http://www.english.cam.ac.uk/ceres/ehoc/ An excellent site which offers a free
online course in reading early modern English handwriting 1500 -
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/palaeography/ The National Archives online tutorial will help you learn to read the handwriting found in documents written in English between 1500 and 1800.
findmypast.com Find the GRO reference for births, marriages and deaths entries
Ancestry.co.uk Subscription based site, offers what it claims is the largest collection of family history records on the Web. Including England and Wales civil registration and searchable census records.
Bristol Register Office A local source of birth, marriage and death records. Run by some very busy, dedicated and helpful staff.
Certificates online The General Register Office for England and Wales online ordering service for ordering copies of birth, marriage and death certificates.
Freebmd A free search for the GRO reference for births, marriages and deaths
Genesreunited A great site, it’s free to register but a subscription is required
to make full use of the site. You can:-
Genuki A virtual reference library of genealogical information that is of particular relevance to the UK & Ireland.
Somerset Archives and Local Studies Somerset Archive and Record Service exists to find, preserve and make available written records of Somerset's people and communities.