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Classification:Land Tax / Lay Subsidy, Poll / Electoral / Voters Registers, Other Records
Title:Find My Past's England and Wales Census Land and Survey Records
Link:Find My Past's England and Wales Census Land and Survey Records
Description:Find My Past's England and Wales Census Land and Survey Records
Extra Info:As well as the census, other Land Tax, Electorral Registers and more, for a variety of counties..
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Land Tax / Lay Subsidy, School / Educational Records, Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Poll / Electoral / Voters Registers, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Other Records
Title:The Genealogist Website
Link:The Genealogist Website
Description:The Genealogist Website
Extra Info:Subscription site. Includes many university registers, trade directories and more.
Classification:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Other Records
Title:All at Sea Website
Link:http://www.allatsea.co.za/
Description:All at Sea Website - Includes Many Maritime Disasters
Classification:Other Records
Title:Ancestor Homes
Link:https://www.ancestorhomes.com
Description:An extensive collection of digitised property deeds and associated documents dating back to the 1660s.
Classification:Other Taxes - such as Horse Tax, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:Anglo-Jewish Community Records from Synagogue Scribes
Link:http://synagoguescribes.com/blog/
Description:Anglo-Jewish Community Records from Synagogue Scribes
Extra Info:Includes some apprentices, list of masons, subscribers to prayer books and more. Also a list of Portsmouth Synagogue membership list.
Classification:Other Records
Title:Bankrupt Directory 1820-1843
Link:http://archive.org/details/bankruptdirecto00elwigo...
Description:Bankrupt Directory - All those who Appeared in the London Gazette
Extra Info:Online book. Names, occupations, addresses and dates.
Classification:Companies / Employee and Union Lists, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Beamish Collections Online
Link:http://collections.beamish.org.uk/
Description:Online Collection from Beamish Museum
Extra Info:Includes photographs, advertising materials, trade catalogues and lots of information about the social history surrounding our ancestors.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Hearth / Window Tax, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Other Records
Title:BENDING Family History
Link:http://www.jbending.org.uk/
Description:BENDING Family History
Classification:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:Black Sheep Index
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20100722053825/http://w...
Description:Black Sheep Index - Archived Copy
Extra Info:May take a few moments to load. The black sheep index is no longer live, however this is a link to an archived copy. Note that some of the files are not available. So Do Not send money or requests for more information.
Classification:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Other Records
Title:BLISS Family History Society and One Name Study
Link:http://www.blissfhs.co.uk/
Description:BLISS Family History Society and One Name Study
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Newspapers, School / Educational Records, Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Poll / Electoral / Voters Registers, Religious Lists / Records, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:BREW One Name Study
Link:http://brew.clients.ch/BrewONS.htm
Description:BREW One Name Study
Classification:Land Tax / Lay Subsidy, Other Records
Title:British History Online
Link:http://www.british-history.ac.uk/list-index-soc/ma...
Description:Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs in England and Wales
Extra Info:Gives dates that the markets started and the value of the towns from lay subsidy rolls.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:British Steam Locomotive History
Link:http://www.steamindex.com/
Description:British Steam Locomotive History
Extra Info:Includes biographies of the civil and locomotive engineers and managers and information on the locomotives themselves. May not work properly in all browsers.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:British Transport Police Website
Link:http://www.btp.police.uk/
Description:British Transport Police Website
Extra Info:Click on about us, then history. Includes details of some murders and a rogues gallery.
Classification:Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:Capital Punishment UK
Link:http://www.capitalpunishmentuk.org/
Description:Capital Punishment UK - The Resource Site for the History of Capital Punishment
Extra Info:Includes the histories of 'hanging' prisons.
Classification:Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Other Records
Title:CLENDIN and variants such as GLENDINNING One Name Study
Link:http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~clendin/
Description:Clendin, Glendinning and variants One Name Study
Classification:Newspapers, Religious Lists / Records, Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Connected Histories
Link:http://www.connectedhistories.org/
Description:British History Sources, 1500-1900, from the Universities of London, Hertfordshire, and Sheffield
Extra Info:Burney collection of newspapers, British History Online, the Charles Booth Archive, Old Bailey Online and much more...
Classification:Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Other Records
Title:Convict Trail Project
Link:http://greatnorthroad.com.au/
Description:Convict Trail Project - New South Wales
Extra Info:Lists convicts who worked on the Great North Road and the ships they were from.
Classification:Newspapers, Other Records
Title:Cumberland County Data from Ancestry
Link:Cumberland County Data from Ancestry
Description:Cumberland County Data Collection from Ancestry
Extra Info:Includes The annals of Kendal and biographical sketches on Early Cumberland and Westmoreland Friends.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Hearth / Window Tax, Associations and Civil Officials Lists, Other Records
Title:Cumbria Genealogy Search
Link:http://edenlinks.rootsweb.ancestry.com/1gp/RECORDS...
Description:Selected Transcriptions
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Associations and Civil Officials Lists, Companies / Employee and Union Lists, Other Records
Title:Cumbrian Genealogy
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20121023203108/http://w...
Description:Cumbrian Genealogy
Extra Info:This is an archived copy of the site. May take a few moments to load. Most information appears to be available
Classification:Other Records
Title:DOCWRA Family Research
Link:http://www.docwras.org.uk/news.php
Description:DOCWRA Family Research
Extra Info:Click on Data Sets and Downloads for data.DOCWRA and variants such as DOCKRELL.
Classification:Hearth / Window Tax, Land Tax / Lay Subsidy, Other Records
Title:Eden Valley Genealogy
Link:http://www.edenlinks.co.uk/EDENLINKS.HTM
Description:Eden Valley Genealogy and Transcriptions
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Newspapers, School / Educational Records, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records, Journals / Diaries
Title:England Data from Ancestry
Link:England Data from Ancestry
Description:England Data Collection from Ancestry
Extra Info:Includes Emmigrants and Immigrants; Numerous Directories; Who's Who in the World, 1910-1911; England & Wales, Criminal Registers, 1791-1892; Numerous other records
Classification:Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Other Records
Title:English Adventurers and Emigrants, 1609-1660
Link:English Adventurers and Emigrants, 1609-1660
Description:English Adventurers and Emigrants, 1609-1660 From The Records of the English High Court of Admiralty
Extra Info:Includes details of their profession and residence before emigration. Only those who settled in colonial America.
Classification:Other Records
Title:Family Chest Historical Documents
Link:http://www.familychest.co.uk/
Description:Family Chest Historical Documents - Family Documents and Property Deeds
Extra Info:Free surname search which lists full name, date, place and county. Also a search by county. NOTE: some counties are under other UK and Ireland.
Classification:Other Records
Title:Family Deeds Project
Link:http://www.familydeeds.org/
Description:Family DeedsProject - Many References from Old Deeds and Documents
Extra Info:Many deeds include names, occupations and much more
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Hearth / Window Tax, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Other Records
Title:FE(A)THERSTON((E)HAUGH) One Name Study
Link:http://www.featherstone.org/
Description:FE(A)THERSTON((E)HAUGH) One Name Study
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:Gateway to Missionary Collections in the UK
Link:http://www.mundus.ac.uk/
Description:Gateway to Missionary Collections in the UK
Extra Info:Index of missionaries and families with dates. Index of archives and where to find them.
Classification:Other Records
Title:Genealogical and Family History Documents
Link:http://www.ancestordocs.co.uk/
Description:Genealogical and Family History Documents
Extra Info:These documents are for sale but good detail of the contents of each document is available to view. Coverage for each county varies depending on stock available.
Classification:Other Records
Title:Global Shark Attack File
Link:http://www.sharkattackfile.net/
Description:Global Shark Attack File
Extra Info:List of shark attacks worldwide, fatal and non fatal, includes source reference (eg date of newspaper article, books etc).
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, School / Educational Records, Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Images of Cumbria
Link:http://www.stevebulman.f9.co.uk/cumbria/
Description:Images of Cumbria
Extra Info:Lots of information about the area.
Classification:Other Records
Title:Internet Library of Early Journals
Link:http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk/ilej/
Description:Internet Library of Early Journals
Extra Info:A selection of early journals indexed and available to view online.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Other Records
Title:ISMAY One Name Study
Link:http://ismayons.com/1data.html
Description:ISMAY One Name Study
Classification:Land Tax / Lay Subsidy, Other Records
Title:Land Registry - Digital Archives
Link:http://digitalarchives.landregistry.gov.uk/1862/se...
Description:Land Registry - Digital Archives
Extra Info:Contain scanned images of Land Registry’s historical 1862 Act Register. About 2,000 properties were registered aeound England and Wales.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Land Tax / Lay Subsidy, Other Records
Title:MALLINSON Family Project
Link:http://www.mallproj-home.co.uk/
Description:MALLINSON Family Project
Extra Info:Also variants. Many concentrated around Huddersfield.
Classification:Associations and Civil Officials Lists, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Other Records
Title:Malta Family History
Link:http://website.lineone.net/~stephaniebidmead/
Description:Malta Family History
Extra Info:British men and women in Malta.
Classification:Other Records
Title:National Archives - Selected Cabinet Papers
Link:http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/cabinetpapers/
Description:National Archives - Selected Cabinet Papers 1915-1979
Extra Info:Collection of cabinet papers, covering topics such as the economy, the death penalty, immigration controls and much more.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Hearth / Window Tax, Religious Lists / Records, Information, Other Records
Title:Open Library
Link:http://openlibrary.org/
Description:Open Library - Scanned Books Online
Extra Info:Use the search facility and select e books only. Some English trade directories, journals, historic accounts of counties and more.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Newspapers, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Other Records
Title:PLUCKROSE Name Website
Link:http://www.pluckroses.dynamicdolphindesigns.com/
Description:PLUCKROSE Name Website
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:Police Roll of Honour
Link:http://www.policememorial.org.uk/
Description:The National Police Officers Roll of Honour and Awards for Gallantry
Classification:Other Records
Title:Project Gutenberg
Link:http://www.gutenberg.org/
Description:Project Gutenberg - Free to Read Books
Extra Info:Online books, free to read.
Classification:Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Poor Rate, Other Records
Title:Quaker Arrivals in Philadelphia
Link:https://archive.org/details/quakerarrivalsa00myerg...
Description:Quaker Arrivals in Philadelphia 1682-1750
Extra Info:Online book. Includes the certificates of removals for those arriving in Philadelphia. List the parish the relocated from in England, Ireland or Wales. Includes a names index
Classification:Other Records
Title:Railway and Canal Historical Society
Link:http://www.rchs.org.uk/
Description:Railway and Canal Historical Society
Extra Info:Click on History. Includes an index to British Transport Review 1960-1964 which has many names in it.
Classification:Other Records
Title:Railway Fatality Index (RFA)
Link:http://sandh.me.uk/
Description:Railway Fatality Index (RFA)
Classification:Other Records
Title:Red Cross Volunteers of the First World War
Link:http://www.redcross.org.uk/About-us/Who-we-are/His...
Description:Red Cross Volunteers of the First World War
Extra Info:Over 90,000 people volunteered for the British Red Cross at home and overseas during the war. More names still to add.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:Royal Aero Club Aviators' Certificates, 1910-1950
Link:Royal Aero Club Aviators' Certificates, 1910-1950
Description:Royal Aero Club Aviators' Certificates, 1910-1950
Extra Info:For many lists occupation, date of birth and address. Some have photographs.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Hearth / Window Tax, Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Poll / Electoral / Voters Registers, Associations and Civil Officials Lists, Religious Lists / Records, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records, Journals / Diaries
Title:Selected Genealogical Records
Link:http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mwi/filess...
Description:Selected Genealogical Records
Extra Info:A selection of transcriptions including extacts from Army lists, bankrupts, a list of people in Cornwall in past times, a list of coastguards in 1851, Hammermen and more.
Classification:Religious Lists / Records, Other Records
Title:St Bees Village Website
Link:http://www.stbees.org.uk/
Description:St Bees Village Website
Extra Info:Click on History for shipwrecks, information about the railways, clergy and more village history.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:STRANGE, STRAINGE and Variants One Name Study
Link:http://www.yourtotalevent.com/people/idxpepl.htm
Description:STRANGE and STRAINGE Family History
Extra Info:For apprentices click on miscellany.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Other Records
Title:SWINBURN(E) Family History Site
Link:http://webspace.webring.com/people/au/um_7035/
Description:SWINBURN(E) Family History Site
Classification:Other Records
Title:Temperance League (Northern) Year Book 1894
Link:http://archive.org/details/northerntemperan00newc
Description:Northern Temperance League Year Book 1894
Extra Info:Online book. Contains many names of league members and officials, and clergy associated with the league. Also many adverts for local firms and retailers.
Classification:Other Records
Title:Temperance League Register and Almanac of the North of England
Link:http://archive.org/details/registeralmanac00nort
Description:Register and Almanac of the North of England Temperance League for 1859
Extra Info:Online book. Contains many names of league members and officials, and clergy associated with the league.
Classification:Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:The Army Children Archive
Link:http://www.archhistory.co.uk/
Description:The Army Children Archive
Extra Info:Information about what it was like to be an army child, includes sections on schooling, healthcare and hospitals.
Classification:Other Records
Title:The Domesday Book Online
Link:http://www.domesdaybook.co.uk/
Description:The Domesday Book Online
Extra Info:Ongoing transcription of the Domesday book.
Classification:Companies / Employee and Union Lists, Other Records
Title:The Honourable East India Company
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20110207202311/http://h...
Description:Finding East India Company Ancestors
Extra Info:This is a copy of a site that is no longer active. May take a few moments to load, but most information still seems to be available. Collected from various publications.
Classification:Other Records
Title:The London Journal of Arts, Science and Manufactures
Link:http://archive.org/details/londonjournalar06newtgo...
Description:The London Journal of Arts, Science and Manufactures - Patent Inventions
Extra Info:Online book, published 1851. Includes 'recent patents' and patent infringements.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Newspapers, Minute Books / Meeting Books, Other Records
Title:The Oddfellows Archive
Link:http://www.oddfellows.co.uk/
Description:The Oddfellows Archive
Extra Info:Subscription site. The archive of the Oddfellows. Includes magazines, directories, minutes books and more. Searchable.
Classification:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Other Records
Title:The Ships List Website
Link:http://www.theshipslist.com/
Description:The Ships List Website for Ships' Passenger Lists and More
Extra Info:Also includes some marriages at sea.
Classification:Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Religious Lists / Records, Poor Rate, Other Records
Title:The Union, Parish and Public Health Officers Handbook and Almanac
Link:https://archive.org/details/unionsandparish00unkng...
Description:The Union, Parish and Public Health Officers Handbook and Almanac 1860
Extra Info:Online book. Includes lists of parish officers, treasurers and officials for each county. Includes school board inspectors, a list of premises which accepted 'lunatics', workhouse masters and teachers and more.
Classification:Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Religious Lists / Records, Poor Rate, Other Records
Title:The Union, Parish and Public Health Officers Handbook and Almanac
Link:https://archive.org/details/unionsandparish01unkng...
Description:The Union, Parish and Public Health Officers Handbook and Almanac 1868
Extra Info:Online book. Includes lists of parish officers, treasurers and officials for each county. Includes school board inspectors, a list of premises which accepted 'lunatics', workhouse masters and teachers and more.
Classification:Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Religious Lists / Records, Poor Rate, Other Records
Title:The Union, Parish and Public Health Officers Handbook and Almanac
Link:https://archive.org/details/unionsandparish02unkng...
Description:The Union, Parish and Public Health Officers Handbook and Almanac 1853
Extra Info:Online book. Includes lists of parish officers, treasurers and officials for each county. Includes school board inspectors, a list of premises which accepted 'lunatics', workhouse masters and teachers and more.
Classification:Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Other Records, Journals / Diaries
Title:Trent University, Canada, Archives
Link:http://www.trentu.ca/admin/library/archives/titles...
Description:Trent University, Canada, Archives
Extra Info:Searchable archives for historic materials generally relating to Peterborough and the surrounding counties of Victoria, Haliburton, Hastings, Northumberland and Durham in Canada. Includes many born in the UK and Ireland.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:Trinity House Calendars 1787-1854
Link:http://www.findmypast.co.uk/search/trinity-house-calendars/
Description:Trinity House Calendars 1787-1854
Extra Info:Covering the period 1787 to 1854, most of the papers are Petitions for aid, submitted by the seaman or, often, his widow. Also includes Apprentice Indentures and Miscellaneous Papers.
Classification:School / Educational Records, Other Records
Title:University - Oxford University Register of the Visitors
Link:http://archive.org/details/registerofvisito00camdu...
Description:Register of the Visitors of the University of Oxford 1647-1658
Extra Info:Online book. Published 1838. Includes details of degrees achieved and current location. Names index at the end.
Classification:Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Other Records
Title:University of Glasgow - Roll of Honour
Link:http://www.universitystory.gla.ac.uk/ww1-intro/
Description:University of Glasgow - Roll of Honour
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Newspapers, Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Other Records
Title:WANLESS Web - A One Name Study
Link:http://www.wanlessweb.org/TNG/index.php
Description:WANLESS Web - A One Name Study of the surnames surnames Wanless, Wandless, Wanlass, Wandlass, Wanliss, and Wanlace
Classification:Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Other Records
Title:Workhouse Website
Link:http://www.workhouses.org.uk/
Description:A Site Dedicated to the Workhouse, its Buildings, Staff, Inmates and much more
Classification:Other Records
Title:Zoological Society of London - List of Fellows
Link:http://archive.org/details/listoffellows1899zooluo...
Description:Zoological Society of London - List of Fellows 1899
Extra Info:Online book. Includes some details of their residences in London and the country.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Newspapers, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Poor Rate, Other Records
Title:GENUKI County Page for Cumberland
Link:http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/CUL/
Description:General Information for Cumberland

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