Commonwealth Family Tree research resources
Dig into the past of the Commonwealth Family Tree using the resources below. We hope you find these sites useful whilst you are researching your Genealogy !
1921 England and Wales Census records are now available!
On 6 January 2022 the 1921 England and Wales Census records were made available online via the FindMyPast website. The records have been indexed and are searchable via the usual methods. These records are only viewable on a pay-per-view basis and are not included in any of FindMyPast's existing subscriptions with the exception of the 12 month premium subscription.
Commonwealth records on Ancestry
Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Commonwealth family tree. A vast range of data is available to search ranging from census records, births, deaths and marriages, military records and immigration records to name but a few. Free trials are normally available and are a good way to fill out a lot of your tree quickly.
|Ancestry.com Global records search results for the Commonwealth family.|
|Ancestry.com US records search results for the Commonwealth family.|
|Ancestry.co.uk UK records search results for the Commonwealth family.|
|Ancestry.ca Canadian records search results for the Commonwealth family.|
|Ancestry.com.au Australian records search results for the Commonwealth family.|
Sometimes you can run into a brick wall in your tree and you just don't have enough evidence to make that next step back in time. A DNA test can sometimes help to make a link to a particular family name if you find you share common DNA with people who have the same or similar surnames as each other. If you are lucky then you may get a match within a few generations and discover some Commonwealth ancestors. Additionally, the modern DNA test can give you a breakdown of your ethnic mix - you may be surprised at the results!
Have you reached a brick wall in your Commonwealth Tree?
Visit our Commonwealth DNA page to find out more.
Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Commonwealth Genealogy
Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Commonwealth Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources below you will be able to find a birth record and, from that, a birth certificate can be ordered which lists the names of the mother and father, taking you back another generation in your tree. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Commonwealth family tree.
Study Commonwealth Parish Records at Find My Past.
Look at the UK registered births, marriages and deaths for the Commonwealth family name using the FreeBMD database.
Look at Genealogy Bank for Commonwealth family records.
Study MyHeritage for Commonwealth family data.
Look at the LDS Database for records of the Commonwealth family.
Research the Commonwealth surname using fold3 Military Archives and view images of original Commonwealth Military records.
Commonwealth Family Tree Databases
Explore WikiTree for user contributed Commonwealth family records. Collaboration is encouraged so that accuracy of Commonwealth data can be verified or corrected by other users.
Look at MyTrees for information on the Commonwealth family and people looking to contact living Commonwealth relations.
Search GENi for Commonwealth family records.
Find your Irish Commonwealth relatives on findmypast.ie
Research the Commonwealth surname using Genealogy.com forums .
Miscellaneous Commonwealth Databases
Look at the Ellis Island Database for information on the Commonwealth family. This database contains over 25 million immigration records detailing passengers arriving in the United States of America.
Use the Surname Map project to look at the current distribution of the Commonwealth surname in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain, Italy and Romania.
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