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Websites to help with searches

On this page you will find a list of useful links to help you with your family history research.

Crich Parish

The parish records and lots on local history.

Crich parish

Free BMD

A free listing of some Birth, Marriages and Deaths. Very useful for searches between 1837 and 1902.

http://freebmd.rootsweb.com

Commonwealth War Graves

Search for people killed in action during WW1 and WW2.

http://www.cwgc.org

Local parishes

Crich folk occasionally married outside the parish! These sites are worth a look as Crich area residents make appearances in these records. St Giles Church, Starkholmes, Matlock. Particularly if your ancestors came from the Wessington and Tansley side of the parish.

http://dspace.dial.pipex.com/town/terrace/pd65/matlock/index.htm

Wirksworth Parish Records & Census

Particularly if your ancestors came from Alderwasley, Whatstandwell, Cromford, Lea & Holloway side of the parish

http://www.wirksworth.org.uk/frontpag.htm

Tansley Holy Trinity Church Records from 1840-1899

http://freespace.virgin.net/denys.gaskell/registers.html

Genealogical information service for the UK & Ireland

A page on Crich with links to photographs and further information sources.

http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/DBY/Crich/index.html

DERBYSGEN mailing List

For people with Derbyshire Family History interests. A very friendly site with help generously given.

http://lists.rootsweb.com/index/intl/ENG/DERBYSGEN.html

Derbyshire library services

Online historical newpapers

British Newspapers 1800�1900

A million fully-searchable newspaper pages are waiting for you

Best of all is the Derby Mercury, the nearest thing to a county newspaper we have ever had. Although published in Derby this paper was sold as far north as Sheffield. You can search a single paper or search them all.

This treasure chest is now available free of charge on library computers and at home to anyone with a Derbyshire library ticket.

Choose Infotrac newspapers. In the borrower ID box enter the letters DCC followed by your ticket number. Click on proceed and away you go. Happy hunting!

http://www.derbyshire.gov.uk/leisure/libraries/online_information/default.asp