This handy list of the main genealogy websites will help you get started in researching your ancestors. Each site can provide you with lots of information about your research and ways to progress your family tree.

For links to lots of other genealogical sites

For family history societies

To search for ancestors and share your successes

For birth, marriage and death records and certificates

For census records

For further information on resources both on and offline

For professional research in the UK and overseas