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''[[Europe]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Isle_of_Man_Genealogy|Isle of Man]]'' {{Isle of Man-sidebar}}<!-- end Guide to '''Isle of menu table --> </div> <!-- end of left column --><!-- start of middle column --> <div styleMan ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records. ==Country Information=="width: 75%; float: right">__NOTOC__The The '''Isle of Man''' (Manx: '''Ellan Vannin'''), or simply '''Mann''' (Manx: '''Mannin'''), is a self-governing Crown dependency, located in the Irish Sea between [[Ireland Genealogy|Ireland]], [[Scotland Genealogy|Scotland]], [[England Genealogy|England]] and [[Wales Genealogy|Wales]]. The official languages of the Isle of Man are '''Manx Gaelic''' and '''English''' although, by the middle of the twentieth century only a few elderly native Manx speakers remained.==Getting Started =={| style="vertical-align: top;"||-| style="vertical-align: top; width: 20%; padding-right: 15px;"|<centerh3>[[Image:{{IOMirishsea}}]]Getting Started with Isle of Man Research</centerh3> {{note|The Links to articles on getting started with Isle of Man is neither part research.*[[Isle of the Man Civil Registration]]*[[United KingdomIsle of Man Church Records]] nor the *[[European UnionIsle of Man Names Personal]].}}<br>
The official languages | style="vertical-align: top; width: 20%; padding-left: 10px"|<h3>Isle of Man Research Tools</h3>Links to articles and websites that assist in Isle of Man research.*[http://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?board=19.0 RootsChat Isle of the Man]*[http://www.iomfhs.im/ Isle of Man are '''Manx Gaelic''' and '''English''' although, by the middle FHS] *[http://www.genealogylinks.net/uk/england/isle-of-man/ Isle of Man genealogy links] *[http://www.manxbmd.com/ ManxBMD]*http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/iom/ Genuki Isle of Man]*[[Isle of the twentieth century only a few elderly native Manx speakers remainedMan Websites|more websites ... ]]|}
The capital, seat [[File:Ask_the_Community_Button.png|link=Genealogy_Help_on_Facebook]] ==Isle of government and Man Clickable Map==Genealogy records are kept on the local level in the main commercial and financial centre is '''Douglas''' (Manx: '''Doolish''') Isle of Man. Click on a place below to go to the east coastcorresponding Wiki article listing more information. <center>[[Image:{{IOMflag}}Iom-parishes.png|right|325px|Iom-parishes.png]] <div style="clear:both"></centerdiv> The population of ==Jurisdictions==Genealogy records are kept on the local level in the Isle of Man is about 80,000. The main towns Click on a place below to go to the island are: corresponding Wiki article listing more information. ==== Parishes ==== {{columns-list|5|*[[Andreas, Isle of Man|Andreas]] *[[Arbory, Isle of Man|Arbory]] *[[Ballaugh, Isle of Man|Ballaugh]] *[[Braddan, Isle of Man|Braddan]] (includes Douglas) *[[Bride, Isle of Man|Bride]] *[[German, Isle of Man|German]] (includes Peel) *[[Jurby, Isle of Man|Jurby]] *[[Lezayre, Isle of Man|Lezayre]] *[[Lonan, Isle of Man|Lonan]] (includes Laxey) *[[Malew, Isle of Man|Malew]] (includes Castletown) *[[Marown, Isle of Man|Marown]] *[[Maughold, Isle of Man|Maughold]] (includes Ramsey) *[[Michael, Isle of Man|Michael]] *[[Onchan, Isle of Man|Onchan]] *[[Patrick, Isle of Man|Patrick]] *[[Rushen, Isle of Man|Rushen]] *[[Santon, Isle of Man|Santon]]}} ==== Towns ====
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== History FamilySearch Resources== The island was inhabited as far back as the Mesolithic Period and came under Celtic influence during the Iron Age. It had a turbulent history and came under the rule of the Norse Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in 1079 but in 1266, Norway's King Magnus VI ceded the island to [[Scotland Genealogy|Scotland]]. The Isle of Man came under English control in the fourteenth centuryresourcing your family.  The head of state of the Isle of Man is the head of state of the *[[United Kingdom]], who holds the title of '''Lord of Mann''' and is represented Genealogy Help on the island by a '''Lieutenant Governor'''. The country's government, '''Tynwald''', thought to have been founded in 979, is one of the oldest established governments in Europe. <!-- end of middle column --> <!-- start of footer -->  == Getting started with Isle of Man research == *'''Browse by Topic:''' [[:Category:Isle of ManFacebook|Pages for the Isle of ManFacebook Communities]]<div style="width: 100%; float: left">== Jurisdictions (Parishes) == [[Image:Iom-parishes.png|right|325px|Iom-parishes.png]]  #[[Andreas, Isle of Man|Andreas]] #[[Arbory, Isle of Man|Arbory]] #[[Ballaugh, Isle of Man|Ballaugh]] #[[Braddan, Isle of Man|Braddan]] (includes Douglas) #[[Bride, Isle of Man|Bride]] #[[German, Isle of Man|German]] (includes Peel) #[[Jurby, Isle of Man|Jurby]] #[[Lezayre, Isle of Man|Lezayre]] #[[Lonan, Isle of Man|Lonan]] (includes Laxey) #[[Malew, Isle of Man|Malew]] (includes Castletown) #[[Marown, Isle of Man|Marown]] #[[Maughold, Isle of Man|Maughold]] (includes Ramsey) #[[Michael, Isle of Man|Michael]] #[[Onchan, Isle of Man|Onchan]] #[[Patrick, Isle of Man|Patrick]] #[[Rushen, Isle of Man|Rushen]] #[[Santon, Isle of Man|Santon]] == Research Tools == *[[Isle of Man Births and Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)]] *[[Isle of Man Miscellaneous Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]] *[[Isle of Man Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)]] *[[Isle of Man Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]<br> *[[Isle of Man, Parish Registers (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Isle of Man, Parish Registers (FamilySearch Historical Records)]] Facebook groups discussing genealogy research*[[Isle of Man Names Personal]] *Isle of Man Resources and help pages on [httphttps://wwwfamilysearch.rootschat.comorg/forumlearningcenter/index.php?board=19.0 RootsChat Isle of Man Resources and help pageshome. (Free)html Learning Center]. *[http://www.iomfhs.im/ Isle of Man FHS] *[http://www.genealogylinks.net/uk/england/isle-of-man/ Isle of Man Online genealogy links&nbsp;] courses*[httphttps://wwwfamilysearch.manxbmd.com/ ManxBMD] *[http://www.manxnationalheritage.im/ Manx National Heritage] *[http://www.stirnet.com/genie/supportorg/gensearch.php Stirnet Limited: Families Database: Index] (unfettered access requires fee or significant data contribution; manually search index for surnames of interest) *http:/collection/www.genuki.org.uklocation/big/iom/ Genuki Isle of Man];[[Isle of Man Websites|more websites ...]] == Did you know1926993? =region*Since 1417, '''Tynwald Day''', July 5th, has been the National Day on the Isle +of +Man. Only on this day does the Isle's legislature meet in '''St. Johns''' rather than its usual meeting place in the capital '''Douglas'''. == Help Wanted == {{Click|Image:Volunteers wanted sm.png|FamilySearch Wiki:Help wanted on the Isle of Man pages|Wiki Volunteers Wanted}}  To add your knowledge and help expand the wiki see [[FamilySearch Wiki:Help wanted on the Isle of Man pages|Help wanted on the Isle of Man pages]Historical Records]
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{{Gallery__NOTOC__ |title=The Isle of Man|width=200|height=175|lines=2|File[[Category:iom-douglashotels.jpg|alt1=Colourful hotels on the seafront at Douglas|Colourful hotels on the seafront at Douglas.|File:iom-castletowncottages.jpg|alt1=Fishermen's cottages at Castletown|Fishermen's cottages at Castletown.|File:iom-ramseyfishingboats.jpg|alt1=Fishing boats in Ramsey harbour|Fishing boats in Ramsey harbour.|File:iom-peelcastle.jpg|alt1=The castle at Peel|The castle at Peel.|File:cregneash-faragher.jpg|alt1=A typical thatched cottage at Cregneash|A typical thatched cottage at Cregneash.|File:iom-laxeywheel.jpg|alt1=The wheel used to pump water from the Laxey mines|The wheel used to pump water from the Laxey mines.|File:iom-laxeymine.jpg|alt1=A shaft into one of the mines at Laxey.|A shaft into one of the mines at Laxey.|File:iom-snaefellrailway.jpg|alt1=The Snaefell Mountain Railway|The Snaefell Mountain Railway.|File:iom-snaefellview.jpg|alt1=The view from Snaefell, the island's highest peak (620m)|The view from Snaefell, the island's highest peak (620m).|}} </div> <!-- end of footer--> </div> Upgrade]] [[Category:Isle_of_ManIsle of Man]] ...
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