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Midlothian, Scotland : Classification : Information


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Many websites have useful information and data that does not fit into specific categories. This list of links aims to help you find general background information relevant to family history.

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Classification:Information, Photographs / Pictures
Title:British Pathe Film Archive
Link:http://www.britishpathe.com/
Description:British Pathe Film Archive 1896-1970
Extra Info:All sorts of social history on film as well as royal visits, wing walkers, early pictures of heathrow, swimming galas and much more.
Classification:Information
Title:Family History Books via Family Search
Link:http://books.familysearch.org/primo_library/libweb...
Description:Family History Books via Family Search
Extra Info:more than 40,000 digitized genealogy and family history publications from the archives of some of the most important family history libraries in the world. Read online for free.
Classification:Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Information, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Historic Churches of Great Britain
Link:http://www.peterandsusan.co.uk/church/
Description:Maps of locations of many Historic Churches of Great Britain
Extra Info:Helps you find the location of the churches where you ancestors were baptised, married or buried. Their long-term aim is to add photographs to accompany each map.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Tithe Records, Information
Title:Internet Archive
Link:http://archive.org/
Description:Internet Archive
Extra Info:Has many scanned books. Click on texts and then search the archive. Note gazetteer and gazetteers give different results.
Classification:Information, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Photographs / Pictures
Title:Military Badges and Military Images
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20110721011946/http://w...
Description:Military Badges and Military Images
Extra Info:An archived copy of the site which is no longer available. May take a little while to load. May not work correctly in all browsers.
Classification:Information, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:Old Occupations of England
Link:http://www.worldthroughthelens.com/family-history/...
Description:Old Occupations
Extra Info:Lists many old occupations and meanings, taken from census records.
Classification:Information
Title:Old Occupations of Scotland
Link:http://scotsfamily.com/occupations.htm
Description:Old Occupations of Scotland
Extra Info:Found in 17th to early 20th century records.
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:Information, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Science and Society Picture Library
Link:http://www.scienceandsociety.co.uk/
Description:Science and Society Picture Library
Extra Info:Over 50,000 images from buildings, such as textile mills, to pictures of historical fire engines.

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