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Genealogy Research: International

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Search Cyndi's List to find websites for other countries or ethnic groups. 

International Resources

1)                  International Resources

a)   (Germany)


            Village names can be searched

b)                  Diplomatarium Norvegicum  (Norway)

Transcriptions of documents from 1050-1590

c)                  The Digital Archives of Norway

d)                  An Atlas of the German Empire

A digitized 1883 map

e)                  Federation of East European Family History Societies


f)                   GENUKI

Genealogy information for the United Kingdom and Ireland.


h)                  PolishRoots

i)                    Irish Ancestors

Some free content and some fee based.  Do a surname search to see in which counties families of that surname lived in the 1850s.


A leading UK genealogy website. Recently renamed from 1837Online.  Contains databases of births, deaths, marriages from 1837, WW1,WW2, and overseas BMDs, passenger lists leaving UK, and now the1861 UK census is fully searchable. A pay-per-view or subscription website.  Must register to search. 

                        k)         The Origins Network


British and Irish record collections dating back to the 13th century. Contains the 1841 England and Wales census. Can search for free, but need subscription for viewing full results. 

l)              Ulster Ancestry

Not free, but can search.  Contains Griffiths Valuation for Ireland.

m)          German Roots

Resources for German genealogy on the Internet.

n)            Ancestry-The Polish Connection

Genealogy and heritage resources for Polish descendants.

o)             Geogen

A German surname mapping tool.