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The following list is not intended to be exhaustive, but to give you a few ideas as to where to look for information. If you get stuck and cannot locate a website, try one of the following:

Cyndi's List www.cyndislist.com is a very large directory of links to genealogy websites

Google www.google.com. A fast search engine, just enter a key word or two and see what hits come back

Norfolk Museums and Archives

http://www.norfolkmills.co.uk/ A site dedicated to the history and use of mills in Norfolk..

National Museums and Archives

http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/ English Heritage and Royal Commission for Historic Monuments in England (RCHME). Responsible for maintaining historic buildings and sites throughout England. The RCHME Record Centre at Kemble Drive, Swindon, Wiltshire SN2 2 GZ maintains the National Monuments Record (NMR), a photographic archive of historic buildings and archaeological sites in England, including aerial photographs of use to historians.

http://www.nmm.ac.uk/ The National Maritime Museum at Greenwich, they have an excellent photographic archive

http://www.statistics.gov.uk/ Office for National Statistics (ONS) and General Register Office (GRO) website. Details of statistics relating to the UK and the GRO site from which to obtain copies of birth, marriage and death certificates.

http://www.pro.gov.uk/ The Public Record Office at Kew, home to an enormous archive of national and personal data.

http://www.vam.ac.uk/ Victoria and Albert Museum

http://www.workhouses.org.uk/ A very good website dedicated to the history of the workhouse

http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/ The Free BMD project to " provide free Internet access to the Civil Registration index information for England and Wales. The Civil Registration system for recording births, marriages, and deaths in England and Wales has been in place since 1837 and is one of the most significant single resources for genealogical research back to Victorian times".


http://www.norfolkfhs.org.uk/ Norfolk Family History Society

http://www.mnfhs.freeuk.com/ Mid-Norfolk Family History Society

http://www.rootsweb.com/~nfhs/ib/cp/cont-intro.htm Contiguous parishes website that is an excellent place to begin resaerch into Norfolk Ancestry.

http://prtsoc.frontis.co/ Parish Register Transcription Society - produces transcripts of parish registers for sale at reasonable prices.

Books and Publications

http://www.poppyland.co.uk/ A Norfolk publisher producing books of local interest

http://www.francisfrith.com/ Francis Frith was a Victorian photographer whose company now sells prints, books and CDs of old photos covering the whole of the UK

http://www.jenlibrary.u-net.com/fiche/fiche.htm The Family History Shop in Norwich from publishes various lists and indexes to assist in Norfolk research.


http://www.ordsvy.gov.uk/home/ The Ordnance Survey is responsible for producing maps of the UK. You can search for locations throughout the country on this site and also access 19th century maps.

http://www2.getmapping.com/ Contains aerial photos of the UK, you view thumbnail photos and can order larger copies.


http://www.royal-navy.mod.uk/ Website of the Royal Navy

http://home.gci.net/~stall/ship1.html The Royal Navy during the Napoleonic Wars

http://www.national-army-museum.ac.uk/ National Army Museum

http://www.rafmuseum.org.uk/flashframe.cfm Royal Air Force Museum

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