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Lancashire Genealogy Research Sites

Lancashire, EnglandGenWeb More links to Lancashire family sites
Lancashire Family History and Heraldry Society can help you research your Lancashire ancestors
Lancashire Family History and Heraldry Society Hyndburn Branch
might save you a bit of time
Lancashire Lantern maintained by the Reference Departments of Lancashire County Library
Lancashire Parish Register Society
aims to to make accessible and preserve parish registers
A genealogy mailing list for the county of Lancashire, England
Manchester & Lancashire Family History Society Mainly concerned with south east Lancashire
OnLine Parish Clerks for the County of Lancashire Marriages 1547 - 1812 for Gt Harwood are in here

Lancashire Library Service Not exactly a Genealogy Research site but an extensive catalogue of useful material is held in the Local Studies section at Accrington and I'm told the librarians can be very helpful

National and International Research Sites

1901 Census Information The official genealogy site for Wales and England
A2A database contains archives held throughout England from the 900s to the present day dedicated to assisting with British family history research
Cyndi's List A categorized and cross-referenced index to genealogical resources on the Internet
DocumentsOnline The National Archives' collection of digitised public records
Family In History "allows people to easily create a full genealogy website by uploading their family tree"
Family Search world's largest family history library from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Genealogy Home Page
(The) A large collection of genealogical links and software
GENUKI a "virtual reference library" of information of particular relevance to the UK & Ireland
People hopes to make researching your family that easier
Public Record Office
The national archive of England, Wales and the United Kingdom
A free online Genealogy service where you can create your Family Tree website
UKBMD provides links to web sites offering transcriptions of UK births, marriages, deaths and censuses



Old Maps of Lancashire produced by the Archaeology Service of Lancashire County Council
MARIO Modern and historical maps of Lancashire and aerial photographs


Commercial Sites

BDM-Certificates a fast, safe and easy way to obtain UK Birth, Marriage and Death Certificates
Parish Chest
just about everything you could possibly want or need to help you to build your family tree


More general information on Great Harwood might be found at

The Great Harwood Appreciation Society Discussion Group


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