Links

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/familyhistory - Guides and tips for family history

www.british-genealogy.com - Guide to sources

www.cyndislist.com - Large database of worldwide genealogical links

www.genuki.org.uk - Site covering all UK counties with many useful links

www.groireland.ie - How to order Republic of Ireland certificates

www.groni.gov.uk/index.htm - How to order Northern Ireland certificates

www.gro-scotland.gov.uk - How to order Scottish certificates

www.movinghere.org.uk - Sources for researching migration

www.rootsweb.com - Large site with millions of genealogical links

www.sog.org.uk - Society of Genealogists webpage, containing links and sources

www.one-name.org - Site for those researching the history of just one surname

www.ancestry.co.uk - Provides access to a huge amount of family history sources, including census returns and birth, marriage and death indices. Available to view for free in Barnsley libraries

www.findmypast.co.uk - Provides access to a huge amount of family history sources, including census returns and birth, marriage and death indices

www.cwgc.org - Includes the Debt of Honour register, a searchable database listing the 1.7 million members of Commonwealth forces who died during the world wars

www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documentsonline/ - The National Archives' portal to their online collections, including wills, medal rolls and military papers

www.onlineparishclerks.org.uk - Includes transcripts for parish registers from a number of English counties. Free to view

www.thegenealogist.co.uk - Provides access to a huge number of family history sources, including census returns and birth, marriage and death indices

www.familysearch.org - Website of the mormon church. Contains a searchable database of parish registers, as well as an increasing number of parish register images, and numerous other resources

www.freebmd.org.uk - Project to transcribe the birth, marriage and death indices of England and Wales for the period 1837-1983. The period 1837-1950 in now substantially completed

http://freereg.rootsweb.com - Project to transcribe and make available English parish registers

www.gazettes-online.co.uk - The London, Edinburgh and Belfast Gazettes online

www.historicaldirectories.org - Fully searchable database of English and Welsh trade directories from the 18th to 20th centuries

www.old-maps.co.uk - Online historical maps

www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk - Huge online archive. Provides access to parish registers, civil registration and census returns for Scotland

www.yorkshirebmd.org.uk - Project to make the the county's civil registration indices fully available and searchable online

www.ukbmd.org.uk - Provides links to sites that offer online transcriptions of civil registration indices

www.york.ac.uk/inst/bihr/ - Website of the Borthwick Institute at York. They hold probate records for the Diocese of York, as well as parish records and marriage bonds.

www.mod.uk/aboutus/military/records/army.htm - Useful site for tracing British military service records

www.nationalarchives.gov.uk - National archives of England and Wales

www.nas.gov.uk - The National Archives of Scotland

www.nationalarchives.ie - The National Archives of the Republic of Ireland

www.britishrecordsociety.org/ - The British Record Society

www.barnsleyfhs.co.uk/ - Barnsley Family History Society

www.sheffieldfhs.org.uk - Sheffield and District Family History Society

www.rotherhamfhs.co.uk/ - Rotherham Family History Society

www.doncasterfhs.co.uk - Doncaster and District Family History Society

www.eyfhs.org.uk - East Yorkshire Family History Society

www.ffhs.org.uk - Federation of Family History Societies (England and Wales)

www.hdfhs.org.uk - Huddersfield and District Family History Society

www.safhs.org.uk - Scottish Association of Family History Societies

www.hadfhs.co.uk/ - Harrogate and District Family History Society

www.britainfromabove.org.uk/ - An online archive of aerial photographs of Britain, produced by English Heritage

www.baptisthistory.org.uk - The Baptist Historical Society

www.catholic-history.org.uk/cfhs/index.htm - Catholic Family History Society

www.jgsgb.org.uk - Jewish Genealogical Society

www.qfhs.co.uk - Quaker Family History Scoeity

http://www.library.manchester.ac.uk/searchresources/ - John Rylands University Library in Manchester, home to the methodist archive

www.nationaltrustnames.org.uk - Details on tracing the geographical spread of a surname

www.workhouses.org.uk - Site dedicated to the history of workhouses, including a great deal of information about individual workhouses

www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk - National Fairground Archive, held by Sheffield University

http://www.oralhistory.org.uk/ - Oral History Society

www.oldbaileyonline.org - Access to the Old Bailey central criminal court records

www.bl.uk - Searchable catalogue of the British Library's holdings

www.cmhrc.co.uk/site/home/index.html - The National Database of Mining Deaths and Injuries

www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk - Useful site for all types of historical research

www.ancestor-search.info - Provides links to genealogical resources

www.commanet.org - Community media archive with full search of archives from Grimethorpe and other places

http://barnsleycivictrust.org.uk/ - Barnsley Civic Trust

http://www.doncaster.gov.uk/leisure_and_culture/libraries/archives_local_studies Doncaster Archives

http://friendsofbarnsleycemetery.webs.com/ - Friends of Barnsley Cemetery

http://www.lowe-stand.org.uk/ - Hoyland Lowe Stand Trust

http://members.shaw.ca/HWM_site/ - Hoyland War Memorial site

http://www.hunterarchaeologicalsociety.org.uk/ - Hunter Archaeological Society

http://www.jameshudsontaylor.org.uk/ - James Hudson Taylor Group 

http://www.rotherham.gov.uk/info/448/records_and_archives-information_and_advice - Rotherham Archives and Local Studies

https://www.sheffield.gov.uk/libraries/archives-and-local-studies- Sheffield Archives and Local Studies

http://www.topforge.co.uk/SYIHS.html - South Yorkshire Industrial History Society 

http://www.archives.wyjs.org.uk/ - West Yorkshire Archive Service

http://www.worsbroughlhs.org/ - Worsbrough Local History Society 

http://www.yas.org.uk/ - Yorkshire Archaeological Society