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Family and Local History

Web links: Thematic essays and A-Z entries

Here is a list of recommended web links, arranged alphabetically by the relevant dictionary entries.

Thematic Essays A B C D E F G H I J L M N O P Q R S T V W

Thematic Essays  Top

Tracing a Family Tree: Getting Started
http://genuki.org.uk
Family history records and societies.
http://www.cyndislist.com
Cyndi's list of genealogy sites.
http://www.ancestry.co.uk
Civil registration records (subscription).
http://www.findmypast.com
Civil registration records (subscription).
http://www.freebmd.org.uk
Civil registration records.

Surnames
http://www.nationaltrustnames.org.uk
Maps of surnames taken from the 1881 census. This link no longer works and we are unable to find a suitable alternative.

Britain and America: A Common Heritage
http://www.NewEnglandAncestors.org
New England Historic Genealogical Society (subscription).
http://www.acpl.lib.in.us/genealogy/index.html
Allen County Public Library, cooperating partner with the Family History Library, Salt Lake City.
http://www.americangenealogist.com
The American Genealogist (subscription)

African‐Caribbean Genealogy
http://www.ancestorsonboard.com
Outward bound passenger lists 1890–1960.
http://www.movinghere.org.uk
Inward migration passenger lists 1948–60, etc.
http://www.familysearch.org
International Genealogical Index.
http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk
Scottish wills (free); parish registers, statutory registers, and censuses (subscription).
http://www.bl.uk
British Library.
http://gleaner.newspaperarchive.com/
Jamaica Gleaner.
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/nra
National Register of Archives.
http://www.a2a.org.uk
Access to Archives.
http://www.scan.org.uk
Scottish Archive Network.

South Asian Genealogy
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documentsonline
Military records etc.
http://www.ancestry.co.uk
Indian Army Quarterly List 1912 (subscription).
http://nationalarchives.nic.in
The National Archives of India.
http://dsal.uchicago.edu/reference/gazetteer
Indian gazettes.
http://www.gensocietyofutah.org/
Genealogical Society of Utah.
http://genforum.genealogy.com/pakistan
Pakistani genealogy forum.
http://www.nanl.gov.bd
Bangladeshi family history.

Family History
http://www.sog.org.uk/acatalog/National_Index_of_Parish_Regi...
National Index of Parish Registers.

Family and Society
http://www.statistics.gov.uk
Office for National Statistics. Current and past census statistics and papers.
http://www.esrcsocietytoday.ac.uk
Economic and Social Research Council funded projects.
http://www.history.ac.uk/cmh
Centre for Metropolitan History.
http://www-hpss.geog.cam.ac.uk
CAMPOP.

Irish Local and Family History
http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie
Census of Ireland 1911

Scottish Local and Family History
http://www.abdn.ac.uk/riiss/
Research Institute of Irish and Scottish Studies, University of Aberdeen.
http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/literatures-languages-cultures/celtic-scottish-studies
Department of Celtic & Scottish Studies, University of Edinburgh.
http://www.shc.ed.ac.uk/scothistory/research/csuh.htm
Edinburgh University Centre for Scottish Urban History.
http://www.gro-Scotland.gov.uk
General Register Office for Scotland.
http://www.nas.gov.uk
The National Archives of Scotland.
http://www.nls.uk/maps
National Library of Scotland: maps.
http://sbo.nls.uk
National Library of Scotland: Scottish bibliographies.
http://www.rcahms.gov.uk
Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland.
http://www.safhs.org.uk
Scottish Association of Family History Societies.
http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk
Scotlands People.
http://www.scan.org.uk
Scottish Archive Network.
http://www.scran.ac.uk
SCRAN (Scottish Cultural Resources Access Network).
http://www.scotsgenealogy.com
Scottish Genealogy Society.
http://scottishhistorysociety.com/
Scottish History Society.
http://www.slhf.gcal.ac.uk
Scottish Local History Forum.
http://www.edina.ac.uk
Statistical accounts 1791–1845.
http://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/socialpolitical/research/economicsocialhistory/businesshistory/
Centre for Business History in Scotland.

Domestic Buildings
http://www.buildinghistory.org
Updated bibliography.
http://www.imagesofengland.org.uk
Images of England
http://www.scottisharchitects.org.uk
Dictionary of Scottish Architects

Historic Churches
http://www.visitchurches.org.uk
Churches Conservation Trust

Population Levels and Trends
http://histpop.org
Online Historical Population Reports Project.

Industrial History
http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk
Science Museum.
http://www.newcomen.com/transactions.htm
Newcomen Society of the United States Transactions.
http://www.spma.org.uk
Society for Post‐Medieval Archaeology.
http://www.british-history.ac.uk/source.asp?pubid=73
Dictionary of terms.
http://www.ironbridge.org.uk
Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust

Labour History
http://www.chartists.net
Chartist ancestors.
http://www.unionancestors.co.uk
Trade unionists.
http://www.sslh.org.uk
Society for the Study of Labour History.

The Poor
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/partnerprojects/workhouse...
The National Archives Poor Law union records.
http://www.nas.gov.uk/guides/poor.asp
The National Archives of Scotland records of the Poor Law.
http://www.workhouses.org.uk
The Workhouse.
http://www.ancestry.co.uk/lma
London's historical records, 1500s-1900s (includes births and deaths in many of London's workhouses).

The Twentieth Century
http://www.a2a.org.uk
Access to Archives.
http://www.uea.ac.uk/eafa
East Anglian Film Archive.
http://www.massobs.org.uk
Mass Observation Archive.
http://www.ndad.nationalarchives.gov.uk
National Digital Archive of Datasets (NDAD)
http://www.nwfa.mmu.ac.uk
North West Film Archive.
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/catalogue/rdleaflet.asp?s...
Coroners’ records.
http://www.data-archive.ac.uk
UK Data Archive.

 

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A2A
http://www.a2a.org.uk
Access to Archives.

Agricultural History Review
http://www.bahs.org.uk/AGHRvolumes.html
Back numbers of the journal more than 5 years old.

agricultural statistics
http://www.data-archive.ac.uk
UK Data Archive.
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/records/atoz/
Research guide.

aliens, returns of
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/records/atoz/
The National Archives research guides.

America
http://www.ancestry.com
Databases of immigrants (subscription).
http://www.archives.gov/research/immigration/index.html
US National Archives: immigration.
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/records/atoz/t.htm#
Research guide on transportation.
http://www.blacksheepancestors.com/uk/prisons.shtml
Research guide on transportation (subscription).
http://www.ellisislandrecords.org
Passenger list for immigrants to the United States 1892–1924.

Antiquaries of London, Society of
http://www.sal.org.uk
Society of Antiquaries.

apprenticeship
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/records/atoz/a.htm#
Research guide.

Archivists, Society of
http://www.archives.org.uk
Society of Archivists.

Arms, College of
http://www.college-of-arms.gov.uk
College of Arms.

army records
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/catalogue/researchguidesi...
Armed Forces.
http://www.army.mod.uk/events/museums/default.aspx
Regimental museums.
http://www.egframes.net/
Army badges.
http://www.1914-1918.net
First World War.
http://www.roll-of-honour.com
Deaths in action from the Boer to the Korean wars.
http://www.redcoat.info/memindex3.htm
Officers and NCOs killed in battle,18th–20th centuries.

assize, courts of
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/records/atoz/a.htm#
Four research guides.

Australia
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/records/research-guide-li...
Research guide on transportation.
http://www.nla.gov.au/oz/genelist.html
National Library of Australia.

 

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Baptists
http://www.baptisthistory.org.uk
Baptist Historical Society.

Barnardo's homes
http://www.liv.ac.uk/library/sca/colldescs/lsh.html
Archives of Barnardo's.
http://www.barnardos.org.uk/who_we_are/history/photo_archive...
Photographs and films. This link no longer works and we are unable to find a suitable alternative.

Booth, Charles
http://booth.lse.ac.uk/
Booth's survey.

Borthwick Institute for Archives, York
http://www.york.ac.uk/inst/bihr
Borthwick Institute.

Boyd's Marriage Index
http://www.findmypast.co.uk/content/sog/misc-series
Marriage Index.

brass bands
http://www.harrogate.co.uk/harrogate-band/ibew.htm
Brass bands.This link is no longer available and we are unable to find a suitable alternative.

brick
http://www.britishbricksoc.free-online.co.uk
British Brick Society.

British Association for Local History
http://www.balh.co.uk
British Association for Local History.

British Library (BL)
http://www.bl.uk
British Library.

British Record Society
http://www.britishrecordsociety.org/
British Record Society (subscription).

Builder, The
http://onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu/webbin/serial?id=builder
The Builder.

business records
http://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/socialpolitical/research/econom...
Centre for Business History.

 

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Calendar of State Papers, Domestic
http://www.british-history.ac.uk/search?query=calendar%20of%20state%20papers%2C%20domestic&title=
Calendar of State Papers, Domestic.

Camden Society
http://www.royalhistoricalsociety.org/camden.htm
Camden Society.

CAMPOP
http://www-hpss.geog.cam.ac.uk

Canada
http://www.collectionscanada.ca/genealogy/index-e.html
Canadian Genealogical Centre.

canals
https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/national-waterways-museum/the-museum-collections/the-waterways-archive
Waterways Archive.

cartulary (chartulary)
http://www.british-history.ac.uk/search?query=cartularies
Cartularies.

Catholic Record Society
http://www.catholicrecordsociety.co.uk/
Catholic Record Society.

cemeteries and crematoriums
http://www.abneypark.org/
Abney Park Trust.

census returns
http://www.1901censusonline.com
Official genealogy site for the 1901 census.
http://www.1911census.co.uk
Official site for the 1911 census.
http://www.ancestry.co.uk
(subscription)
http://origins.net
Commercial site.
http://www.findmypast.com
Commercial site.
http://www.britishorigins.com
Commercial site.
http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk
Official site for Scottish census records.

Chancery, Court of
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/records/atoz/c.htm#
The National Archives research guides.

Charity Commissioners
http://www.charity-commission.gov.uk
Charity Commission.

Chartism
http://www.chartists.net
Chartist Ancestors.

civil registration
http://nationalarchives.gov.uk
The National Archives.
http://www.scotlandspeoplehub.gov.uk
Scotlands People Centre.
http://www.groireland.ie/research.htm
General Register Office, Dublin.
http://www.groni.gov.uk
General Register Office, Belfast.
http://freebmd.rootsweb.com
Civil registration indexes.
http://www.ancestry.co.uk
Civil registration indexes (subscription).
http://www.findmypast.com
Civil registration indexes.
http://www.gro.gov.uk/gro/content/certificates
Civil registration certificates.
http://www.statistics.gov.uk/hub/index.html
Office for National Statistics.
http://www.genuki.org.uk/
Genuki.

clans, Scottish
http://www.electricscotland.com/webclans/dna_project.htm
DNA project.

clergy, Church of England
http://www.theclergydatabase.org.uk
Clergy of the Church of England Database.

coal
http://www.dmm.org.uk
Durham Mining Museum.

copper
http://www.cornwall-calling.co.uk/mines.htm
Copper mining.

crop returns
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/catalogue/researchguidesi...
Research guide.

customs and excise
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/records/atoz/c.htm#
Research guide.

cutlery
http://www.cutlers-hallamshire.org.uk
The Company of Cutlers in Hallamshire.

 

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death duty
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/records/atoz/d.htm#
Research guide.
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documentsonline/death-dut...
Death Duty Registers.

decoy
https://archive.org/details/bookofduckdecoysx00payn
Sir Ralph Payne‐Gallwey, The Book of Duck Decoys (1886).

dendrochronology
http://ads.ahds.ac.uk/catalogue/resources.html?vag_dendro
Recent datings.

Dictionary of National Biography (DNB)
http://www.oxforddnb.com
Oxford DNB.

directories
http://www.historicaldirectories.org
Digital library of directories.

divorce
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/records/atoz/d.htm#
Research guide.

doctors
http://www.british-history.ac.uk/source.aspx?pubid=107
Physicians and irregular medical practioners.

Domesday Book
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/domesday
Domesday Book.

 

E  Top

East India Company
http://www.bl.uk/reshelp/findhelpregion/asia/india/indiaofficerecords/indiaofficehub.html
British Library, India Office Records.

emigration
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/records/atoz/e.htm#
The National Archives research guides.
http://www.nas.gov.uk/guides/emigration.asp
The National Archives of Scotland research guides.
http://www.ancestorsonboard.com
Outward bound passenger lists 1890–1960.

enclosure awards and maps
http://hds.essex.ac.uk/em/index.html
Map catalogue.

English Heritage
http://www.english-heritage.org.uk
English Heritage.

English Place‐Name Society
http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/english/ins/about.htm
Nottingham University Institute for Name‐Studies.

 

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fairs
http://www.history.ac.uk/cmh/gaz/gazweb2.html
Gazetteer of medieval markets and fairs in England and Wales.

Family and Community History
http://www.maneyonline.com/loi/fch
Family and Community History

Family Division, Principal Registry of the
http://www.hmcourts-service.gov.uk/HMCSCourtFinder
Principal Registry.

farm buildings
http://www.hfbg.org.uk
The Historic Farm Buildings Group.

Federation of Family History Societies
http://www.ffhs.org.uk
Federation.

feet of fines
http://www.british-history.ac.uk/search?query=feet%20of%20fines
Editions of feet of fines.

fire insurance
http://www.history.ac.uk/gh/fire.htm
Fire insurance records at the Guildhall Library.
http://www.history.ac.uk/gh/sun.htm
Sun Fire Insurance policies at the Guildhall Library.

funfairs
http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk
Sheffield University National Fairground Archive.

 

G  Top

Genealogists, Society of
http://www.sog.org.uk
Society of Genealogists.

Gentleman's Magazine
http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk/ilej
Internet Library of Early Journals.

geological surface maps
http://www.gns.cri.nz
Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences.

Great Exhibition
http://www.vam.ac.uk/collections/prints_books/prints_books/g...
V&A's record of the exhibition.

Guildhall Library and Record Office
http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/things-to-do/london-metropolitan-archives/visitor-information/Pages/archives-guildhall-library.aspx
Guildhall records.

gypsies
http://www.gypsyloresociety.org
Gypsy Lore Society.

 

H  Top

Hasted, Edward
http://www.british-history.ac.uk/search?query=edward%20hasted
Two of Hasted's volumes.

hearth tax
http://www.roehampton.ac.uk/Research-Centres/Centre-for-Hearth-Tax-Research/
Centre for Hearth Tax Research.

Historical Association
http://www.history.org.uk
Historical Association.

History Workshop
http://hwj.oxfordjournals.org
History Workshop Journal.

House of Commons Journals
https://www.british-history.ac.uk/search/series/commons-jrnl
House of Commons Journals.

House of Lords Journals
https://www.british-history.ac.uk/search/series/lords-jrnl
House of Lords Journals.

Huguenot immigrants
http://www.huguenot.netnation.com
National Huguenot Society.

 

I  Top

indenture
http://www.virtualjamestown.org/indentures/search_indentures...
Indentured servants in America.

India Office Library and records
http://www.bl.uk/reshelp/findhelpregion/asia/india/indiaofficerecords/indiaofficehub.html
India Office records.

Industrial Archaeology Review
http://www.maneyonline.com/loi/iar
Journal.

Inns of Court
http://www.innertemple.org.uk/history/historical-articles/34-inns-court
Inns of Court and Inns of Chancery records.

Institute of Heraldic and Genealogical Studies
http://www.ihgs.ac.uk
Institute of Heraldic and Genealogical Studies.

Institute of Historical Research
http://www.history.ac.uk
Institute of Historical Research.

International Genealogical Index (IGI)
https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/International_Genealo...
International Genealogical Index.

 

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Jewish immigrants
http://www.jgsgb.org.uk
Jewish Genealogical Society.
http://www.jewishgen.org
Jewish genealogy

John Rylands University Library
http://www.library.manchester.ac.uk
John Rylands Library.

 

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Lambeth Palace Library
http://www.lambethpalacelibrary.org
Lambeth Palace Library.

Landscape Studies, Society for
http://www.landscapestudies.com
Society for Landscape Studies.

Latin, medieval
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/latin/
TNA Latin.

lay subsidy
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/e179
The National Archives, E 179 lay subsidy records.

Leicester University Centre for English Local History
http://www.le.ac.uk/elh
Centre for English Local History.

Lewis's Topographical Dictionary
http://www.british-history.ac.uk/topographical-dict/england
Lewis's Topographical Dictionary.

List and Index Society
http://www.listandindexsociety.org.uk
List and Index Society.

Local Population Studies
http://localpopulationstudies.org.uk
Local Population Studies Society.

London
http://www.british-history.ac.uk/catalogue/london
Early London records.
http://www.ancestry.co.uk/lma
London's historical records, 1500s-1900s.
http://etext.virginia.edu/toc/modeng/public/MayLond.html
Henry Mayhew, London Labour and the London Poor, i (1861).
http://booth.lse.ac.uk
Charles *Booth's survey, 1886–1903.

 

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maps and mapmakers, early
http://www.bl.uk/reshelp/findhelprestype/maps/index.html
British Library map collection.
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/records/atoz/m.htm#
Research guide.
http://maps.nls.uk/
National Library of Scotland maps.

Marc Fitch Fund
http://ff.nfshost.com
Marc Fitch Fund.

markets
http://www.british-history.ac.uk/no-series/borough-market-privileges/1400/1381-1385
Medieval market grants.

Medieval Settlement Research Group
http://www.britarch.ac.uk/msrg
Research Group.

merchant seamen
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/records/atoz/m.htm#
Research guide.
http://www.nmm.ac.uk/server/show/nav
National Maritime Museum.
http://www.mun.ca/mha/holdings/searchcombinedcrews.php
Maritime History Archive crew agreement index.
http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/MerchantMarine.html
Seamen and ships.
http://www.glamorganfamilyhistory.co.uk/maritime/Site.html
Seamen and ships.
http://www.mightyseas.co.uk.
Merchant sailing ships of the north‐west of England. This link no longer works and we are unable to find a suitable alternative.

miles, milestones
http://www.milestonesociety.co.uk/
The Milestone Society.

monastery
http://www.ucl.ac.uk/englishmonasticarchives/
English Monastic Archives Project.

Mormon Family History Centres
http://www.familysearch.org
Family History Centres.

Museum of English Rural Life
http://www.rdg.ac.uk/rhc
Museum of English Rural Life.

 

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National Archives, The (TNA)
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk
The National Archives.
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/gettingstarted
Beginners’ guidance.

National Monuments Record
http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/server/show/conWebDoc.4609
National Monuments Record.

National Register of Archives
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/nra
National Register of Archives.

naturalization
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/records/atoz/n.htm#
TNA Catalogue.

Navy records
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documentsonline/royal-nav...
The National Archives: Royal Navy records.
http://www.worldwar1atsea.net
First World War records.
http://www.naval-history.net
Second World War records etc.
http://www.pbenyon.plus.com/Naval.html
18th‐, 19th‐, and early 20th‐century records.

newspapers, local
http://www.bl.uk/reshelp/findhelprestype/news/blnewscoll/
British Library newspapers.

New Zealand
http://www.archives.govt.nz
New Zealand archives.
http://www.genealogy.org.nz
New Zealand Society of Genealogists.

Nonconformity
http://www.bmdregisters.co.uk
Nonconformist registers.

Notes and Queries
http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk/ilej
Internet Library of Early Journals.

 

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One‐Name Studies, Guild of
http://www.one-name.org
Guild of One‐Name Studies.

Ordnance Survey
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/records/atoz/o.htm#
Research guide.
http://www.bl.uk/reshelp/bldept/maps/maplibover/maplibovervi...
British Library Map Collections.
http://www.old-maps.co.uk
Old Ordnance Survey maps.

 

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palaeography
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/palaeography
Reading old documents.
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/latin/beginners
Introduction to Latin.
http://www.scottishhandwriting.com
Scottish palaeography.
http://pagespro-orange.fr/euroleader/wedderburn/glossary.htm
Glossary of old Scottish words and phrases.

parish registers
http://www.parishregister.co.uk
Guide to parish registers online and on CD.
http://www.gro-scotland.gov.uk
Guide to Scottish parish registers.

passenger lists
http://www.ancestorsonboard.com
Outward bound passenger lists 1890–1960.

Pevsner, Sir Nikolaus
http://www.pevsner.co.uk
Pevsner guides.

poll books
http://www.british-genealogy.com/resources/info/pollbooks.html
Poll books.

prerogative courts
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documentsonline/wills.asp
PCC wills.

prison
http://www.ancestorhunt.com/international-genealogy-prison-r...
Prison records.

Public Record Office (PRO)
http://www.nas.gov.uk
The National Archives of Scotland.
http://www.nationalarchives.ie
The National Archives of Ireland.
http://www.proni.gov.uk
Public Record Office of Northern Ireland.

 

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Quakers
http://www.quaker.org.uk
Quakers.

 

R  Top

railways
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/records/atoz/r.htm#
Research guide.

record offices
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/archon/
The Archon (Archives Online) Directory

registries of deeds
http://www1.landregistry.gov.uk/assets/library/documents/lrp...
Former county registries.
http://www.dfpni.gov.uk/lps/index/land_registration-2/registry_of_deeds.htm
Northern Ireland deeds.

Royal Air Force (RAF)
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/records/atoz/r.htm#
Research guide.
http://www.rfc-rnas-raf-register.org.uk
First World War air corps.

Royal Society of Arts (RSA)
http://www.rsa.org.uk
RSA.

 

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Salvation Army
http://www2.salvationarmy.org.uk/uki/www_uki_ihc.nsf
Salvation Army.

Scotland, The National Archives of
http://www.nas.gov.uk
The National Archives of Scotland.

Scotland, National Library of
http://www.nls.uk
National Library of Scotland.

ScotlandsPeople Centre
http://www.scotsfamily.com/Scotlands-People-Centre.htm
Scotlands People Centre.

ships
http://www.historicdockyard.co.uk
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.

sites and monuments records
http://www.dyfedarchaeology.org.uk/
 Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, and Pembrokeshire.

slate
http://www.llechicymru.info/index.english.htm
Welsh slate.
http://www.museumwales.ac.uk/en/slate
National Slate Museum, Llanberis.
http://www.llechwedd-slate-caverns.co.uk
Slate Museum.

slave trade
http://www.hull.ac.uk/wise
Wilberforce Institute for the Study of Slavery and Emancipation.

South Africa
http://www.ggsa.info/
Genealogical Society of South Africa.

stained glass
http://www.britac.ac.uk/pubs/cat/cvma.html
British Academy corpus.

Stow, John
http://www.british-history.ac.uk/no-series/survey-of-london-stow/1603
Stow's Survey.

Surtees Society
http://www.dur.ac.uk/surtees.society/surtees.htm
Surtees Society.

 

T  Top

telephone directories
http://www.ancestry.co.uk
Telephone directories (subscription).

tin
http://www.cornwall-calling.co.uk/mines.htm
Cornish tin mines.

tools, hand
http://www.shef.ac.uk/hawley
The Hawley Collection of edge‐tools, cutlery, measuring instruments, etc.

topographical artists
http://www.bl.uk/reshelp/findhelprestype/maps/index.html
British Library collections.

transportation of convicts
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/records/atoz/t.htm#
Research guide.

 

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Valuation Office
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/records/atoz/v.htm#
1910–15 Valuation Office maps and field‐books.
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/catalogue/researchguidesi...
Research guide.

Victoria County History, The (VCH)
http://www.VictoriaCountyHistory.ac.uk
VCH.

 

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Wales, National Library of
http://www.llgc.org.uk
National Library of Wales.

wallpaper
http://www.wallpaperhistorysociety.org.uk
Wallpaper History Society.

war memorials
http://www.ukniwm.org.uk
National Inventory.

Wellcome Library for the History of Medicine
http://library.wellcome.ac.uk
Wellcome Library.
http://www.ucl.ac.uk/histmed
Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at University College London.
http://www.wuhmo.ox.ac.uk
Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine at Oxford University.

West Indies
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/familyhistory/get_started
Getting started.
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/records/atoz/c.htm#
The National Archives and Caribbean History.
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/catalogue/researchguidesi...
Research guide.

White, Gilbert
http://gilbertwhiteshouse.org.uk
White's house.

William Salt Library
http://www.staffordshire.gov.uk/salt
Salt Library.

wills
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documentsonline/wills.asp
PCC wills.

world wars, records of
http://www.ancestry.co.uk
Service and pension records (subscription).
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documentsonline/medals.asp
First World War medals.
http://www.cwgc.org
Commonwealth War Graves.

 

 
 
 

Companion Website

Family and Local History

Web links: Appendix

Here is a list of recommended web links from the appendix:

Appendix

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http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk
The National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 4DU; 020 8876 3444;
http://www.bl.uk
British Library, Manuscript Collection, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB; 020 7412 7677;
http://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/parliamentary...
House of Lords Record Office, House of Lords, London SW1A 0PW; Palace of Westminster 020 7219 3074;
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/familyhistory/divorce
Principal Registry of the Family Division, Decree Absolute Section, First Avenue House, 42-9 High Holborn, London WC1V 6NP; 020 7947 7015;
http://www.hmcourts-service.gov.uk/cms/list_prfd.htm
Principal Registry of the Family Division, Probate Searchroom, First Avenue House, 42-9 High Holborn, London WC1V 6NP; 020 7947 6000;
http://www.nationalarchives.ie
National Archives of Ireland, Bishop Street, Dublin 8, Ireland; 00 353 1 407 2300;
http://www.nli.ie
National Library of Ireland, Kildare Street, Dublin 2; 00 353 1 603 0200;
http://www.proni.gov.uk
Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI), 66 Balmoral Avenue, Belfast BT9 6NY; 028 90 255905;
http://www.nas.gov.uk
The National Archives of Scotland, HM General Register House, Edinburgh EH1 3YY; 0131 535 1334;
http://www.nls.uk
National Library of Scotland, George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1EW; 0131 226 4531;
http://www.llgc.org.uk
National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 3BU; 01970 632800;
http://www.naa.gov.au
National Archives of Australia, PO Box 7425, Canberra Mail Centre, ACT Australia 2610; 00 61 2 6212 3600;
http://www.nla.gov.au
National Library of Australia, Parkes Place, Canberra, ACT 2600, Australia; 00 61 2 6262 1111;
http://www.archives.ca
Library and Archives Canada, 395 Wellington Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0N3, Canada; 00 1 613 995 5138;
http://www.archives.govt.nz
Archives New Zealand, PO Box 12-050, Wellington, New Zealand; 00 64 4499 5595;
http://www.national.archives.gov.za
National Archives and Records Service [of South Africa], Private Bag X236, Pretoria 0001, South Africa; 00 27 012 323 5300;
http://www.barnsley.gov.uk
Barnsley Archives and Local Studies Department, Barnsley Central Library, Shambles Street, Barnsley, South Yorkshire S70 2JF; 01226 773950;
http://www.cumbria.gov.uk/archives
Barrow Record Office and Local Studies Library, 140 Duke Street, Barrow-in-Furness LA14 1XW; 01229 8 94363;
http://www.batharchives.co.uk
Bath and North East Somerset Record Office, Guildhall, High Street, Bath BA1 5AW; 01225 477421;
http://www.bedford.gov.uk/default.aspx?page=0
Bedford Central Library, Local Studies Library, Harpur Street, Bedford MK40 1PG; 01234 350931;
http://www.bedfordshire.gov.uk/archive
Bedfordshire and Luton Archives and Records Service, County Hall, Cauldwell Street, Bedford MK42 9AP; 01234 228833;
http://www.experiencewoodhorn.com/berwick-record/
Berkshire Record Office, 9 Coley Avenue, Reading, RG1 6AF; 0118 901 5132;
http://www.experiencewoodhorn.com/berwick-record/
Berwick-upon-Tweed Record Office, Council Offices, Wallace Green, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland TD15 1ED; 01289 301865;
http://www.birmingham.gov.uk
Birmingham City Archives, Central Library, Chamberlain Square, Birmingham B3 3HQ; 0121 303 4217;
http://www.boltonmuseums.org.uk/bolton-archives
Bolton Archives and Local Studies Service, Central Library, Civic Centre, Le Mans Crescent, Bolton BL1 1SE; 01204 332185;
http://www.york.ac.uk/inst/bihr
Borthwick Institute for Archives, University of York, Heslington, York Y10 5DD; 01904 321166;
http://www.bristol.gov.uk
Bristol Record Office, 'B' Bond Warehouse, Smeaton Road, Bristol BS1 6XN; 0117 922 4224;
http://www.buckscc.gov.uk/archives
Buckinghamshire Studies, Centre for, County Hall, Walton Street, Aylesbury HP20 1UU; 01296 382587;
http://www.bury.gov.uk
Bury Archive Service, 1st Floor, Derby Hall Annexe, Edwin Street, Bury BL9 0AS; 0161 797 6697;
http://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/leisure/archives/
Cambridgeshire County Record Office, Shire Hall, Castle Hill, Cambridge CB3 0AP; 01223 717281;
http://www.cheshireeast.gov.uk/community_and_living/register...
Cheshire and Chester Archives and Local Studies Service, Duke Street, Chester CH1 1RL; 01244 602574;
http://www.cornwall.gov.uk
Cornwall Record Office, Old County Hall, Truro, Cornwall TR1 3AY; 01872 323129;
http://www.theherbert.org/collections/archives/index.htm
Coventry Archives, John Sinclair House, Canal Basin, Coventry CV1 4LY; 02476 785164;
http://www.cumbria.gov.uk/archives
Cumbria Record Office, Alma Block, The Castle, Carlisle CA3 8UR; 01228 607285;
http://www.denbighshire.gov.uk
Denbighshire Record Office, 46 Clwyd Street, Ruthin LL15 1HP; 01824 708250;
http://www.derby.gov.uk
Derby Local Studies Library, 25B Irongate, Derby DE1 3GL; 01332 255393;
http://www.derbyshire.gov.uk/recordoffice
Derbyshire Record Office, New Street, Matlock DE4 3AG; 01629 585347;
http://www.devon.gov.uk
Devon Record Office, Great Moor House, Bittern Road, Sowton, Exeter EX2 7NL; 01392 384253;
http://www.doncaster.gov.uk
Doncaster Archives, King Edward Road, Balby, Doncaster, DN4 0NA; 01302 859811;
http://www.dorsetforyou.com/archives
Dorset History Centre, Bridport Road, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1RP; 01305 250550;
http://www.dudley.gov.uk/archives
Dudley Archives and Local History Service, Mount Pleasant Street, Coseley, West Midlands WV14 9JR; 0138 4812770;
http://www.durham.gov.uk
Durham County Record Office, County Hall, Durham DH1 5UL; 0191 3 833253;
http://www.kent.gov.uk
East Kent Archives Centre, Enterprise Business Park, Honeywood Road, Whitfield, Dover CT16 3EH; 01304 829306;
http://www.eastriding.gov.uk
East Riding of Yorkshire Archives and Records Service, County Hall, Beverley HU17 9BA; 01482 392790;
http://www.eastsussex.gov.uk
East Sussex Record Office, The Maltings, Castle Precincts, Lewes BN7 1YT; 01273 482349;
http://www.essex.gov.uk/Pages/Default.aspx
Essex Record Office, Wharf Road, Chelmsford CM2 6YT; 01245 244644;
http://www.gloucestershire.gov.uk/archives
Gloucestershire Record Office, Clarence Row, Alvin Street, Gloucester, GL1 3DW; 01452 5295;
http://www.manchester.gov.uk/a_to_z/service/2384/greater_man...
Greater Manchester County Record Office, 56 Marshall Street, New Cross, Manchester M4 5FU; 0161 832 5284;
http://www.history.ac.uk/gh/refurbaccess.htm
Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section, Aldermanbury, London EC2P 2EJ; 020 7332 1863;
http://www.hants.gov.uk/record-office/index.html
Hampshire Record Office, Sussex Street, Winchester SO23 8TH; 01962 846154;
http://www.recordoffice.herefordshire.gov.uk
Herefordshire Record Office, The Old Barracks, Harold Street, Hereford HR1 2QX; 01432 260750;
http://www.hertsdirect.org/contact
Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies, County Hall, Pegs Lane, Hertford SG13 8DE; 01438 737333;
http://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk
Huntingdonshire County Record Office. See Cambridgeshire Archives Service, CRO Huntington, Grammar School Walk, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire PE29 6LF; 01480 375842;
http://www.cumbria.gov.uk/archives
Kendal Record Office, County Offices, Kendal LA9 4RQ; 01539 773540;
http://www.kent.gov.uk/leisure_and_culture.aspx
Kentish Studies, Centre for, County Hall, Maidstone ME14 1XQ; 01622 694363;
http://www.knowsley.gov.uk
Knowsley Archives, Kirkby Library, Newtown Gardens, Kirkby L32 8RR; 0151 443 4365;
http://www.lancashire.gov.uk
Lancashire Record Office, Bow Lane, Preston, Lancashire PR1 2RE; 01772 533039;
http://www.leics.gov.uk
Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland, Record Office for, Long Street, Wigston Magna, Leicester LE18 2AH; 0116 257 1080;
http://www.staffordshire.gov.uk/archives
Lichfield Record Office, Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Archive Service, Lichfield Library, The Friary, Lichfield WS13 6QG; 01543 510720;
http://www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/archives
Lincolnshire Archives, St Rumbold Street, Lincoln LN2 5AB; 01522 526204;
http://www.liverpool.gov.uk
Liverpool Record Office, Central Library, William Brown Street, Liverpool L3 8EW; 0151 233 5817;
http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/Corporation/LGNL_Services/Lei...
London Metropolitan Archives, 40 Northampton Road, London EC1R 0HB; 020 7332 3820;
http://www.lambethpalacelibrary.org
Lambeth Palace Library, Lambeth Palace Road, London SE1 7JU; 020 7898 1400;
http://www.barking-dagenham.gov.uk
Barking and Dagenham Archives and Local Studies Centre, Valence House Museum, Becontree Avenue, Dagenham, Essex RM8 3HT; 020 8270 6896;
http://www.barnet.gov.uk/archives?src=ps
Barnet Archives and Local Studies Centre, 80 Daws Lane, Mill Hill, London; 020 8359 3960;
http://www.bexley.gov.uk
Bexley Local Studies and Archive Centre, Central Library, Townley Road, Bexleyheath, Kent DA6 7HJ; 020 8301 1545;
http://www.brent.gov.uk/archives
Brent Archive, 152 Olive Road, London NW2 6UY; 020 8937 3541;
http://www.bromley.gov.uk
Bromley Local Studies and Archive Section, Central Library, High Street, Bromley, Kent BR1 1EX; 020 8461 7170, ext. 261;
http://www.camden.gov.uk/localstudies
Camden Local Studies and Archives Centre, Holborn Library, 32-8 Theobalds Road, London WC1X 8PA; 020 7974 6342;
http://www.hounslow.info/libraries/local-history-archives/
Chiswick Local Studies Service, Dukes Avenue, Chiswick, London W4 2AB; 020 8994 1008;
http://content.met.police.uk/Site/mpshistoryinformation
City of London Police Records Office, 26 Old Jewry, London EC2R 8DJ; 020 7601 2297;
http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/Corporation/LGNL_Services/Lei...
City of London Records Office, PO Box 270, Guildhall, London EC2P 2EJ; 020 7332 1251;
http://www.croydon.gov.uk/leisure/archives
Croydon Local Studies Library and Archives Service, Central Library, Croydon Clocktower, Katharine Street, Croydon, Surrey CR9 1ET; 020 8726 6900;
http://www.ealing.gov.uk/info/200461/local_history_centre
Ealing Local History Centre, 103 Ealing Broadway Centre, The Broadway, London W5 5JY; 020 8825 8194;
http://www.enfield.gov.uk
Enfield Local History Unit, Southgate Town Hall, Green Lanes, Palmers Green, London N13 4XD; 020 8379 2724;
http://www.greenwich.gov.uk
Greenwich Heritage Centre, Artillery Square, Royal Arsenal, Woolwich, London SE3 7SE; 020 8854 2452;
http://www.hackney.gov.uk
Hackney Archives Department, 43 De Beauvoir Road, London N1 5SQ; 020 7241 2886;
http://www.lbhf.gov.uk
Hammersmith and Fulham Archives and Local History Centre, The Lilla Huset, 191 Talgarth Road, London W6 8BJ; 020 8741 5159;
http://www.haringey.gov.uk
Haringey Archive Service, Bruce Castle Museum, Lordship Lane, London N17 8NU; 020 8808 8772;
http://www.harrow.gov.uk
Harrow Reference Library, Civic Centre, Station Road, Harrow HA1 2UU; 020 8424 1056;
http://www.hillingdon.gov.uk
Hillingdon Local Studies and Museums Service, Central Library, 14-15 High Street, Uxbridge, Middlesex UB8 1HD; 01895 250702;
http://www.hounslow.info/libraries/local-history-archives/
Hounslow Local Studies Service, Hounslow Reference Library, 24 Treaty Centre, High Street, Hounslow, Middlesex TW3 1ES; 0845 456 2800;
http://www.islington.gov.uk
Islington Local History Centre, Finsbury Library, 245 St John Street, London EC1V 4NB; 020 7527 7988;
http://www.rbkc.gov.uk
Kensington and Chelsea Local Studies Section, Kensington Central Library, Phillimore Walk, London W8 7RX; 020 7361 3038;
http://www.kingston.gov.uk/leisure/museums.htm
Kingston Museum and Heritage Service, North Kingston Centre, Richmond Road, Surrey KT2 5PE; 020 8547 6738;
http://www.lambeth.gov.uk
Lambeth Archives Department, Minet Library, 52 Knatchbull Road, London SE5 9QY; 020 7926 6076;
http://www.lewisham.gov.uk
Lewisham Local History and Archives Centre, Lewisham Library, 199-201 Lewisham High Street, London SE13 6LG; 020 8297 0682;
http://www.merton.gov.uk
Merton Local Studies Centre, Merton Civic Centre, London Road, Morden, Surrey SM4 5DX; 020 8545 3239;
http://www.newham.gov.uk/Pages/Category/Libraries.aspx?l1=10...
Newham Archives and Local Studies Library, Stratford Library, 3 The Grove, Stratford, London E15 1EL; 020 8430 6881;
http://www.richmond.gov.uk
Richmond Local Studies Library, Old Town Hall, Whittaker Avenue, Richmond TW9 1TP; 020 8332 6820;
http://www.southwark.gov.uk
Southwark Local Studies Library, 211 Borough High Street, London SE1 1JA; 020 7403 3507;
http://www.sutton.gov.uk
Sutton Local Studies Centre, Central Library, Sutton, Surrey SM1 1EA; 020 8770 4747;
http://www.towerhamlets.gov.uk
Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives, Bancroft Library, 277 Bancroft Road, London E1 4DQ; 020 7364 1289/1290;
http://www.walthamforest.gov.uk/Pages/Services/Archives-gene...
Waltham Forest Archives, Vestry Road Museum, Walthamstow, London E17 9NH; 020 8509 1917;
http://www.wandsworth.gov.uk
Wandsworth Local History Service Library, Battersea Library, 265 Lavender Hill, London SW11 1JB; 020 8871 7753;
http://www.manchester.gov.uk/info/448/archives_and_local_his...
Manchester Archives and Local Studies, Central Library, St Peter’s Square, Manchester M2 5PD; 0161 2341980;
http://cityark.medway.gov.uk
Medway Archives and Local Studies Centre, Civic Centre, Strood, Rochester ME2 4AU; 01634 332714; This link no longer works and we are unable to find a suitable alternative.
http://www.liverpool.gov.uk
Merseyside Record Office, Central Library, William Brown Street, Liverpool L3 8EW; 0151 233 5817;
http://archives.norfolk.gov.uk
Norfolk Record Office, The Archive Centre, Martineau Lane, Norwich NR1 2DQ; 01603 222599;
http://www.northamptonshire.gov.uk
Northamptonshire Record Office, Wootton Hall Park, Northampton NN4 8BQ; 01604 762129;
http://www.devon.gov.uk
North Devon Record Office, Tuly Street, Barnstaple EX31 1EL; 01271 38860;
http://www.nelincs.gov.uk/leisure/archives
North East Lincolnshire Archives, Town Hall, Town Hall Square, Grimsby DN31 1HX; 01472 323585;
http://www.northumberland.gov.uk
Northumberland County Archive Services, Woodhorn, Queen Elizabeth II Country Park, Ashington, Northumberland NE63 9YF; 01670 528080
http://www.northyorks.gov.uk/archives
North Yorkshire County Record Office, Malpas Road, Northallerton DL7 8AF; 01609 777585;
http://www.nottscc.gov.uk
Nottinghamshire Archives, County House, Castle Meadow Road, Nottingham NG2 1AG; 0115 958 1634;
http://www.oldham.gov.uk/community/local_studies.htm
Oldham Local Studies and Archives, 84 Union Street, Oldham OL1 1DN; 0161 770 4654;
http://www.oxfordshire.gov.uk
Oxfordshire Record Office, St Luke’s Church, Temple Road, Cowley, Oxford OX4 2EX; 01865 398200;
http://www.peterborough.gov.uk
Peterborough Archives Service, Central Library, Broadway, Peterborough PE1 1RX; 01733 742700;
http://www.plymouth.gov.uk/archives
Plymouth and West Devon Record Office, Unit 3, Clare Place, Coxside, Plymouth PL4 0JW; 01752 305940;
http://www.portsmouthrecordsoffice.co.uk
Portsmouth Museums and Record Service, Museum Road, Portsmouth PO1 2LJ; 023 92 827261;
http://www.rotherham.gov.uk
Rotherham Archives and Local Studies Services, Rotherham Central Library, Walker Place, Rotherham S65 1JH; 01709 823616;
http://www.churches-online.org.uk/salfordarchives
Salford Diocesan Archives, The Presbytery, 3 Todmorden Road, Burnley BB10 4AU; 01282 422007;
http://www.sheffield.gov.uk
Sheffield Archives, 52 Shoreham Street, Sheffield S1 4SP; 0114 203 9395;
http://www.shropshire.gov.uk/archives.nsf
Shropshire Archives, Castle Gates, Shrewsbury SY1 2AQ; 01743 255350;
http://www.somerset.gov.uk/archives
Somerset Record Office, Obridge Road, Taunton, Somerset TA2 7PU; 01823 337600;
http://www.southampton.gov.uk
Southampton Archive Service, South Block, Civic Centre, Southampton SO14 7LY; 023 80 832251;
http://www.staffordshire.gov.uk/archives
Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Archive Service, Staffordshire Record Office, County Buildings, Eastgate Street, Stafford ST16 2LZ; 01785 278379;
http://www.suffolkcc.gov.uk/sro
Suffolk Record Office, 77 Raingate Street, Bury St Edmunds IP33 2AR; 01284 352352;
http://www.suffolkcc.gov.uk/sro
Suffolk Record Office, Gatacre Road, Ipswich IP1 2LQ; 01473 584541;
http://www.suffolkcc.gov.uk/sro
Suffolk Record Office, Central Library, Clapham Road, Lowestoft NR32 1DR; 01502 405358;
http://www.surreycc.gov.uk/surreyhistoryservice
Surrey History Centre, 130 Goldsworth Road, Woking GU21 1ND; 01483 594594;
http://www.middlesbrough.gov.uk
Teesside Archives, Exchange House, 6 Marton Road, Middlesbrough TS1 1DB; 01642 248321;
http://www.tyneandweararchives.org.uk
Tyne and Wear Archives Service, Blandford House, Blandford Square, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4JA; 0191 2 326789;
http://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/countyrecordoffice
Warwickshire County Record Office, Priory Park, Cape Road, Warwick CV34 4JS; 01926 738959;
http://www.westsussex.gov.uk/leisure/libraries.aspx
Wells City Record Office, Town Hall, Wells, BA5 2RB; 01749 673091;West Sussex Record Office, Sherburne House, 3 Orchard Street, Chichester PO19 1RN; 01243 753600;
http://www.archives.wyjs.org.uk
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Bradford, Bradford Central Library, Prince’s Way, Bradford BD11NN; 01274 435099;
http://www.archives.wyjs.org.uk
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale, Central Library, Northgate House, Northgate, Halifax HX1 1UN; 01422 392636;
http://www.archives.wyjs.org.uk
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Kirklees, Central Library, Princess Alexandra Walk, Huddersfield HD1 2SU; 01484 221966;
http://www.archives.wyjs.org.uk
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds, 2 Chapeltown Road, Sheepscar, Leeds LS7 3AP; 0113 214 5814;
http://www.archives.wyjs.org.uk
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Wakefield, Registry of Deeds, Newstead Road, Wakefield WF1 2DE; 01924 305980;
http://www.cumbria.gov.uk/archives
Whitehaven Record Office and Local Studies Library, Scotch Street, Whitehaven CA28 7BJ; 01946 852920;
http://www.wlct.org/heritage-services/wigan-archives-service...
Wigan Archive Service, Town Hall, Market Square, Leigh WN7 2DY; 01942 404431;
http://www.wiltshire.gov.uk
Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre, Cocklebury Road, Chippenham SN15 3QN; 01249 705513;
http://www.wolverhampton.gov.uk/archives
Wolverhampton Archives and Local Studies, 42-50 Snow Hill, Wolverhampton WV2 4AG; 01902 552480;
http://www.worcestershire.gov.uk/records
Worcestershire Record Office, County Hall, Spetchley Road, Worcester WR5 2NP; 01905 766351;
http://www.york.gov.uk/archives/
York City Archives, Art Gallery Building, Exhibition Square, York YO1 7EW;
http://www.anglesey.gov.uk
Anglesey County Record Office, Shire Hall, Glanhwfa Road, Llangefni LL77 7TW; 01248 752080;
http://www.carmarthenshire.gov.uk
Carmarthenshire Archive Service, Parc Myrddin Richmond Terrace, Carmarthen SA31 1DS; 01267 228232;
http://archifdy-ceredigion.org.uk
Ceredigion Archives, Marine Terrace, Aberystwyth, Swyddfa’s Sir SY23 2DE; 01970 633697/8;
http://www.conwy.gov.uk/archives
Conwy Record Office, The Old Board School, Lloyd Street, Llandudno LL30 2YG; 01492 860882;
http://www.denbighshire.gov.uk
Denbighshire Record Office, 46 Clwyd Street, Ruthin LL15 1HP; 01824 708250;
http://www.flintshire.gov.uk/archives
Flintshire Record Office, The Old Rectory, Rectory Lane, Hawarden, Deeside CH5 3NR; 01244 532364;
http://www.glamro.gov.uk
Glamorgan Record Office, The Glamorgan Building, King Edward VII Avenue, Cathays Park, Cardiff CF10 3NE; 02920 780282;
http://www.swansea.gov.uk/westglamorganarchives
West Glamorgan Archive Service, County Hall, Oystermouth Road, Swansea SA1 3SN; 01792 636589;
http://www.llgc.org.uk/cac/cac0004.htm
Gwent Record Office, County Hall, Cwmbran NP44 2XH; 01633 644886;
http://www.gwynedd.gov.uk/archives
Gwynedd Archives, Caernarfon Record Office, County Offices, Shirehall Street, Caernarfon LL55 1SH; 01286 679095/679067;
http://www.gwynedd.gov.uk/archives
Gwynedd Archives, Meirionnydd Record Office, Ffordd y Bala, Dolgellau LL40 2YB; 01341 424682;
http://www.llgc.org.uk/cac/cac0002.htm
Pembrokeshire Record Office, The Castle, Haverfordwest SA61 2EF; 01437 7 63707;
http://archives.powys.gov.uk
Powys County Archives Office, County Hall, Llandrindod Wells LD1 5LG; 01597 826088;
http://www.catholic-heritage.net
Archives of the Catholic Church in Scotland, Columba House, 16 Drummond Place, Edinburgh EH3 6PL; 0131 556 3661;
http://www.aberdeencity.gov.uk/archives
Aberdeen City Archives, The Charter Room, The Town House, Aberdeen AB9 1AQ; 01224 522513;
http://www.argyll-bute.gov.uk
Argyll and Bute Council Archives, Manse Brae, Lochgilphead PA31 8QU;
http://www.ayrshirearchives.org.uk
Ayrshire Archives Centre;
http://www.clacksweb.org.uk/culture/archives
Clackmannanshire Archives, Alloa Library, 26-8 Drysdale Street, Alloa FK10 1JL;
http://www.dundeecity.gov.uk/archive/cityarchives/
Dumfries and Galloway Archives, 33 Burns Street, Dumfries DG1 2PS; 01387 269254;
http://www.dundeecity.gov.uk/archives
Dundee City Archives, 1 Shore Terrace, Dundee DD1 3AH; 01382 434494;
http://www.eastdunbarton.gov.uk/services/education_and_learn...
East Dunbartonshire Archives, Bearsden Centre, Brookwood Library, 166 Drymen Road, Bearsden G61 3RJ; 0141 775 4574;
http://www.eastdunbarton.gov.uk/services/education_and_learn...
East Dunbartonshire Archives, Kirkintilloch Centre, William Patrick Library, 2 West High Street, Kirkintilloch. G66 1AD; 0141 775 4574;
http://www.eastrenfrewshire.gov.uk
East Renfrewshire Archives, Council Headquarters, Eastwood Park, Glasgow G46 6UG;
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk
Edinburgh City Archives, Department of Corporate Services, City of Edinburgh Council, City Chambers, High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1YJ; 0131 529 4616;
http://www.falkirk.gov.uk/services
Falkirk Council Archives, History Research Centre, Callendar House, Callendar Park, Falkirk FK1 1YR; 01324 503779;
http://www.fife.gov.uk
Fife Council Archive Centre, Carleton House, Haig Business Park, Balgonie Road, Markinch KY7 6AQ; 01592 413256/41;
http://www.glasgowlife.org.uk/libraries/Pages/home.aspx
Glasgow City Archives, The Mitchell Library, 210 North Street G3 7DN; 0141 287 2910;
http://www.highland.gov.uk/leisureandtourism/what-to-see/arc...
Highland Archives, Lochaber College, An Aird, Fort William PH33 6AN; 01397 701942;
http://www.highland.gov.uk/leisureandtourism/what-to-see/arc...
Highland Archives: North Highland Archives, Wick Library, Sinclair Terrace, Wick KW1 5AB; 01955 606432;
http://www.highland.gov.uk/leisureandtourism/what-to-see/arc...
Highland Council Archives, Inverness Library, Farraline Park, Inverness IV1 1NH; 01463 220330;
http://www.midlothian.gov.uk/info/476/local_history_and_heri...
Midlothian Council Archives, 2 Clerk Street, Loanhead EH20 9DR; 0131 440 2210;
http://www.northlan.gov.uk
North Lanarkshire Archives, 10 Kelvin Road, Cumbernauld G67 2BA; 01236 638980;
http://www.orkneylibrary.org.uk/html/archive.htm
Orkney Archive, Orkney Library and Archive, 44 Junction Road, Kirkwall KW15 1AG; 01856 873166/873187;
http://www.rcdop.org.uk/
Paisley Diocesan Archives, St Laurence’s, 6 Kilmacolm Road, Greenock PA15 4XP; 01475 892143;
http://www.pkc.gov.uk/archives
Perth and Kinross Council Archive, AK Bell Library, 2-8 York Place, Perth PH2 8EP; 01738 477012;
http://www.renfrewshire.gov.uk
Renfrewshire Archives, Room 24, North Building, Cotton Street, Paisley PA1 1TR; 0141 840 3703;
http://www.scotborders.gov.uk
Scottish Borders Archive and Local History Centre, Regional Library Headquarters, St Mary’s Mill, Selkirk TD7 5EW; 01750 20842;
http://www.shetland-library.gov.uk/
Shetland Archives, Hay’s Dock, Lerwick ZE1 0WP; 01595 74 1554;
http://www.stirling.gov.uk
Stirling Council Archive Service, 5 Borrowmeadow Road, Springkerse Industrial Estate, Stirling FK7 7UW; 01786 450745;
http://www.wdcweb.info/library
West Dunbartonshire Council Archive Services, Clydebank Library, Dumbarton Road, Clydebank G81 1XH; 0141 952 1416;
http://www.wdcweb.info/library
West Dunbartonshire Council Archive Services, Dumbarton Library, Strathleven Place, Dumbarton G82 1BD; 01389 733273;
http://www.westlothian.gov.uk
West Lothian Council Archives and Records Management Centre, 9 Dunlop Square, Deans Industrial Estate, Livingston EH54 8SB; 01506 773770;
http://www.gov.im/registries/publicrecords/
Isle of Man Public Record Office, Unit 3, Spring Valley Industrial Estate, Braddan, Douglas, Isle of Man IM2 2QR; 01624 613383;
http://www.iwight.com/Residents/Libraries-Cultural-and-Herit...
Isle of Wight Record Office, 26 Hillside, Newport, Isle of Wight PO30 2EB; 01983 823820/823821;
http://www.jerseyheritage.org/home
Jersey Archive, Clarence Road, St Helier, Jersey JE2 4JY; 01534 833333;
http://www.guernseyancestry.com/archives.php
States of Guernsey Island Archives Service, 29 Victoria Road, St Peter Port, Guernsey GY1 1HU; 01481 724512;
http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk
Bodleian Library, Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3BG; 01865 277180;
http://www.architecture.com
British Architectural Library, Royal Institute of British Architects, Manuscripts and Archives Collection, 66 Portland Place, London W1 4AD;
http://www.bl.uk/reshelp/findhelprestype/news/blnewscoll/
British Library Newspapers, Colindale Avenue, London NW9 5HE; 020 7412 7353;
http://www.bl.uk/reshelp/findhelpregion/asia/india/indiaoffi...
British Library, Oriental and India Office Collections, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB; 020 7412 7873;
http://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/deptserv/manuscripts/
Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR;
http://www.college-of-arms.gov.uk
College of Arms, Queen Victoria Street, London EC4V 4BT; 020 7248 2762;
http://www.english-heritage.org.uk
National Monuments Record Centre, Kemble Drive, Swindon, Wiltshire SN2 2GZ; 01793 414600;
email: apc_historical_disclosures@btconnect.com
Army Personnel Centre, Historical Disclosures, Mail Point 400, Kentigern House, 65 Brown Street, Glasgow G2 8EX; a-clad 0141 224 2743; clae-fe 0141 224 2826; fi-ke 0141 224 2544; kh-ol 0141 224 3515; om-sheq 0141 224 2744; sher-z 0141 224 2335;

Ministry of Defence, Army Medal Office, Government Buildings, Worcester Road, Droitwich Spa, Worcester WR10 8AU; 01905 772323
http://www.national-army-museum.ac.uk
National Army Museum, Department of Records, Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3 4HT; 020 7730 0717;
http://www.chelsea-pensioners.co.uk
Royal Hospital Chelsea, Museum Curator, Royal Hospital Road, London SW3 4SR; 020 7881 5204;
http://www.army.mod.uk/agc/provost/13306.aspx
Royal Military Police, Roussillon Barracks, Chichester, Sussex PO19 4BN; 01243 534237 ext. 237;
http://www.paradata.org.uk/
Airborne Forces Museum, Browning Barracks, Aldershot, Hampshire GU11 2BU; 01252 349619;
http://www.fleetairarm.com
Fleet Air Arm Museum, Records and Research Centre, Box D6, RNAS Yeovilton, Ilchester, Somerset BA22 8HT; 01935 840565;
http://www.rafmuseum.org
Royal Air Force Museum London, Department of Aviation Records (Archives), Grahame Park Way, London NW9 5LL; 020 8205 2266;
email: navysearch.defencerecords2@gtnet.gov.uk
Ministry of Defence, Directorate of Personnel Support (Navy), Bourne Avenue, Hayes, Middlesex UB3 1RF; 020 8573 3831 ext. 323;
http://navaldockyards.moonfruit.com/
Naval Dockyards Society, c/o 44 Lindley Avenue, Southsea, Hampshire PO4 9NU;
http://www.mod.uk
Royal Marines, Historical Record Office, HMS Centurion, Grange Road, Gosport, Hampshire PO13 9XA; 023 92 822351; [For Marines enlisted or commissioned from 1930]
http://www.royalmarinesmuseum.co.uk
Royal Marines Museum, Eastney, Southsea, Hampshire PO4 9PX; 023 92 819385;
http://www.royalnavalmuseum.org
Royal Naval Museum, HM Naval Base, Portsmouth, Hampshire PO1 3NH; 023 92 727577;

Royal Naval Secretary, Medals Section, HMS Centurion, Grange Road, Gosport, Hampshire PO13 9XA
http://www.agra.org.uk
Association of Genealogists and Researchers in Archives, 29 Badgers Close, Horsham, West Sussex RH12 5RU;
http://www.barnardos.org.uk
Barnardo’s (Head Office), Tanners Lane, Barkingside, Ilford, Essex, IG6 1QG; 020 8550 8822;

Black Cultural Archives, 378 Coldharbour Lane, London SW9 8LF; 020 7738 4591
http://www.ind.homeoffice.gov.uk
Border and Immigration Agency, Nationality Office, B4 Division, India Buildings, Water Street, Liverpool L2 0QN; 0151 237 5200;
http://www.thebritishmuseum.ac.uk
British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG; 020 7323 8000;
http://www.redcross.org.uk
British Red Cross, Museum and Archives, 9 Grosvenor Crescent, London SW1X 7EJ; 020 7201 5153;
http://www.btplc.com/Thegroup/BTsHistory/BTgrouparchives
BT Archives, Third Floor, Holborn Telephone Exchange, 268-70 High Holborn, London WC1V 7EE; 020 7440 4220;
http://www.businessarchivescouncil.org.uk
Business Archives Council, 020 7247 0024;
http://www.catholic-history.org.uk/cfhs
Catholic Family History Society, 45 Gates Green Road, West Wickham, Kent BR4 9DE;
http://www.catholic-library.org.uk
Catholic National Library, Lancing Street, London NW1 1ND; 020 7383 4333;
http://www.cwgc.org
Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Information Office, 2 Marlow Road, Maidenhead, Berks SL6 7DX; 01628 34221;
http://www.ffhs.org.uk
Federation of Family History Societies, Administrator, PO Box 2425, Coventry CV5 6YX;
http://www.quaker.org.uk/library
Friends Meeting House Library, 173 Euston Road, London NW1 2BJ; 020 7663 1135;
http://www.ireland.com/what-is-available/genealogy-and-ancestry
Genealogical Office of the Republic of Ireland, 2 Kildare Street, Dublin 2; 00 353 1 603 0200;

Genealogical Society of Utah, British Isles Family History Service Centre, 185 Penns Lane, Sutton ColdWeld, West Midlands B76 8JU; 08700 102051/0121 384 2028
http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Governmentcitizensandrights/Regi...
General Register Office [England and Wales], PO Box 2, Southport, Merseyside PR8 2JD; (certicate enquiries) 0151 471 4816;

General Register Office [England and Wales], Traceline, PO Box 106, Southport PR8 2WA; 0151 471 4811
http://www.groireland.ie
General Register Office [Ireland], Joffice House, 8-11 Lombard Street, Dublin 2, Ireland; 00 353 1 635 4000;
http://www.groni.gov.uk
General Register Office (Northern Ireland), Oxford House, 49-55 Chichester Street, Belfast BT1 4HL; 028 90 252000;
http://www.gro-scotland.gov.uk
General Register Office for Scotland, New Register House, Edinburgh EH1 3YT; 0131 334 0380;
http://www.gov.im/registries/general/civilregistry/welcome.xml
General Registry (Isle of Man), Douglas, Isle of Man IM2 2QR; 01624 673358;
http://www.one-name.org
Guild of One-Name Studies, Box G, c/o 14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road, London EC1M 7BA;
http://www.ucl.ac.uk/Library/huguenot.shtml
Huguenot Library, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT; 020 7679 7094;
http://www.iwm.org.uk
Imperial War Museum, Department of Documents, Lambeth Road, London SE1 6HZ; 020 7416 5221;
http://www.iwm.org.uk
Imperial War Museum (Aviation Museum), Duxford, Cambridgeshire CB2 4QR; 01223 835000;
http://www.ihgs.ac.uk
Institute of Heraldic and Genealogical Studies, 79-82 Northgate, Canterbury, Kent CT1 1BA; 01227 768664;
http://www.isbgfh.org
International Society for British Genealogy and Family History, PO Box 3115, Salt Lake City, Utah 84110-3115, USA;
http://www.igrsoc.org
Irish Genealogical Research Society, c/o 18 Stratford Avenue, Rainham, Kent ME8 0EP;
http://www.jgsgb.org.uk
Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain, PO Box 13288, London, N3 3WD;
http://www.jewishmuseum.org.uk
Jewish Museum, The Sternberg Centre, 80 East End Road, Finchley, London N3 2SY; 020 8349 1143;
http://www.landregistry.gov.uk/
Land Registry, Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH; 020 7917 8888;
http://www.lawsociety.org.uk/advice/library-services/
Law Society Archives, Ipsley Court, Berrington Close, Redditch, Worcestershire B98 0TD; 020 7242 1222;
http://www.lincolnsinn.org.uk
Lincoln’s Inn Library, Lincoln’s Inn, London WC2A 3TN; 020 7242 4371;
http://www.mun.ca/mha
Maritime History Archive, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John’s, Newfoundland, Canada A1C 5S7; 00 1 709 737 8428/8429;
http://www.met.police.uk
Metropolitan Police Archives, New Scotland Yard, Victoria Street, London SW1 0BG;
http://content.met.police.uk/Site/historicalarchives
Metropolitan Police Service Historical Archives, Room 517, Wellington House, 67-73 Buckingham Gate, London, SW1E 6BE; 020 7230 7186/6940;
http://www.middletemple.org.uk
Middle Temple Library, Middle Temple Lane, London EC4Y 9BT; 020 7427 4800;
http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/library
Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick, University Library, Coventry CV4 7AL; 024 7652 4219;

Mormon [LDS] Church. See Genealogical Society of Utah
http://www.reading.ac.uk/merl/
Museum of English Rural Life, University of Reading, PO Box 229, Whiteknights Park, Reading RG6 6AG; 0118 378 8660;
http://www.museumoflondon.org.uk
Museum of London, London Wall, London, EC2Y 5HN; 020 7814 5588;
http://www.ngsgenealogy.org
National Genealogical Society, 4527 17th Street North, Arlington, Virginia 22207-399, USA;
http://www.nmm.ac.uk
National Maritime Museum, Romney Road, Greenwich, London SE10 9NF; 020 8312 6750;
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk
National Register of Archives, The National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 4DU; 020 8876 3444;
http://www.postalheritage.org.uk
Post Office Archives and Record Centre, Freeling House, Phoenix Place, London WC1X 0DL; 020 7239 2570;
http://www.findmypast.com/resources/overseasrecords/registry...
Registry of Shipping and Seamen, Anchor House, Cheviot Close, Parc-Ty-Glas, Llanishen, Cardiff CF4 5JA; 029 2074 7333; see also
http://www.sag.org.au
(subscription)Society of Australian Genealogists, Richmond Villa, 120 Kent Street, Sydney, NSW 2000; 00 61 2 9247 3953;
http://www.sog.org.uk
Society of Genealogists, 14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road, London EC1M 7BA; 020 7251 8799;
http://www.records.nsw.gov.au
State Records New South Wales, PO Box 516, Kingswood NSW 2747, Australia; 00 61 2 9673 1788;
http://www.vam.ac.uk/tco
Theatre Museum, 1E Tavistock Street, London WC2 7PA; 020 7943 4700;
http://www.data-archive.ac.uk
UK Data Archive, Essex University, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, CO4 3SQ; 01206 872001;
http://www.vam.ac.uk
Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 2RL; 020 7942 2000;
http://library.wellcome.ac.uk
Wellcome Library for the History of Medicine, 183 Euston Road, London NW1 2BN;
http://www.ucl.ac.uk/histmed
Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine, University College London;
http://www.wuhmo.ox.ac.uk
Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, Oxford University;
http://www.hmcourts-service.gov.uk/cms/1226.htm
York Probate Sub-Registry, Postal Searches and Copies Department, Duncombe Place, York YO1 7EA; 01904 624210;