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Searching online records to obtain a certificate

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Last updated 28th Sept 2007

 

 

HOW TO SEARCH ONLINE  RECORDS TO OBTAIN A CERTIFICATE

Births Marriages & Deaths from 1837:

1) Find your event:    http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/   Look up Births, Marriages or Deaths for free. Note year, quarterly period, district, Volume & page.

2) Order certificate :  http://www.gro.gov.uk/gro/content/certificates/  Order a Birth, Marriage or death certificate online for £7.00 quoting type(BM or D) name/s, year, quarterly period ( Dec, Mar, Jun, Sept), District, Volume & page found on Free BMD.

 

Census: Search for yourself Online.

1841 http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/census/ 

1851 http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/census/

1861 http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/census/

1871 http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/census/

1881  http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp?PAGE=census/search_census.asp   LDS site

1891 http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/census/

1901  http://www.1901census.nationalarchives.gov.uk/    1901 census  Look for named individuals and all surnames in a location for free,but everything else you pay!

 

 

080204 http://www.bridgwateruk.com/Census/1851%20Census%20Bridgwater.htm   1851 census for Bridgwater

 

On Line Parish Registers

 

290907http://www.pbenyon1.plus.com/PR_Index.html                  Somerset parish registers.

 

http://www.parishregisters.co.uk/                                      Some Somerset parish registers.

http://www.genealogyhelp.co.uk/                                     Parish records on the Somerset section.

                                                                                       (Online Birth & Death cert ordering service on this web site)

 

290907http://myweb.tiscali.co.uk/ian.sage/                              Ian Sages list of online parish registers

290907http://www.westcountrygenealogy.com/somerset/     Mostly marriage transcripts

 

 

              Search Links:

 

 

 http://wc.rootsweb.com/                     ROOTSWEB WORLDCONNECT       Upload your GEDCOM to this huge site, and carry out searches to look for other people researching your names. 

http://www.interment.net/data/canada/qc/compton/bown/index.htm       Bown cemetery in Compton County Quebec.

http://rootsweb.com/~wiilbig/     British Interest Group of Wisconsin and Illinois.

 http://www.castlegarden.org/   Free online access to 10million immigrants to the USA from 1830 to 1892

 http://www.parishchest.com/index.html?target=dept_333.html&lang=en-gb    On line shop for various data on cd’s.

 

http://www.bowncrossing.com/index.cfm    

http://www.domesdaybook.co.uk/somerset.html        Domesday info for Somerset, but looks like its still under construction?

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~genmaps/genfiles/COU_Pages/ENG_pages/som.htm    Maps of Somerset.

 http://www.immigrantships.net/    Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild

http://olivetreegenealogy.com/index.shtml      Lots of free info

http://www.accessgenealogy.com/                            Free genealogy!

http://www.uk-genealogy.org.uk/england/Somerset/index.html     UK Genealogy site.

http://members.tripod.com/dellariola/     Boone/Bown dna testing project

 http://www.somersetonly.co.uk/towns.html     

http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/special/oldenglish/oldenglish.htm    Examples of translation.

 

http://www.nationalarchivist.com/               Free search of records but pay to view.

http://genealogyregister.com/  

http://www2.hmc.gov.uk/nra/place_simple.htm       HMC Historical Manuscripts Commission

http://www.onegreatfamily.com/  

http://www.bkwin.org/version6.htm     Brothers Keeper Shareware programme, download link 9.5MB!

http://www.ellisislandrecords.org                Ellis Island USA immigration records

http://www.ancestralfindings.com/    

http://www.yourmemories.co.uk/       YourMemories.co.uk is a free-to-use website enabling folk to look back at other people's fond               

                                                        memories of their younger days. Also includes a link to Francis  Friths photos.

http://www.genhomepage.com/        Lots of useful links.

http://www.genealogyportal.com/       Search Genealogy Sites on the Web

  

                  In Somerset:

 

Rootsweb  Somerset                                Excellent reference aid for all aspects of Somerset research

http://www.bridgwatertown.com/  

http://www.bridgwateruk.com/  

http://www.bridgwater.net/  

Local Council Web Pages:

http://www.somerset.gov.uk/                 Somerset County Council web page

http://www.sedgemoor.gov.uk /               Sedgemoor

http://www.southsomerset.gov.uk/           South Somerset

http://www.west.somerset.gov.uk/           West Somerset

http://www.mendip.gov.uk/                      Mendip

http://www.somerset.gov.uk/archives/    Somerset Records Office @ Taunton.

http://www.foursite.somerset.gov.uk       Somerset Library Service

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http://communities.msn.co.uk/EnglishGenealogy     MSN site

 

http://www.sdfhs.org      Somerset & Dorset Family History Society

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http://www.somersetgateway.com/places/default.htm 

 Genuki.org SOM

                                         

 

             Other Counties:

http://www.rootsweb.com/~engdev/index.html       Rootsweb for DEVON

 

 

http://www.rootsweb.com/~engdor/                       Rootsweb for DORSET

 

                   Other Family History Links.

http://www.a2a.pro.gov.uk/         The A2A database contains catalogues of archives held across England and dating from the 900s to the present day.

http://www.cyndislist.com/england.htm    

http://www.gendoor.com/    web search tool

http://www.interment.net/        cemetery records.

http://www.familyrecords.gov.uk/   

Familysearch.org   LDS     The church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day saints.  

Rootsweb.com  Index

Rootsweb surname search

http://www.geneanet.org/  

http://gengateway.com/    http://www.ancestry.com   Ancestry.com  Gendex.com      PRO.gov.uk        

http://www.sog.org.uk/                                            The Society of Genealogists.

http://www.genlink.btinternet.co.uk/      Genlink  UK

http://www.hmc.gov.uk/mdr/mdr.htm     Historical Manuscripts

http://www.rootsforum.com    Compuserve forum.     

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DIRECTORIES.

http://www.infospace.com/intldb/intl-uk.htm l   UK tel directory

http://www.uk-telephone-directory.co.uk/   

http://www.192.com/register.cfm   On line electoral role search

http://www.bt.com/directory-enquiries/dq_home.jsp    

ancestry.com directory                 http://www.yell.co.uk/     http://www.freepages.co.uk/       http://www.nova.edu/Inter-Links/phone.html     http://people.yahoo.com/     

http://www.iaf.net/