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LOOKING FOR HELPFUL WEBSITES FOR YOUR RESEARCH?

Check out the many websites recommended by BCGS members, sorted here by topic. These are updated from time to time. Please comment on your own favourites and these will be added to the lists.  While this is not meant as a comprehensive list of genealogy and family history links, these are links our members have found very useful.

BCGS MEMBERS’ WEBSITES

TOPICS

BRITISH HOME CHILDREN; BRITISH CHILD MIGRANTS

BACKUP YOUR GENEALOGY! AND CLOUD STORAGE

CHARTS AND FORMS FOR GENEALOGY

HANDY GENEALOGY AIDS AND TOOLS

INTERNET SEARCH ENGINES

GENEALOGY MYTHS, FRAUDS, SPOOFS AND SCAMS

LOYALISTS

MAPPING SOFTWARE

MEDIEVAL

MILITARY (worldwide links; see also individual countries)

OCCUPATIONS

REUNIONS

COUNTRIES / GEOGRAPHIC AREAS – always check for free place-specific tutorials and records/images/indexes at FamilySearch.org  Also at the larger commercial websites, like Ancestry.com and World Vital Records. (Commercial sites may be available to you free at a local library or a FamilySearch Family History Center.)

AUSTRALIA

UNITED KINGDOM of GREAT BRITAIN and NORTHERN IRELAND - general websites (See also Ireland)

CANADA

Canada’s Provincial Archives – A BCGS Web Guide – pdf download.

Friends of Archives in Canada – A BCGS Web Guide – pdf download.

EUROPE – general links (see also individual countries)

EASTERN EUROPE – general links

CHANNEL ISLANDS - Jersey and the Bailiwick of Guernsey

CROATIA

CZECH REPUBLIC

FRANCE

HOLLAND – see NETHERLANDS

INDIA and SOUTH ASIA

ISRAEL

ITALY

IRELAND (See also Great Britain and Ireland above)

ISLE OF MAN

JAMAICA

KOREA

MALTA

MEXICO

NETHERLANDS (Holland)

NEW ZEALAND

PORTUGAL (with links for researching Portuguese outside of Portugal)

SCANDINAVIAN / NORDIC COUNTRIES, See the BCGS Scandinavian Special Interest Group webpage.

SOUTH AFRICA

SWITZERLAND

UNITED STATES

VOLHYNIA

OTHER LINKS

GENEALOGY PUBLICATIONS

GENEALOGY FOR CHILDREN AND TEENS

GENEALOGICAL FICTION

We are adding new links and information to this website constantly. Please let the BCGS Webmaster know about new and interesting sites. Click this link, if you are looking for the old BCGS site’s BCGS Genealogical and Historical Websites links page.

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