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For reference information not contained within these projects, please use our <span class="plainlinks">[http://www.familytreeforum.com/content.php '''Reference Library''']</span>.
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== Current Projects ==
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We have supplied a list of ongoing projects below.<br>
  
* '''[[:Category:Starting Out|Starting Out]]''' Advice and resources for carrying out your research.
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* '''[[Places of Worship]]''' - The Places of Worship project is an important part of the <span class="plainlinks">[http://www.familytreeforum.com/forumdisplay.php/98-Regional-Projects '''Regional Projects Forum''']</span>. <br>These pages host a vast and ever-growing collection of photographs donated by the members. <br><br> For a list of co-ordinators involved with this project please click <span class="plainlinks">[http://www.familytreeforum.com/showthread.php/79513-The-Reference-Library-An-Overview '''here'''].</span>
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* '''[[Family Tree Forum Costume Gallery|Costume Gallery]]''' - The gallery hosts a growing number of photographs of costume through the ages which have been contributed by the members.
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* '''[[War Memorials|FTF Gallery of International War Memorials]]''' - War Memorial photographs from outside the UK
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* '''[[Surname Directory]]''' - The Surname Directory is a selection of the surnames being researched by the members of the Family Tree Forum.
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* '''[[Unwanted Certificates|Certificate Exchange]]''' - A place to list all those wrong certificates or maybe to find the one you have been looking for.
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* <span class="plainlinks">[http://www.familytreeforum.com/stones_index.php '''Foundation Stones Database''']</span> - Historical information linking ancestors and buildings.
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Additionally, if you wish to view a full list of the pages within this area, please click here.  Please be aware that content from some of these may have been moved. If this is the case, a link to the new location will have been left on the page.
  
:* [[:Category:Online Research|Online Research]]
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:* [[:Category:Census Search|Using Census Returns]]
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==Contributions==
  
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* '''All Family Tree Forum members have the ability to add content to pages in the Site Projects area.'''
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* If you have any ideas for other projects, or would like to find out more about them, please visit the <span class="plainlinks">[http://www.familytreeforum.com/forumdisplay.php/101-Site-Projects '''Site Projects Forum''' ]</span>.
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* Unless otherwise specified, all content will be published under the terms of the '''[[GNU Free Documentation License|GNU Free Documentation Licence]]'''
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* For more help, see  '''[[:Category:Help|The Wiki Guide]]'''
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* Any additions and amendments will be tracked to ensure conformity with layout as well as preventing undesirable content from appearing on the site.
  
* '''[[:Category:General Reference|General Reference]]''' Information, reference and resources.
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'''Family Tree Forum reserves the right to amend any content not formatted to the style of the rest of the site without notification.'''
 
 
 
 
* '''[[:Category:Regional Projects|Regional Projects]]''' Includes the Project ~ '''[[Places of Worship]]'''
 
 
 
 
 
* '''[[Family Tree Forum Costume Gallery]]'''
 
 
 
 
 
* '''[[:Category:Adopted Pages|Adopted Pages]]'''
 
 
 
 
 
* '''[[Work_in_progress|Work in progress]]'''
 
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==Advice On How To Begin Your Research==
 
 
 
'''[[Creating Your Family Tree]]'''
 
 
 
 
 
:*[[How to store it all...]]
 
 
 
:*[[Method of recording Direct Ancestors]]
 
 
 
 
 
'''Visual guide:''' [[Tracking down your ancestors before 1900]]
 
 
 
'''Case Study:''' [[Searching for the records of James William Sudder]]
 
 
 
 
 
==Carrying Out Your Research==
 
 
 
'''[[Online Research]]'''
 
 
 
 
 
:*[[Site Reviews]]
 
 
 
 
 
'''Collections of links categorised by location:~'''
 
 
 
These pages are where any link which is specific to any country (or county) on any topic will be found.
 
 
 
 
 
:*'''[[The British Isles]]'''
 
 
 
:*'''[[World Index Page]]'''
 
 
 
 
 
'''Visual guide:''' [[Visual Introduction to Family Search]]
 
 
 
'''Visual guide:''' [[Visual Introduction to ScotlandsPeople]]
 
 
 
 
 
====Record Offices, Archives Etc.====
 
 
 
'''[[Records Office Guide]]'''
 
 
 
 
 
:*[[Latter Day Saints Family History Libraries]] (LDS)
 
 
 
:*[[The National Archives|A Guide to using the National Archives & A2A websites]]
 
 
 
 
 
'''Visual guide:''' [[Using the Global Search box on the National Archives Home Page]]
 
 
 
'''Visual guide:''' [[Searching the NRA Catalogue]]
 
 
 
'''Visual guide:''' [[Finding and downloading a medal card]]
 
 
 
'''Visual guide:''' [[Finding and downloading a will]]
 
 
 
'''Visual guide:''' [[Searching the Catalogue]]
 
 
 
 
 
*[[Archive Collections]]
 
 
 
*[[A-Z of County/Local Council Contacts]]
 
 
 
*[[County research venues]]
 
 
 
*[[Research venues|National research venues]]
 
 
 
*[[English and Welsh Archives offices ]]
 
 
 
*[[Irish Research]]
 
 
 
*[[Scotland Archive offices]]
 
 
 
*[[Other Genealogical Wiki Sites]]
 
 
 
 
 
====Civil Registration====
 
 
 
*[[Registration Districts]]
 
 
 
*[[Parish Registers]]
 
 
 
*[[IGI Batch Numbers - British Isles and North America]]
 
 
 
*[[Victorian Registrars and the GRO]]
 
 
 
*[[Searching for the Deceased]]
 
 
 
 
 
====Certificates====
 
 
 
'''[[All About Certificates]] '''
 
 
 
*[[BMD Certificates]]
 
 
 
*[[Certificate tutorials]]
 
 
 
*[[Scanned and Handwritten Certificates Guide]]
 
 
 
*[[England and Wales Certificates]]
 
 
 
*[[International Certificates]]
 
 
 
*[[Ordering Maltese Certificates]]
 
 
 
*[[Scottish Certificates]]
 
 
 
*[[Unwanted Certificates]] ~ members' unwanted certificates
 
 
 
 
 
'''Visual guide:''' [[Finding a Birth on Ancestry Partial BMD Index|Finding a Birth Reference on Ancestry Partial BMD Index]]
 
 
 
'''Visual guide:''' [[Searching for BMD on the IGI]]
 
 
 
'''Visual guide:''' [[Finding children by searching for their parents on the IGI]]
 
 
 
'''Visual guide:''' [[Searching the FreeBMD site]]
 
 
 
'''Visual guide:''' [[Searching for a marriage when you only know the names of one spouse|Searching for a marriage on FreeBMD when you only know the name of one spouse]]
 
 
 
'''Visual guide:''' [[Searching for BMD on ScotlandsPeople]]
 
 
 
 
 
'''Visual guide:''' [[Searching for BMD on Family Relatives]][[image:unfinish.jpg]]
 
 
 
'''Visual guide:''' [[Searching for BMD on FindMyPast]][[image:unfinish.jpg]]
 
 
 
'''Visual guide:''' [[Using the Complete BMD indexes on ancestry]][[image:unfinish.jpg]]
 
 
 
 
 
====Census Returns====
 
 
 
'''[[Census Search]] '''
 
 
 
*[[Census address search]]
 
 
 
*[[Missing Census Pages]]
 
 
 
*[[Missing your relatives in 1881?]]
 
 
 
 
 
'''Case study:''' [[Finding Martha]]
 
 
 
'''Visual guide:''' [[Searching a census on Ancestry]]
 
 
'''Visual guide:''' [[Refine your search]]
 
 
 
'''Visual guide:''' [[The surname may have been written differently]]
 
 
 
'''Visual guide:''' [[Finding images from a particular parish]]
 
 
 
'''Visual guide:''' [[Finding those names]]
 
 
'''Visual guide:''' [[Missing family in 1861]]
 
 
 
'''Visual guide:''' [[Searching the 1881 census on the LDS]]
 
 
 
'''Visual guide:''' [[Searching a census on ScotlandsPeople]] [[image:unfinish.jpg]]
 
 
 
 
 
====Other Types Of Records====
 
 
 
*[[Adoption]]
 
 
 
*[[Coroner’s Records]]
 
 
 
*[[Directories of Victorian and Edwardian Photographers]]
 
 
 
*[[Directories: Trade, Street and City]]
 
 
 
*[[Divorce and Annulments]]
 
 
 
*[[Electoral Registers and Poll Books]]
 
 
 
*[[Hospital Records]]
 
 
 
*[[Manorial, Land and Estate Deeds]]
 
 
 
*[[Poor Law and Workhouse Records]]
 
 
 
*[[School Records]]
 
 
 
*[[Scottish Records]]
 
 
 
*[[Taxation Records]]
 
 
 
*[[Wills and Probate]]
 
 
 
 
 
==Pages Dealing With Military And Maritime Resources==
 
 
 
*[[Maritime]]
 
 
 
*[[Records of Merchant Seamen]]
 
 
 
*[[The Royal Navy]]
 
 
 
*[[Military]]
 
 
 
*[[A-Z List of Ex-Military Service]]
 
 
 
*[[Military Records]]
 
 
 
*[[The Army]]
 
 
 
*[[British Army Regiments]]
 
 
 
*[[The Royal Air Force]]
 
 
 
*[[World War One]]
 
 
 
*[[World War Two]]
 
 
 
*[[War Memorials]]
 
 
 
 
 
==Pages For General Reference==
 
 
 
====Miscellaneous====
 
 
 
 
 
'''The [[Big Book]] of Genealogy'''
 
 
 
 
 
'''Our online photograph album: [[Places of Worship]]'''
 
 
 
 
 
*[[Architectural drawings and building plans]]
 
 
 
*[[Charitable Organisations]]
 
 
 
*[[Costume Past and Present]]
 
 
 
*[[Degrees of Kinship]]
 
 
 
*[[Emigration and Immigration]]
 
 
 
*[[Forbidden Marriages]]
 
 
*[[Information about Specific Cemeteries]]
 
 
 
*[[Irish Political and Social History]]
 
 
 
*[[Cemetery Lookup -Terms and Conditions|Lookups ~ Terms and Conditions]]
 
 
 
*[[Records Office/Cemetery/Churchyard Lookups|Lookups ~ What is needed?]]
 
 
 
*[[Records Office/Cemetery/Graveyard Lookups]]
 
 
 
*[[Maps and Photography]]
 
 
 
*[[Maps: Tithe and Ordnance Survey]]
 
 
 
*[[Medical Terms & Diseases]]
 
 
 
*[[Photographs]]
 
 
 
*[[See How Your Ancestors Lived]]
 
 
 
*[[Law and Law Enforcement]]
 
 
 
*[[Family History Books]]
 
 
 
*[[Useful Reference Information]]
 
 
 
*[[Weights and Measures]]
 
 
 
 
 
====Publications====
 
 
 
 
 
'''[[FTF Online Magazine]]'''
 
 
 
 
 
:*[[Family History Publications]]
 
 
 
:*[[Newspapers and Journals]]
 
 
 
 
 
====Names====
 
 
 
'''[[Surname Directory]] ~ member interests'''
 
 
 
 
 
*[[Common Forename Abbreviations]]
 
 
 
*[[Latin Names and Genealogical Terms]]
 
 
 
*[[Latin Names in Catholic Records]]
 
 
 
*[[Naming Patterns]]
 
 
 
 
 
====Trades and occupations====
 
 
 
*[[Law and Law Enforcement]]
 
 
 
*[[Bankrupts]]
 
 
 
*[[Bargemen/Boatmen/Watermen/Lightermen]]
 
 
*[[Canals and Canal Carriers]]
 
 
 
*[[Directories of Victorian and Edwardian Photographers]]
 
 
 
*[[Directories: Trade, Street and City]]
 
 
 
*[[Entertainment]]
 
 
 
*[[Fairground/Showmen/Travellers]]
 
 
 
*[[Farming and Agriculture]]
 
 
 
*[[Inns and Public Houses]]
 
 
 
*[[Mining and Heavy Industry]]
 
 
 
*[[Railways]]
 
 
 
*[[Religion and the Clergy]]
 
 
 
*[[Stonemasons]]
 
 
 
 
 
==Help with using The Wiki==
 
 
 
[[image:minibad.jpg]] '''[[:Category:Help|The Wiki Guide]]
 
 
 
:*[[Adding Unwanted BMD Certificates]]
 
 
 
:*[[Code for Hyperlinks]]
 
 
 
:*[[Editing Your User Page]]
 
 
 
:*[[Examples of useful code]]
 
 
 
:*[[Formatting Text]]
 
 
 
:*[[Help:Notes for Editors]]
 
 
 
:*[[Help:Notes for Users]]
 
 
 
:*[[Mixing Text and Images]]
 
 
 
:*[[Navigating The Wiki]]
 
 
 
:*[[New Pages]]
 
 
 
:*[[Places of Worship ~ Adding Photographs]]
 
 
 
:*[[Places of Worship ~ Photographs from a Thread]] [[image:unfinish.jpg]]
 
 
 
:*[[Places of Worship ~ Resizing Photographs]]
 
 
 
:*[[Places of Worship ~ Your Camera to The Wiki]] [[image:unfinish.jpg]]
 
 
 
:*[[Searching The Wiki]]
 
 
 
:*[[Style and Presentation]]
 
 
 
:*[[Surname Help]]
 
 
 
:*[[Template for County Pages]]
 
 
 
:*[[The Playground]]
 
 
 
:*[[Uploading Images to The Wiki]]
 
 
 
:*[[Using Images as Hyperlinks]]
 
 
 
:*[[Using Multiple Images]]
 
 
 
:*[[Working With Images]]
 
 
 
:*[[Working With Tables]]
 
 
 
 
 
*[[Copyright Guidelines]]
 
 
 
*[[Terms and Conditions]]
 
 
 
*[[GNU Free Documentation License]]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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*[[GEDCOM File Guide and FAQ]]
 
*[[Example GEDCOM file]]
 
*[[GEDCOM Troubleshooter]]
 
*[[Uploading a GEDCOM to Family Tree Forum]]
 
*[[Genealogy Applications and Packages]]
 
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*[[Legacy ]]
 
*[[Family Historian]]
 
*[[Family Tree Maker]] (FTM)
 
*[[Personal Ancestral File (PAF)]]
 
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[[Main Page|Wiki Home Page]]
 

Latest revision as of 19:59, 4 September 2010

Welcome to Family Tree Forum's Site Projects area.

For reference information not contained within these projects, please use our Reference Library.

Current Projects

We have supplied a list of ongoing projects below.

  • Places of Worship - The Places of Worship project is an important part of the Regional Projects Forum.
    These pages host a vast and ever-growing collection of photographs donated by the members.

    For a list of co-ordinators involved with this project please click here.


  • Costume Gallery - The gallery hosts a growing number of photographs of costume through the ages which have been contributed by the members.



  • Surname Directory - The Surname Directory is a selection of the surnames being researched by the members of the Family Tree Forum.


  • Certificate Exchange - A place to list all those wrong certificates or maybe to find the one you have been looking for.




Additionally, if you wish to view a full list of the pages within this area, please click here. Please be aware that content from some of these may have been moved. If this is the case, a link to the new location will have been left on the page.





Contributions

  • All Family Tree Forum members have the ability to add content to pages in the Site Projects area.
  • If you have any ideas for other projects, or would like to find out more about them, please visit the Site Projects Forum .
  • If you wish to create or amend content, you should also read the Help Page for Editors first to familiarise yourself.
  • Please ensure that you read our Terms and Conditions and the Copyright Guidelines. before adding any content.
  • Unless otherwise specified, all content will be published under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation Licence
  • For more help, see The Wiki Guide
  • Any additions and amendments will be tracked to ensure conformity with layout as well as preventing undesirable content from appearing on the site.

Family Tree Forum reserves the right to amend any content not formatted to the style of the rest of the site without notification.