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

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Classification:Information, Photographs / Pictures
Title:British Pathe Film Archive
Link:http://www.britishpathe.com/
Description:British Pathe Film Archive 1896-1970
Extra Info:All sorts of social history on film as well as royal visits, wing walkers, early pictures of heathrow, swimming galas and much more.
Classification:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Information, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:East India Company Ships
Link:https://eicships.threedecks.org/
Description:Information on the Ships, Voyages and Seafarers of the East India Company's Mercantile Services
Classification:Information
Title:Family History Books via Family Search
Link:http://books.familysearch.org/primo_library/libweb...
Description:Family History Books via Family Search
Extra Info:more than 40,000 digitized genealogy and family history publications from the archives of some of the most important family history libraries in the world. Read online for free.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Tithe Records, Information
Title:Internet Archive
Link:http://archive.org/
Description:Internet Archive
Extra Info:Has many scanned books. Click on texts and then search the archive. Note gazetteer and gazetteers give different results.
Classification:Information
Title:New Zealand Archives
Link:http://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/
Description:New Zealand Archives
Extra Info:Includes references to probate records for UK citizens, British companies and more.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Hearth / Window Tax, Religious Lists / Records, Information, Other Records
Title:Open Library
Link:http://openlibrary.org/
Description:Open Library - Scanned Books Online
Extra Info:Use the search facility and select e books only. Some English trade directories, journals, historic accounts of counties and more.
Classification:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Information, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records
Title:Passenger Lists and Emigrant Ships
Link:http://www.norwayheritage.com/
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
Link:http://www.scienceandsociety.co.uk/
Description:Science and Society Picture Library
Extra Info:Over 50,000 images from buildings, such as textile mills, to pictures of historical fire engines.
Classification:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Information, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:Three Decks - Warships in the Age of Sail
Link:https://threedecks.org/
Description:This site aims to be the premier web resource for researching naval history during the Age of Sail.

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