Are you interested in building your family tree? Searching for a website to find out more on genealogy is quite over whelming to a beginner. There are sites which are free and those which go for options like pay per click or even subscription. It is much easier and effective to search online than use conventional methods. You will have to spend money for collecting basic data even if you are searching online.
Some of the main sites used by people keen on building family trees are:-
www.freebmd.org.uk-gives information relates to birth, death and marriage indexes for England and Wales.
www.familysearch.org offers data for a huge international genealogy website which birth, marriage and death certificates is run by Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
www.rootsweb.com can be used for genealogy chat etc
Before finalizing on the site, you need to check if they contain the basic genealogy tools and resources like birth, death and marriage certificates. A copy of the census report plays a main role in determining family history. You need to be convinced that the data is genuine and legal to use. Try obtaining original copies of the documents to be sure that you are following correct leads.
Tracing out your family history has become simpler with the advent of internet and its facilities.