The Marland Family


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In the page we have collected links to sources online, and information about resources offline, which we have found useful in this work


  Maintains an extensive archive of UK records, including census records, civil ecclesiastical and immigration records.

Part of the Generations Network

  Family History Centers   Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Access to LDS online services and to microfilm and microfiche resources from their Family History Library (Catalogue online)

  Family Search Online   Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
The largest online collection of free family history, family tree and genealogy records in the world.

  Free family tree site, Genes Reunited, is the UK’s no.1 family tree and genealogy website with over 5 million members.

  Lancashire Family History and Heraldry Society   Aims: advance the study of genealogy, heraldry, and family history; find, publish, promote the preservation of and make accessible relevant documents and records; collaborate with  custodians of records; information service, library

  Lancashire Record Office, Preston   Documents from the 12th century to the present day include: Local government including Quarter Sessions, Poor Law unions and turnpike trusts, probate records of the Archdeaconries of Chester and Richmond, Anglican, Roman Catholic and nonconformist registers, manorial and estate records, family papers, census returns for the whole County Palatine; catalogue online

  Manchester Archives and Local Studies   First floor of the Central Library; books, maps, photographs, newspapers and trade directories; microfilmed church registers, census returns, electoral registers and probate indexes.

Catalogue online

  Manchester & Lancashire Family History Society   Founded in 1964, the Society supports family history research in Greater Manchester including Bolton and Oldham.  We welcome members from all parts of the UK and particularly those from overseas researching ancestors in the Manchester area.

  National Archives   UK government's official archive, containing 900 years of history from Domesday Book to the present.

Catalogue online; see also Documents online

  Database contains 10.2 million records of items held in 416 record offices and other repositories in England and Wales and dating from the eighth century to the present day. A2A does not yet offer a full description of all local archives but it is regularly updated.

  OnLine Parish Clerks for the County of Lancashire   Aims to extract and preserve the records from the various parishes and to provide online access to that data, FREE of charge, along with other data of value to family and local historians conducting research in the County of Lancashire

  Access to collections including marriage registers, wills, court and apprentice records, original maps and plans; most is unavailable elsewhere online.

  Society of Antiquaries   Oldest Antiquarian Library in London
Open to Fellows and to members of Heraldry Society and British Archaeological Association; others by appointment.

Catalogue online

  Society of Genealogists   Library open to members and day visitors
One of the most comprehensive collections of genealogical and related reference in the world, including unique manuscript collections.

Catalogue online

  Tameside Local Studies and Archives Unit   Summary of the records, and finding aids: Parish and non-conformist registers in transcript and microfilm, graveyard records.

  Provides 869 links to web sites that offer on-line transcriptions of UK births, marriages, deaths and censuses

Webmaster: Andrew Gray

Edited: 18 December 2015