European Genealogy Resources

Irish-Genealogy-Toolkit.com – A guide to Irish genealogy including lists of genealogical societies in Ireland, a guide to Irish names and tools to assist with research.

RootsIreland.ie – Comprehensive genealogy in Ireland.

IrishGenealogy.ie – Home to the historic records of Births, Marriages and Deaths of Ireland’s General Register Office.

From-Ireland.net – Here you will find millions of free records – gravestone records, gravestone photographs, 1901 census records, 1911 census records, 1931 trade directory records, birth records, marriage records, death records, Lewis’ topographical records, Griffith’s valuation records, and much more.

ScotlandsPeople – one of the largest online sources of original genealogical information. If you are researching UK genealogy, your Scottish ancestry or building your Scottish family tree, we have more than 100 million records to look through.  From Scottish census records, Scottish wills, birth certificates and death certificates, we have a comprehensive choice of Scottish records to bring your Scotland ancestry to life. Build the complete picture of your Scottish ancestry with ScotlandsPeople.

British-Genealogy.com – Online forums to assist with British research.

UKGenWeb.com – Designed as a central place for people seeking information regarding their family history in England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland.  Contains many links to databases and reference starting points, many of which are free or have a limited free trial period.

Archiwa.gov.pl – Polish Government Archives.  (Website is in Polish)

PolishOrigins – Polish genealogy assistance and genealogy tours.

Genealogical Database of Ukrainians Born 1650 – 1920 – The database includes 2.56 mn people and is expected to reach 4 to 5 mn in 2019. The access to its contents is and will remain free of charge. The sources of data are manifold: birth registers, fiscal and parish censuses, lists of nobility, voters, the military, and victims of repressions, address directories, and other documents produced under the Tsardom of Muscovy, Russian and Habsburg Empires, Poland and the Soviet Union. A Roman-letter version of the data index is reportedly to be enabled in the coming months.  (Website is in Russian/Ukrainian).  Read the news announcement article here:  Euromaiden Press

The Ukranian History and Education Center – Somerset, New Jersey.  Located in central New Jersey along the New York-Philadelphia corridor, the Ukrainian History and Education Center has one of the premier US-based collections of artifacts and documents relating to Ukrainian history, culture, and the Ukrainian-American immigrant experience.  Growing from roots going back to the 1960s, the Center is dedicated to telling the many-layered stories associated with the items in its collections, educating Ukrainians and non-Ukrainians alike about Ukraine and its culture, supporting teaching and research, and serving as a venue for educational and cultural programs locally and throughout the world on the Internet.

Swedish Ancestry Research Association (SARA) – holds five informational meetings and a holiday banquet each membership year between September and June.  Meetings are from 10:30 AM to 3:00 PM with a morning program, a pot luck lunch, followed by an afternoon program.  SARA was founded in January, 1994 to fill the need for an organization of this nature in the Northeast.   Workshops are held in Massachusetts and other locations throughout New England.  They assist attendees in solving roadblocks with Ancestry, Arkivdigital, FamilySearch, other genealogical programs.  Esther Johnson (Swedish and Finnish and recent immigration genealogist), President, and her husband (3rd generation early American genealogist) give free classes.  For more information check out their website http://sarassociation.org or visit their Facebook page.