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  1. This wiki is hosted by the National Archives in the UK and contains user-contributed articles relating to material held at the National Archives at Kew.
    http://yourarchives.nationalarchives.gov.uk/index.php?title=Home_page
    Tags: by family_history (31 Aug 2009)
  2. Historic film footage of Yorkshire available online.
    http://yorkshirefilmarchive.com
    Tags: by family_history (04 Feb 2014)
  3. Transcriptions of thousands of births, marriages and deaths in Yorkshire taken from the local register office indexes. Part of the UKBMD Project.
    http://www.yorkshirebmd.info
    Tags: by family_history (31 Dec 2002)
  4. This site has transcriptions of engagements and marriages, births, deaths, probates and memoriams published in the Yass Courier.
    http://members.webone.com.au/~sgrieves/yass_courier.htm
  5. Contains the names of about three million Jews who died in the Holocaust. Information was submitted by surviving family members and can include quite a lot of detail. There is also a smaller survivors' database.
    http://www.yadvashem.org
    Tags: , , by family_history (31 Dec 2002)
  6. McMaster University website has World War I trench maps and aerial photographs of France and Belgium available online.
    http://library.mcmaster.ca/maps/ww1/home
    Tags: by family_history (23 Nov 2015)
  7. Photographs and biographical information on soldiers killed during the First World War.
    http://www.gravesecrets.net/wwi-pictorial-honour-rolls.html
  8. Photographs and biographical information on soldiers who were killed during the First World War. There are also honour rolls for the other states.
    http://wa.ww1anzac.com
  9. Information on over 100,000 shipwrecks with background history on the owners and ship builders.
    http://www.wrecksite.eu
    Tags: by family_history (07 Feb 2012)
  10. An international family history gateway with lots of information on resources available for particular countries and regions, mailing lists and much more.
    http://www.worldgenweb.org
  11. Huge searchable database of publicly submitted family trees which contains over 480 million names.
    http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com
  12. Database of about one million Australians who served in the defence forces and the merchant navy during World War Two.
    http://www.ww2roll.gov.au
  13. Background information on WW2. Countries involved, people, equipment, battles. Thousands of photographs.
    http://ww2db.com/index.php
    Tags: by family_history (28 Mar 2010)
  14. This site has lots of useful background information on World War One. It includes posters, photographs, maps, a timeline, a forum and more.
    http://worldwar1.com
    Tags: by family_history (14 Jun 2012)
  15. This site has over 38,000 photographs of soldiers, sailors and nurses who served in World War One. Biographical details are also included.
    http://www.ww1anzac.com
  16. Find out where your family name is now concentrated. Twenty-six countries included.
    http://www.publicprofiler.org/worldnames
    Tags: by family_history (31 Dec 2002)
  17. Lists brides from all over the world submitted from family trees. Use with caution as a guide only.
    http://brideindex.info
    Tags: by family_history (31 Dec 2002)
  18. This database is a digitised version of the main suffrage petition submitted to Parliament in 1893. The 'more' link goes to a page where extra information can be added. Members of the public are encouraged to submit further information via community contributions or contacting NZ History Online. Each sheet number reference links to a digital copy of the original sheet
    https://nzhistory.govt.nz/politics/womens-suffrage/petition
  19. A downloadable database of nuns in Australia 1838 to 1918.
    http://web.stbedes.catholic.edu.au/Other/nuns
  20. Wisconsin Historical Society website has oral histories, images, a genealogy index and more. Select Research to see the databases available.
    http://www.wisconsinhistory.org
    Tags: by family_history (09 May 2010)

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