Pomerology- The Pomeroy Family History Website http://www.pomeroyfamilyhistory.com/
DEVON WOOL TRADE Dyed in the Wool my website about the local wool trade in Devon
1820 Settlers- One of the Branches of My Pomeroy Tree - Sarah Hornblow's Children
Pomeroy Connections, researching the links between the American Pomeroys and the English Family
BEAUTIFUL ENGLISH PHOTOGRAPHY from Walks Far Photography
Free Births Marriages and Deaths BMD's http://www.freebmd.org.uk/
Free Census records from 1841 to 1891 excluding 1881 which is on Family Search
1901 Census pay to view but not expensive http://www.1901censusonline.com/
GENUKI is invaluable. http://genuki.cs.ncl.ac.uk
Someone else may have already researched your tree so try this first
An Excellent Forum that offers local help is Rootschat genealogical forum
IGI - this is the Mormon database known as IGI. International Genealogical Index and it is free- includes BMD all around the world - the 1881 British census as well as census's in USA. It also has births abroad. However be cautious as many of these are transcribed from transcriptions and not to be relied on. Double check information.
· http://www.familysearch.org/eng/Search/frameset_search.asp includes free access to 1881 census
· http://www.1911census.co.uk/default.aspx both are pay to view
Searches. Local information and connections including the very useful Parish Clerk system.
· Main Page at On Line Parish Clerk scheme
The country is covered with Local Family History Societies
History Selection site http://www.lerwilllife.org.uk/history/devtales.htm
PAY TO VIEW SITES Beware of sites that want £25 for a certificate. They should be about £7!
FIND MY PAST http://www.findmypast.co.uk/home.jsp
SCOTLANDS PEOPLE the government records for Scotland. 1513-2007
ANCESTRY. COM is a pay to join site, very useful, but I thinks it is expensive since many of the records can be found with a little effort.
Irish National Archives http://www.nationalarchives.ie/
Apart from Ellis Island in USA which records immigrant entries from January 1, 1892, until November 12, 1954 the main entry facility for immigrants entering the United States; the facility replaced the state-run
Ellis Island http://www.ellisisland.org/
Castle Garden Immigration Depot (1855-1890) http://www.castlegarden.org/
If they went TO INDIA there is FIBIS Families in British India Society a very comprehensive and useful site.
If they went to CHINA – This seems to have been mainly missionaries. I usually Google the place and add missionary and see what pops out. There are various denominational websites with information and quite a bit on line but there doesn’t seem to be one website that covers all.
Cyndi’s List. A list of almost everything genealogical. http://www.cyndislist.com/
SOME USEFUL GENERAL LINKS: