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1911-census-help (inactive) A mailing list for people that need help understanding and reading the United Kingdom 1911 census records covering the census areas of England and Wales. Lookup requests for this census will not be allowed.
atkinson-uk (inactive) The ATKINSON-UK mailing list is for the discussion and sharing of information regarding the Atkinson surname and variations (e.g., Adkinson) in the United Kingdom.
backhouse-furness-district The BACKHOUSE-FURNESS-DISTRICT mailing list is for the discussion and sharing of information regarding the Backhouse surname and variations (e.g., Bacchus, Bakus, etc.) in Barrow-in-Furness and surrounding Furness areas, Lancashire, England
belcher-uk (inactive) The BELCHER-UK mailing list is for the discussion and sharing of information regarding the Belcher surname and variations in the United Kingdom.
border anyone interested in genealogy, history, or culture related to the counties which surround the border of Scotland and England. A unique culture evolved in this area which was different from both southern English and either highland or lowland Scottish culture. Many people from the borders were transported to Northern Ireland or left for the colonies.
brit-customs (inactive) A mailing list for the discussion of old British customs and their meanings in relation to British genealogy. Examples include naming patterns, traditions, poems, humour, stories passed down the generations, and the relevance of old wives tales.
british-connections A mailing list for anyone interested in British genealogy, history, and culture as well as those who may be seeking connections with relatives or lost friends in the United Kingdom.
british-food A list for sharing the food lore and recipes of our ancestors and families from Great Britain (England, Scotland, and Wales).
british-hatters (inactive) a mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding ancestors whose occupation was in the British hat trade for both men and women, including manufacture and sales.
british-jewry A list for researching Jewish heritage in Britain (and dependencies)
british-nobility (inactive) A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical, cultural or historical interest in the British nobility.
britishpeople1939-1950 A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in all aspects of life in Britain during World War II and the years immediately following.
brit-surnames British surnames. Postings can address individual queries, general research information and needs, and information on existing or planned one name studies.
cadfhs (inactive) A list for the members of the Chesterfield & District Family History Society
channel-islands the Channel Islands (Jersey and the Bailiwick of Guernsey) which lie off the Normandy coast of France.
child-migrants-uk A List for all the child migrants that the officials in the United Kingdom shipped to Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, and to all other British Colonies. The unwanted children were sent to Canada between 1860's and 1940's.
churchmen-uk (inactive) A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in church employees (clergy and others) in the United Kingdom
cornwall-to-nz (inactive) A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the people from Cornwall, England, who emigrated to New Zealand
durham-1891 A mailing list for the volunteers who are transcribing the 1891 census for the county of Durham, United Kingdom, to discuss project efforts. If you are currently supporting the project, or desire to participate in project efforts, send a message to Kim Bewick at kim.bewick@ntlworld.com describing your current or desired efforts and requesting that you be added to the list.
east-marches East-Marches genealogy and family history
freebmd-admins Q&A for FreeBMD transcribers
freebmd-discuss Suggestions by transcribers to improve FreeBMD
freebmd-news FreeBMD news
freebmd-syndicates Restricted list for FreeBMD co-ordinators
garner-uk A mailing list for the discussing and sharing of information regarding the Garner surname and variations in the United Kingdom in any time.
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gen-mat-uki Anyone with an interest in the buying or selling of new or used genealogy materials (e.g., books, newsletters, CDs, magazines) in United Kingdom and Ireland. Publishers of newsletters, books, or other materials relating to genealogy are welcome, as are resellers of any form of used genealogical materials, be they businesses or individuals cleaning bookshelves. Purchases are arranged in private posting between the buyer and the seller rather than on the list. NOTE: Commercial sellers please limit postings to one a month.
harvey-uk The HARVEY-UK mailing list is for the discussion and sharing of information regarding the Harvey surname and variations (e.g., Harvie, Harvy, Hervey) in the United Kingdom
hawkins-uk (inactive) A mailing list for the discussing and sharing of information regarding the Hawkins surname and variations in the United Kingdom at any time.
hedges-uk The HEDGES-UK mailing list is for the discussion and sharing of information regarding the Hedges surname and variations (e.g., Heggs, Hegis) in the United Kingdom
historical-british-empire A mailing list for researching and discussing ancestors from the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates and territories of the British Empire from the 16th to the 20th century.
hm-customs-excise (inactive) A list for all those interested in, who were employed in or who have ancestors who were employed in the service of HM Customs & Excise (UK).
isle-of-man the Isle-of-Man, British Isles.
legal-engwls (inactive) The legal aspects of genealogical research in England and Wales including copyright, database rights, data protection, and privacy.
lon1891admin (inactive) A mailing list for the volunteers who are transcribing the surnames from the 1891 census to discuss the project and request assistance from other project volunteers. Actual submissions should be posted to the LONDON1891 mailing list described below. While the list is open to everyone, surname queries and other postings that are not directly related to and supportive of the project are prohibited. Additional information can be found on the London 1891 Census website at http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~katemart which includes progress charts, links to the publishers of the Census, etc.
london1891 A mailing list for the volunteers who are transcribing the surnames from the 1891 census to submit their inputs. The ultimate goal is to have all of these surnames on the web in a searchable form. While the list is open to everyone, postings that are not submissions from transcribers are prohibited. Additional information can be found on the London 1891 Census website at http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~katemart which includes progress charts, links to the publishers of the Census, etc.
mitchelmore-uk A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding the MITCHELMORE surname and variations in the United Kingdom.
morgan-uk (inactive) Discussing and sharing of information regarding the Morgan surname and variations in the United Kingdom.
osborne-uk the OSBORNE-UK mailing list is for the discussion and sharing of information regarding the Osborne surname and variations (e.g., Osborn, Osbourne, Osbourn) in the United Kingdom.
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postalworkers-uk A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in postal workers in the United Kingdom.
prisons-uk British prisons and prisoners.
railway-uk A mailing list for anyone who is researching ancestors who worked on the railways in the United Kingdom
scgs-irishinterestgroup The focus of the list is to promote genealogical collaboration among the members of the Irish Interest Group of the Southern California Genealogical Society
sewell-uk (inactive) A mailing list for the discussing and sharing of information regarding the Sewell surname and variations (Seawell, Sowell, Showell, etc.) in the United Kingdom at any time.
theatre-uk A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in the theatre and entertainment business, primarily in but not restricted to the United Kingdom, including ancestors, buildings, productions and plays. Additional information can be found on the THEATRE-UK website.
towncriers-uk (inactive) Towncriers and/or beadles throughout the United Kingdom including their livery, customs, and responsibilities.
transcriptions-uk Anyone who want to share, exchange, acquire or request genealogical data, books, transcriptions, etc. relevant to the United Kingdom, subject to the correct observance of copyright.
uk-1901-census A mailing list for users of the online 1901 census for the United Kingdom to discuss all aspects of the census including tips, anecdotes and advice.
uk-79th-regiment A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of genealogical information regarding individuals who served in the British 79th Regiment of Foot.
uk-agos Discussing and sharing of information regarding the activities of The Friends of Sandwell Archive, known as the Archive Group of Sandwell, genealogical and family history queries related the Sandwell area, the holdings of the Archive, and genealogical resources available in the Sandwell area. The Sandwell area is in the Black Country area of the English Midlands, to the West of Birmingham and consists of the towns of Smethwick, Oldbury, Tipton, Wednesbury, West Bromwich, and Rowley (including Cradeley Heath). Additional information can be found on The Archive Group of Sandwell website.
uk-burbage A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the village of Burbage, Wiltshire, United Kingdom.
uk-cemeteries A mailing list for anyone requiring genealogical research assistance related to cemeteries and graveyards found in the United Kingdom. The list may also be used for the posting of Monumental Inscriptions.
uk-census-chat A mailing list for the volunteers supporting the UK-Census project to discuss project efforts. Additional information can be found on the UK Census Online website at http://freecen.rootsweb.com/.
uk-census-exec UK Census transcription administrative use
uk-coalminers A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding ancestors who worked in the coal mines of the United Kingdom.
uk-fachrs (inactive) A mailing list for the members of the Family & Community Historical Research Society of Great Britain (FACHRS).fachrs.com to encourage and support scholarly research into family and community history and to provide a forum for researchers regardless of professional or amateur status. Additional information can be found on the FACHRS Web Site at http://www.fachrs.com. You must be a subscriber to post to the list. If you are not a member of the Society you can subscribe by sending a message to Don Dickson at don@the-dicksons.org requesting that you be added to the list.
uk-genealogy-newbies A mailing list for those who are unfamiliar with genealogical research in the United Kingdom
uk-history-group A mailing list for anyone conducting genealogical research related to schools throughout the United Kingdom to discuss their searches, request additional information related to their efforts, and assist in transcribing relevant information.
uk-morley-fhg A mailing list, sponsored by the Morley and District Family History Group (FHG) located in the old township of Morley, West Riding, Yorkshire, England, for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in Morley and the surrounding areas. Additional information can be found on the Morley and District Family History Group website below:
uk-newchurch (inactive) A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the members of the New (or Swedenborgian) Church in the United Kingdom.
uk-newspaper-extracts A mailing list for the posting of genealogy-related newspaper extracts from all areas of the United Kingdom.
uk-romani (inactive) A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Romani (gypsies) in the United Kingdom.
uk-schools A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in old photographs and other information related to schools throughout the United Kingdom.
uk-watchmakers A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in watch and clock makers in the United Kingdom
uk-workhouse-hosp United Kingdom genealogists with workhouse or hospital connections.
uk-yks-1901-census A mailing list for persons interested in or taking part in the transcribing of the 1901 census for the county of Yorkshire, England.
united-kingdom A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the United Kingdom.
viking-uk (inactive) A mailing list for anyone with ancestors in the United Kingdom and Ireland who descended from the Vikings.
waverley_route (inactive) A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in the Waverley Route, North British Railway's line running from Carlisle to Edinburgh via Hawick and Galshiels through the Scottish Borders, as well as all of its branches. Topics include any feature or staff member of these lines as well as those involved in the construction such as the Irish navigational engineers (Navvies) who worked on it.
west-marches West Marches genealogy and family history research