Below are all the items available for download. These are free to download from Dropbox, When the form appears on your screen, click on the Download menu at the top and select Direct download. The file can then be opened and printed, or saved to your PC.
The society's forum can be used to swap information, ask
for help, and possibly find family connections. The forum is free to
join and use.
The society's area of interest is the historic parish of
North Meols, covering the northern part of Southport - Churchtown,
Crossens and Marshside.
A guide to the historic village of Churchtown, 'The Churchtown Village Trail' was written and designed for the North Meols Civic Society by Ken Bridge and David Proffitt to help promote the village of Churchtown. Map and line drawings produced by Sefton MBC.
The Association was formed after a public meeting to help with the costs of running and reviving the Botanic Gardens in these trying economic times. We have regular meetings and are forming a membership and volunteer system following our very successful public consultation day in August when over 500 park lovers filled in our questionnaire about what they would like to see and how they could help.
The Atkinson is Southport’s beautiful new home for music, theatre, art, poetry, literature and history, right in the middle of Lord Street in Southport. The Atkinson offers an exciting and varied destination for families, cultural tourists and arts enthusiasts alike, with a full day and night time offer.
Churchtown United Reform Church is located in Botanic Road, Churchtown it was established in 1807 and is the second oldest church in Southport.
This is a Facebook page with hundreds of images of old Southport and the surrounding areas.
A fantastic source for old movies of Southport and many other places, if you can think of it, it's there to watch.
Another fantastic source for news & old movies of Southport and many other places, if you can think of it, it's there to watch.
In addition to current news from
around Southport, this site contains a section on Southport Past,
including many old photos of Southport.
society covers Ormskirk and surrounding districts, from Hesketh &
Becconsall and Tarleton in the north, to Maghull and Melling to the
The purpose of this site is to assist researchers whose ancestors worked on the Leeds-Liverpool Canal & associated waterways, especially in South-West Lancashire. In later pages of the introduction, you will find more information about the canals & how to submit questions and family trees for inclusion on the site.
Formed in 1973 as the Rossendale Society for Genealogy and Heraldry (Lancashire), & now has thirteen branches in Lancashire, together with one in London where members meet regularlyEach branch organises its own programme of events and activities. Details of these, together with locations and meeting timetables, can be found in the Branches section of the website and in the Society Journal.
An independent group
of family history transcribers and researchers, based in St Helens, who
have a wealth of knowledge on local and national resources available
to help you further your research. The aim of the group is to research
our family history whilst helping others.
The society covers Liverpool and surrounding areas
Founded in 1964, the society supports family history research in Greater Manchester, including Bolton and Oldham.
The Federation of Family History Societies (FFHS) is an educational charity formed in 1974.Its membership has grown to over 180 societies throughout the world, including national and local societies as well as one-name groups.
GENUKI is a "virtual reference
library" of genealogical information for the UK & Ireland. It is a
non-commercial service, provided by volunteers in cooperation with the
Federation of Family History Societies and a number of its member
societies. It provides free access to a wide range of information.
A new website, GenGophers.com enables genealogists to have free searching of family history books. More than 40,000 Digital Genealogy Books are fully searchable and downloadable.
This is a free database created
by Joyce Otterstrom. It contains lots of data about people and families
from the North Meols area. Your ancestors could be included.
FreeBMD is an on-going project, the
aim of which is to transcribe the Civil Registration index of births,
marriages and deaths for England and Wales, and to provide free Internet
access to the transcribed records
Subscription service enabling on-line
access to a wide range of historical records including census records,
records of births, deaths and marriages, British Army WWI pension
records 1914-1920, and British phone books
GENfair is owned by the Federation of
Family History Societies, and is the on-line shop selling publications
and other items sold by its member societies, including North Meols FHS.
new forum is free to use, and is designed to enable people to offer
mutual help to each other in tracing our ancestors, following family
trees, and putting flesh on the skeletons that they discover. The forum
is based in the UK, but with members around the world. Membership ranges
from enthusiastic amateurs to professional genealogists.
This site has been set
up by Rachel Dunkley, and contains some useful tips and information for
people researching their family history. The site also includes a
number of useful links.
This site contains a lot of
guidance for the beginner, including the sources of information
available on the Internet, as well as at local and national centres.
Also provides details of courses that are available.
Provides information on the records that are available to family history researchers, and includes links to various sites.
The A2A database contains catalogues describing
archives held locally in England and Wales and dating from the eighth
century to the present day.
Provides links to a variety of sites containing census records for both the Uk and North America - USA & Canada.
Search the Commission’s “The Debt of Honour Register"
listing the 1.7 million men and women of the Commonwealth forces who
died during the two world wars and the 23,000 cemeteries, memorials and
other locations worldwide where they are commemorated. The register can
also be searched for details of the 67,000 Commonwealth civilians who
died as a result of enemy action in the Second World War.
Forces War Records as the name suggests lists millions of records specifically related to the military. Here, you will find things such as information on the unit they individual may have served in, or the ship they served on, information on medals awarded, battles fought in etc.
Provides details of how to obtain birth, marriage and death certificates, and enables you to order them on-line.
This site contains a digital library of local trade
directories for England and Wales, from 1750 to 1919. Search and view
on-line free of charge.