Websites

Lancashire Genealogy & Social History Resources

A large proportion on my maternal family came from the historic county of Lancashire. Over the years of research I’ve found many online resources that have been very useful.

1939 Register On Ancestry

The 1939 Register recently became available on Ancestry. Whilst this is great news for subscribers who don’t have a Find My Past subscription, I’ve found that it’s not as easy to use as it is on Find My Past. Many of the Register’s entries only list a surname for the first person in each household. …

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Genealogy Websites

There are a great number of genealogy websites out there. Some offer worldwide coverage, from birth marriage and deaths through census data to passenger lists and newspaper archives. Others focus on one subject or one region, with some focusing on a single town. Many are free and some are either subscription or pay as you …

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