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Free Portal Sites

AIM25 < www.aim25.ac.uk>
Electronic access to collection level descriptions of the archives of over 100 higher education institutions and learned societies within the Greater London area.
The Archives Network Wales – Archifau Cymru<www.archivesnetworkwales.info>
Contains standardised descriptions of the extent, type and scope of collections of documents held by record offices and other bodies in Wales.
Irish Genealogy <https://www.irish-genealogy-toolkit.com/free-Irish-genealogy.html>
Links to a number of free access databases useful for researching Irish ancestry.
Local BMD <www.ukbmd.org.uk/local_bmd>
Links to all the county websites that offer online transcribed indexes to the original records held by local register offices.
One-Place Studies <oneplacestudy.org/world/>
Register of online studies of the history of particular places. Most of the entries focus on a specific parish in England.
Record Offices <www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/archon/>
Access details of record offices and similar facilities in the British Isles. Opening hours may fluctuate, so check the latest position on the record office's own website.
Scottish Archive Network <www.scan.org.uk/>
An electronic catalogue to the holdings of more than 50 Scottish archives.
Top 100 Genealogy sites <www.genealogyintime.com/articles/top-100-genealogy-websites-of-2015-page02.html>
A list of sites based across the world, as ranked by Alexa’s estimate of internet traffic. This is not, of course, a measure of their usefulness for your own research. However, as the URL is included for each site it is easy to check whether there are some that you have not yet visited that might be of help.
UK BMD <www.ukbmd.org.uk/>
Provides over 2,500 links to websites that offer online transcriptions of UK births, marriages, deaths and censuses.

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