest Archives, Vestry Road Museum, Walthamstow, London E17 9NH; 020 8509 1917;
Wandsworth Local History Service Library, Battersea Library, 265 Lavender Hill, London SW11 1JB; 020 8871 7753;
Manchester Archives and Local Studies, Central Library, St Peter’s Square, Manchester M2 5PD; 0161 2341980;
Medway Archives and Local Studies Centre, Civic Centre, Strood, Rochester ME2 4AU; 01634 332714; This link no longer works and we are unable to find a suitable alternative.
Merseyside Record Office, Central Library, William Brown Street, Liverpool L3 8EW; 0151 233 5817;
Norfolk Record Office, The Archive Centre, Martineau Lane, Norwich NR1 2DQ; 01603 222599;
Northamptonshire Record Office, Wootton Hall Park, Northampton NN4 8BQ; 01604 762129;
North Devon Record Office, Tuly Street, Barnstaple EX31 1EL; 01271 38860;
North East Lincolnshire Archives, Town Hall, Town Hall Square, Grimsby DN31 1HX; 01472 323585;
Northumberland County Archive Services, Woodhorn, Queen Elizabeth II Country Park, Ashington, Northumberland NE63 9YF; 01670 528080
North Yorkshire County Record Office, Malpas Road, Northallerton DL7 8AF; 01609 777585;
Nottinghamshire Archives, County House, Castle Meadow Road, Nottingham NG2 1AG; 0115 958 1634;
Oldham Local Studies and Archives, 84 Union Street, Oldham OL1 1DN; 0161 770 4654;
Oxfordshire Record Office, St Luke’s Church, Temple Road, Cowley, Oxford OX4 2EX; 01865 398200;
Peterborough Archives Service, Central Library, Broadway, Peterborough PE1 1RX; 01733 742700;
Plymouth and West Devon Record Office, Unit 3, Clare Place, Coxside, Plymouth PL4 0JW; 01752 305940;
Portsmouth Museums and Record Service, Museum Road, Portsmouth PO1 2LJ; 023 92 827261;
Rotherham Archives and Local Studies Services, Rotherham Central Library, Walker Place, Rotherham S65 1JH; 01709 823616;
Salford Diocesan Archives, The Presbytery, 3 Todmorden Road, Burnley BB10 4AU; 01282 422007;
Sheffield Archives, 52 Shoreham Street, Sheffield S1 4SP; 0114 203 9395;
Shropshire Archives, Castle Gates, Shrewsbury SY1 2AQ; 01743 255350;
Somerset Record Office, Obridge Road, Taunton, Somerset TA2 7PU; 01823 337600;
Southampton Archive Service, South Block, Civic Centre, Southampton SO14 7LY; 023 80 832251;
Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Archive Service, Staffordshire Record Office, County Buildings, Eastgate Street, Stafford ST16 2LZ; 01785 278379;
Suffolk Record Office, 77 Raingate Street, Bury St Edmunds IP33 2AR; 01284 352352;
Suffolk Record Office, Gatacre Road, Ipswich IP1 2LQ; 01473 584541;
Suffolk Record Office, Central Library, Clapham Road, Lowestoft NR32 1DR; 01502 405358;
Surrey History Centre, 130 Goldsworth Road, Woking GU21 1ND; 01483 594594;
Teesside Archives, Exchange House, 6 Marton Road, Middlesbrough TS1 1DB; 01642 248321;
Tyne and Wear Archives Service, Blandford House, Blandford Square, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4JA; 0191 2 326789;
Warwickshire County Record Office, Priory Park, Cape Road, Warwick CV34 4JS; 01926 738959;
Wells City Record Office, Town Hall, Wells, BA5 2RB; 01749 673091;West Sussex Record Office, Sherburne House, 3 Orchard Street, Chichester PO19 1RN; 01243 753600;
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Bradford, Bradford Central Library, Prince’s Way, Bradford BD11NN; 01274 435099;
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale, Central Library, Northgate House, Northgate, Halifax HX1 1UN; 01422 392636;
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Kirklees, Central Library, Princess Alexandra Walk, Huddersfield HD1 2SU; 01484 221966;
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds, 2 Chapeltown Road, Sheepscar, Leeds LS7 3AP; 0113 214 5814;
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Wakefield, Registry of Deeds, Newstead Road, Wakefield WF1 2DE; 01924 305980;
Whitehaven Record Office and Local Studies Library, Scotch Street, Whitehaven CA28 7BJ; 01946 852920;
Wigan Archive Service, Town Hall, Market Square, Leigh WN7 2DY; 01942 404431;
Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre, Cocklebury Road, Chippenham SN15 3QN; 01249 705513;
Wolverhampton Archives and Local Studies, 42-50 Snow Hill, Wolverhampton WV2 4AG; 01902 552480;
Worcestershire Record Office, County Hall, Spetchley Road, Worcester WR5 2NP; 01905 766351;
York City Archives, Art Gallery Building, Exhibition Square, York YO1 7EW;
Anglesey County Record Office, Shire Hall, Glanhwfa Road, Llangefni LL77 7TW; 01248 752080;
Carmarthenshire Archive Service, Parc Myrddin Richmond Terrace, Carmarthen SA31 1DS; 01267 228232;
Ceredigion Archives, Marine Terrace, Aberystwyth, Swyddfa’s Sir SY23 2DE; 01970 633697/8;
Conwy Record Office, The Old Board School, Lloyd Street, Llandudno LL30 2YG; 01492 860882;
Denbighshire Record Office, 46 Clwyd Street, Ruthin LL15 1HP; 01824 708250;
Flintshire Record Office, The Old Rectory, Rectory Lane, Hawarden, Deeside CH5 3NR; 01244 532364;
Glamorgan Record Office, The Glamorgan Building, King Edward VII Avenue, Cathays Park, Cardiff CF10 3NE; 02920 780282;
West Glamorgan Archive Service, County Hall, Oystermouth Road, Swansea SA1 3SN; 01792 636589;
Gwent Record Office, County Hall, Cwmbran NP44 2XH; 01633 644886;
Gwynedd Archives, Caernarfon Record Office, County Offices, Shirehall Street, Caernarfon LL55 1SH; 01286 679095/679067;
Gwynedd Archives, Meirionnydd Record Office, Ffordd y Bala, Dolgellau LL40 2YB; 01341 424682;
Pembrokeshire Record Office, The Castle, Haverfordwest SA61 2EF; 01437 7 63707;
Powys County Archives Office, County Hall, Llandrindod Wells LD1 5LG; 01597 826088;
Archives of the Catholic Church in Scotland, Columba House, 16 Drummond Place, Edinburgh EH3 6PL; 0131 556 3661;
Aberdeen City Archives, The Charter Room, The Town House, Aberdeen AB9 1AQ; 01224 522513;
Argyll and Bute Council Archives, Manse Brae, Lochgilphead PA31 8QU;
Ayrshire Archives Centre;
Clackmannanshire Archives, Alloa Library, 26-8 Drysdale Street, Alloa FK10 1JL;
Dumfries and Galloway Archives, 33 Burns Street, Dumfries DG1 2PS; 01387 269254;
Dundee City Archives, 1 Shore Terrace, Dundee DD1 3AH; 01382 434494;
East Dunbartonshire Archives, Bearsden Centre, Brookwood Library, 166 Drymen Road, Bearsden G61 3RJ; 0141 775 4574;
East Dunbartonshire Archives, Kirkintilloch Centre, William Patrick Library, 2 West High Street, Kirkintilloch. G66 1AD; 0141 775 4574;
East Renfrewshire Archives, Council Headquarters, Eastwood Park, Glasgow G46 6UG;
Edinburgh City Archives, Department of Corporate Services, City of Edinburgh Council, City Chambers, High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1YJ; 0131 529 4616;
Falkirk Council Archives, History Research Centre, Callendar House, Callendar Park, Falkirk FK1 1YR; 01324 503779;
Fife Council Archive Centre, Carleton House, Haig Business Park, Balgonie Road, Markinch KY7 6AQ; 01592 413256/41;
Glasgow City Archives, The Mitchell Library, 210 North Street G3 7DN; 0141 287 2910;
Highland Archives, Lochaber College, An Aird, Fort William PH33 6AN; 01397 701942;
Highland Archives: North Highland Archives, Wick Library, Sinclair Terrace, Wick KW1 5AB; 01955 606432;
Highland Council Archives, Inverness Library, Farraline Park, Inverness IV1 1NH; 01463 220330;
Midlothian Council Archives, 2 Clerk Street, Loanhead EH20 9DR; 0131 440 2210;
North Lanarkshire Archives, 10 Kelvin Road, Cumbernauld G67 2BA; 01236 638980;
Orkney Archive, Orkney Library and Archive, 44 Junction Road, Kirkwall KW15 1AG; 01856 873166/873187;
Paisley Diocesan Archives, St Laurence’s, 6 Kilmacolm Road, Greenock PA15 4XP; 01475 892143;
Perth and Kinross Council Archive, AK Bell Library, 2-8 York Place, Perth PH2 8EP; 01738 477012;
Renfrewshire Archives, Room 24, North Building, Cotton Street, Paisley PA1 1TR; 0141 840 3703;
Scottish Borders Archive and Local History Centre, Regional Library Headquarters, St Mary’s Mill, Selkirk TD7 5EW; 01750 20842;
Shetland Archives, Hay’s Dock, Lerwick ZE1 0WP; 01595 74 1554;
Stirling Council Archive Service, 5 Borrowmeadow Road, Springkerse Industrial Estate, Stirling FK7 7UW; 01786 450745;
West Dunbartonshire Council Archive Services, Clydebank Library, Dumbarton Road, Clydebank G81 1XH; 0141 952 1416;
West Dunbartonshire Council Archive Services, Dumbarton Library, Strathleven Place, Dumbarton G82 1BD; 01389 733273;
West Lothian Council Archives and Records Management Centre, 9 Dunlop Square, Deans Industrial Estate, Livingston EH54 8SB; 01506 773770;
Isle of Man Public Record Office, Unit 3, Spring Valley Industrial Estate, Braddan, Douglas, Isle of Man IM2 2QR; 01624 613383;
Isle of Wight Record Office, 26 Hillside, Newport, Isle of Wight PO30 2EB; 01983 823820/823821;
Jersey Archive, Clarence Road, St Helier, Jersey JE2 4JY; 01534 833333;
States of Guernsey Island Archives Service, 29 Victoria Road, St Peter Port, Guernsey GY1 1HU; 01481 724512;
Bodleian Library, Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3BG; 01865 277180;
British Architectural Library, Royal Institute of British Architects, Manuscripts and Archives Collection, 66 Portland Place, London W1 4AD;
British Library Newspapers, Colindale Avenue, London NW9 5HE; 020 7412 7353;
British Library, Oriental and India Office Collections, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB; 020 7412 7873;
Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR;
College of Arms, Queen Victoria Street, London EC4V 4BT; 020 7248 2762;
National Monuments Record Centre, Kemble Drive, Swindon, Wiltshire SN2 2GZ; 01793 414600;
Army Personnel Centre, Historical Disclosures, Mail Point 400, Kentigern House, 65 Brown Street, Glasgow G2 8EX; a-clad 0141 224 2743; clae-fe 0141 224 2826; fi-ke 0141 224 2544; kh-ol 0141 224 3515; om-sheq 0141 224 2744; sher-z 0141 224 2335;

Ministry of Defence, Army Medal Office, Government Buildings, Worcester Road, Droitwich Spa, Worcester WR10 8AU; 01905 772323
National Army Museum, Department of Records, Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3 4HT; 020 7730 0717;
Royal Hospital Chelsea, Museum Curator, Royal Hospital Road, London SW3 4SR; 020 7881 5204;
Royal Military Police, Roussillon Barracks, Chichester, Sussex PO19 4BN; 01243 534237 ext. 237;
Airborne Forces Museum, Browning Barracks, Aldershot, Hampshire GU11 2BU; 01252 349619;
Fleet Air Arm Museum, Records and Research Centre, Box D6, RNAS Yeovilton, Ilchester, Somerset BA22 8HT; 01935 840565;
Royal Air Force Museum London, Department of Aviation Records (Archives), Grahame Park Way, London NW9 5LL; 020 8205 2266;
Ministry of Defence, Directorate of Personnel Support (Navy), Bourne Avenue, Hayes, Middlesex UB3 1RF; 020 8573 3831 ext. 323;
Naval Dockyards Society, c/o 44 Lindley Avenue, Southsea, Hampshire PO4 9NU;
Royal Marines, Historical Record Office, HMS Centurion, Grange Road, Gosport, Hampshire PO13 9XA; 023 92 822351; [For Marines enlisted or commissioned from 1930]
Royal Marines Museum, Eastney, Southsea, Hampshire PO4 9PX; 023 92 819385;
Royal Naval Museum, HM Naval Base, Portsmouth, Hampshire PO1 3NH; 023 92 727577;

Royal Naval Secretary, Medals Section, HMS Centurion, Grange Road, Gosport, Hampshire PO13 9XA
Association of Genealogists and Researchers in Archives, 29 Badgers Close, Horsham, West Sussex RH12 5RU;
Barnardo’s (Head Office), Tanners Lane, Barkingside, Ilford, Essex, IG6 1QG; 020 8550 8822;

Black Cultural Archives, 378 Coldharbour Lane, London SW9 8LF; 020 7738 4591
Border and Immigration Agency, Nationality Office, B4 Division, India Buildings, Water Street, Liverpool L2 0QN; 0151 237 5200;
British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG; 020 7323 8000;
British Red Cross, Museum and Archives, 9 Grosvenor Crescent, London SW1X 7EJ; 020 7201 5153;
BT Archives, Third Floor, Holborn Telephone Exchange, 268-70 High Holborn, London WC1V 7EE; 020 7440 4220;
Business Archives Council, 020 7247 0024;
Catholic Family History Society, 45 Gates Green Road, West Wickham, Kent BR4 9DE;
Catholic National Library, Lancing Street, London NW1 1ND; 020 7383 4333;
Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Information Office, 2 Marlow Road, Maidenhead, Berks SL6 7DX; 01628 34221;
Federation of Family History Societies, Administrator, PO Box 2425, Coventry CV5 6YX;
Friends Meeting House Library, 173 Euston Road, London NW1 2BJ; 020 7663 1135;
Genealogical Office of the Republic of Ireland, 2 Kildare Street, Dublin 2; 00 353 1 603 0200;

Genealogical Society of Utah, British Isles Family History Service Centre, 185 Penns Lane, Sutton ColdWeld, West Midlands B76 8JU; 08700 102051/0121 384 2028
General Register Office [England and Wales], PO Box 2, Southport, Merseyside PR8 2JD; (certicate enquiries) 0151 471 4816;

General Register Office [England and Wales], Traceline, PO Box 106, Southport PR8 2WA; 0151 471 4811
General Register Office [Ireland], Joffice House, 8-11 Lombard Street, Dublin 2, Ireland; 00 353 1 635 4000;
General Register Office (Northern Ireland), Oxford House, 49-55 Chichester Street, Belfast BT1 4HL; 028 90 252000;
General Register Office for Scotland, New Register House, Edinburgh EH1 3YT; 0131 334 0380;
General Registry (Isle of Man), Douglas, Isle of Man IM2 2QR; 01624 673358;
Guild of One-Name Studies, Box G, c/o 14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road, London EC1M 7BA;
Huguenot Library, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT; 020 7679 7094;
Imperial War Museum, Department of Documents, Lambeth Road, London SE1 6HZ; 020 7416 5221;
Imperial War Museum (Aviation Museum), Duxford, Cambridgeshire CB2 4QR; 01223 835000;
Institute of Heraldic and Genealogical Studies, 79-82 Northgate, Canterbury, Kent CT1 1BA; 01227 768664;
International Society for British Genealogy and Family History, PO Box 3115, Salt Lake City, Utah 84110-3115, USA;
Irish Genealogical Research Society, c/o 18 Stratford Avenue, Rainham, Kent ME8 0EP;
Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain, PO Box 13288, London, N3 3WD;
Jewish Museum, The Sternberg Centre, 80 East End Road, Finchley, London N3 2SY; 020 8349 1143;
Land Registry, Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH; 020 7917 8888;
Law Society Archives, Ipsley Court, Berrington Close, Redditch, Worcestershire B98 0TD; 020 7242 1222;
Lincoln’s Inn Library, Lincoln’s Inn, London WC2A 3TN; 020 7242 4371;
Maritime History Archive, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John’s, Newfoundland, Canada A1C 5S7; 00 1 709 737 8428/8429;
Metropolitan Police Archives, New Scotland Yard, Victoria Street, London SW1 0BG;
Metropolitan Police Service Historical Archives, Room 517, Wellington House, 67-73 Buckingham Gate, London, SW1E 6BE; 020 7230 7186/6940;
Middle Temple Library, Middle Temple Lane, London EC4Y 9BT; 020 7427 4800;
Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick, University Library, Coventry CV4 7AL; 024 7652 4219;

Mormon [LDS] Church. See Genealogical Society of Utah
Museum of English Rural Life, University of Reading, PO Box 229, Whiteknights Park, Reading RG6 6AG; 0118 378 8660;
Museum of London, London Wall, London, EC2Y 5HN; 020 7814 5588;
National Genealogical Society, 4527 17th Street North, Arlington, Virginia 22207-399, USA;
National Maritime Museum, Romney Road, Greenwich, London SE10 9NF; 020 8312 6750;
National Register of Archives, The National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 4DU; 020 8876 3444;
Post Office Archives and Record Centre, Freeling House, Phoenix Place, London WC1X 0DL; 020 7239 2570;
Registry of Shipping and Seamen, Anchor House, Cheviot Close, Parc-Ty-Glas, Llanishen, Cardiff CF4 5JA; 029 2074 7333; see also
(subscription)Society of Australian Genealogists, Richmond Villa, 120 Kent Street, Sydney, NSW 2000; 00 61 2 9247 3953;
Society of Genealogists, 14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road, London EC1M 7BA; 020 7251 8799;
State Records New South Wales, PO Box 516, Kingswood NSW 2747, Australia; 00 61 2 9673 1788;
Theatre Museum, 1E Tavistock Street, London WC2 7PA; 020 7943 4700;
UK Data Archive, Essex University, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, CO4 3SQ; 01206 872001;
Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 2RL; 020 7942 2000;
Wellcome Library for the History of Medicine, 183 Euston Road, London NW1 2BN;
Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine, University College London;
Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, Oxford University;
York Probate Sub-Registry, Postal Searches and Copies Department, Duncombe Place, York YO1 7EA; 01904 624210;