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Family History Resources

If you are new to Family History here a good place to start – Top 10 Genealogy Websites – Source: MakeUseOf

History at Home – A guide to Genealogy  Sent to me via Ashley of the Apple Creek Historical Society


Home Genealogy Guide for 2017

Ultimate Beginners Guide to Genealogy

Top 100 Genealogy Sites
Resources for Military Families
How to Travel to Find Your Roots
Genealogy and the Law
A Beginner’s Guide to Starting a Family Tree Online

Military Indexes

Ancestry ( Main Home Page

Ancestry Family Tree Creator

Ancestry ( – Kent records

Ancestry ( – Genealogy

48 Search Tips

St James the Great Church East Malling Records


Surnames: Family Search Tips and Surname Origins

Images of England – Images of England is a photographic record of every listed building in England.

Kent Genaelogical links

Kent Photo Archives – The Kent Photo Archive is run and maintained by a small group of volunteers interested in restoring and preserving old photographs of Kent and making them available for the public to view.

Heritage Family History

Family Search Blog

Family Tree Magazine – A how-to publication for those who want to discover, preserve and celebrate their roots.

The Armchair Genealogist

10 Genealogy Blogs worth reading

Royal Air Force Station Information – A culmination of years of interest and research in the history of the Royal Air Force and its forebears the Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Naval Air Service.

Olive Tree Geneaology was started to bring genealogists FREE genealogy records. Olive Tree Genealogy has more than 1,900 pages of free genealogy records to help you find your brick-wall ancestors and build your family tree.

A2A Access To Archives A2A database contains catalogues of archives held across England and dating from the 900s to the present day.

The British Library This is the home page of the British Library website

The National Archives The official archive of the UK government. FREE UK Family History Forums, Genealogy Forums & Ancestry Community, British Family History pages and genealogy discussion forums.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission Information on the burial places of Commonwealth soldiers, sailors and air crew.

Imperial War Museum Covers conflicts, especially those involving Britain and the Commonwealth, from the First World War to the present day.

GENUKI UK & Ireland Genealogy Large resource for UK and Irish genealogy, lists various guides, county by county links, bulletin boards, mailing lists and many other relevant articles and links.

Cyndi’s List of UK Genealogy Sites on the Internet is a categorized and cross-referenced list of links for genealogical research.

Family Search The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints provides an online search of the millions of names in its International Genealogical Index

FreeBMD  FreeBMD is an ongoing project, the aim of which is to transcribe the Civil Registration index of births, marriages and deaths for England

FreeCEN A great free resource. Free Cen is a UK online database project which transcribes the UK census and puts it on the internet.

FreeREG The FreeREG Project’s objective is to provide free Internet searches of baptism, marriage, and burial records, which have been transcribed from English parish records.

RootsWeb RootsWeb – the Internet’s oldest and largest FREE genealogical community. An award winning genealogical resource with searchable databases

Genealogy Links on Facebook from around the world  This will download a PDF to your commputer

Battle of Britain Historical Society  In the summer of 1940, 2,936 pilots took part in an historic battle against the German Luftwaffe that was to become the only battle to be fought entirely in the air, this battle has become known as;

The “Battle of Britain” and the pilots as “The Few”

Longley Publications  The website for books, Cd’s and accessories for the family historian

Family Memo   provides ideas, information and resources to help you record, share and preserve life moments and stories – inspiration to record all facets of life using all manner of recording.


Write your Life Story Now! By John Williams

Let Your Life Inspire Others – How many times have you sat around a table with family reminiscing about experiences you’ve shared in the past? This book by John Williams will show you how you can Write Your Life Story Now!

Pen and Sword books on Family History

‘Over fifty volumes are now available in Pen & Sword’s family history series ~ Each book offers an accessible introduction to the subject and detailed advice on the historical and genealogical sources family historians can use to find out about the lives and times of their ancestors.

The series is essential reading for newcomers who are beginning to explore this fascinating subject and a valuable resource for experienced researchers.’

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