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Online technology is growing all the time enabling more and more information to become available in the genealogical world to be a great deal more accessible. Below are a host of links that will help you both with your Metcalfe interest and the wider genealogical world.   If you are aware   of anything new that you think may be of interest to other members, please do let us know by contacting the Archivist (see   Contacts).

Metcalfe Links

The Metcalfe Society is happy to promote other sources of information, particularly on the Metcalfe name, but also other resources. Here are links to these other sources. The society does not have any control on its content, which has not been reviewed or endorsed by The Metcalfe Society. These links are provided for your interest. If you are aware of a link that could be of interest to others please send to the Web Administrator   (see   Contacts)   and we will promote it here.

Members' / Former Members' / Other Metcalfe Related Home Pages

Thornton/Metcalfe family of Wensleydale.
Metcalfe Family Genealogy Forum -USA Yorkshire Dales Families

General UK Genealogy

This article about Documentation in Family History Research could be useful   From
Family Tree Searcher - Find Family Trees easily; Enter your ancestor information just once to search for family trees at multiple online genealogy databases

Commercial websites, some free, some need membership subscription:
Find My
Family search, run by the Church of the Latter Day Saints
Free Genealogy UK
Family History Federation - UK
Yorkshire Dales Families
For more One-Name Family History Societies, please see FHF website above 


The National Archives, Kew - UK
The National Archives - Ireland
The National Archives - Scotland
Aberdeen University Virtual Library  
The National Archives - Wales
Family History Federation - UK
Guild of One-Name Studies
Society of Genealogists, UK
Yorkshire Births Deaths &Marriages Online
For Local and County Family History Societies, please see FHF


Australian Family History Compendium
For Family History Societies in Australia and New Zealand, please see FHF


British Columbia Cemetery Finding Aid   The Searchable Database of internments from more than 2000 cemeteries in B.C.
The National Archives of Canada
Personnel Records of the First World War
BC births (1854-1903), marriages (1871-1946), deaths (1872-2001), colonial marriages (1859-1872) and baptisms (1836-1888).
Nova Scotia Vital Records 1763-1957
Marriage Bonds, 1779-1858 - Upper and Lower Canada
Searchable newspapers in Kingston, Ontario
Ontario discovery portal
Newfoundland Military Service Files
Newfoundland's Grand Banks Genealogical and Historical data
A searchable database of the property owners' names which appear on the township maps in the county atlases
For Family History Societies in Canada, please see FHF


South Africa

SA Sources of Information


US Vital Records Information  How to order
For Family History Societies in the USA please see FHF


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