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Last updated 28th Sept 2007




Births Marriages & Deaths from 1837:

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

2) Order certificate :  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.





1881   LDS site


1901    1901 census  Look for named individuals and all surnames in a location for free,but everything else you pay!



080204   1851 census for Bridgwater


On Line Parish Registers


290907                  Somerset parish registers.                                      Some Somerset parish registers.                                     Parish records on the Somerset section.

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


290907                              Ian Sages list of online parish registers

290907     Mostly marriage transcripts



              Search Links:                     ROOTSWEB WORLDCONNECT       Upload your GEDCOM to this huge site, and carry out searches to look for other people researching your names.       Bown cemetery in Compton County Quebec.     British Interest Group of Wisconsin and Illinois.   Free online access to 10million immigrants to the USA from 1830 to 1892    On line shop for various data on cd’s.        Domesday info for Somerset, but looks like its still under construction?    Maps of Somerset.    Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild      Lots of free info                            Free genealogy!     UK Genealogy site.     Boone/Bown dna testing project    Examples of translation.               Free search of records but pay to view.       HMC Historical Manuscripts Commission     Brothers Keeper Shareware programme, download link 9.5MB!                Ellis Island USA immigration records 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.        Lots of useful links.       Search Genealogy Sites on the Web


                  In Somerset:


Rootsweb  Somerset                                Excellent reference aid for all aspects of Somerset research  

Local Council Web Pages:                 Somerset County Council web page /               Sedgemoor           South Somerset           West Somerset                      Mendip    Somerset Records Office @ Taunton.       Somerset Library Service

              …………………………………..     MSN site      Somerset & Dorset Family History Society

              ………………………………… SOM



             Other Counties:       Rootsweb for DEVON                       Rootsweb for DORSET


                   Other Family History Links.         The A2A database contains catalogues of archives held across England and dating from the 900s to the present day.    web search tool        cemetery records.   LDS     The church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day saints.  Index

Rootsweb surname search                                            The Society of Genealogists.      Genlink  UK     Historical Manuscripts    Compuserve forum.     

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