Isle of Man

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Isle of Man, also spelled Mann , Manx-Gaelic Ellan Vannin , or Mannin , Latin Mona , or Monapia one of the British Isles, located in the Irish Sea off the northwest coast of England. The island lies roughly equidistant between England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales. The Isle of Man is not part of the United Kingdom but rather is a crown possession (since 1828) that is self-governing in its internal affairs under the supervision of the British Home Office.

The Isle of Man is about 30 miles (48 km) long by 10 miles (16 km) wide, its main axis being southwest to northeast. It has an area of 221 square miles (572 square km).

Source:  Britannica.com  Click here to see the full article

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Cities and Towns

Douglas is the capital and other main towns include Peel, Castletown and Ramsey

 


Genealogy Resources

Email List

Manx is a mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the Isle-of-Man, British Isles. Additional information can be found on the Isle of Man Genealogy web page (http://www.isle-of-man.com/interests/genealogy/index.htm). 

Mailing address for postings is This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . You must be a subscriber to post to the list. To subscribe send a message to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  with the only text in the body of the message being "join roots" (without the quotes) for mail mode and "digest roots" (without the quotes) for digest mode.

Genuki-Isle of Man

 

genuki The Genuki-Isle of Man website contains a wealth of information on the county of Hampshire and the Isle of Man.  Please take a moment to visit this worthwhile website.

Government

Heritage Manx

  • Manx National Heritage, Douglas, Isle of Man IM1 3LY 
  • Tel:+44 (0)1624 648000 
  • Fax:+44 (0)1624 648001
  • E-mail:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

History

Manx Studies 

Newspapers

Other Genealogy Websites

  • Please visit the Isle of Man Genealogy Homepage for listings of all addresses, societies, parish names, etc. pertinent to the Isle of Man, Great Britain. 

Pictures and Images

Query and Surname Resources

Other Query and Surname Resources

Societies

Travel and Tourism