Lummis Family History

Useful Links

Probably the most comprehensive list of links giving worldwide coverage.
Find resources in the United Kingdom and Ireland and also  gives details of access to useful newsgroups including the Suffolk Mailing list.



The homepage of the Suffolk Family History Society. If you are carrying out research in Suffolk  you should benefit from being a member.
Details of the facilities available in the  Suffolk Record Offices at Bury St. Edmunds, Ipswich and Lowestoft.
Search engine for books available in Suffolk Libraries and Record Offices
Simon's superb site with photos and details of Suffolk Churches
The Suffolk Domesday Book entries


12 Feb 2023 - The following two suggestions have been forwarded to me by Amanda who is a student assisting a project in New Hampshire. During February her library is teaming up with the local Historical Society to host a special 'Genealogy Research' workshop. These websites were discovered whilst putting together a resource guide for that event and illustrate that not all sources of possible information are to be found on dedicated genealogy websites.

The first is from a yacht brokers who have compiled an excellent research guide on Ships Passenger Lists and can be found at:

The second is a company that started as a playground distributor but has expanded into other areas. It has published an article called Genealogy For Kids:Building a Family Tree which may help those that want to get their children or grandchildren involved. The web page is at:

5 Dec 2023 - A further update from another student, Amelia, who has suggested the following website for those starting to research their family history: