Useful Family History Links

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A great place for anyone to start their family tree research

BBC Family History (
The BBC website that accompanies the popular Who Do You Think You Are show, gives some good information for getting started with your family history

BeltonMe (
Family history of the Belton, Salthouse and Hartigan families

Celtic Cousins (
Some useful help to get you started, is similar to

Direct Gov (
Uk Government website for registering Births, Marriages and Deaths. You can also order some copies of certificates from here.
An online store that specialises in a range of Family Crest goods.

Family Search (
A great site for people researching ancestors in both Iowa and Ireland, Joynt families which emigrated to America are a particularly
strong point.

Find My Past (
Access to a variety of family history records including the England and Wales 1911 census.

Free BMD (
A great free place to start looking for all your Births, Marriages and Deaths

Genes Reunited (
A great way to get in touch with people researching different parts of your own family tree

Historic Newspapers (
Find out what was breaking news when your grandparents were born or even the day you were born

Lancashire BMD (
Births, marriages and deaths for the Lancashire area

London Gazette Newspaper (
Free access to newspaper archives for the London Gazette

National Archives of the UK (
A vast collection of records on both family and military history

National Archives of Ireland (
Holds a wide variety of records relevant to Irish history/genealogy

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