Genealogy Services - Trace Your Family History
Most libraries have paid for subscriptions from the major sites so you can get free access to all this historic information. Find your local library here.
FamilySearch is the largest site to offer free access to records from old Censuses, Birth registers, etc. All the records here were compiled from the work of a community of researchers looking for individual family trees.
Genuki the UK and Ireland Genealogy website doesn't hold records but contains a vast amount of free historical information that will help you to find all the records you need from anywhere within the country.
UK BMD Birth, Marriage and Death certificates aren't available to view online, but indexes of them are.
Ancestry and Find My Past are the two biggest subscription sites, with a very wide range of historic records you can view online. Many Libraries have a subscription to one or other of these so you can gain free access in libraries.
British Library Newspapers and British Newspaper Archive both these subscription sites have copies of historic national and local newspapers from the 1700s and 1800s that can be searched and viewed online.
Understand the Archives part of the UK National Archives website provides lots of free help with finding and understanding old documents.
Getting Started is a free BBC website that helps you to learn the basics about family history.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission free website lists all the service casualties of two world wars and gives details of where they are buried.
Research your family history using the GRO A quick guide from Gov.UK about ordering certificates and documents from the General Register Office to help trace your family history.