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  1. The British Association for Local History. Links to many local history organisations.
    http://www.balh.co.uk/index.php
  2. Official website of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Includes the International Genealogical Index and the library catalogue which lists microfilms available from Family History Centres around the world.
    http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/default.asp
  3. Transcriptions of baptisms, marriages and burials plus parish histories and photographs.
    http://www.knightroots.co.uk
    Tags: by family_history (31 Dec 2002)
  4. Information on and photographs of county-owned mental hospitals built in Britain 1810-1948. Arranged by county.
    http://www.countyasylums.com
  5. Index to death notices in Yorkshire newspapers mostly for the early 1900s. Searchable database of 50,000 absentee voters from the Leeds 1914-18 electoral roll, most of whom were serving in the military.
    http://homepage.ntlworld.com/jeffery.knaggs/YD.html
    Tags: by family_history (31 Dec 2002)
  6. Searchable database of immigrants entering the United States 1830-1892. This pre-dates the Ellis Island immigration database.
    http://www.castlegarden.org
  7. State Library of Tasmania's heritage digital collection which includes transcriptions and images from other organisations such as the Tasmanian Family History Society.
    http://eheritage.statelibrary.tas.gov.au
    Tags: by family_history (31 Dec 2002)
  8. This website is produced by the Irish Times newspaper. Some information is free and some can be viewed on a pay-per-view basis. Free information includes a surname dictionary, surname histories, place name database taken from the '1851 General Alphabetical Index to the townlands and towns, parishes and baronies of Ireland' and passenger lists. There are also pages for each county and lots of links.
    http://www.irishtimes.com/ancestor
  9. This site has photographs and transcriptions of gravestones and war memorials in Monmouthshire and Glamorgan in South Wales. There are also some parish records, census records and trade directories. It also includes the 1873 Return of Owners of Land.
    http://www.cefnpennar.com/index.htm
  10. Very detailed website with information on British naval vessels from World War One onwards. Includes lists of casualties, ships' service histories, photographs and more.
    http://www.naval-history.net
  11. The 1911 census for England and Wales is available from this site. It is free to search and you need to buy credits to view the transcripts or images. Please note that the 1911 census is not yet available on Ancestry.
    http://www.1911census.co.uk
    Tags: , by family_history (31 Dec 2002)
  12. Website with 500 digitised Cheshire tithe maps showing 175,000 plots of land. The period covered is from the late 1830s to the early 1850s and you can search by name, parish or postcode.
    http://maps.cheshire.gov.uk/tithemaps
  13. Poverty maps of London 1886-1903.
    http://booth.lse.ac.uk
  14. Descriptions of market towns in England taken from 'The Penny Magazine' 1833-1848.
    http://www.oldtowns.co.uk/find_a_town.htm
    Tags: by family_history (31 Dec 2002)
  15. Searchable database of Buckinghamshire casualties from World War One with biographical details and photographs of war memorials, plaques, graves etc.
    http://fp.underw.f9.co.uk/bucksrems/index.htm
    Tags: by family_history (31 Dec 2002)
  16. Searchable database of digitised Australian newspapers. Not yet complete but worth checking regularly as it is being updated all the time. Coverage will eventually be 1803 to 1854.
    http://ndpbeta.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/home
  17. Transcriptions of baptisms, marriages and burials for a few Wiltshire parishes with more to come. Also included are census records and directories.
    http://homepage.ntlworld.com/david.brown6666/wiltsopc
    Tags: by family_history (31 Dec 2002)
  18. Official government site listing place names in Victoria.
    http://services.land.vic.gov.au/vicnames
  19. This site has an alphabetical list of over 92,000 passengers and crew. There are also lists of arrivals and departures arranged chronologically giving the name of ship with date and port of arrival or departure. Some shipping for New Zealand is also included.
    http://www.ozships.net/ozships
  20. The National Library of Australia website includes family history subject guides, Picture Australia (digitised photographs), Historic Australian Newspapers 1803-1954 and Libraries Australia (combined catalogue of Australian libraries).
    http://www.nla.gov.au
    Tags: by family_history (31 Dec 2002)

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