Bailiwick Museums, Libraries, Archives and Societies
A very useful list of the contents of the Societe's Report and Transactions since 1882
A list of the articles published in the Review of the Guernsey Society
Channel Islands' Family History Society List of articles from last 25 years
Other Channel Island Institutions
Jersey Heritage Trust (inc. Jersey Archives and Jersey Museum)
Guernsey Legal Resources Laws enacted since 1950
Channel Islands Interest
Festung Guernsey Preserving the island's WW2 heritage
Guernsey Numismatics (coins)
De Havillands: http://havilands.org/
19th century French immigrants via Jersey, by Mark Boléat
Guernsey French poems in Guernsey newspapers (Geraint Jennings)
Magène Contemporary Norman-French resources, articles, songs, and music
Friends of Victor Hugo (Société des Amis de Victor Hugo) French society dedicated to his life and works. Copies of the society's French language Transactions, L'Echo Hugo, are available to download from this site.
Outside the Islands
Ranks, professions, occupations, and trades Glossary (English)
Calculate the value of money in the past (measuringworth.com)
Huguenot Library Resource centre based at University College, London
1911 census (other options are available)
The Soldier in Later Medieval England a searchable database
Royal Naval Seamen's Wills 1786-1882 (National Archives)
British Army Records Centre (help for sources of records of service personnel)
Ministry of Defence (paid-for service, providing records of British service personnel)
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (with database of records and certificates)
http://www.ukgdl.org.uk/index.php (an index of many useful genealogical sites)
Alumni cantabrigienses (before 1900)
English Handwriting 1500-1700
If any help is required with these, locals are welcome to call in at the Library.
Noms de famille French language family name finder.
Mémoire des hommes French nationals serving in the First War. Government-funded site, in French.
Archives en ligne Online French archives
Archives of the Côtes d'Armor Magnifique! Fantastic resource, in French. Click Généarmor for the genealogical database. Includes censuses.
Archives of Calvados Access to maps, historic photographs and postcards of the region, and municipal decisions free; genealogical information (registers from 1526 onwards) requires payment. In French.
Archives de l'Oise Includes free census information for the region.
Archives of Rennes Excellent site. Free access to registers; in French.
Archives de la Manche Regional archives.
Huguenots de France et d'ailleurs. French hub for resources concerning the Huguenots in France and elsewhere.
Society for History of French Protestantism French academic society with dedicated library. Subscription to its genealogical magazine is available.
Musée Dobrée, Nantes
Prizes taken by Malouin privateers, including Guernsey ships, from 17th century