British Family History

A Guide to Getting Started in Genealogy

Research Sites & Guides

When you need to research your family history, either online or by other means, it is always useful to have a guide to some of the most popular websites that can help you. Included here is a guide to three of the most popular genealogy websites on the internet.

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A Guide to The Genealogist A Guide to S&N Genealogy Supplies A Guide to RootsUK

A Guide to S&N Genealogy Supplies

S&N Genealogy is the largest UK genealogy publisher and retailer, with over a decade of experience serving the needs of computer-based family historians. Their website, S&N Genealogy Supplies, sells all of their products including software, census sets, books, DVDs, etc.

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A Guide to The Genealogist

Search Online Census, Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Record Indexes and Directories with TheGenealogist. The website has been voted as the best BMD site and has a high degree of accuracy, and customers say that the customer service is outstanding.

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A Guide to RootsUK

Roots UK offers you the ability to search through multiple databases with one click, so you can find and access likely entries quickly. They have the electoral roll for London in 2005; birth, marriage and death index records from 1837-2005; and complete census transcripts with images from 1841-1901.

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A Guide to The Genealogist A Guide to S&N Genealogy Supplies A Guide to RootsUK