Welcome to the W.I.S.E. Family History Society website. We are dedicated to building community among those who have ancestry in Wales, Ireland, Scotland, and England, and our interests include heraldry, linguistics, emigration and migration, and one-name studies.
History and family history resources for those searching for their roots in, or history of England & Wales. (genealogy, biography, military, army, navy, coast guard, merchant marine, war, vital records, wills, census, births, deaths, burials, marriages and more) ... The map of England and Wales includes clearly marked boundaries of the English ...
Welsh Genealogy. Research in Wales can be a challenge for several reasons not the least of which is so many families have the same surname. In addition to family surnames, place names are hard to track down.
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Researching ancestors from England, Scotland, Wales or Ireland? Here's a list of free genealogy sites for the UK and Ireland where you can find everything from census returns and military service records to birth, marriage and death indexes. We have included only sites that offer mostly or completely free records in our list, but you should also read our Guide to UK and Irish Research for many...
The England & Wales blog page on Bespoke Genealogy contains posts about genealogy, history and travel in England and Wales
England & Wales Marriage Index (1837-2008) An index to marriages registered throughout England & Wales. This is the only national marriage index that allows you to search by both spouse's names. Provides a reference to order copies of marriage certificates from the national registrar of births, marriages and deaths – the General Register Office.
Our Wales genealogists research on location. They will find and analyze the best records available to further your family history research. They can search the archives and libraries in Wales, including: National Library of Wales; Church, nonconformist, court, probate, census, tax, land records, newspapers, maps, photographs, pictures, manuscripts
England & Wales Genealogy Guide. Trace your English and Welsh ancestry back to the 18th century and beyond with this simple, step-by-step guide. If you want to begin tracing your ancestry in England and Wales, it is advised you read the entirety of this guide, following the steps provided with your own ancestors. ...
Wales, a principality adjoining the W of England. It was formerly more extensive than now, and included besides its present area all of what is now Monmouthshire and considerable portions of what are now Herefordshire, Salop, and Cheshire.