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Aberdeenshire, Scotland : Classification : Information

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Classification:Information, Other Records
Title:Archives Hub - Find Sources For Your Research
Description:Archives Hub - Find Sources For Your Research
Extra Info:Use the Archives Hub to find unique sources for your research. Search across descriptions of archives, including links to digital content, held at over 300 institutions across the UK.
Classification:Information, Photographs / Pictures
Title:British Pathe Film Archive
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.
Title:Family History Books via Family Search
Link:Family History Books via Family Search
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
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
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, Diseases / Causes of Death
Title:List of Old Diseases
Description:List of Medical Terms found On Old Death Certificates, Doctors Reports and in Old Letters
Classification:Information, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Photographs / Pictures
Title:Military Badges and Military Images
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
Description:Old Occupations
Extra Info:Lists many old occupations and meanings, taken from census records.
Title:Old Occupations of Scotland
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
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:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Information, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records
Title:Passenger Lists and Emigrant Ships
Description:Passenger Lists and Emigrant Ships
Extra Info:Includes some searchable passenger lists. also information about the ships and lists documenting their individual voyages, as well as pictures of the ships.
Classification:Information, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Science and Society Picture Library
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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