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).


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.   


BMD Register The Official Non-Conformist and Non-Parochial BMDs Service                             

British Library                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

Catholic Family History Society

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

Deceased Online Registers of cemeteries and crematoriums

DustyDocs English parish registers online

Everyman remembered  Remember every war veteran of WW1 with the British Legion                             

Federation of Family History Societies

Free BMD Civil Registration Births, Marriages and Deaths 

Genealogy Gophers  Find ancestors in genealogy books                                                                                                                    

General Register Office (GRO)

GenesReunited Lists researchers tracing the same ancestors                                                                                 

Genuki Virtual Reference Library of Genealogical Information for the UK and Ireland

Guild of One-Name Studies

Institute of Heraldic and Genealogical Studies

Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain

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

Lost Cousins Census targeting finds researchers tracing the same family lines

National Archives

Parish Chest The premier Family History & Genealogy store

Pricegen English Family History Resources

Quaker Family History Society

Romany and Traveller Family History Society

RootsWeb Internet's oldest and largest FREE genealogical community

Society of Genealogists (SoG)

The Gazette (London, Edinburgh and Belfast now combined) The UK’s Official Public Record

The Long Long Trail The British Army in World War 1                                                                                                                          

Univerisity of Leicester’s Historical Directories Online

Wills, Probate and Inheritance Government Records


City of London Archives

The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex


All About Tunbridge Wells

Ask A Kent Librarian Research Service of the Kent Library Service 

Brenchley and Matfield Local History Society

Fordcombe Village


Kent Archaeological Society  Kentish land records, especially tithe awards                                  

Kent Family History Society

Kent History and Library Centre The Kent Archives

Kent History Forum                                                                                                                                                   

Kent Past The History of Kent                                                                                                                                           

Kent Probate Indexes                                                                                                                                                   

 Lamberhurst Village

Langton Green Village Society

North West Kent Family History Society

Pembury Village

Royal Tunbridge Wells Civic Society

Rusthall Village Association

Southborough Society

Speldhurst Online

Tonbridge Historical Society

Tunbridge Wells Museum and Art Gallery


Crowborough and District Historical Society

East Sussex Record Office

Sussex Family History Group

Sussex Military History Society

Wadhurst History Society

West Sussex Past West Sussex Record Office


Family Search The Church of the Latter Day Saints collections of parish registrations