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Covers those links that are not associated to one country/field, such as Family Trees, Global archives/news, Global lists, Global searches, POW, Travellers etc.

Boer War - Register of the 2nd Anglo-Boer war 1899-1902. Free to search the index
Census Online - Links to online census records from Canada, England, Ireland, Scotland, US and Wales.
Commonwealth War Graves - Searchable database from WW1 and WW2
Family Pursuit
 - Community Family Tree Index, searchable facilty.
Family Search - You can start a Family Tree and much more for free.
Family Tree Now - Searchable facility.
Family Tree Seeker - Family tree search engine, worth a look.
Family Tree Software - [Gramps] Free, see what you think...
Find a Grave - Searchable facility.
Forces War Records - Free to search the index, essentially a PAY SITE. A lot of history also.
GenDex - Searchable facility uses databases/sets on the internet.
Genealogy Gophers - Digitized genealogy books, large collection, searchable database.
Google News - Searchable global newspapers.
Japanese POW - Icludes other Asian POW.
Our Family Tree - Searchable.
RomanyGenes - Various areas of Romany Genealogy.
Romany Gipsy Connections - Another well-documented Romany Site.
RootsWeb - A large genealogical resource, a must check facility. Note - Some areas of RootsWeb are under reconstruction.
Surnames - Find discussions, information and profiles for any last name.
Surnames - One-Name Studies registered with the Guild. 
Tribal Pages - Private and public trees, public trees are searchable, private trees have a contact for requests.
WeRelate - Searchable databases, this takes you to the people search.
WikiTree - Searchable facility, large resource and well worth a look.
World Connect - Rootsweb family tree seach.


Global places/maps of modern and historical interest.
Australia - 
History of main places, lists cities, towns and suburbs.
 - National Heritage List of places.
Australia, Victorian Towns and Localities - Lists current places and includes alternative names and places that existed under a different name.
Canada - Historic Places register [searchable].
Canada - Places and includes mapping resources.
England and Wales - Hisoric map of counties/parishes 1851 [location search].
Ireland - Place names of villages, towns and townlands searchable index. published 1861.
Scotland - Gazetteer for Scotland maps [Old and Modern]. Uses icon links to pinpoint parishes.
Seychelles - BMD 1794-1905, alpha listed.



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