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This is a list of websites that I have found useful in my searches for information, over and above the regular Family Search, NAAIRS, Ancestry and Findmypast. A lot of these websites have further links to others of interest.

If you do know of any other useful websites that cover information for the 1820 Settlers, or South African genealogy in general, please let me know. I will add them to the list if I deem them suitable.
Many thanks

Paul@1820settlers.com

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   Website Name   Description of the website   Applicable Country(s) 
1 Ancestry Subscription or Pay per View covers the whole World  
2 Family Search Largest collection of free genealogical records in the world from the Church of the Latter Day Saints  
3 Find My Past Subscription or Pay per View covers the whole World  
4 Latin Names in English Mainly applies to Irish, but also some English Roman Catholic Churches used the 'latin' equivalents.Parish records were either written in English or Latin. Never in Irish. The surname ALWAYS retains the English spelling (or a phonetic variation – the sa  
5 The Genealogist Subscription or Pay per View covers mainly the UK  
6 Afriterra  Free maps of Africa, old and new Africa 
7 Australian digital archives Find and get over 430,296,367 Australian and online resources: Australia 
8 The Trove Australain Newspapers and other resources - free. Find and get over 531,416,179 Australian and online resources: books, images, historic newspapers, maps, music, archives and more Australia 
9 British Newspaper Archive 18m pages, 720 titles online (Feb 2017, growing daily) Subscription of pay per view British Isles 
10 Deceased Online The central database for UK burials and cremations Search registers by Country, Region, County, Burial Authority or Crematorium free of charge.  British Isles 
11 Dusty Docs Links to Free websites in the British isles containing Parish Records British Isles 
12 Gazetteer of British Place Names The Gazetteer provides an exhaustive Place Name Index to Great Britain, containing over 50,000 entries. It lists the historic county and the main administrative areas in which each place lies British isles 
13 Historic Newspapers Daily Mail; Daily Mirror; Financial Times; Guardian/Observer; Telegraph; Sun (ppv) British Isles 
14 London Lives Crime Poverty and Social Policy in the Metropolis ~ 1690 – 1800 British Isles 
15 Marriage Laws of the UK Who can or cannot marry which their relations British Isles 
16 National Records of Scotland Scottish National Archives British Isles 
17 Old Bailey Online London’s Central Criminal Court, 1674 – 1913 British Isles 
18 Ordering UK BMD Certificates All the information and help with ordering Birth, Marriage or Death certificates from the Uk General Registry Offices British Isles 
19 The Court of the Lord Lyon Heraldry and Coats of Arms British Isles 
20 The Government Gazette of the UK London, Edinburgh and Belfast Gazettes, 1666 – 2017 British isles 
21 The UK Government site This is the start site to visit if you have any queries about becoming a British citizen, applying for Ancestral visas, etc. British isles 
22 UK Birth Marriage Death records online links to websites that offer on-line transcriptions of UK births, marriages, deaths and censuses. A wide range of other indexes and transcriptions are also available for most counties, these may include parish records, wills, monumental inscriptions etc British Isles 
23 UK Genealogy links GENUKI provides a virtual reference library of genealogical information of particular relevance to the UK and Ireland. It is a non-commercial service, maintained by a charitable trust and a group of volunteers. British Isles 
24 UK National Archives official National Archives of the UK British isles 
25 FreeBMD Civil registration index of births, marriages and deaths for England and Wales British Isles, England, Wales 
26 FreeCEN transcribed census records from the UK British Isles, England, Wales 
27 FreeREG baptism, marriage, and burial records from parish registers of the UK British Isles, England, Wales 
28 GenUKI reference library of genealogical resources for the UK and Ireland British Isles, Ireland 
29 RomanyGenes Gypsy ancestry in the UK British Isles, Ireland 
30 British 1820 Settlers to South Africa Free website of the 4000 British Settlers to South Africa in 1820, with general information, family trees, photos, etc. {I have got to get my advertising in here somehow!} British isles, South Africa 
31 South African Settlers The main objective of this site is to try and establish a date and place of an event before the settlers left the British Isles, thus providing a starting place for family research in local British repositories. British Isles, South Africa 
32 Automated Genealogy indexes of the Canadian census Canada 
33 Library and Archives Canada official archives of Canada, census records and more Canada 
34 East African Cemeteries and Memorials Headstone inscriptions, memorial plaques and burial records in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. The purpose of this site is to make available information on those people who settled in East Africa during the last century by recording their final resting place East Africa 
35 National Library of Scotland maps National Library of Scotland maps - fade from current maps to what the area was like in approx 1899 England, Scotland 
36 German Genealogy Server German ancestry research (many sections in German) Germany 
37 British Library India Office records on British and European people in India pre 1950 India 
38 Families in British India Society Whether you are a genealogist, family historian or social historian researching India or South Asia between 1600 and 1947 our website can help you with your research. Let FIBIS help you break down those brick walls in your research. The Families In Britis India 
39 From Ireland.net Welcome to From-Ireland.net! Here you will find millions of free records, compiled by Dr. Jane Lyons, including: gravestone records, gravestone photographs, 1901 census records, 1911 census records, 1931 trade directory records, birth records, marriage re Ireland 
40 National Library of Ireland Irish Catholic Parish Registers Ireland 
41 Interactive Irish County map Drill down through the Irish Counties and Parishes to see what records are available. Ireland, Eire 
42 Irish genealogy Records  The Indexes to Birth Records over 100 years, the Indexes to Marriage Records over 75 years and the Indexes to Death Records over 50 years are now available to search Ireland, Eire 
43 Irish Genealogy Toolkit A free website to help with tracking your Irish Genealogy Ireland, Eire 
44 National Archives of Ireland official National Archives of Ireland Ireland, Eire 
45 The Kennaway Girls Irish girls shipped to South Africa as brides in 1800 Ireland, Eire, South Africa 
46 Friends of East Africa FriendsOfEastAfrica.net came about as a community project to help reunite expatriates from Kenya, Tanzania and old East Africa. The aim is to provide old east African's with the opportunity to get in touch with one another and share experiences and the go Kenya 
47 Kenya Gazette The Kenya Gazette is an official publication of the government of the Republic of Kenya. It contains notices of new legislation, notices required to be published by law or policy as well as other announcements that are published for general public informa Kenya 
48 Kenya National Assembly Official Record (Hansard) The official records of the proceedings of the Legislative Council of the Colony and Protectorate of Kenya, the House of Representatives of the Government of Kenya and the National Assembly of the Republic of Kenya. Kenya 
49 LitvakSIG Lithuanian-Jewish genealogy databases and resources Lithuania 
50 WieWasWie for researching ancestors from the Netherlands (in Dutch) Netherlands 
51 NI Direct Government Services Order a birth certificate, make a complaint, apply for British Nationality, register to vote and more... Northern Ireland 

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