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Somerset, England : Classification : Photographs / Pictures


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Classification:Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:1820 British Settlers to South Africa
Link:https://www.1820settlers.com/
Description:1820 British Settlers to South Africa
Extra Info:Information about the 1820 British settlers to South Africa, including transcribed letters, photographs and pictures of some of the settlers and a forum.
Classification:Photographs / Pictures
Title:Bath in Time
Link:https://www.bathintime.co.uk/
Description:Bath in Time - Images of Bath
Extra Info:Pictures of the schools, hospitals, hotels, pubs, parks and more.
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:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Bristol's Lost Pubs
Link:http://bristolslostpubs.eu/
Description:Bristol's Lost Pubs and Those of the Surrounding Areas Including Bath
Extra Info:A record of Bristol's pubs and publicans from the mid-eighteenth century up until the middle of the twentieth century, the information on these pages has been gleaned mainly from trade directories and census returns.
Classification:Information, Photographs / Pictures
Title:British Pathe Film Archive
Link:https://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:Photographs / Pictures
Title:Churches of Britain and Ireland
Link:http://www.churches-uk-ireland.org/
Description:Churches of Britain and Ireland
Extra Info:Photographs of the churches your ancestors attended.
Classification:Photographs / Pictures
Title:Clevedon Civic Society
Link:http://www.clevedon-civic-society.org.uk/
Description:Clevedon Civic Society
Extra Info:Includes many photographs of the area as it was in bygone times.
Classification:Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Coal Mining History Resource Centre
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20160305062046/http://w...
Description:Coal Mining History Resource Centre
Extra Info:An archived copy of a site that is no longer available. Most information still seems to be available, although the layout is not good in parts. Search does not work. May be slow to load. Includes picture of the mines and details of the mines rescue crews.
Classification:Newspapers, Religious Lists / Records, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Connected Histories
Link:https://www.connectedhistories.org/
Description:British History Sources, 1500-1900
Extra Info:From the Universities of London, Hertfordshire, and Sheffield. Burney collection of newspapers, British History Online, the Charles Booth Archive, Old Bailey Online and much more...
Classification:Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Information, Photographs / Pictures
Title:County Asylum
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20110708195950/http://w...
Description:Rediscovering the Asylums and Mental Hospitals of England and Wales
Extra Info:This site is no longer active, however an archived copy of the site is still available to view (may take a few moments to load). There may be some pages that do not work. Lists architects' names and more.
Classification:Photographs / Pictures
Title:DUCKETT One Name Study
Link:http://duckett.one-name.net
Description:Research News for Duckett, Ducat, Duckitt, Duggett & other Variations of Duket
Classification:Photographs / Pictures
Title:Genealogy Photo Archive
Link:http://deadfred.com/
Description:Free Genealogy and Family History Photo Archive
Extra Info:Free genealogy family history photo search by surname.
Classification:Photographs / Pictures
Title:Geograph Britain and Ireland
Link:http://www.geograph.org.uk/
Description:Geograph Britain and Ireland
Extra Info:The project aims to collect geographically representative photographs and information for every square kilometre of Great Britain and Ireland. Use the search to find areas and topics of interest.
Classification:Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Information, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Historic Churches of Great Britain
Link:http://www.historicchurches.co.uk/
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, Hearth / Window Tax, Land Tax / Lay Subsidy, Tithe Records, Poll / Electoral / Voters Registers, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Poor Rate, Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:History of Some areas of Somerset, Dorset and Wiltshire
Link:https://www.freshford.com/
Description:History of Some areas of Somerset, Dorset and Wiltshire
Extra Info:History of Charmouth, Freshford, Bradford on Avon, Bath, Limpley Stoke and Hinton Charterhouse. Provides a wide collection of maps, photographs and other sources for local history and genealogy.
Classification:School / Educational Records / Alumni, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Loxton Village Records
Link:https://web.archive.org/web/20160305170911/http://...
Description:Loxton Village Records
Extra Info:An archived copy of a site that is no longer active. Most information still seems to be available.
Classification:Photographs / Pictures
Title:Mary Evans Picture Library
Link:https://www.maryevans.com/
Description:Mary Evans Picture Library
Extra Info:Over 2 million historical and cinema images. Easy to search - can limit by type of photograph and century. From pictures of asylums, workhouses, churches, memorials, wars, schools, ships and much more.
Classification:Religious Lists / Records, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Merriott Village Genealogy and Families
Link:http://merriottfamiliesgenealogy.net/
Description:Merriott Village Genealogy and Families
Extra Info:Includes photographs of All Saints Church and its Vicars, innkeepers of the area and more.
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:Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Photographs / Pictures, Journals / Diaries
Title:Moving Here - 200 years of Migration to England
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20140407043350/http://m...
Description:Moving Here - 200 years of Migration to England
Extra Info:This is an archived copy of a site that is no longer active. Most information and photographs still seem to be available.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Music Hall and Theatre History
Link:http://www.arthurlloyd.co.uk/
Description:Music Hall and Theatre History
Extra Info:Information and images of the history of music hall and thatre in the UK and Ireland. Includes histories of the theatres, biographies of some entertainers and many playbills.
Classification:Photographs / Pictures
Title:Old UK Photographs
Link:https://web.archive.org/web/20140705201147/http://...
Description:Old UK Photographs
Extra Info:An archived copy of a site that is no longer active. Most photographs are still available to view. Lots of old photographs of interesting locations around the UK, many are taken from old postcards.
Classification:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Photographs / Pictures
Title:P & O Heritage and Archives
Link:http://www.poheritage.com/
Description:P & O Heritage and Archives
Extra Info:Includes British India Steam Navigation Company, the Orient Line and other companies absorbed into P&O. The archive contains photographs, ephemera, fact sheets on the individual ships, with the shipbuilders' details and more.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Parish of Seavington, Somerset
Link:https://www.seavingtonwebmuseum.org.uk
Description:Seavington Museum Website
Extra Info:Many photographs and pictures of the parish, including old buildings and shops.
Classification:Religious Lists / Records, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Photographs / Pictures
Title:Parish Registers of the Portbury Hundred and More
Link:http://www.portbury-hundred.co.uk/
Description:Portbury Hundred Records
Extra Info:Many records in the Parish Chest section.
Classification:Information, Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Parliamentary Archives
Link:https://archives.parliament.uk/online-resources/re...
Description:Historic documents (including photographs and illustrations) from the UK Parliament
Extra Info:Includes Protestations Returns, the closest thing we have to a census for 1642. The Returns list the adult men residing in a parish.
Classification:Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Peterborough and The Great War
Link:https://www.peterboroughww1.co.uk/
Description:Peterborough and The Great War
Extra Info:Two visitors' books from the tea stall on Peterborough East Railway Station 1916 and 1917. Servicemen wrote messages, poems and pictures as they stopped on their journey. Search or browse Some with mini biographies.
Classification:Photographs / Pictures
Title:Photographs of Parish Churches of England
Link:http://archive.org/details/parishchurchesof00walku...
Description:Photographs of Parish Churches of England
Extra Info:Online book. An overview of the English parish church with photographs.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Newspapers, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:PRATLEY One Name Study
Link:http://www.pratley.info/
Description:PRATLEY One Name Study
Classification:Newspapers, Photographs / Pictures, Travellers / Romany / Canal Folk
Title:Romany Genes Website
Link:http://romanygenes.com/
Description:Romany Genes Website
Extra Info:Many photographs and pictures of those with Romany genes and their homes.
Classification:Information, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Science and Society Picture Library
Link:https://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.
Classification:Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Somerset Record Office - Online Indexes
Link:http://www1.somerset.gov.uk/archives/
Description:Somerset Record Office - Online Indexes
Extra Info:Click Online Catalogue and Indexes. Includes Ilchester Gaol registers and Bridgewater shipping crew lists. Also picture postacrd views of Somerset towns and villages.
Classification:Land Tax / Lay Subsidy, Tithe Records, Bastardy / Illegitimacy Records, Associations and Civil Officials Lists, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Photographs / Pictures, Journals / Diaries
Title:South Petherton Information
Link:http://www.southpethertoninformation.org.uk/
Description:South Petherton Information
Extra Info:Click on people for more information.
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:Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., School / Educational Records / Alumni, Photographs / Pictures
Title:The Children's Homes Website
Link:http://www.childrenshomes.org.uk/
Description:The Children's Homes Website
Extra Info:The Children's Homes website aims to provide information on all the many and varied institutions that became home for thousands of children and young people in Britain. Also USA, Canada, Jamaica and Australia.
Classification:Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Photographs / Pictures
Title:The Children's Society Archive 1881-1918
Link:http://www.hiddenlives.org.uk/
Description:The Children's Society Archive 1881-1918
Extra Info:Some records and the history of each home, many photographs.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Newspapers, Photographs / Pictures
Title:The Genealogy of the Cotswolds and Surrounds
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20150406062544/http://w...
Description:The Genealogy of the Cotswolds and Surrounds
Extra Info:An archived copy of a site that is no longer active. Most of the information still seems to be avaialble to view, but the photographs of te churches are not. Go to parish pages for transcriptions. The information for each parish varies some.
Classification:Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Register & Rent Rolls, Poor Rate, Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Victoria County History - Explore England's Past
Link:https://www.victoriacountyhistory.ac.uk/explore/
Description:Victoria County History - Explore England's Past
Extra Info:This site provides free access to local history materials. A variety of material, some counties covered more than others.
Classification:Photographs / Pictures
Title:Victorian and Edwardian Photographs
Link:http://freepages.rootsweb.com/~victorianphotograph...
Description:Victorian and Edwardian Photographs
Extra Info:Includes famous victorians, actresses, family albums and much more. Also how to date photographs.
Classification:Photographs / Pictures
Title:Viewfinder - Historic Photographs of England
Link:https://viewfinder.historicengland.org.uk/
Description:Viewfinder - Historic Photographs of England
Extra Info:Lots of interesting images of England's social, industrial, architectural and archaeological history.
Classification:Photographs / Pictures
Title:Waymarking - Interesting Locations
Link:http://www.waymarking.com/
Description:Waymarking - Interesting Locations
Extra Info:Pictures of all types of interesting places and features including prisons, churches, pubs, schools and more. Easy to search.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Windmill World
Link:http://www.windmillworld.com/
Description:Windmill World
Extra Info:Many windmills around England with locations, some with photographs. For watermills look for the link part way down the home page.

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