This is a list of general web sites that I have found for my family tree research

Thank you to everyone that provides such useful information

Link Description
Genuki This is a huge site and each area of the UK is covered by different people. Some are far better than others, but each page is in a similar format and a great place to start and in fact a place I often return.
Free BMD, CEN and REG Free data on Births, deaths and marriages, census and parish registers - not complete, frequent updates.
Roots Chat forum A forum with links to various sites and loads of people willing to help.
British History Learn more about the history of the place.
Ancestry A subscription site - but there is free information on there too. Check out your local library you may get free access on there. Often offers to access records for free, worth joining so that you get email news.
Family Search Various information, covering most of the country - but some areas are better covered than others. Was updated recently and not so easy to search now.
National Archives
The National Archive site
Genealogy Links Links to sites
Cyndis List
Links to sites (a huge site of links)
Search Help
This site helps build a query to put into Google
Historical Directories
Several directories from all over the country
British Newspaper Archive
This is an ever growing resource, there is a subscription charge - watch out for special offers