Qwarie

mSIS is a multi-source investigating suite with OSINT/i3 research functionality, and with a templated Evidence Report feature

Qwarie - mSIS

mSIS is a multi-source investigating suite with OSINT/i3 research functionality, with a templated Evidence Report feature, that combines to deliver the user with exceptional productivity. Please email us for more details.


Some Useful Databases & Websites, Mostly UK Based

If you know of any good Websites or Databases that are not shown below, then please email us & we will try to include them. Also let us know if any of the links are dead & we will update them.

We accept no liability if you visit or use any of these websites & databases, this is all done at your own risk; you should make sure that you are not breaching any work based policies before visiting them.


PS = Paid For Services          FS = Free Services

choose a category...

A -  B -  C -  D -  E -  F -  G -  H -  I -  J -  K -  L -  M -  N -  O -  P -  Q -  R -  S -  T -  U -  V -  W -  X -  Y -  Z



A  -   Accountants & Financial Sector       Actors & Their Agents       Age of Consent
         Aircraft & Flight Information       American Enquiries       Anonymizers       Architects       Archive
         Art       Australian Enquiries      

B  -   Bailiffs       Bank Information       Bicycles       Blocked Sites       Blog Sites       Boats       Books      

C  -   CCTV & Webcams       Charity Details       Chat Room Sites       Child Care       Company Information
         Convert File Types       Country Specific Search Engines       Courts & Legal Information
         Creating Identities       Credit Reference Agencies / Information       CryptoCurrencies

D  -   Document Checking       Domains & IP's      

E  -   EBay Sites       Educational (Profession)       Electoral Roll Databases       Email Related Sites      

F  -   Facebook       Fake Names / False Persona's       Flickr       Freedom Of Information      

G  -   Genealogy Sites       Geo-Social Networking Sites       Google Sites      

H  -   Hacked Accounts       Hidden Data       Horse Racing      

I  -   Importers       Instagram       Insurance       Internet Of Things       IP Grabbers      

J  -   Journalists (Profession)       Journalists (Useful Links)      

L  -   Legal Profession      

M  -   MAC Addresses       Maps       Medical Profession       Meta Search Engines       Missing People
         Motor Vehicles       Music Related (Profession)       Music Related (Songwriters)      

N  -   Network Investigation Tools & Whois       Newspaper Databases       Newspaper FactChecker      

P  -   Password Related Sites       PDF Converters       People Search Sites       Photo Upload Sites
         Photo Search Sites       Police & Crime Information       Political Sites       Prisoner Location Service
         Profession & Licensing Sites       Property Sites      

Q  -   QR Code Sites       Qualification Checker      

R  -   Restaurants      

S  -   Sanctions List       Satellite Tracking       Search Engines       Security Staff (Profession)
         Sending Large Files       Sexual Services (Profession)       Ships       Shorten URL's       SnapChat
         Social Care (Profession)       Social Networking Sites       Sports Related (Profession)
         Stolen Property      

T  -   Telephone (Landline & Mobile) Related Sites       Time Zone Converters       Tradesmen (Profession)
         Training Related       Trains       Translation Sites       Transport (Profession)       Twitter      

U  -   Useful Computer/Internet Sites      

V  -   Video Upload & Search Sites      

W  -   Wanted People       Weather Related Sites       Webcams & CCTV       Website Monitoring       Wikipedia
         Wills & Probate      


Age of Consent
Purchasing Age Of Consent
(FS) www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk - details of UK age restricted products & penalties

Sexual Age Of Consent
(FS) www.avert.org - the different ages of consent around the world
(FS) www.law.cornell.edu - marriage laws & minimum ages for the 50 states in the USA & the District of Columbia & Puerto Rico


Aircraft & Flight Information
UK Aircraft Details
(FS) www.caa.co.uk - the database of UK aircraft registered with the Civil Aviation Authority

UK Airport Details
(FS) www.pilotweb.aero - a database of airfields, not airports in the UK and elsewhere, searchable on a map

Ireland Aircraft Details
(FS) www.flyinginireland.com - the database of aircraft registered in Ireland

International Aircraft Details
(FS) www.casa.gov.au - the Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) aircraft register
(FS) www.airframes.org - international but unofficial aircraft registration database
(FS) www.jetphotos.net - useful international database including complete ownership history of jet liners
(FS) www.aviation-safety.net - details of all airliner accidents and safety issues

International Aircraft Location Details
(FS) www.planefinder.net - Plane Finder provides virtually real time air traffic control information on planes in various countries across the globe
(FS) www.flightaware.com - live flight tracking data
(FS) www.flightradar24.com - live flight tracking data

International Airport Details
(FS) www.worldaerodata.com - a database of worldwide airports, searchable by name
(FS) www.google.com - easy way to identify flights from airports within America


American Enquiries
(FS) www.searchsystems.net - links to many different American based databases, most of which are free to access
(FS) www.zabasearch.com - American site offering free people search, address lookup and reverse phone number lookup
(FS) www.treasury.gov - lots of useful links from The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) of the US Department of the Treasury
(FS) www.treasury.gov - database searchable by names for Specially Designated Nationals & Blocked Persons
(FS) www.usrealtyrecords.com - searchable address & property detils in the USA
(PS) www.ustitlerecords.com - links to access property & mortgage detils in the USA


Anonymizers
(FS) www.anonymouse.org - surf the web and more without leaving your footprint
(FS) www.proxfree.com - surf the web and more without leaving your footprint
(FS) www.proxify.com - an easy way to surf the web without leaving your footprint, letting you choose the countries details you want to leave
(FS) www.guardster.com - surf the web without leaving your footprint
(FS) www.online-anonymizer.com - surf the web without leaving your footprint
(FS) www.snoopblocker.com - surf the web without leaving your footprint
(PS) www.hidemyass.com - surf the web without leaving your footprint


Archive
(FS) www.archive.org - the internet Archive's Wayback Machine
(FS) www.archive.is - another archive search site, with a save a page funcdtion, which works with open Facebook accounts
(FS) www.screenshots.com - historic screenshots of websites
(FS) www.cachedpages.com - cached copies of web pages from a number of search sites
(FS) www.webcitation.org - appears to be a new site aimed at academics, growing in content
(FS) www.web-archive-uk.com - UK based archive for a limited amount of sites, not great but may get better


Art
(FS) www.artloss.com - the world’s largest database of stolen art


Australian Enquiries
(PS) www.pitoolbox.com.au - links to many different Australian based databases & websites, most of which are free to access
(FS) www.australialookup.com - Australian people search site
(FS) www.domain.com.au - property profiles for Australian addresses


Bank Information
UK Banks
(FS) www.sortcodes.co.uk - identifying banks from sort codes etc
(FS) www.sortcodes.co.uk - UK sort code & account number validation site
(FS) www.findsortcodes.co.uk - linking Sort Codes to UK banks
(FS) www.swiftcodesinfo.com - quick and easy way to find Sort Code of banks in the UK
(FS) www.bindb.com - linking Sort Codes to UK banks
(FS) www.postcodeanywhere.co.uk - has an option to validate bank & card details for the UK
(FS) www.mylostaccount.org.uk - service for locating forgotten UK bank accounts

Irish Banks
(FS) www.bpfi.ie - has an option to validate Irish bank account details

European Banks
(FS) www.business.hsbc.co.uk - understanding IBAN & BIC numbers
(FS) www.ibancalculator.com - locate bank codes & BICs for European banks
(FS) www.ibancalculator.com - calculate an IBAN from an account number

Credit Cards
(FS) www.validcreditcardnumber.com - validate a credit card number
(FS) www.freeformatter.com - validate a credit card number
(FS) www.validate.creditcard - validate a credit card number

Linked Sites
(FS) www.howmuchisthevat.co.uk - useful free online vat calculator
(FS) www.vatcalculator.co.uk - useful free online vat calculator


Bicycles
(FS) www.bikeregister.com - BikeChecker is a free service for people purchasing a second-hand bike, which allows them to check that the bike is not listed as “Stolen” on the Bike Register Database
(FS) www.bikeshepherd.org - a free service for people purchasing a second-hand bike, which allows them to check that the bike is not listed as stolen on their bike database


Blocked Sites
(FS) www.451unavailable.org - details of sites blocked by UK court orders
(FS) www.blocked.org.uk - check to see if a site is being blocked by UK ISP's
(FS) www.google.com - list of requests to take down sites, by requesting organisation & specified domain
(FS) www.lumendatabase.org - searchable database of legal complaints and requests for removal of on-line material


Blog Sites
(FS) www.blogger.com - the most popular blogger site, run by Google
(FS) www.wordpress.com - a popular blog site
(FS) www.tumblr.com - a popular blog site


Books
(FS) www.isbnsearch.org - search for a book by title, author or ISBN
(FS) www.abebooks.co.uk - identify books by their ISBN
(FS) www.amazon.co.uk - identify books by their title, author, publisher or ISBN


Charity Details
(FS) www.charity-commission.gov.uk - details of UK registered charities


Chat Room Sites
(FS) www.mibbit.com - links to 100's of newsgroups / irc's
(FS) www.freechatnow.com - adult based chat room
(FS) www.chatib.us - adult based chat room
(FS) www.chatiw.uk - UK based adult chat room
(FS) www.e-chat.co - adult based chat room
(FS) www.we-talk.co - free & easy to access chat room


Company Information
UK Company Information
Free Sites
(FS) www.companieshouse.gov.uk - free UK director & company information
(FS) www.companieshouse.gov.uk - free UK disqualified directors register search
(FS) www.companycheck.co.uk - searchable database of UK Companies & Directors, with lots of free information
(FS) www.londonstockexchange.com - lots of useful company information for UK registered / traded companies
(FS) www.nexok.co.uk - allows you sign up for a free account to search for and access UK company information, with additional foriegn company information available at a price
(FS) www.vat-search.co.uk - search via a company name or location for companies with UK vat numbers (plus all other EU countries)

Paid For Sites
(PS) www.creditsafe.com - limited & non-limited company reports covering the whole of the UK and also the Republic of Ireland & others
(PS) www.bizzy.co.uk - lots of free UK company information but more available if you pay

Irish Company Information
(PS) www.cro.ie - Irish company information
(FS) www.solocheck.ie - register for an account, then you can access free Irish company & directors information
(FS) www.cro.ie - Irish disqualified directors register
(FS) www.vision-net.ie - Irish business directory

Channel Islands
(PS) www.jerseyfsc.org - searchable database for companies registered in Jersey
(PS) www.greg.gg - searchable database for companies registered in Guernsey

Isle of Man
(PS) www.gov.im - searchable database for companies registered in the Isle of Man

International Company Information
Free Sites
(FS) www.companieshouse.gov.uk - links to different company registries from around the world
(FS) www.commercial-register.sg.ch - links to different company registries from around the world
(FS) www.openownership.org - details of who is actualy controls, influences or benefits from nearly 2million companies around the world
(FS) www.bvdinfo.com - international company directory, basic information for free or pay for more details
(FS) www.sec.gov - searchable database for companies registered in the USA
(FS) www.asic.gov.au - Australian searchable registers of banned & disqualified persons in relation to the business & finance industry
(FS) www.opencorporates.com - free basic company information from many places around the world
(FS) www.business.govt.nz - search the New Zealand companies office register for company & director details
(FS) www.icij.org - a database from the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, containing ownership information about companies in a number of offshore jurisdictions over a 30 year period up to 2010
(FS) www.vat-search.eu - search via a company name or location for EU companies with vat numbers

Paid For Sites
(PS) www.companieshouse.gi - searchable database for companies registered in Gibraltar
(PS) www.icpcredit.com - international credit status reports on registered companies
(PS) www.gov.hk - Hong Kong compulsory winding-up of companies & bankruptcies database
(PS) www.infocreditgroup.com - business & credit information for a wide selection of countries around the world
(PS) www.ebr.org - the European Business Register (EBR) is a network of National Business Registers & Information Providers from various European countries
(PS) www.nexok.co.uk - allows you sign up for a free account to search for and access UK company information, with additional foriegn company information available at a price

Useful Company / Business Tools
Free Sites
(FS) www.ico.org.uk - searchable database of Register of Data Controllers (DPA licence holders)
(FS) www.force.com - database of the FCA Interim Permission Consumer Credit Register
(FS) www.fca.org.uk - database of the FCA Consumer Credit Register, searchable by name & post code etc
(FS) www.gazettes-online.co.uk - searchable postings relating to current & historic UK company information
(FS) www.europa.eu - verify the validity of a VAT number issued by any member state of the EU
(FS) www.bloomberg.com - search for information on over 40,000 public and 300,000 private companies worldwide
(FS) www.compliance-exchange.com - links to company, investment & financial regulatory bodies around the world
(FS) www.vatcalculator.co.uk - an easy to use on-line VAT calculator
(FS) www.ipo.gov.uk - locate UK trade mark holders

Paid For Sites
(PS) www.creditcheck.uk.com - a useful database of county court judgements issued against companies
(PS) www.zoominfo.com - search engine for linking individuals to companies


Convert File Types
All File Types
(FS) www.youconvertit.com - convert any media file format (Documents, Images, Audio & Video) online without buying or installing anything on your PC
(FS) www.online-convert.com - convert any media file format
(FS) www.zamzar.com - convert any media file format
(FS) www.wobzip.org - enables you to open any type of compressed file

PDF Converters
(FS) www.online2pdf.com - a free online pdf converter & eidtor
(FS) www.pdfconverter.com - pdf converter software with a free online trial feature
(FS) www.weconvertpdf.com - a free online pdf converter
(FS) www.pdftoword.com - PDF-to-Word converter
(FS) www.pdfonline.com - free on-line PDF to Word converter
(FS) www.pdf2jpg.net - PDF to JPG on-line converter
(FS) www.freepdfconvert.com - converts PDF to word or excel document and more
(FS) www.pdfonfly.com - an on-line site which converts a website to a PDF and adds the URL & date stamp on the form
(FS) www.cometdocs.com - an on-line site which converts PDF to word or excel documents etc
(FS) www.pdftoexcelonline.com - an on-line site which converts PDF files to excel documents
(FS) www.pdftoexcel.com - an on-line site which converts PDF files to excel documents
(FS) www.investintech.com - a site allowing an online trial of software which converts scanned pdf's to word documents


Courts & Legal Information
UK & Ireland Information
Free Sites
(FS) www.thelawpages.com - need to register but then you can search Crown Court sentencing results & more
(FS) www.causelist.org - listing for daily court appearance in England & Wales, best searched via Google
(FS) www.courtnewsuk.co.uk - search their database of UK court & tribunal reports via a surname (a paid for service is also available)
(FS) www.gov.uk - searchable database of UK employment tribunal hearings & results
(FS) www.casecheck.co.uk - a free UK legal resource with a searchable database which appears to be high court cases as opposed to criminal court cases
(FS) www.courtsni.gov.uk - Northern Ireland public court lists
(FS) www.legislation.gov.uk - allows you access to copies of most types of UK legislation
(FS) www.justice.gov.uk - this site lists all the vexatious litigants & the date the order was made
(FS) www.courtserve.net - daily court lists available
(FS) www.hse.gov.uk - searchable public register of convictions from the Health & Safety Executive (HSE)
(FS) www.bailii.org - British & Irish legal Information Institute
(FS) www.scotcourts.gov.uk - useful Scottish Court info, including a searchable judgments database

Paid For Sites
(PS) www.trustonline.org.uk - a database containing details of High Court judgments, Magistrates Court fines defaults and Tribunal Awards
(PS) www.iclr.co.uk - the incorporated council of law reporting for England & Wales

International Information
(FS) www.nsopw.gov - this is the American National Sex Offender Public Website (NSOPW), coordinated by the U.S. Department of Justice
(FS) www.bop.gov - run by the Federal Bureau of Prisons in the USA, this is a database of all Federal inmates incarcerated since 1982 onwards
(FS) www.blackbookonline.info - a site that allows searching via a name of various state & federal sites in the USA for records of arrests & convictions
(FS) www.publicarrestrecords.org - US database of arrest records searchable by Name & State
(FS) www.arrests.org - database of US arrest records, searchable by state
(FS) www.ca.gov - designated registered sex offenders in California
(FS) www.iowa.us - offender information from the Iowa Department of Corrections
(FS) www.jailbase.com - details & photographs of people arrested in the USA & held in County Jails
(FS) www.mugshots.com - details & photographs of people wanted by various agencies in the USA


Credit Reference Agencies / Information
UK Databases
(PS) www.uk.equifax.com - UK Commercial & Consumer Credit Data
(PS) www.uk.experian.com - UK Commercial & Consumer Credit Data
(PS) www.dbai.dnb.com - UK Commercial & Consumer Credit Data
(PS) www.trustonline.org.uk - a database containing details of CCJs, Administration Orders and CSA Liability Orders
(FS) www.checkmyarea.com - to search any postcode to see geo-demographic data
(FS) www.thegazette.co.uk - searchable postings relating to current & historic UK business & personal insolvency etc

England & Wales
(FS) www.insolvencydirect.bis.gov.uk - searchable register of current Bankruptcies and Individual Voluntary Arrangements held by The Insolvency Service for England & Wales

Northern Ireland
(PS) www.courtsni.gov.uk - the Bankruptcy and Liquidation Register for Northern Ireland
(FS) www.economy-ni.gov.uk - searchable register of Individual Voluntary Arrangements held by The Insolvency Service for Northern Ireland

Scotland
(FS) www.aib.gov.uk - searchable register of insolvencies is a statutory register about the insolvency of individuals and businesses in Scotland

Ireland
(FS) www.isi.gov.ie - links to several searchable debtor type databases

International Information
(FS) www.insolvency.govt.nz - search the New Zealand insolvency register

Other Details
(PS) www.palatine.co.uk - rather than going direct to each credit reference agency & paying the standard price, Palatine can arrange online accounts with a number of these databases at a discounted rate


CryptoCurrencies
(FS) www.bitcoin.org - list of useful websites & resources about bitcoins
(FS) www.blockchain.info - search for bitcoin block chains and more
(FS) www.bitcoinwhoswho.com - bitcoin address lookup / checker
(FS) www.coinchoose.com - list of cryptocurrencies with their exchange rates etc
(FS) www.coinatmradar.com - bitcoin atm's in the UK
(FS) www.cryptocompare.com - CryptoCompare has an interactive platform for people to discuss the latest Crypto trends etc
(FS) www.fried.com - a site allowing you to check to see if a crypto website you are about to use is a scam or safe site


Document Checking
(FS) www.consilium.europa.eu - PRADO (Public Register of Authentic Identity & Travel Documents Online) details of passport and identity documents that are issued by all the countries in the EU
(FS) www.mvr.bg - site for checking the validity of Bulgarian Passports, Identity Cards & Drivers Licences
(FS) www.policija.lt - site for checking the validity of Lithuanian identity documents
(FS) www.identitydocuments.nl - site for checking documents from the Netherlands
(FS) www.immigration.gov.ng - list of cancelled Nigerian passports
(FS) www.vehicle-documents.it - site for checking vehicle & driver documents from around the world
(FS) www.politsei.ee - check the validity of Estonian ID documents against the list of stolen/lost documents


EBay Sites
(FS) www.goofbid.com - useful tools for accessing details on eBay accounts
(FS) www.ebay.com - useful advice for law enforcement when dealing with ebay & paypal


Electoral Roll Databases
UK Databases
(PS) www.gbgplc.com - GB Connexus is an excellent database, searchable via name, address, phone number & email address
(PS) www.lexisnexis.co.uk - TraceIQ name & address databases with loads of extra sources of data, worth a try if you are on a budget, as they do a click per pay version
(PS) www.peopletracer.co.uk - name & address databases which replaced Trace Smart
(PS) www.192.com - name and address databases, with a "See Who’s Searching for You” service for subscribers
(PS) www.theukelectoralroll.co.uk - name and address databases with a few extra services
(PS) www.ukroll.com - name and address databases with a few extra services
(PS) www.ukphonebook.com - search the edited UK electoral roll and other things
(FS) www.searchelectoralroll.co.uk - offers some free electoral roll information but also has lots of links to paid services

Ireland
(FS) www.checktheregister.ie - a site that allows you to confirm a name registered at an address in Ireland


Email Related Sites
Anonymous, Disposable & Temporary Emails
(FS) www.send-email.org - easy-to-send anonymous email
(FS) www.anonymouse.org - easy-to-send anonymous email
(FS) www.hushmail.com - free & very easy disposable email service, no sign up or security
(FS) www.mailinator.com - free & very easy disposable email service, no sign up or security
(FS) www.jetable.org - create a temporary email address which forwards any emails to your actual email address
(FS) www.spamgourmet.com - create a temporary email address which forwards any emails to your actual email address
(FS) www.10minutemail.com - free & very easy disposable email service, which lasts for 10 minutes
(FS) www.guerrillamail.com - free & very easy disposable email service, which lasts for 60 minutes
(FS) www.fakeinbox.com - free & easy disposable email service
(FS) www.fakemailgenerator.com - free & easy disposable email service
(FS) unseen.is - secure & private online communications
(FS) www.scr.im - easy to create service to obscure your email address that forwards emails to your real email address
(FS) www.notsharingmy.info - easy to sign up for service that gives you an obscure email address that forwards emails to your real email address

Email Format
(FS) www.b2bsprout.com - free online tool to locate the formate of an organisations email addresses
(FS) www.email-format.com - find the email address format used by thousands of companies
(FS) www.hunter.io - find the email address format used by thousands of companies
(FS) www.samy.pl - a tool that allows you to discover business email addresses for users

Email Headers
(FS) www.haltabuse.org - how to display the full message headers in a number of various email formats
(FS) www.whatismyipaddress.com - email header tracing site
(FS) www.mxtoolbox.com - link to their useful Email Header Analyzer

Email Homepages
either right click on the below link to "copy the link" or click on the link and then replace SCREENNAME in the address bar with the actual screen name from the email address of your subject;

AOL               Blueyonder             BTOpenworld             Clara             Eircom             Freeserve 1


Freeserve 2             NTL             TalkTalk             Tiscali             Virgin             Wanadoo 1             Wanadoo 2


Email Validators
(FS) www.b2bsprout.com - a site that allows you to check to see if an email address is genuine
(FS) www.email-checker.com - a site that allows you to check to see if an email address is genuine but only allows you 2 lookups a day
(FS) www.validateemailaddress.org - a site that allows you to check to see if an email address is genuine or not
(FS) www.verify-email.org - a site that allows you to check to see if an email address is genuine or not
(FS) www.tcpiputils.com - a site that allows you to check to see if an email address is genuine or not
(PS) www.emailchecker.io - a paid for service that allows you to check to see if an email address is fake or invalid

Encrypted Emails
(FS) www.protonmail.com - free and easy on-line email encryption service
(FS) www.tutanota.com - free and easy on-line email encryption service
(FS) www.lockbin.com - free and easy on-line email encryption service
(FS) www.infoencrypt.com - free and easy on-line email encryption service
(FS) www.comparitech.com - interesting article about how to encrypt email etc

Tracking Emails
(FS) www.didtheyreadit.com - tracking emails, with a free & paid for service
(FS) www.readnotify.com - tracking emails, with a free & paid for service
(FS) www.getnotify.com - tracking email service

Other Services
(FS) www.bugmenot.com - rather than logging on to a site with your details, this website may already have login details you can use

Passing Other Messages
(FS) www.privnote.com - send notes that will self-destruct after being read


Fake Names / False Persona's / Creating Identities
There is a Interpol guide to names around the world which although a few years old maybe useful, which can be accessed Here
(FS) www.fakenamegenerator.com - one of the best fake name generators, creates false identities with full details and is very UK friendly
(FS) www.namefake.com - a quick fake name generator, which provides lots of additional details, with a choice of countries
(FS) www.fakenametool.com - a quick fake name generator, which provides lots of additional details, with a choice of countries
(FS) www.namegenerators.org - a quick fake name generator, which provides lots of additional details, with a choice of countries
(FS) www.fakena.me - a quick basic fake name generator, with American address details only
(FS) www.datafakegenerator.com - not as good as the fake name generator but still useful if you need to create a new on-line identity
(FS) www.igopaygo.com - not as good as the fake name generator as it only creates identities with addresses in the USA
(FS) www.online-generator.com - basic but quick fake name generator, which can also create other things as well, such as nick names & business names
(FS) www.avatarmaker.com - quick & simple way to create avatars for online accounts
(FS) www.theavatarmaker.com - quick & simple way to create avatars for online accounts


Freedom Of Information
(FS) www.whatdotheyknow.com - search for information others have already requested


Genealogy Sites
UK Birth, Death & Marriage Databases
(PS) www.findmypast.co.uk - searchable register of births, deaths & marriages for England & Wales, with links to lots of other searchable historic databases
(PS) www.ancestry.co.uk - searchable register of births, deaths & marriages with links to other genealogy information and other resources including WWI & WWII service records
(PS) www.thegenealogist.co.uk - searchable register of births, deaths & marriages for England & Wales
(FS) www.ukbmd.org.uk - links to free sites with searchable register of births, deaths & marriages for different areas in England
(FS) www.freebmd.org.uk - free searchable register of births, deaths & marriages for the UK
(PS) www.deceasedonline.com - database for UK burials & cremations

Scotland
(PS) www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk - searchable register of births, deaths & marriages for Scotland
(PS) www.findagraveinscotland.com - a service to locate an individual's grave in Scotland

Ireland
(PS) www.findmypast.ie - searchable register of births, deaths & marriages for Ireland (might get better)

UK Birth, Death & Marriage Certificates
(PS) www.gro.gov.uk - apply online to the General Register Office for birth, death and marriage certificates from England & Wales

Deceased Database
(PS) www.halofraudprevention.co.uk - a database of the annual deceased population of the UK, which is very current and regularly updated

Newspaper Announcements
(FS) www.iannounce.co.uk - a searchable database going back two months of obituary, death, marriage, birth and other family announcements from over 300 newspaper titles in the UK
(FS) www.bmdsonline.co.uk - a searchable archive going back to 2007 of obituary, death, marriage, birth and other family announcements from over 500 newspaper titles in the UK


Geo-Social Networking Sites
(FS) www.apple.com - Vibe is a popular geo-networking app
(FS) www.vibearound.com - mapping site showing recent Vibe messages


Hacked Accounts
Account Checker
(FS) www.hacked-emails.com - submit an email address to see if it is linked to any of the many compromised online accounts
(FS) www.haveibeenpwned.com - submit an email address to see if it is linked to any of the many compromised online accounts
(FS) www.breachalarm.com - this site checks an email address to see if it is listed on a number of public databases which details accounts compromised by hackers
(FS) www.haveibeensold.app - submit an email address to see if it is linked to any of the many compromised online accounts

Customer Service Contact Details
(FS) www.google.com - if you have concerns over your Google Mail account then you can contact customer services direct
(FS) www.live.com - if you have concerns over your Hotmail / Live email account then you can contact customer services direct
(FS) www.yahoo.com - if you have concerns over your Yahoo email account then you can contact customer services direct
(FS) www.twitter.com - if you have concerns over your Twitter account then you can contact customer services direct
(FS) www.facebook.com - if you have concerns over your Facebook account then you can contact customer services direct
(FS) www.ebay.co.uk - if you have concerns over your eBay account then you can contact customer services direct
(FS) www.amazon.co.uk - if you have concerns over your Amazon account then you can contact customer services direct
(FS) www.contacthelp.com - customer service contact details for lots of online retailers

Other Internet Company Contact Details
(FS) www.search.org - list of law enforcement contact details for mostly American based internet linked companies


Hidden Data
(FS) www.extractmetadata.com - an on-line hidden/meta data locator for a variety of file types
(FS) www.elevenpaths.com - an on-line hidden/meta data locator for a variety of file types


Horse Racing
(FS) www.britishhorseracing.com - website of the British Horseracing Authority, with details of horses, trainers & jockeys etc
(FS) www.directoryoftheturf.com - database of jockeys, trainers, studs & agents etc
(FS) www.bhs.org.uk - the British Horse Society register of Instructors & Grooms
(FS) www.horsedeals.co.uk - UK horse sales website
(FS) www.horsemart.co.uk - UK horse sales website


Importers
(FS) www.uktradeinfo.com - searchable government Importers database


Insurance
(FS) www.elto.org.uk - the Employers’ Liability Tracing Office (ELTO) is an independent body set up to provide claimants with access to a database of EL policies through its online enquiry facility
(FS) www.askmid.com - check if your vehicle is on the motor insurance database
(FS) www.first4lawyers.com - injury compensation guide


Internet Of Things
CCTV & Webcams
(FS) www.insecam.com - links to a number of UK based unsecured webcams
(FS) www.opentopia.com - links to a number of UK based open webcams, along with other countries
(FS) www.earthcam.com - links to a number of UK based open webcams searchable via a map
(FS) www.worldcam.eu - links to a number of UK based open webcams, along with other countries
(FS) www.camvista.com - links to a number of UK based open webcams
(FS) www.motorwaycameras.co.uk - links to the cctv on the UK motorway system
(FS) www.ukweathercams.co.uk - links to the cctv at UK weather stations
(FS) www.fisgonia.com - world map showing the locations of varius web / cctv cameras
(FS) www.nsspot.net - world map showing the locations of varius web / cctv cameras
(FS) www.pictimo.com - - links to viewable cctv cameras around the world
(FS) www.lookr.com - world map showing the locations of varius web / cctv cameras

Others
(FS) www.strava.com - Strava Heat Map, linked to the fitness app, best viewed if you have an account

Search Sites
(FS) www.shodan.io - search engine for Internet connected devices
(FS) www.thingful.net - map search site to locate internet connected devices
(FS) www.opendevicelab.com - map search site to locate internet connected devices
(FS) www.wigle.net - map search site to locate Wifi hotspots
(FS) www.wifispc.com - map search site to locate Wifi details
(FS) www.ipinfo.io - a useful site for looking at what IP blocks are owned by different major entities


IP Grabbers
(FS) www.whatstheirip.com - a quick & simple way to grab someone's IP Address by sending them a link in a private message
(FS) www.myiptest.com - another service to get someone's IP Address by sending them a link in a private message
(FS) www.blasze.com - another service to get someone's IP Address by sending them a link in a private message


Journalists (Useful Links)
(FS) www.researchclinic.net - Research Clinic accompanies the training courses delivered by Internet research specialist Paul Myers
(FS) www.journaliststoolbox.org - Journalist's Toolbox from the Society of Professional Journalists
(FS) www.investigativedashboard.org - a useful investigative database for journalists to expose illicit ties that cross borders
(FS) www.occrp.org - the Organized Crime & Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) is a consortium of many non-profit investigative centers & journalists, from Eastern Europe to Central Asia
(FS) www.firstdraftnews.com - a site with useful newsgathering & verification resources for journalists


MAC Addresses
(FS) www.wintelguy.com - track a MAC Address to an equipment manufacturer
(FS) www.coffer.com - track a MAC Address to an equipment manufacturer
(FS) www.samy.pl - MAC Address information collected by Google, by Streetview cameras etc


Maps
World Maps
(FS) www.google.co.uk - map and aerial photo facilities for UK addresses, including Streetview for most of the UK
(FS) www.bing.com - map and aerial photo facilities for UK addresses
(FS) www.openstreetmap.org - useful free mapping site, which lets you search via a postcode & zoom down to show individual properties
Latitude & Longitude
(FS) www.itouchmap.com - shows the latitude & longitude of any point on a map, via Google maps
(FS) www.mygeoposition.com - shows the latitude & longitude of any point on a map, via Google maps
(FS) www.findlatitudeandlongitude.com - shows the latitude & longitude of any point on a map, via Google maps
(FS) www.gpsvisualizer.com - shows the latitude & longitude of an address on a map
Distances
(FS) www.freemaptools.com - tool to show the distances between UK postcodes
Odd Mapping Tools
(FS) www.freemaptools.com - tool for finding UK national grid reference on a map
(FS) www.maploco.com - fun application to show where in the world you have worked / visited
(FS) www.geohive.ie - use the map viewer to zoom down to street level to identify properties in Ireland
(FS) www.what3words.com - this creates a unique combination of just 3 words that identifies a 3mx3m square, anywhere on the world, which can be passed on


Motor Vehicles
UK Accident & Traffic Information
(FS) www.crashmap.co.uk - interesting free mapping site showing vehicle collisions & accidents in the UK since 2005
(FS) www.roadcrash.co.uk - interesting free mapping site showing vehicle collisions & accidents in the UK since 2005
(FS) www.frixo.com - free live road traffic reports

UK Damage Reports, Finance & Stolen Vehicle Checking Services
(PS) www.hpicheck.com - vehicle checking service
(PS) www.mycarcheck.com - vehicle checking service, covering stolen and write-off reports which are charged for, but basic make and model details from the registration number are free
(PS) www.rac.co.uk - basic vehicle checking service

UK General Information
(FS) www.direct.gov.uk - UK driving endorsement codes explained
(FS) www.vosa.gov.uk - UK vehicle recalls searchable by model type
(FS) www.howmanyleft.co.uk - see how many cars of any make & model are still registered on the roads in the UK
(FS) www.vindecoder.net - check any VIN number to identify the make & country of manufacture of a motor vehicle

UK Insurance Information
(FS) www.askmid.com - check if your vehicle is on the motor insurance database

UK MOT & Tax Details
(FS) www.cazana.com - allows you to search a registration number, to see the vehicle model details, when it was first registered, if it is taxed & mot'd and an estimated value
(FS) www.cartaxcheck.co.uk - allows you to search a registration number & make, to see when the vehicle was first registered and if it is taxed & mot'd and the recent mot mileages
(FS) www.checkthecar.com - allows you to search a registration number & make, to see when the vehicle was first registered and if it is taxed & mot'd and the recent mot mileages
(FS) www.vehicleenquiry.service.gov.uk - allows you to search a registration number & make, to see when the vehicle was first registered and if it is taxed & mot'd
(FS) www.whenismymotdue.co.uk - allows you to search a registration number & make, to see if it is taxed & mot'd
(FS) www.motinfo.direct.gov.uk - you can check the MOT test status of a vehicle if you have the registration number and either the VT20 test certificate or V5C registration certificate
(PS) www.mot-duplicate.co.uk - order a duplicate MOT for a vehicle, which will give you the details of the garage where the test was carried out, which could be used to identify the owner
(FS) www.rate-driver.co.uk - publicly generated comments about bad driving & parking with photos & videos, searchable via registration number, also gives make, model, tax & mot details

UK Parking Fines
(FS) www.londontribunals.org.uk - search the "Statutory Registers" for details of appeals for parking or congestion charges within London Boroughs, using the subjects name to read the case details, including their registration number

UK Private Plates
(FS) www.plates4less.co.uk - searchable database giving guide values for UK registration plates
(FS) www.eliteregistrations.co.uk - searchable database giving guide values for UK registration plates
(FS) www.regtransfers.co.uk - searchable database giving guide values for UK registration plates

UK Registered Keeper Details
(PS) www.gov.uk - the limited circumstances that you can legally obtain information from the DVLA about a vehicles registered keeper

UK Stolen Vehicles & Plant
(FS) www.ukcampsite.co.uk - stolen caravan & motorhome database
(PS) www.ter-europe.org - the National Plant & Equipment Register

UK Vehicle Sales
(FS) www.webuyanycar.com - if you enter a registration number it will give details of vehicle make, colour, engine size, date of first registration etc., and also photograph of the model type

UK Vehicles Used As Taxi's
(FS) www.tfl.gov.uk - search for licensed London private hire vehicles by vehicle type or registration number

Motor Vehicles - Ireland
(FS) www.motorcheck.ie - if you enter an Irish registration number it will give details of the vehicle

Motor Vehicles - International
(FS) www.numberplates.com - database of how different countries vehicle registration plates are formatted
(FS) www.vehicle-documents.it - site for checking vehicle & driver documents from around the world
(FS) www.cpic-cipc.ca - a site that allows you to search the entire Canadian national database of stolen vehicles & other articles


Network Investigation Tools & Whois
(FS) www.domaintools.com - full of useful network investigation tools
(FS) www.centralops.net - full of useful network investigation tools
(FS) www.geektools.com - full of useful network investigation tools
(FS) www.network-tools.com - full of useful network investigation tools
(FS) www.subnetonline.com - full of useful network investigation tools


Newspaper Databases
Paid For Sites
(PS) www.factiva.com - newspaper database
(PS) www.lexisnexis.com - newspaper database
(PS) www.highbeam.com - newspaper database
(PS) www.historic-newspapers.co.uk - order back copies of UK newspapers
(PS) www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk - a searchable database of UK newspapers up to around 1990
Free Sites
(FS) www.google.com - list of archived newspapers on Google
(FS) www.gazettes-online.co.uk - as well as details of business & personal insolvency, lists honours & awards, plus many military promotions
(FS) www.westminster.gov.uk - once you are a member you can access their on-line newspaper database
(FS) www.thepaperboy.com - links to newspapers around the world
(FS) www.allyoucanread.com - links to newspapers around the world
(FS) www.world-newspapers.com - newspapers & magazines listed by country
(FS) www.newspapermap.com - map showing links to newspapers around the world


Newspaper FactChecker
(FS) www.fullfact.org - a UK independent factchecking charity for news stories and political comments
(FS) www.channel4.com - Channel4 site highlighting facts or lies in recent news stories and political comments
(FS) www.altnews.in - an international site which highlights errors in news stories


Password Related Sites
(FS) www.bugmenot.com - has access and password details to a variety of websites
(FS) www.norton.com - a free site which allows you to generate random passwords
(FS) www.random.org - a free site which allows you to generate random passwords
(FS) www.givemeapassword.com - a free site which allows you to generate random passwords
(FS) www.makemeapassword.org - a free site which allows you to generate random passwords
(FS) www.passwordsgenerator.net - a free site which allows you to generate random passwords


People Search Sites
For General People Search Sites
(FS) www.yasni.co.uk - people search site, very UK focused
(FS) www.pipl.com - a comprehensive people search engine
(FS) www.peekyou.com - PeekYou searches for people on various social-networking sites, groups and directories
(PS) www.spokeo.com - Spokeo searches for people on various social-networking sites, groups and directories
(FS) www.skipease.com - very USA people focused search site
(FS) www.google.com - searching for profiles of Google account holders
(FS) www.yatedo.com - a new people search site
(FS) www.quanki.com - an American people search site

For Newsgroups & Chatrooms
(FS) www.binsearch.info - newsgroup search engine, which can be used to search screen names & email addresses

For Social Networking Sites
(PS) www.spokeo.com - Spokeo searches for people on various social-networking sites, groups and directories
(FS) www.namevine.com - check to see if a username is used on some popular Social Networking websites
(FS) www.usersearch.org - a search site for peoples profiles on social sites
(FS) www.namechk.com - check to see if a username is used at dozens of popular Social Networking and Social Bookmarking websites
(FS) www.namecheckr.com - check to see if a username is used on some popular Social Networking websites
(FS) snitch.name - a search site for peoples profiles on social sites
(FS) www.knowem.com - searches over 300 popular sites for screen names
(FS) www.neuskool.com - searches 22 different on-line resources & social networking sites
(FS) www.checkusernames.com - searches 160 different on-line resources & social networking sites
(FS) www.lullar.com - search social networking profiles by email, first & last name or username
(FS) www.profileengine.com - locate social networking accounts for people by name, with other ways to filter the results
(FS) www.social-searcher.com - locate social networking accounts for people by screenname / account name

Others Sites Of Interest
(FS) www.amazon.co.uk - search Amazons Wish List by name or email address
(FS) www.justdelete.me - a directory of links to delete your accounts from various web services


Police & Crime Information
England & Wales - Police Information
(FS) www.college.police.uk - links to forces transparency data, consisting of threesection, pay and rewards, business interests and gifts & hospitality for senior officers, listed force by force
(FS) www.college.police.uk - the Police Barred List is a list of all officers, special constables and staff members who have been dismissed from the UK policing through the Police Conduct and Performance Regulations as well as the equivalents for police staff
(FS) www.apccs.police.uk - use the map to locate an areas Police and Crime Commissioner, with links to their websites, showing their expenses etc

England & Wales - Crime Information
(FS) www.google.com - Google map showing London's gang areas
(FS) www.police.uk - crime & policing map for England & Wales
(FS) www.moneysupermarket.com - online burglary hotspot checker, created using insurance claims

Ireland
(FS) www.airo.ie - crime map for Ireland

Missing & Wanted People
(FS) www.missingpersons.police.uk - the aim of this UK website is to publicise information about unidentified people & remains
(FS) www.eumostwanted.eu - Europe's most wanted, from Europol
(FS) www.interpol.int - Interpol's list of people shown as wanted
(FS) www.interpol.int - Interpol's list of missing people
(FS) www.fbi.gov - the FBI's list of wanted people
(FS) www.missingpeople.org.uk - a free resource for people in the UK to get in touch with those they have lost contact with
(FS) www.missing-people.co.uk - a free resource for people in the UK to get in touch with those they have lost contact with
(FS) www.missing-you.net - Missing You helps people to get in touch with family & friends they've lost touch with

Law Enforcement ISP / Social Media Contact Details & Procedures
(FS) www.facebook.com - Facebook law enforcement contact details & procedures
(FS) www.google.com - Google law enforcement contact details & procedures
(FS) www.instagram.com - Instagram law enforcement contact details & procedures
(FS) www.publicintelligence.net - Microsoft / MSN law enforcement contact details & procedures
(FS) www.pinterest.com - Pinterest law enforcement contact details & procedures
(FS) www.snapchat.com - SnapChat law enforcement contact details & procedures
(FS) www.twitter.com - Twitter law enforcement contact details & procedures
(FS) www.wechat.com - WeChat law enforcement contact details & procedures
(FS) www.yahoo.com - law enforcement contact details & procedures


Political Sites
UK Parliament
(FS) www.parliament.uk - details of MPs
(FS) www.parliament.uk - details of Lords
(FS) www.parliament.uk - claimed allowances for MPs & Lords
(FS) www.parliament.uk - registered interests for MPs & Lords
(FS) www.burkespeerage.com - a guide to the genealogical history of the royal & aristocratic families
(FS) www.electoralcommission.gov.uk - register of donations to political parties in the UK
(FS) www.theyworkforyou.com - keep tabs on elected & unelected representatives in Parliament and other Assemblies, includes voting records and Register of Members' Interests

London Assembly
(FS) www.london.gov.uk - the register of members of the London Assembly, with links to details of their expenses and register of interests

Scottish Parliament
(FS) www.scottish.parliament.uk - search for members of the Scottish Parliament by a map, which also links to their register of interests

Welsh Assembly
(FS) www.assemblywales.org - search for members' of the Welsh Assembly
(FS) www.assemblywales.org - the register of members interests for the Welsh Assembly

Northern Ireland Assembly
(FS) www.niassembly.gov.uk - search for members of the Northern Ireland Assembly
(FS) www.niassembly.gov.uk - the register of members' expenses for the Northern Ireland Assembly
(FS) www.niassembly.gov.uk - the register of members interests for the Northern Ireland Assembly

Ireland
(FS) www.oireachtas.ie - links to members of the Irish Parliament, including details of the register of members interests

Others
(FS) www.europa.eu - locate your MEP by region, with links to their details & declared interests etc
(FS) www.gov.gg - links to useful details of members' for the States of Guernsey
(FS) www.statesassembly.gov.je - members' details for the States of Jersey


Prisoner Location Service
(FS) www.justice.gov.uk - details on how to use the UK prisoner location service


Profession & Licensing Sites
Accountants & Financial Sector - UK
(FS) www.icaew.com - locate an accountancy firm in the UK
(FS) www.aat.org.uk - members' directory for the professional body for accounting technicians
(FS) www.cimaglobal.com - members' directory for CIMA, the world's largest professional body of management accountants
(FS) www.icas.org.uk - members' directory for ICAS, the world's oldest professional body for accountants
(FS) www.ifa.org.uk - search for an accountant with the IFA, which is an internationally recognised professional accountancy membership body, whose members work for small & medium-sized businesses or accounting practices
(FS) www.cipfa.org - directory for CIPFA Members in Practice
(FS) www.bookkeepers.org.uk - searchable members' database by area for the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers
(FS) www.insolvency-practitioners.org.uk - membership register for the Insolvency Practitioners Association
(FS) www.fca.org.uk - register of individuals who are approved to carry out certain activities in firm regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority
(FS) www.financialplanning.org.uk - register of members of the Institute of Financial Planning
(FS) www.accaglobal.com - register of members of the ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants), a global body for professional accountants

Accountants & Financial Sector - Ireland
(FS) www.charteredaccountants.ie - members' directory for the Chartered Accountants of Ireland
(FS) www.cro.ie - members' directory for Ireland's register of auditors (accountants)

Actors & Their Agents
(FS) www.imdb.com - search via someone's name to see if they have been credited on any film or television work, not just for actors/performers
(FS) www.spotlight.com - search for an actor/performer to locate their agents contact details etc
(PS) www.whorepresents.com - paid for database of talent representatives

Architects
(FS) www.architecture.com - members' directory for the Royal Institute of British Architects
(FS) www.architects-register.org.uk - the UK Register of Architects, with only people on the Register legally entitled to use the term "architect" in business or practice
(FS) www.rias.org.uk - members directory for the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland

Bailiffs
(FS) www.justice.gov.uk - directory for UK register of certificated bailiffs

Child Care
(FS) www.childcare.co.uk - the easy way to locate those who offer childcare services
(FS) www.greataupair.com - searchable employment site for Child Care, Au Pair's & Nanny's

Child Care - Ireland
(FS) www.childminding.ie - registered childminder directory for Ireland

Educational (Profession) UK
(FS) www.ratemyteachers.com - a site where people can rate teachers at UK schools, not brilliant but does give you some information about schools and teachers
(FS) www.ratemyprofessors.com - a site where people can rate professors at university's around the world, including the UK, very much like rate my teacher
(FS) www.rateyourlecturer.co.uk - a site where people can rate university lecturers in the UK, not brilliant but does give you some information
(FS) www.gov.uk - searchable database for outcomes of professional conduct panel hearings held by the National College for Teaching and Leadership
(FS) www.gtcs.org.uk - the General Teaching Council for Scotland is the professional body for teaching in Scotland and they have an online database to allow checks on a teacher's qualifications and disciplinary history
(FS) www.myewc.wales - the Education Workforce Council was previously the General Teaching Council for Wales, the professional body for teaching in Wales and this is their online database to allow checks that a teacher is registered
(FS) www.myewc.wales - the Education Workforce Council was previously the General Teaching Council for Wales, the professional body for teaching in Wales and this is their Live Disciplinary Orders and Restrictions on Employment database
(FS) www.gtcni.org.uk - the General Teaching Council for Northern Ireland is the professional body for teaching in Northern Ireland and they accept email requests to check on a teacher's qualifications and disciplinary history
(FS) www.ukrlp.co.uk - UK register of learning providers

Educational (Profession) - Ireland
(FS) www.teachingcouncil.ie - the Teaching Council for Ireland is the professional body for teaching in Ireland and they have an online database to allow checks on a teacher's qualifications and current school
(FS) www.ratemyteachers.com - a site where people can rate teachers at Irish schools, not brilliant but does give you some information about schools and teachers

Journalists (Profession)
(FS) www.journalistdirectory.com - database of freelance journalists
(FS) www.thebppa.com - top right is a searcxh box to find members of the British Press Photographers' Association

Legal Profession
(FS) www.lawsociety.org.uk - the members' directory of the Law Society, the representative body for solicitors in England & Wales
(FS) www.sra.org.uk - check a solicitor's disciplinary record via the Solicitors Regulation Authority
(FS) www.lawscot.org.uk - Law Society of Scotland database of qualified solicitors
(FS) www.lawsoc-ni.org - Law Society of Northern Ireland database of qualified solicitors
(FS) www.directaccessportal.co.uk - details of those registered with the Bar Council
(FS) www.itma.org.uk - membership directory of the Institute of Trademark Attorneys
(FS) www.cilex.org.uk - database to locate details of all Chartered Legal Executive lawyers (practising & retired) in England & Wales

Medical Profession - UK
(FS) www.mpts-uk.org - searchable database of the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service
(FS) www.gmc-uk.org - General Medical Council, where you can find a range of details about registered Doctors in the UK
(FS) www.gdc-uk.org - General Dental Council, with a searchable database for members
(FS) www.optical.org - General Optical Council, with a searchable database for members
(FS) www.nmc-uk.org - Nursing & Midwifery Council, with a searchable database for members
(FS) www.hpcheck.org - the Health & Care Professions Council, database of other qualified people working in medical services
(FS) www.pharmacyregulation.org - the General Pharmaceutical Council have taken over from the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain, with a searchable database for members
(FS) www.rcvs.org.uk - the RCVS is the regulatory body for veterinary surgeons (vets) in the UK and you can check the register of vets

Medical Profession - Ireland
(FS) www.medicalcouncil.ie - the register of registered doctors with the Medical Council in Ireland
(FS) www.dentist.ie - the register of registered dentists with the Irish Dental Association
(FS) www.nmbi.ie - searchable database of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland

International Details
(FS) www.docinfo.org - search the register for doctors details in the USA

Music Related (Profession)
(FS) www.nadj.org.uk - searchable database of the National Association of Disc Jockeys
(FS) www.musicteachers.co.uk - searchable database of music teachers

Music Related (Songwriters)
(FS) www.bmi.com - searchable databases for, song, songwriters & singers
(FS) www.ascap.com - searchable databases for songwriters & singers
(FS) www.sesac.com - searchable databases for songwriters & singers

Security Staff (Profession) - UK
(FS) www.sia.homeoffice.gov.uk - the Security Industry Authority license the UK security industry, including; doormen, security guards, wheel clampers and investigators

Security Staff (Profession) - Ireland
(FS) www.psa.gov.ie - the Private Security Authority license the Irish security & private investigation industry

Sexual Services (Profession)
(FS) www.bgafd.co.uk - the British Girls Adult Film Database, much like IMDB but for the over 18's only. If you are at work and have your web use monitored you better have a good excuse for looking at this site
(FS) www.punternet.com - reviews & listings for adult service providers in the UK, unbelievable but true
(FS) www.adultwork.com - advertises people involved in the sex industry throughout the UK
(FS) www.saafe.info - a forum used by prostitutes to warn each other about timewasters and abusive clients

Social Care (Profession) - UK
(FS) www.hpc-uk.org - Social Workers in England are now searchable via the Health & Care Professions Council
(FS) www.sssc.uk.com - the register of Social Care Workers in Scotland
(FS) www.mycarecouncil.org.uk - the Care Council for Wales Register of Social Care Workers
(FS) www.hscni.net - the register of Social Care Workers in Northern Ireland

Sports Related (Profession)
(FS) www.boxrec.com - searchable database for boxers from around the world
(FS) www.britishboxing.net - look under records and there are searchable databases for anyone involved in boxing
(FS) www.cricketarchive.com - search for details of cricket teams & players
(FS) www.olympic.org - Olympic sportspeople & medallists
(FS) www.mixedmartialarts.com - the official international database of Mixed Martial Arts
(FS) www.dojolocator.co.uk - register of Martial Arts Schools in the UK
(FS) www.iaaf.org - search for international athletes details

Tradesmen (Profession)
(FS) www.gassaferegister.co.uk - if you know if someone works as a gas engineer, you can obtain a copy of their photo from their licence
(FS) www.electricalcompetentperson.co.uk - search the database of Registered Electrical Competent Person's
(FS) www.trustmark.org.uk - tradesmen operating to Government endorsed standards, searchable by post code & trade
(FS) www.napit.org.uk - has a member search facility to find registered NAPIT trades people
(FS) www.eca.co.uk - membership search for the Electrical Contractors' Association
(FS) www.traderregister.org.uk - UK local authority trader scheme
(FS) www.epcregister.com - check the accreditation of a Energy Performance Assessor
(FS) www.competentperson.co.uk - check the Competent Person Scheme database to see if a tradesman has registered that their work complies with building regulations

Transport (Profession)
(FS) www.tfl.gov.uk - search for licensed London private hire drivers by name
(FS) www.gov.uk - DVLA site allowing you to check your driving licence details, by supplying your driving licence number, national insurance number and post code
(FS) www.direct.gov.uk - approved driving instructors in the UK, searchable by postcode
(FS) www.nidirect.gov.uk - links to various things linked to the Driver & Vehicle Agency of Northern Ireland
(FS) www.imiregister.org.uk - the Institute of the Motor Industry, has a database of skilled, knowledgeable & competent automotive professionals

Various Others
(FS) www.gla.gov.uk - the Gangmasters Licensing Authority
(FS) www.iaea-online.org - searchable UK & Irish database for the Institute of Automotive Engineer Assessors


Property Sites
England & Wales
(FS) www.gov.uk - searchable database of the Valuation Office, listing all Residential & Business properties in England & Wales. There is also a list of certain Residential Rental Properties
(FS) www.mycounciltax.org.uk - UK properties, with their council tax band and charge
(PS) www.landregistry.gov.uk - ownership database for properties in England & Wales
(FS) www.landregistry.gov.uk - find the price of any registered property sold since 1995
(PS) www.landregistryservices.com - Land Registry title deeds for property in Great Britain, including Isle of Man and the Channel Islands and also the Republic of Ireland
(FS) www.private-eye.co.uk - rearly interesting searchable map showing individual properties in the UK acquired by offshore companies between 2005 - 2014
(FS) www.epcregister.com - retrieve the Energy Performance Certificate for a property using the postcode
(FS) www.houseprices.io - property details, including the sale prices with the % increase listed since the previous sale price
(FS) www.rightmove.co.uk - find out how much homes in the UK sold for, along with photos
(FS) www.zoopla.co.uk - search for a property via the postcode for details or any sales or rental adverts
(FS) www.nethouseprices.com - free database of mainland UK property purchases going back to 1999
(FS) www.royalmail.com - address and postcode checker

Scotland
(FS) www.saa.gov.uk - searchable database of the Scottish Assessors Office, listing all residential & business properties in Scotland
(FS) www.tellmescotland.gov.uk - a portal for accessing public information notices issued by local authorities across Scotland
(PS) www.ros.gov.uk - ownership database for properties in Scotland
(FS) www.ros.gov.uk - house price details for properties in Scotland
(FS) www.landlordregistrationscotland.gov.uk - search for either a property, a person or an organisation to see whether they are registered

Northern Ireland
(FS) www.lpsni.gov.uk - searchable database of the Northern Ireland Land & Property Services, listing all domestic and non-domestic properties
(FS) www.lpsni.gov.uk - searchable database of the Northern Ireland Land & Property Services, listing all domestic properties
(PS) www.nidirect.gov.uk - details of accessing ownership details for properties in Northern Ireland
(FS) www.planningni.gov.uk - view planning & property details for Northern Ireland
(FS) www.spatialni.gov.uk - search a property to see it shown on a map
(FS) www.spatialest.com - really useful mapping site showing property details in Northern Ireland
(FS) www.nidirect.gov.uk - search for the landlords register in Northern Ireland but has only names, no addresses or dates of birth

Ireland
(PS) www.landregistryireland.com - Irish land registry details
(FS) www.daftdrop.com - search for all Irish property price increases & decreases, updated every 3 days
(FS) www.eircode.ie - search an address in Ireland to locate the new eircode (post code but unique to each property) and show its location on a map
(FS) www.geohive.ie - use the map viewer to zoom down to street level to identify properties in Ireland
(FS) www.dlrcoco.ie - searchable database for planning applicationsin Ireland


QR Code Sites
(FS) www.the-qrcode-generator.com - QR Code generator
(FS) www.goqr.me - QR Code generator
(FS) www.kaywa.com - QR Code generator
(FS) www.zxing.org - online QR decoder


Qualification Checker
(PS) www.qualificationcheck.com - qualification checker for a growing numbers of UK universities


Restaurants
(FS) www.scoresonthedoors.org.uk - Scores on the Doors is an independent information service using the Food Standards Agency National Food Hygiene Rating Scheme for premises such as takeaways, clubs, pubs and restaurants


Sanctions List
(FS) www.gov.uk - UK sanctions list
(FS) www.treas.gov - USA sanctions list from the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the Department of the Treasury
(FS) www.bscn.nl - USA & EU sanctions list by country


Satellite Tracking
(FS) www.n2yo.com - real time satellite tracking


Search Engines
Anonymous Search Engines
(FS) www.duckduckgo.com - a search engine, whose sales point is that it says it doesn't track you
(FS) www.gibru.com - a search engine offering “uncensored anonymous search”
(FS) www.swisscows.com - a Swiss based search engine which calls itself “the efficient alternative for anyone who attaches great importance to data integrity and the protection of privacy”
(FS) www.www.lukol.com - which works as a proxy server from Google, removing traceable entities
(FS) www.metager.de - a German search engine that removes traces of your electronic footprints and also allows for anonymous linking
(FS) www.oscobo.com - a British search engine offering not to track your searches
(FS) www.startpage.com - a search engine offering anonymous searching

Country Specific Search Engines
(FS) www.searchenginecolossus.com - country specific search engines
(FS) www.searchenginesindex.com - country specific search engines

Deepweb Search Engines
(FS) www.stumpedia.com - a deepweb search engine
(FS) www.surfwax.com - a deepweb search engine

Google Sites
(FS) www.google.com - stop google.com from redirecting to google.co.uk or other country code
(FS) www.google.com - Google (.com) advanced search page
(FS) www.jwebnet.net - unofficial advanced Google search commands
(FS) www.advangle.com - advanced search builder for Google & Bing
(FS) www.isearchfrom.com - site allowing you to do a google search as if it was made in a country of your choice

Meta Search Engines
(FS) www.myallsearch.com - meta search engine
(FS) www.dogpile.com - meta search engine
(FS) www.carrot2.org - meta search engine
(FS) www.info.com - meta search engine
(FS) www.webcrawler.com - meta search engine
(FS) www.searx.me - meta search engine

Other Popular Search Engines
(FS) www.yandex.com - popular Russian search engine
(FS) www.yahoo.com - the Yahoo search engine
(FS) www.yahoo.com - the Yahoo advanced search page
(FS) www.bing.com - the Bing (Microsoft) search engine
(FS) www.baidu.com - popular Chinese search engine
(FS) www.qwant.com - a slightly different looking search engine
(FS) wwww.dothop.com - a search engine offering an interesting graphic display


Sending Large Files
(FS) www.yousendit.com - service to send large attachments
(FS) www.ge.tt - free service for sharing files on-line
(FS) www.wetransfer.com - free service for sharing files on-line
(FS) www.send-anywhere.com - free & easy service for sharing large files on-line


Ships & Boats
Craft Details
(FS) www.eships.net - a search database for the World Shipping Register
(FS) www.itu.int - the ITU maritime database
(PS) www.gov.uk - uk ship register for merchant ship and bareboat charter
(FS) www.jim-shead.com - searchable register of UK narrow boats
(FS) www.vesseltracker.com - registered members get to search a database and see many useful ownership & location details about commercial vessels
(FS) www.equasis.org - useful database but you must register with the site first
(FS) www.vesselfinder.com - AIS vessel tracking web site, searchable by vessel name, IMO or MMSI
(FS) www.shipspotting.com - ship image archive, searchable by vessel name, IMO or MMSI
(FS) www.superyachts.com searchable database of the 100 largest private yachts
(FS) www.moboxmarine.com - details of super yachts

Craft Locations
(FS) www.shipais.com - live information on ships around the British coast
(FS) www.marinetraffic.com - mapping site showing marine traffic around the world
(FS) www.icc-ccs.org - shows all the piracy & armed robbery incidents reported to the IMB Piracy Reporting Centre since 2011
(FS) www.vesseltracker.com - registered members get to search a database and see details of vessels linked to most ports in the world

Stolen Craft Details
(FS) www.stolenboats.org.uk - a database of stolen boats and engines in the UK


Shorten URL's
(FS) www.bit.ly - shorten URL's
(FS) www.goo.gl - shorten URL's
(FS) www.tinyurl.com - shorten URL's


SnapChat
(FS) www.snapchat.com - useful advice for law enforcement when dealing with snapchat
(FS) www.snapchat.com - useful map showing the location of public snapchat postings


Stolen Property
(FS) www.iamstolen.com - searchable database of stolen property (& missing persons) from across the UK
(FS) www.immobilise.com - register your property on the Immobilise Property Register, which is linked to and searched by UK police


Telephone (Landline & Mobile) Related Sites
Directory Sites
(FS) www.infobel.com - worldwide telephone directories
(FS) www.numberway.com - worldwide telephone directories
(FS) www.phonebooks.com - worldwide telephone directories
(FS) www.jtdirectory.com - Jersey residential telephone directory

Fax To Email Service
(FS) www.faxtastic.co.uk - free & paid for fax to email service
(FS) www.wonderfax.com - free fax to email service
(FS) www.hellofax.com - free & paid for fax to email service
(FS) www.fax-number.co.uk - free fax to email service

Free UK Telephone Numbers
(FS) www.sipgate.co.uk - get a free phone number in your area code, using VOIP

International Calls
(FS) www.wtng.info - provides details of different countries phone systems, so you know where an area code relates to or if a number relates to a mobile, etc
(FS) www.countrycallingcodes.com - useful sites with a few tools if your are dialing internationally
(FS) www.howtocallabroad.com - lists of international telephone codes

Mobile Tools
Search Mobile Numbers
(FS) www.sync.me - search a mobile number from any country to see if it links to anyone or any online accounts
(FS) www.truecaller.com - search a mobile number from any country to see if it links to anyone
Check Mobile Reception In The UK
(FS) www.ofcom.org.uk - useful mapping site showing mobile phone reception in a location
(FS) www.opensignal.com - useful mapping site showing mobile phone reception in a location
Search Mobile Masts In The UK
(FS) www.mastdata.com - an online tool for locating mobile masts in the UK
(FS) www.google.com - an online tool linked to googles maps for locating mobile masts in the UK
Other Useful Sites
(FS) www.numberingplans.com - some useful on-line tools linked to mobile phones
(FS) www.gsmarena.com - mobile terms glossary & links to phone manufacturers, where each phone's capabilities are listed
(FS) www.giffgaff.com - offers advice to help you unlock your phone from your service provider
(FS) www.bmobile.in - trace or search any Indian Mobile Number, for details including location
(FS) www.freecarrierlookup.com - a useful worldwide search site to find the phone provider behind a number

UK Telephone Number Sites
(FS) www.btexchanges.com - BT directory enquiries
(FS) www.ukphonebook.com - UK directory enquiries and other UK databases
(FS) www.psauthority.org.uk - the Phone-paid Services Authority, the UK regulator for content, goods and services charged to a phone bill, with a telephone number checking database
(FS) www.whocallsme.com - if you received a strange call, most likely you are not the only one. Search for this phone number to see the reports of others
(FS) www.saynoto0870.com - non-geographical alternative telephone numbers for companies
(FS) www.pleasepress1.com - a new site which lists the short cuts to speak to a person when phoning a company

Useful Tools
(FS) www.aql.com - useful tool for checking landline & mobile providers etc
(PS) www.data-8.co.uk - some useful & cost effective tools for checking landline & mobile numbers
(PS) www.ukpayphone.com - UK & Ireland payphone locator database
(FS) www.telecom-tariffs.co.uk - on-line telephone code look up, includes mobiles
(PS) www.spooftel.com - a site that allows you to create a caller ID
(PS) www.spoofcard.com - a site that allows you to create a caller ID


Training Related
(FS) www.chatroll.com - a simple method to run an on-line chat for an event, free for up to 10 participants


Trains
(FS) www.traintimes.org.uk - a vaguely live map of trains in the UK
(FS) www.traintimes.org.uk - a nearly real time map of trains on the London Underground network


Translation Sites
Written Language Translators
(FS) www.paralink.com - an online translation site allowing text or web pages to be translated into and from various languages
(FS) www.freetranslation.com - an online translation site allowing text or web pages to be identified & translated into and from various languages
(FS) www.free-translator.com - an online translator for English into many popular languages
(FS) www.parstranslator.net - an online translator for English into Farsi
(FS) www.stars21.com - an online translation site allowing text or web pages to be translated into and from various languages including Arabic, Hebrew and many more
(FS) www.lexilogos.com - useful English / Russian Cyrillic language translation site
(FS) www.google.com - Google service to detect what language a bit of text or web page is written in

Modern Terms & Text Translator
(FS) www.urbandictionary.com - Urban Dictionary is a dictionary of modern slang words and phrases
(FS) www.transl8it.com - translates text messages or chat messages into full English and back again


Useful Computer/Internet Sites
Others Sites Of Interest
(FS) www.printfriendly.com - makes any web page print friendly
(FS) www.braemoor.co.uk - a site containing various software utilities that can be used to check if numbers such as those on Credit Cards, VAT, Telephones and National Insurance are in a valid format


Weather Related Sites
(FS) www.wunderground.com - search via a location to see what the weather was on a particular date
(FS) www.suncalc.net - useful tool for searching the position of the sun in a particualr place at a given time


Website Monitoring
Monitoring Website Updates / Changes
(FS) www.watchthatpage.com - provides a free web page change monitoring & notification service
(FS) www.followthatpage.com - provides a free web page change monitoring & notification service
(FS) www.google.com - enter a search query you wish to monitor & receive email alerts on updates
(FS) www.versionista.com - provides a free web page change monitoring & notification service but requires registration
(FS) www.visualping.io - provides a free web page change monitoring & notification service
(PS) www.infominder.com - provides a web page change monitoring & notification service

Others Website Monitoring Sites
(FS) www.downforeveryoneorjustme.com - if you visit a website but it won't open then simply enter the address on this website and it will let you know if it is a problem with your computer or a general problem with that website
(FS) www.onlinelinkscan.com - lets you check a website for viruses and spyware before you visit
(FS) www.scamvoid.com - check to see if a website is a scam


Wikipedia
(FS) www.wikipedia.org - search contributions & alterations to wikipedia by IP Address


Wills & Probate
(PS) www.probaterecords.co.uk - a web site where you can request a search to be made of the Probate Registers & obtain a copy of any Will that has been probated within England & Wales
(PS) www.copyofawill.co.uk - a web site where you can request a search to be made of the Probate Registers & obtain a copy of any Will that has been probated within England & Wales
(PS) www.service.gov.uk - the official government site where you can search for and obtain the will or probate of anyone who has died in the UK since 1996
(FS) www.gazettes-online.co.uk - searchable postings relating to current & historic wills & probate cases




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