There is a continuous
movement and change of URLs and ISPs such that
it is sometimes pot luck if the site is still there when
you visit. It is usually worthwhile visiting sites
dedicated to providing links and which are regularly
Sites always worth visiting
regularly with many links and free access to some
databases. These sites are normally up to date.
Help finding LDS film
Other general sites with
Ros Davies` Co Down site: This
excellent site has some 26 pages of ORR information - well worth a
An Introduction to Scottish
and Family History < Genealogy>
Church of Ireland [
Anglican ] genealogy link and Church Library.
http://www.electricscotland.com/ - thousands of
pages about Scotland, heritage, genealogy etc.
Gazetteer and maps,
the main UK genealogy site including basic where and how
General Records Office,
Guild of One Name Studies
Latter Day Saints.
Library of Congress,
National Archives England,
National Archives, Scotland
www.nas.gov.uk This site has
extensive records and an electronic/searchable catalogue, including
criminal proceedings of individuals ( many Orrs included !).
National Archives and
Records Admin. USA
National Library of
New England History and
Newspaper Library UK,
Presbyterian Church in
Public Records Office
Public Records Office N
Reformed Presbytery of
Ireland [ Covenanters ]
Scottish Genealogy Society
Ulster History Foundation /
Ulster Historical and Genealogical Guild
This is a very useful site with most BMDs for Antrim and Down. There is a
Free search facility of a wide range of records, but Pay for details; half
price for members of UHGG.
US Census (statistics
& name frequency)
US Gen Web
US Land Records - Eastern
US News Library
Want an interesting tour of
`Orr` names, links and photographs ?
http://images.google.com/ and type `Orr` [ or your own
name if you aren`t an Orr ] into the search facility. You
will be surprised at who and what turns up. Enjoy.
Links last checked 30 Dec 2010.