- This guide outlines some of the main sources you can use to help you look for family and old friends
- If you need further explanation about anything in this guide or if there is something you need that is not covered here, you can contact us for information
- The web sites mentioned are in the Finding people section or at the Family history section of WebLinks
- If you wish, you can print all the sections
- What do you know already?
- Electoral registers
- Telephone directories
- Internet general search engines and people-finding search engines
- Reunion and Social Networking sites
- Non-commercial people-finding services
- Might the person you are looking for have married?
- Might the person you are looking for have died?
- Do you wish to pay a professional researcher, commercial organisation or private investigator?
Page last updated: 28th May 2020