England - Links

General
Registration Districts, pre-1965

The National Archives

The Railway Archives - info on rail disasters

Arcre - TNA Archive research and document copying

Index of 19th century naval vessels
 
Parish Locator Software

British History Online

Hearth Tax Online
 
Occupations of the Past
 
Smuggler's Britain
 
Royal Family Tree
 
The Victoria Files
 
Historical Directories:  A digital library of local and trade directories for England and Wales, from 1750 to 1919.
 
Directgov:  You can order birth, marriage and death certificates here
 
Huguenot Society of Great Britain and Ireland
 
UK Online Parish Clerks:  Volunteers who collect genealogical information about specific parishes
 
Jan's Genealogy Links
 
GENUKI - UK and Ireland Genealogy
 
Vision of Britain: An excellent site, including old maps and transcriptions of old travel journals.
 
British Home Children: Resource site for descendants of 100,000 British Home Children emigrated to Canada from 1870-1948

Hidden Lives - Children in Care, 1881-1981

On Their Own - Britain's Child Migrants
 
The British Newspaper Archive
 
Chartists
 
Introduction to Deeds
 
Clergy of the Church of England Database
 
Adoption Search Reunion
 
Encyclopedia Titanica
 
Titanic-Titanic.com
 
TNA Titanic website
 
Cemetery Scribes: Jewish Tombstone inscriptions, Genealogy and Family History
 
British History Online
   
Francis Frith - Nostalgic Photos, Books, Maps and Memories
 
The Workhouse

History of Parliament
 
A selection of Poor Law Union and Workhouse records, available to download free from The National Archives
  
Church Plans On Line
 
Index of Lunatic Asylums and Mental Hospitals
 
The Time Chamber - derelict, abandoned and converted buildings in Great Britain
 
Old Maps
 
British Postal Museum and Archive
   
A Vision of Britain Through Time
 
Researching Historic Buildings in the British Isles
 
Pepys Diary
 
 
Lost Heritage - Lost country houses of England
 
The Country Seat - News about UK Country Houses
 
List of lost settlements in the UK
 
Lost villages - mapping lost, abandoned and deserted villages of the British Isles
 
List of towns in England
 
British Towns and Villages

Irish and British Villages
 
A Genealogical Index of Blacksmiths and Related Occupations
 
Community Archives
 
Inn History
 
Certificate Exchange
 
BMD Share

FreeReg
 
Parishmouse - free transcriptions of historical books and parish registers for England and Wales and a large collection of photos of churches and graves and illustrations from the old books.
 
Network Rail Archive
 
Ancestor Search - guidance on where to find info on English and Welsh ancestors
 
Here's History Kent
 
UK Genealogy Archives
 
Moving History - A guide to UK television and film archives in the public sector

Measuring Worth

Royal Museums Greenwich Items Online

Spinning the Web - The Story of the Cotton Industry

Cotton Times

John Snow Case Study on Cholera

Epidemics Timeline

List of Famines and Pestilences in England

Bethnal Green Tube Disaster 1943

Port Cities

Making the Modern World

Queen Victoria's Scrapbook

Queen Victoria's Journals

Inner Temple Admissions Database

Sugar Refiners and Sugarbakers Database

Village Walks - History Trails

East Midlands Oral History

History of British Winters

Britain From Above

Hugh Wallis's IGI Middle Name Index

Links to a range of parish records online
 
Military
World War One Photos
 
The Army Children Archive
 
Website of the Anglo Boer War
 
The Long, Long Trail - The British Army in the Great War, 1914-1918
 
Scarlet Finders: British Military Nurses
 
Roll of Honour - Links to external sites
 
RAF personnel killed whilst on duty, including RAF Police Roll of Honour
 
National Army Museum
 
History of British 7th Armoured Division (Desert Rats)
 
Old Front Line - WWI Battlefields
 
Site dedicated to the men and women who flew and supported the B24 Bombers during WWII
 
Army Service Numbers, 1881-1918

North East Diary 1939 - 1945

The Wartime Memories Project

626 Squadron

Ubique - Royal Engineers and Military Engineers of the British Empire and Commonwealth

World War II Today

The Labour Corps

Clearing the Dead

First World War. com - a multimedia history of WWI

Atlas of the English Civil War

Royal Pioneer Corps (ex-Labour Corps)

Anglo Boer War website

Firepower - Royal Artillery Museum

British Military History
 
Police, Crime and Punishment
Victorian Crime and Punishment
 
TNA Guide to looking for police records
 
British Police Online Museum 
 
 

Bedfordshire

The website of All Saints Church, Renhold, Bedfordshire, including transcriptions of early parish records.

http://www.all-saints-church-renhold.org/

 
Victorian Crime and Punishment - details, and some pics, of Bedfordshire prisoners
 
Bedfordshire Gaol Register
 
Cople, a small village in Bedfordshire - Family History
 
Fairfields Hall - Victorian Lunatic Asylum
 
History of Woburn
 
Berkshire
Berkshire Record Office - Stories from Broadmoor

Hurst - history and parish records
 

Buckinghamshire

 Buckinghamshire County Council Online Resources - including prison database
 
Newport Pagnell Police Museum
 
Wolverton, Milton Keynes, history
 
Cambridgeshire
Kirtling and Upend villages, East Cambridgeshire

Cheshire
1st Battalion Cheshire Regiment
 
Cheshire Police Museum
 
Cheshire Villages, Parishes and Townships
 
16th - 19th century maps of Cheshire
 
Congleton history - 1800s Registrar General's reports
 
Kelsall parish records

History of Sandbach

Cornwall
Alverton - West of Penzance

St Allen Parish Records
 
Callington Area Parish Records

Illogan Parish Records

West Penwith Resources
 

Co. Durham

History of Boldon, including information about Boldon Colliery. 

 
Durham Cathedral Registers
 
Durham Museum - some searchable military info on here
 
 
Durham records online


Derbyshire
Old Duffield
 
The Andrews Pages - Genealogy and Local History
 
Glossop Heritage
 
Derby Photos
 
Spondon, a village remembered

Full text of White's 1857 Derbyshire Directory

Belper records

Wirksworth Parish Records
 

Devon

Roy Parkhouse's Genealogy Site - covering Devon and Somerset family history

http://www.parkhouse.org.uk/

 

Devon Heritage - lots of information and articles about people and places in the county of Devon

 
Ashburton, Devon

Luppitt records

Hartland archives and local newspaper

Witheridge history

 

Dorset

Verwood history and records

http://www.verwoodhistorical.org/index.htm


Talbot Village history and some records

http://www.opcdorset.org/TalbotVillage/Talbot.htm


Glanvilles Wootton Parish Records

http://www.opcdorset.org/GlanvillesWoottonFiles/GlanvillesWootton.htm


Burial records of Wyke Regis, Melcombe Regis and Weymouth

http://webapps-wpbc.dorsetforyou.com/apps/communities/genealogy

 

Essex
History House - history of Essex
 
Gloucestershire
History of Chipping Campden

Hampshire
Wherwell Village History

Parish records of St Mary's, Crawley

Hampshire on-line parish records

Knight Roots - some Hampshire parish records

Hertfordshire
Goldings, Hertford - Dr. Barnardo's Home and The William Baker Memorial Technical School for Boys


Isle of Man
A Manx Notebook
 

Kent

Cityark (Rochester Archdeaconry area, extending from Dartford and Gravesend in the west to Rainham in the east and focusing on the Medway Towns)

http://cityark.medway.gov.uk/query/results/?Mode=Search&PathList=%2FZ4a_Medway_Ancestors%2F%0A&SearchWords&DateList

 

Medway Ancestors Marriage Register Indexes

 
Kent Online Parish Clerks, with links to other OPC websites
 
Dover History website
 
Here's History Kent website
 
Kent Wills
 
History of Faversham, Kent
 
Kent Police Museum
 
Discover Gravesham
 
Elham Valley Website
 
Mid-Kent Marriage Index
 
The Dover Society - interesting info about Dover
 
Kent Archives online catalogue
 
Kent Archives

Hartley History

Hartley Archdeacon's Visitations

The Weald - history and genealogy

Historic Canterbury

Janet & Richards' Genealogy - Lots of Isle of Thanet info
  

Lancashire

List of casualties of the Pretoria Pit Disaster

 
Lancashire Online Parish Clerk
 
Lancaster Castle
 
Manchester Family History
 
Our Manchester
 
Historical and Genealogical Information for the Salford Hundred.
 
Old Maps of Lancashire
 
A Manchester View
 
Cotton Town - Blackburn with Darwen

Lancashire Genealogy Records

Lancashire Cemetery records
 
Leicestershire
Whitwick History

My Leicestershire ... history
 
Lincolnshire
History of Lincolnshire

Some interesting articles, particularly about Lincolnshire history

Stickney History

Bardney History

Morton and Hanthorpe Bourne History
 
 

London

London Family History Centre Catalogue

http://www.londonfhc.org/

 

Metropolitan Police History

 
Old London Maps
 
Thames Pilot
 
Thames Police Museum
 
20th London Regiment
 
London Gazette
 
Jack the Ripper website - lots of info and links re Whitechapel and Bethnal Green areas of London
 
London Blitz 1940 - Full list of first day's bomb attacks
 
Edith's Streets: A blog of notes about London streets, each posting based on one square of the Ordnance Survey Grid. Amazing!!
 
Charles Booth Online Archive
 
London Underground History - Disused Stations on London's Underground
 
Secret London
 
Hidden London
 
Metropolitan Police Museum
 
GenDocs - Aids to London genealogical research
 
Victorian London Public Institutions
 
History of Peabody Buildings
 
The London Ancestor
 
Ideal Homes - A History of South East London Suburbs
 
Brickfields - Victorian Hackney

London Lives, 1690 - 1800 - Crime, Poverty and Social Policy

The Bloomsbury Project

Bethlem Royal Hospital

Bethlem Royal Hospital records online

Lost Hospitals of London

History and descriptions of Tower Hamlets area

Database of 19th century photographers

Deptford History

St Marylebone Parish Church records

V2 Bomb sites

West End at War

Lewisham Heritage's Gallery
 
Middlesex
The Parish Church of St James, Hampton Hill - including Church Magazine archives and churchyard records online

Middlesex Parish Records
 
Norfolk

Norfolk Transcription Archive

 
NOAH: Norfolk Online Access to Heritage
 
Broadland Memories: Life and Leisure on the Norfolk and Suffolk Broads in the 20th century (inc. info re Zeppelin raids)
 
Foxearth and District Local History Society - Great info about East Anglia!
 
Norfolk Mills
 
Norfolk Churches
 
Norfolk Annals - 1801-1850
 
Paddy Apling's site - lots of Norfolk info on here
 
History of Buxton, near Norwich
 
North Walsham Archives

Norfolk Sources

Hethersett Genealogy

Hockwold-cum-Wilton parish records and history

Salthouse history and genealogy, including some parish records

Deserted Norfolk villages

Great Yarmouth History
Northamptonshire
History of Sulgrave, Northants.

A Family Story - History of Desborough

 

Northumberland
South Shields, South Tyneside
Lots of photos of Old Hebburn, Jarrow and South Shields.
 
Donmouth: Articles on the local history of North-East England, with a particular focus upon Jarrow
  
Hartlepool
 
Pictures of Gateshead and the surrounding area
 
Keys to the Past: History of County Durham and Northumberland
 
Archives: Tyne & Wear
 
Names of people on the Jarrow March of 1936
  
 
Nottinghamshire
Selected Nottinghamshire Parish Records
 
Parish records for the village of Bunny, a few miles south of Nottingham

History of Beeston
 
Oxfordshire
History on the streets of Oxford

Shropshire
Secret Shropshire

Broseley history - including parish records and directories

 

Somerset

Loxton village, Somerset

http://www.loxtonsomerset.org.uk/records.html

 

Sages of Nailsea - lots of links to Somerset PRs

 
Staffordshire
History of Bloxwich
 
Victorian Wolverhampton
 
Staffordshire Past Track

 

Suffolk

Woodbridge, Suffolk (Non-conformist church records)

 
Suffolk Mills

Glemsford Village History
 
Surrey
Exploring Surrey's Past
 
History of Surrey Police

Epsom and Ewell History Explorer

Old Woking history
 
Sussex
Sussex Online Parish Clerks
 
Sussex Police Museum

Sussex Record Society - lots of records online

Sussex Record Society - Poor Law Database
 
Warwickshire
Coventry at War
 
A History of Birmingham Places and Placenames
 
Digital Ladywood, Birmingham
 
General history info on the Quinton area of Birmingham
 
Memories of WWII in the Quinton area of Birmingham
 
Warwickshire Online Parish Clerks
 
Salford Priors
 
Westmorland
Westmorland Papers - Transcriptions of Westmorland parish records
 

 

Wiltshire

Aldbourne, Wiltshire

http://www.treelines.co.uk/OPC/opcintro.html

 

Wiltshire Online Parish Clerks

http://www.wiltshire-opc.org.uk/

 

Yorkshire

Driffield and the Wolds genealogy

http://www.driffield.org.uk/

 

The Goole Experience: Useful information for researchers in the Goole area of East Yorkshire

 
History to Herstory: Celebrating the lives of women in Yorkshire from the 1100s to the present day.
 
The Sheffield Indexers
 
Yorkshire Film Archive
 
Rotherham Web:  Parish Registers: Rotherham, Ecclesfield, Boston, Lincoln, Derbyshire, Worksop, Nottingham
 
Historical and genealogical info about Farnley, Leeds
 
Dig Hungate, York
 
Fire and Police Museum, Sheffield
 
Yorkshire Law and Order Museums, Ripon
 
Pocklington History
 
Yorkshire Archaeological Society
 
Imagine York - a showcase of photographs of York
 
Local history in North East Leeds
 
History of the Anlaby Road, Hull
 
History of Grangetown, nr. Middlesbrough
 
York Local List - York's heritage
 
History of Hull
 
Holgate Windmill

The Yorkshire Regiment
 
Pocklington Parish Records

Leeds Absent Voters List

Stanley Royd Hospital - digital archive of former Pauper Lunatic Asylum, Wakefield

Twixt Aire and Calder - photographic archive of the Wakefield area

Calderdale Companion

Humber River Transport

Goole Ships

York Cause Papers

Humber River Pilots