A site focussed on the origin of Irish surnames and Irish Coats of Arms. It aims to help visitors find their own family crest and explains the various design and facets of the heraldic symbols.
Part of the general Isle of Man Tourist and Information site, the genealogy pages provide visitors with a map of the parishes on the Island, plus a bulletin board, links to resources for local family history research and a volunteer look-up exchange. There's also a potentially useful section on wills.
ISLE OF WIGHT FHS [v www.isle-of-wight-fhs.co.uk
JEWISH GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY: The JGSGB includes census extracts and other useful resources that it has a searchable database of births, marriages and deaths from the Isle of Wight record office. Although not yet fully complete it's a good feature to have. The site also contains membership information, news, interests, journals and some local stories and information.
JEWISH COMMUNITY RECORDS [w] www.jewishgen.org/jcr-uk
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JEWISH GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY OF GREAT BRITAIN [w] www.jgsgb.org.uk
This is an excellent website, packed full of information and neatly designed too. Aimed at anyone wanting to trace their Jewish ancestry, it offers visitors a wide range of information on the aims and roles of the Society as well as details on membership, publications and meetings. It also offers a good file download section that includes
JEWISHGEN: Home to databases including Jewish individuals from across Europe and beyond
Census Extracts for Oxford (184191), Manchester (1871) and London (1861) plus other relevant files and indexes from around the country.
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