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Tour the UK
Published since late 1998 this is one of the longest established Travel sites in Britain. We have personally selected the highest quality Hotels, B&B's, Inns, Country Houses and Self catering to ensure that your stay will be memorable and matched them with attractions so gloriously diverse so as to appeal to the most inquisitive of minds with Over 15000 attractions, castles, museums, historic houses, cathedrals, zoos, crafts, activities, sports and events are gloriously featured within these pages.
Everything you need to know about Britain including; Hotels, Bed and Breakfast, Campsites, Regions, Attractions, Towns, Counties and Events.
Great Britain Tourist Information Guide
Whether you live in the UK, or are planning a visit to England, Scotland or Wales, then this is the web site to use to get all the information you need to enjoy a holiday or business trip. This web site is about information, with links to hotels, suppliers, and attractions.
Emigration, Immigration, Migration
Sheffield Indexers extensive list of links to websites for family members who may have Emigrated, Immigrated or Migrated. Includes many links to ships passenger lists, war brides, colonialism and more. See also Yorkshire & Surrounding Counties.
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Historic Counties of England (Wikipedia)
The establishment of counties had begun by the 12th century, although many boundaries date from far earlier, incorporating Saxon and Celtic divisions; however, some borders did not assume their commonly-recognised form until considerably later, in some cases the 16th Century. Because of their differing origins, the counties varied considerably in size. The county boundaries were fairly static between the 16th Century Laws in Wales acts and the Local Government Act 1888.
Yorkshire & Surrounding Counties
Sheffield Indexers list of links to websites for family members recorded in the counties of Yorkshire, Cheshire, Derbyshire, Durham, Lancashire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire and Westmorland/Cumbria.
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A comprehensive guide to Hotel, B&B and Guest House Accommodation in the UK. We currently have over 10,000 establishments listed all with contact details including telephone numbers and e-mail address in addition to this each accommodation listing includes a link to a map to show exactly were they are situated.
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Family History & Genealogy Societies (Genuki)
This page provides means of finding information about societies whose interests relate to the UK & Ireland as a whole, together with links to further Genuki pages listing societies that are devoted to smaller geographical areas, such as individual counties. Genuki provides information about a given society simply by linking to its web pages where these are known to us. Otherwise, if the society is a member of the The Federation of Family History Societies, or the Scottish Association of Family History Societies, they provide a link to the postal address listings these provide.
The National Archives
The National Archives is at the heart of information policy, setting standards and supporting innovation in information and records management across the UK, providing advice on opening up and encouraging the re-use of public sector information. Through our efforts in promoting best practice in information management, we look to ensure the survival of today's information for the future. The National Archives is also the UK government's official archive, containing 900 years of history with records ranging from parchment and paper scrolls through to digital files and archived websites. The National Archives makes open records available to all, either onsite or online, continuously developing new tools to make history tangible for everyone. See Getting Started if you would like to use The National Archives.
This site aims to help you find the government records and other sources you need for your family history research. The site is divided into two main sections: Topics and Partners. In the topics section you will find information on Births, Marriages & Deaths, Census, Migration etc. In the partners section, you will find information on each member of the FamilyRecords.gov.uk consortium.
See also Yorkshire & Surrounding Counties
| Yorkshire | Cheshire | Derbyshire | Durham | Lancashire | Lincolnshire | Nottinghamshire | Westmorland/Cumbria |
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