Here are some of the links mentioned in our UK SIG meetings
ancestry.co.uk – Subscription – UK version of ancestry.com.
The content is the same as the UK databases in World Elite ancestry.com. You do not need both.
ffhs.org.uk – Free – Site of the Federation of Family History Societies: List of family history societies in England and Wales and more.
findmypast.co.uk – Paid site, pay/view – Mega-site with census and BMD records.
Take special notice of the emigration lists.
genuki.org.uk – Free – Genealogy of the United Kingdom and Ireland, a combination genealogy handbook and web directory.
Provides links arranged geographically and education for UKI newbies. Also has a gazetteer, parish finder and list of family history societies.
safhs.org.uk – Free – Site of the Scottish Association of Family History Societies.
Lists the family history societies in Scotland and more.
nationalarchives.gov.uk/ – Free – Website of the UK National Archives, social history, occupation records, military records.
scotlandspeople.gov.uk – Pay/view – Public/private partnership with BMD registers, census records, valuations, wills and coats of arms.
sog.org.uk – Free – Site of the Society of Genealogists, London.
Also, maintains largest gen library in UK.
thegenealogist.co.uk – Subscription – Site lists databases it has available.
ukbmd.org.uk – Free – Is a directory with links to online transcriptions of birth, marriage, and death records.
The following sites are free and contain results of ongoing volunteer transcription projects:
freebmd.org.uk - Post-1837 birth, marriage and death indexes, now on ancestry.com
freecen.org - Census data
freereg.org.uk - Parish register transcriptions