Links

A list of websites you might find useful (if you have any sites you think might be useful to others, please contact us with details, thanks).

LINKS AND OTHER SOURCES OF INFORMATION 

We have created this list of suggested websites, which could contain potential information of interest to those researching ancestors from our specific catchment area on the borders of Kent and Sussex and deeper into those counties.   

NATIONAL                      

BMD Register The Official Non-Conformist and Non-Parochial BMDs Service                                       www.bmdregisters.co.uk

British Library                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
www.bl.uk

Catholic Family History Society 
www.catholic-history.org.uk

Cyndi’s List Categorised & cross-referenced index to genealogical resources on the Internet 
www.cyndislist.com

Deceased Online Registers of cemeteries and crematoriums  
www.deceasedonline.com

DustyDocs English parish registers online 
www.dustydocs.com

Everyman remembered  Remember every war veteran of WW1 with the British Legion                                      www.everymanremembered.org 

Federation of Family History Societies 
www.ffhs.org.uk

Free BMD Civil Registration Births, Marriages and Deaths 
www.freebmd.org.uk 

Genealogy Gophers  Find ancestors in genealogy books                www.gengophers.com                                                                                                              

General Register Office (GRO) 
www.gro.gov.uk/gro/content

GenesReunited Lists researchers tracing the same ancestors                                                                                           www.genesreunited.co.uk/home/index

Genuki Virtual Reference Library of Genealogical Information for the UK and Ireland 
www.genuki.org.uk

Guild of One-Name Studies 
www.one-name.org

Institute of Heraldic and Genealogical Studies 
www.ihgs.ac.uk

Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain 
www.jgsgb.org.uk

Lives of the First World War  Remember every WW1 veteran with the Imperial War Museum              wwwlivesofthefirstworldwar.org                                          

Lost Cousins Census targeting finds researchers tracing the same family lines 
www.lostcousins.com

National Archives 
www.nationalarchives.gov.uk

Parish Chest The premier Family History & Genealogy store 
www.parishchest.com

Pricegen English Family History Resources 
www.pricegen.com/resources/english-genealogy

Quaker Family History Society 
www.qfhs.co.uk

Romany and Traveller Family History Society 
rtfhs.org.uk

RootsWeb Internet's oldest and largest FREE genealogical community 
www.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Society of Genealogists (SoG) 
www.sog.org.uk

The Gazette (London, Edinburgh and Belfast now combined) The UK’s Official Public Record 
www.thegazette.co.uk

The Long Long Trail The British Army in World War 1                                                                                       www.1914-1918.net                                             

Univerisity of Leicester’s Historical Directories Online 
www.specialcollections.le.ac.uk/cdm/landingpage/collection/p16445coll4/hd

Wills, Probate and Inheritance Government Records 
www.gov.uk/wills-probate-inheritance/searching-for-probate-records


SOUTH EAST REGION 

City of London Archives 
www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/archives

The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex 
www.theweald.org


KENT

All About Tunbridge Wells

www.allabouttunbridgewells.com

Ask A Kent Librarian Research Service of the Kent Library Service 
www.kent.gov.uk/leisure-and-community/libraries/ask-a-kent-librarian 

Brenchley and Matfield Local History Society 
www.brenchleyandmatfield.co.uk/org/brenchley-and-matfield-local-history-society

Fordcombe Village 
www.fordcombevillage.co.uk

Groombridge 
www.groombridge.com

Kent Archaeological Society  Kentish land records, especially tithe awards                                            www.kentarchaeology.org.uk/Research/research.htm

Kent Family History Society 
www.kfhs.org.uk

Kent History and Library Centre The Kent Archives 
www.kent.gov.uk/leisure-and-community/history-and-heritage/kent-history-and-library-centre

Kent History Forum                                                                                                                                                             www.kenthistoryforum.co.uk

Kent Past The History of Kent                                                                                                                                                     www.kentpast.co.uk

Kent Probate Indexes                                                                                                                                                             www.drdavidwright.co.uk/kent-probate-indexes.html

 Lamberhurst Village  
www.lamberhurstvillage.co.uk

Langton Green Village Society 
www.langtongreen.org.uk

North West Kent Family History Society 
www.nwkfhs.org.uk

Pembury Village 
www.pembury.org

Royal Tunbridge Wells Civic Society 
www.thecivicsociety.org

Rusthall Village Association 
www.rusthallvillage.org

Southborough Society 
www.southboroughsociety.co.uk

Speldhurst Online 
www.speldhurst.org

Tonbridge Historical Society 
www.tonbridgehistory.org.uk/

Tunbridge Wells Museum and Art Gallery 
www.tunbridgewellsmuseum.org


SUSSEX

Crowborough and District Historical Society 
www.cdhistory.org

East Sussex Record Office 
eastsussex.gov.uk/leisureandtourism/localandfamilyhistory/esro/default.

Sussex Family History Group  
www.sfhg.org.uk

Sussex Military History Society 
www.sussexmilitary.org.uk

Wadhurst History Society 
www.wadhursthistorysociety.org

West Sussex Past West Sussex Record Office 
www.westsussexpast.org.uk


WORLDWIDE

Family Search The Church of the Latter Day Saints collections of parish registrations 
www.familysearch.org