Archives of Belarus

Canadian Genealogy Centre

Collecting Chicago’s Forgotten Black History
A Chicago Tribune article


        British National Archives
     The National Archives is home to millions of documents, files and images that cover 1,000 years of history.

        Ordering birth. marriage and death certificates

        Deceased Online
        Central database for UK burials and cremations

        London Metropolitan Archives

Federation of Eastern European Family History Societies
       Resource site for ancestry in any of the countries between the Alps and the Urals, between the Baltic and the Black Seas (Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Belarus, Russia, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia).

Form for requesting copies of documents from Family History Center

How to type accents in other languages    Keyboard codes for typing foreign vowels

    On a Mac use the Option key instead of Alt.


1901 & 1911 Ireland Census
    1901 is earliest surviving census.

 From Ireland - Great Genealogy Databases

       Ireland Health Service - Order Birth, Marriage, Death Certificates

Irish Genealogy Toolkit

Irish Passenger List Research Guide

       Limerick City and County   --   Look for online record search

Looking 4 Kin Genealogy & Family History Network & Chat
Helping hands helping one another with our family history & genealogy research.
Great resource for Irish archives and databases

National Archives of Ireland

Northern Ireland Searches

Roots Ireland - Family Records Database


 Griffith's Valuation 1848-1864
  Ireland's Valuation office conducted its first survey of property ownership in Ireland from 1848 to 1864. Griffith's Valuation can be used as an excellent census substitute for the years after the Great Famine as censuses prior to 1901 were destroyed.


  Polish Books of Residents and Other Lesser-Known Sources
         by Fay and Julian Bussgang

        Polish Roots
       Polish Genealogy Source. Includes section on origins and meanings of Polish surnames.

        Polish National Archives


ArcheoBiblioBase (Russian)
This newly revised expanded website presents updated major sections of the ArcheoBiblioBase directory and bibliographic information system for archival repositories in the Russian Federation, maintained in Moscow. The listed information, presented in English by the International Institute of Social History (IISH/IISG, Amsterdam), should alert researchers abroad to the wealth of holdings and research opportunities in repositories in Moscow and St. Petersburg and state archives throughout the Russian Federation.

Introduction to Russian Genealogy
Part 1
        Part 2

A Dictionary of Period Russian Names
(and some of their Slavic roots)
A compilation of over 25,000 Russian names

Russian-English Name Cross-Index


    Genline -
Swedish Records (Not just a database)

Sweden Genealogical Gate

Swedish archive information and records (Click on "English" at the top of page)