Below are listed some of the sites I have found useful in my

 Genealogy searches.

Links are only checked infrequently and may become unavailable over time

updates are always welcome.


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Rawls/Barnes sites           
Don & Judy Rawls      This sites Home page!       My email Address.
Rawles Ancestors        A listing of the Rawles from Bere Regis, Dorset. Also see my Rawls of Dorset pages.
The Ralls – Rawls DNA project     Home page for the results giving the groups found so far.

Ralls  U.S.      Another site dedicated to all spellings of the name with researcher links to even more.

Ralls/Rawls/Rolls etc.   A good discussion on the various spellings and usage of the name.

Rawls Forum    A Forum devoted to Rawls Inquires, mostly within the U.S.

Ron Rawls Genealogy Site attempts to list all the Rawls/Rawles/Ralls familys in the US and their roots.

Bobby Rawls  One of the largest Rawls sites with many families in the database mostly from the United States. Also links to other Rawls researchers and sites

Brief Rawls History     Just one of many personal sites with mention of  English Ancestors.

Thomas Hot Stamping     Some history of a family business still making “Tennis Tags” in Canada


Gole/Wilkie/Shoemaker/Letson sites
Shchuhmaker / Shoemaker Family Tree  A large site with many names of interest to those with Mennonite relatives.
Scott Earnest's Ancestors and Their Descendents   A very large database with much of the same information and more.
Sauder Genealogy   Available at  Conrad Grebel University Waterloo along with many other Waterloo area Genealogy’s.
Ezra Eby Revived   A very large database with information from his 1896 book about Waterloo with many additions.
Ontario & Canada sites
1871 Heads & Strays  An index to the 1871 Canadian Census.
1901 Census for Canada on line. Contains viewable pictures of census books, not searchable except by district & area.
1911 Census for Canada  same as above, click archives for other databases.
Ontario Cemetery Finding Aid      Searchable database of personal names and locations of burial (no dates)
Ontario Old Maps       Wonderful collection of downloadable digital maps from the 1800 County atlas collection.

Waterloo & Wellington County

1851 Waterloo Township Census  A transcript of part of the 1851 census in PDF format.
Waterloo County LDS film details of what film hold what sub district etc.
Waterloo Branch of Ontario Genealogy Soceity   Home site of above, Many good links.
Wellington County GenWeb     More local and world wide links, family data bases. (includes Lasby family)

Bruce & Grey County

Grey County Directory (1885)  A transcript of the Gazetteer of 1885, giving much detail about the early settlers etc.

Grey County Gen Web  Mostly links to other sites of interest including family web sites.
Devon, Dorset, & England  sites
The Dorset Page A good place to start, many links to Church and Parrish records
Devon Newspapers  Extracts from many Devon, Dorset & Somerset Newspapers in the 1800s.
Dorset Parish Transcriptions   A no charge Listing of  Birth, Deaths and Marriages (still under construction.)
Online Parish Clerks  Free BMD, Census and other records for Dorset, England. Links to other Counties and free listings.
A relatively new project, but expanding rapidly, my personal thanks to all the volunteer transcribers and webmasters.
1901 Census for England on line. Allows basic person search free, charge for more details (use all spellings to search)
                                  Now includes all the British Census listings and all the British BMD indexes (payment required)

GB Obit Search Search newspapers across Great Britain for obits by name or area
Old Maps UK  A viewable collection of old maps of  Great Britain including c1890 Ordnance maps of Dorset and Pembroke.


More Dorset Maps     More old maps online from the 1500s to 1900s, big files but worth the wait.
Gosport Pictures   Includes pictures of Little Anglesey Road and Alverstoke Creek my Grandparents home.
Gosport Schools   Includes pictures of Stone Lane School, my first school.
Gosport info     Yet more about Gosport, Hampshire and more photos.
Gosport Museum   Includes pages on the old areas of Gosport and Alverstoke, Hampshire.
Pembroke Dock, Pembroke, Wales sites
Pembroke Dock History    Part of the Pembroke Dock Community web site with much information on the town and people.
Genuki-Pembroke  A site dedicated to Wales and welsh links, Details of places and links to many ancestral records etc.
BobSanders/Pdock/index.html  Information about Pembroke Dock Shipbuilding etc.
BobSanders/MARLINKS.html  Home site, links about Naval History, unfortunately heavily infested with banner ads.
History of Pembroke Dockyard   A really good history of the dockyard written by a former Commander.
Genealogy sites, Census listings.
FamilySearch Internet Genealogy Service   L.D.S.  Genealogy site, includes large database of births, deaths and marriages

that will not normally come up on your search engine as well as one of the BEST FREE GENEALOGY Family Tree Software
programs. Now has 1881 census listings for Canada, U.S. & U.K.  Also Film of early census and other public records.
Gedcom Viewer   One place to get GEDV102 a free download will allow you to browse GEDCOM files the “standard way of exchanging files between various Family Tree Programs. Easy to use but does not allow changes to the files, viewer only.
Census Searching a wonderful collection of search engines for searching Census, immigrants, and other related databases.
Census Finder  One of the best list of links to census and similar information for Great Britain, Ireland, Canada and the U.S. Home Page  Most of you have been here! Check out the forums for other researchers of the same family.

Roots Web World Connect   Thousands of family trees searchable by name, place date etc.
GenForum - Home  Another of the many Genealogy sites.

U.S. Obit Search Search by state and newspaper, No general name search. Also has a selection of free Family tree forms.
More links  Links to various free and open databases containing BMD, Census and Parish records.
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