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  1. Lots of resources for researching in Limerick. Digitised indexes, family histories (1769-1925), directories etc.
    http://www.limerickcity.ie/Library/LocalStudies
    Tags: by family_history (18 Mar 2015)
  2. Cork City Council Genealogy pages. Online indexes relating to Cork including one to O'Kief, Coshe Mang - Cork material. Online directories (see under tab: places), electoral districts, etc.
    http://www.corkpastandpresent.ie/genealogy
  3. Family history information and advice from Waterford County Council. Links to cemetery and other indexes.
    http://www.waterfordcouncil.ie/en/Resident/Research,Family,History
    Tags: by family_history (18 Mar 2015)
  4. Various lists and indexes, cemetery records, List of Freemen of Cork City 1710-1841, Aldwell's Directory of Cork City 1845, etc.
    http://www.corkarchives.ie/collections/onlinedigitalarchive
  5. On the 29 March 1849 Mount Saint Lawrence Cemetery was opened on an 18 acres site on Mulgrave Street to alleviate the overcrowded city graveyards. From 1849 until 1979 the cemetery was run by the Catholic Church and in 1979 it was taken over by Limerick City Council. Mount Saint Lawrence Cemetery was the primary place of burial in Limerick for all strata of society, from the wealthy to those who died in the Lunatic Asylum and Workhouses.
    Burial Records date from March, 1855 and the Burial Register records that over 70,000 individuals have been interred in Mount Saint Lawrence, up to 2009.
    http://mountsaintlawrence.limerick.ie
  6. An ongoing endeavour to make the registers of baptism, marriage and burial from Church of Ireland parishes available in a digital format. The online version is hosted by the Representative Church Body Library, which will periodically introduce new transcripts of parish registers.
    At time of writing this project is still very new but Delgany (Glendalough)Co. Wicklow is available along with Newtownbarry, Co. Wexford. Check the index volume in order to find individuals in the registers.
    http://ireland.anglican.org/about/151
  7. Early Irish birth and marriage indexes. Irish Genealogist (journal) index. Searching is free but full information is available only to members.
    http://www.irishancestors.ie
  8. Pay-for-use site. However, after registering you are able to do searches for free.
    The Irish Family History Foundation has been the coordinating body for a network of county genealogy centres on the island of Ireland for over twenty five years. The genealogy centres’ databases include parish church records of baptisms, marriages and deaths, census returns and gravestone inscriptions. Millions of these records are searchable online.
    http://rootsireland.ie
  9. Use this site for searching indexes and ordering certificates for Northern Ireland.
    http://www.nidirect.gov.uk/general-register-office-for-northern-ireland
  10. Photograph gallery and WWI index with background and some biographical information. The main towns are: Strood, Rochester, Chatham, Gillingham, and Rainham. Medway is in the County of Kent.
    http://www.foma-lsc.org/foma/new/index.html
  11. Theme-based histories and online catalogues of Surrey History Centre. There are searchable indexes.
    http://www.exploringsurreyspast.org.uk
    Tags: by family_history (03 Mar 2015)
  12. A gallery of approximately 500 photographs of ships which brought emigrants and convicts to Australia and New Zealand from the 1840s to the 1890s.
    http://www.findboatpics.net
  13. Has a page detailing available church records and some useful links. Research assistance is available for a fee.
    http://www.esfh.org.uk
    Tags: by family_history (09 Feb 2015)
  14. The geographical area covered by this site is the rural area of Eastern Essex sandwiched between the Towns of Chelmsford, Maldon, Wickford and the coast. There are over 130 pages on this site containing details of thousands of people and the background to their lives.
    http://www.essex-family-history.co.uk
    Tags: by family_history (09 Feb 2015)
  15. Pay for use site. Approved pension applications of widows and other dependents of Civil War veterans who served between 1861 and 1910. Ultimately, the Civil War Widows' Pensions project will digitise, index, and make available approximately 1,280,000 Civil War and later widows’ files. Many of the widows and families are from Europe - some still living there.
    http://www.fold3.com/page/3496_civil_war_widows_pension_applications
  16. Archives 1914-1918: during the First World War, 10 million people, servicemen or civilians, were captured and sent to detention camps.
    The belligerent countries involved provided lists of prisoners to the ICRC, wich created an index card for each prisoner and detainee. Now, you can search through all 5 million of them.
    http://grandeguerre.icrc.org
  17. Explore millions of items from a range of Europe's leading galleries, libraries, archives and museums. Books and manuscripts, photos and paintings, television and film, sculpture and crafts, diaries and maps, sheet music and recordings, they’re all here. No need to travel the continent, either physically or virtually!
    http://www.europeana.eu
  18. Bristol Radical History Group are an organisation of local people from Bristol. As well as organising talks and events they publish a range of historical pamphlets and host an archive on this website. Their latest project is the Eastville Workhouse Burial Data - listing the names of people who died in Eastville Workhouse and were buried in unmarked graves in Rosemary Green.
    http://www.brh.org.uk/site
  19. Lighthouses of Australia Inc. is a non-profit organisation which aims to create a higher profile for Australian lighthouses within Australia and overseas, and thereby preserve, protect and promote their place within our history.
    The site includes a comprehensive list of lighthouses in each state, with relevant photos, technical data, history, access details along with links to other lighthouse organisations, museums, resources and other information.
    http://www.lighthouses.org.au/lights/index.asp
    Tags: by family_history (13 Jan 2015)
  20. Picture South Perth is an online collection of historic images dating back to the 1870s that showcases the people, places and events that have shaped the City of South Perth.
    It contains images from the City of South Perth's Local History Collection which have been scanned and catalogued by dedicated library staff.
    http://picture.southperth.wa.gov.au/cdm

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