Links to Boyd Websites
- Boyd DNA Project
- Boyd Surname at Linkpendium
Links to Boyd surname resources. Linkpendium has over 342,030 American genealogical links.
- Genealogical Society of South Africa
Virtual Branch of the Genealogical Society of South Africa (GSSA)enabling those who are too distant to attend meetings a way to participate in the Society.
- Allen County Public Library
Allen County Public Library is renowned for their genealogical content. ACPL is the publisher of PERSI.
- Ancestor Hunt Free Genealogy Search
Genealogy search engines will help you locate ancestors in the largest genealogy records collections available online. Search census, obituaries, Bible records, Mormon Church, Ellis Island, prison records and more.
- Census Finder
Directory of links to census records, census indexes, transcriptions, census images, tax lists, city directories and other genealogy records for the United States, United Kingdom and Canada.
- Our Ancient Boyd Ancestors
Chapter One from my fathers' book, The Descendants and Ancestors of James Boyd and Nancy Wier by William R. Boyd.
- Ireland Census Records
Directory of Irish census records, directories, valuations and other genealogy records available online along with clan information and resources for Irish genealogical research.
Real free databases of census records, Civil War records, Civil War Prison records, marriage records, tax lists and other genealogy record transcriptions along with genealogy resources and links.
- Commonwealth War Graves
CWGC maintains the graves of members of the forces of the Commonwealth who were killed in the two World Wars, to build memorials to those who have no known grave and to keep records and registers.
- Cyndi's List
Cyndi's List of genealogy sites on the Internet. 123,000+ categorised and cross-referenced genealogy links!
- Family Search
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints genealogy website. 400 million names online, as well as a host of other aids to research.
- Burke's Peerage and Gentry
Over 1 million names in our more than 15,000 records of the peerage and gentry of the United Kingdom, historical families of Ireland, distinguished and presidential families of the United States, and the royal families of Europe, as well as many other prominent individuals.
Rootsweb is the oldest and largest free genealogy website. Masses of information for family research.
- Society of Genealogists
The Society of Genealogists offers a unique combination of research material, guidance and support for those interested in family history and the lives of earlier generations.
- UK National Archives
The Public Record Office is the national archive of England, Wales and the United Kingdom. It brings together and preserves the records of central government and the courts of law.
- A Guide to Gaelic Scotland
A multilingual (including Gaelic) guide to the history of Gaelic in Scotland.
- Gretna Green
Gretna Green in Scotland is one of the world's oldest and most romantic wedding venues.
- Isle of Arran
A guide to the isle of Arran, Scotland.Golf, fishing and other outdoor activities. A map of the Isle of Arran, with village details.
- Isle of Bute
Isle of Bute in Gaelic is Eilean Bhòid, and Bhòid means 'from Bute' or 'of Bute'. Some think this little island in the Clyde Estuary is the original home of the Boyds and gave us our surname.
- Scots Connection
Boyd family owned specialists in Scottish gifts and tartans.
- Scottish Books from Scotland
New, used and out of print Scottish books from the west of Scotland
- Ayrshire Roots
Tools for family research in Ayrshire, Scotland.
- Bute Sons & Daughters
The Sons & Daughters project aims to develop Bute's genealogy strands, not only in terms of family histories but also our local heritage.
- Clan Duncan Society
Based in the Scottish Highlands the Clan Duncan Society's primary purpose is to bring together all those with the name Duncan and the associated names of Duncanson, Duncane, Dunkinson, Duncean, Dunken, Donkin, Dunkin and other alternate spellings
- Glasgpow & West of Scotland Family History Society
The Glasgow & West of Scotland Family History Society aims to promote the study of family history, particularly in Glasgow and the west of Scotland.
- Old Maps of Kilmarnock
Old and interesting maps of Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland.
- PRO searches by Bob O'Hara
Site of Bob O'Hara. This researcher was recommended by Alexander Hughes, list administrator of the Ayrshire list.
- Scottish genealogy from Scots Family
Scottish genealogy research in Scotland. Popular ancestor search service offering a no-find no-fee ancestor search service, and useful website information including a list of old Scottish occupations, and a complete Parish listing.
Links to Scottish family history homepages, beginners guide, free cemetery records, census extracts, ships passenger lists and much more
- Scottish Census Records
Directory of Scottish census records, trade directories, parish registers and other Scottish genealogy records available online along with resources for genealogical research in Scotland.
- BBC Scottish Roots
From Scotland or returning to search for your roots? This site provides you with all the information you need.
- Historic Scotland
Historic Scotland is the government agency that looks after many of Scotland's monuments and castles.
- Maps of Scotland 1560 - 1928
Included here are about 800 of the most important maps from the first four centuries of the mapping of Scotland.
- Medieval Scotland
A collection of articles and resources aimed at anyone interested in Scotland between A.D. 500 and 1603.
- National Archives of Scotland
NAS is the main archive for sources of the history of Scotland as a separate kingdom, her role in the British isles and the links between Scotland and many other countries over the centuries.
- Old Photographs of Kilmarnock
Many interesting photos of Old Kilmarnock, including Kilmarnock House, home of William, 4th Lord Boyd following the fire at Dean Castle.
- Scotland's History
Some good articles on this website about aspects of Scottish history.
- Scotland's Kings & Queens
This site is dedicated to the Scottish Kings and Queens who shaped Scotland's course in history. It will take you from the lesser known kings to the famous.
- The Highland Clearances
A website of stories from Scotland's Highland Clearances.
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