A forum is an online message board, where people can submit questions (often called 'postings'), search for previous questions and answers, or help other visitors with their queries.
TalkingScot - a meeting place for people with an interest in
Scottish genealogy, history and culture.
Tracing the Tribe - a JTA blog about Jewish genealogy -- all the developments, tools and resources you'll need to peer more closely into your family tree.
LookUpUk.com - the largest and most popular UK lost friends, relatives, missing persons website with over 85,000 messages online, all fully searchable.
Your Family Tree Magazine - an excellent website connected to Your Family Tree magazine. Contains news, forum, features and more.
Ancestry.com - Scottish message board.
Gendir.com - genealogy directory includes a message board, surnames list and Journals list.
Renfrewshire Local History Forum - specialising in Renfrewshire, to the west of Glasgow.
Genealogy Resources on the Internet - over 80 Scottish mailing lists.
GenealogyForum.co.uk - topics include census, civil and parish registration, trades and occupations, poor law and medical issues.
Genealogy.com - Scottish genealogical forum.
Google.co.uk - British genealogical discussion group.
Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain - includes a members forum.
JewishGen - discussion groups available.
Tracing the Tribe - a JTA blog about Jewish genealogy including all the developments, tools and resources you'll need.
Rootsweb - dozens of names and Scottish county mailing lists.
TalkingScot - this site has been set up as a meeting place for people with an interest in Scottish genealogy, history and culture.
Scotland.com - two forums specifically for clans and genealogy.
RootsChat.com - an easy to use messaging forum for everyone researching their family history or local history. The focus is on Ireland and the British Isles. Local Historians and Family Historians have a great deal of knowledge to share. This service is entirely free, with the hope that you and the historian and genealogy community as a whole will benefit from it.
BritishIslesGenweb.org - Scottish and Scottish county databoards.
The Heraldry Scoiety of Scotland - members forum available.
The Scottish Genealogy Society - online forum available.
Your Family Tree Magazine - genealogical forum.
Cyndislist.com - around twenty message boards links, but many are non-UK.
www.british-genealogy.com - lots of separate help and discussion forums on all sorts of family history topics, and of course, forums for all British counties (even some of those with town and village forums too).
www.AreWeRelated.co.uk - a good number of forums, plus a chat room where you can talk to people about their experiences of researching their family history.
www.scotlandsfamily.com - discussion forums on Scottish genealogy and a list of scottish mailing lists listed under counties.
www.uk-genealogy.org.uk - a comprehensive list of forums categorised by county name.
www.familytreecircles.com - brings people with similar surnames together in the hope that their research will overlap.
The Scottish War Memorials Forum - a forum to showcase and discuss the many War Memorials of Scotland.