The sites below have all been visited and are all recommended for Family History Use by Marshland

Family History Sites connected to Eastern Essex provided information about history of Burnham on Crouch provided information about the area known as the Dengie 100

 Essex 1841 Census allows free searches of the 1841 census

 Essex Churches is a free site offering pictures of Essex churches

 Essex County Council Museums and Archives page is a great starting point

 Essex Society for Family History  contains the local expertise

 Essex Place names provide details of names of places and people from old documents

 Essex Pubs provide photos and text about most Pubs in Essex

 Essex Schools is a free site offering picture of older schools in Essex

 Footsteps is a commercial site selling nearly 1,000 old photogarphs of Essex

 Genuki Essex is an index to many local databases

 History House is a History Site covering Essex

Local History Sites connected to Eastern Essex

 Burnham on Crouch and District Museum- Info on the Dengie Hundred

 Maldon Museum -  Info on the Maldon District

Maeldune Heritage Centre - Info on the Battle of Maldon

West Mersea Museum has info of the River Blackwater


Combined Services Museum, Maldon

 Essex Regiment Museum

Recommened Family History Sites connected to The UK

Ancestry Aid Genealogy & Family History is a free site offering help in family history research is a large commercial site but there are useful free databases

 Free BMD - allows a free search of Birth,Marriage and Death records

 Commonweawlth War Graves Commision list people who died in the armed forces

 Cyndi's List is a USA site with the most comprehensive Family History Links on the web but is a little out of date on links

Family History Quest is a useful site providing free info and a shop

 Family Search is a USA site with a free 1888 UK census and a huge BMD database

 Genuki is a great source of UK related databased

Kindred Trails is a useful site for links to follow

 National Archives Kew

Military Genealogy - Military History in the making from Forces Reunited. Over 1 million records and 4000 British Armed Forces units listed

 Old Postcards - Vintage postcards for sale online, is there a view of YOUR special place in years gone by?

Past Times Project - For finding past friends, for exploring the library of people's preserved lifestories and memories, for finding heritage attractions to visit, for seeking missing genealogical links, for seeking answers to questions about the past, for seeking lost persons, and also for seeking a companion.

Other recommended Family History sites


I could include many more links to useful sites but Cindi's List Iis so good that I suggest you visit the site to find other links.

Ancestry co uk

The largest collection of UK family history records online
� Most complete UK Census collection available online (1841-1901)
� The Scottish 1841-61 Censuses
� FREE Birth, Marriage & Death indexes from 1837 to the present day
� Over 580+ million records currently online
� Parish and probate records dating back to the 1500�s

Paid membership allows full search of the all the directories while free membership allows basic searches of most databases and a full search of a few although the free birth, marriage and death alone is well worth a visit. Click any of the below three links to visit

Lifers 120x60

FREE - Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Search the UK Census collection

Burkes Peerage

The definitive historical and genealogical guide to the major British, Irish and American families.

There are more than 1 million names in our 15,000+ records of British, Irish and American royalty, the peerage, presidential and other important families. Each has been meticulously researched by a team of professional genealogists to ensure the information is accurate, reliable and up-to-date.

The site also maintains records of most of the important houses and castles in the UK.

This is the site to visit if you hope to discover an ancestor who lived above stairs.

To visit the site click on the relevant link below.

Burke's Peerage & Gentry                            Castles and Stately Homes resource


Newspapers Remembered

Newspapers rememebered are able to supply a copy of a national newpaper for every day in the past 100 years.

Although this is not cheap it does provide a unqique way to mark a birthday, anniversery or other pecial event

To check out this offer please click the link below


The Special  Day Certificate

The certificates are produced by Marshland  on velum paper .

Each is individually tailored to meet the needs of the recipitent.

They are suitable for birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, retirements or any special occasion.

The certficates usually relate to the day that the person was born although they can relate to wedding , enrollement or any other day in the last 100 years

They are reasonably priced to make them a great affordable gift for that special occasion

To check out this offer please click the link below

Looking to trace relatives in the Armed Forces?