England Genealogy

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England is a one of the four constituent countries of the United Kingdom. It has a history that goes back over a thousand years.

In 1707, the Kingdom of England joined the Kingdom of Scotland in union to become the Kingdom of Great Britain.

Beginner's Corner

The Beginner’s Corner links to information that will help you get started researching your English ancestors. Choose from one of the following:

These articles may also help you as you begin researching your English ancestors:

See also English Ancestry in the FamilySearch Learning Center

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FamilySearch Historical Records

Wiki articles describing England-related online collections that can be found at FamilySearch.org

Main article: England FamilySearch Historical Records

Ideas for Finding Compiled Information on English Ancestry

Here's an article entitled "A Checklist of Compiled Sources & Where to Find Them" that's specifically focused to aiding researchers--beginners to professional--who want to learn of compiled genealogical data on (i.e. immigrant) ancestry from England and whole British Isles.
This article shares numerous resources such as gateway websites which provide access to hundreds of millions of names that researchers worldwide have gathered and shared online for British ancestry.

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Genealogy courses: Learn how to research from an expert in England courses.

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