Family History - Research Links - 1

Family History - Research Links - 1

        The first set of links are the ones that I found particularly useful when I was beginning my Family History 
        research - many were recommended by fellow lacemakers on the Lace-Chat List!

"Brother's Keeper" - the database I use for storing all my Family History research - and have used since 1999 when I started all this.

GENUKI - UK & Ireland Genealogy - THE research source guide, county by county, for the UK and Ireland.

GENUKI-Cambridgeshire pages -

The Emery Paper - A-Z of British Genealogical Research.

British Isles GenWeb Project -

GenWeb-Cambridgeshire pages -

English Fens Mailing List :- Email [for List Mode] Email [for Digest Mode] with the word "subscribe" in the body of the message.

Cambridgeshire Family History Society -

Cambridgeshire History Portal -

Cambridgeshire Look-up Exchange -

The Fenland Family History Society -


Wisbech & The Fenlands - Wisbech research and transciption site; home of "The Wisbech Index".

The Fenland Museum in Wisbech - home to a large collection of original Parish Registers from Fenland parishes on the Cambs/Norfolk border.

Christchurch - now has it's own web site!

Ely Cathedral - "The Ship of the Fens" or even "The Queen of the Fens".

Church Trails - A series of "trails" linking 5-6 churches in Fenland & West Norfolk.
(Church Trails 2 - Tailors & Tank Engines - features the churches of Emneth, Elm, Outwell, Upwell, Christchurch & Welney.)

CAMDEX - the Cambridgeshire Registrar's Index

FreeCEN/Cambs - the Cambridgeshire UK 1891 Online Census Project. The web page has a list of Parishes allocated.

Other Online Cambridgeshire Census links - from Online Census Records

East Cambridgeshire On-Line News -

The Wisbech Standard - local newspaper for the Wisbech area.

Cambridgeshire genealogy links

Cambridgeshire Links on Cyndi's List.


Welney - village website

GENUKI - Norfolk - pages about genealogical resources in Norfolk.

GenWeb - Norfolk

Norfolk Family History Society -

Norfolk Transcription Archive - Geoff Lowe & Andrew Rivett's Research site.

Paddy Apling's Norfolk site - Village descriptions, transcriptions, etc.

Norfolk Record Office -

Norfolk Pubs -

Norfolk Surnames List - over 11,000 surnames being researched in the county of Norfolk

Why not also visit my Lace Links Page Home Page & Site Index Contact Details if you think you have any information that will help me with my research and these webpages
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This page created 17 June 2001 & amended/updated 17:40 12/11/2017