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Classification:Land Tax / Lay Subsidy, Poll / Electoral / Voters Registers, Other Records
Title:Find My Past's England and Wales Census Land and Survey Records
Link:Find My Past's England and Wales Census Land and Survey Records
Description:Find My Past's England and Wales Census Land and Survey Records
Extra Info:As well as the census, other Land Tax, Electorral Registers and more, for a variety of counties..
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Land Tax / Lay Subsidy, School / Educational Records, Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Poll / Electoral / Voters Registers, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Other Records
Title:The Genealogist Website
Link:The Genealogist Website
Description:The Genealogist Website
Extra Info:Subscription site. Includes many university registers, trade directories and more.
Classification:Other Records
Title:Abandoned Communities Website
Link:http://www.abandonedcommunities.co.uk/
Description:Abandoned Communities Website
Extra Info:The site commemorates all abandoned communities, those that have been washed into the sea, those that are now at the bottom of reservoirs and more.
Classification:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Other Records
Title:All at Sea Website
Link:http://www.allatsea.co.za/
Description:All at Sea Website - Includes Many Maritime Disasters
Classification:Other Records
Title:Ancestor Homes
Link:https://www.ancestorhomes.com
Description:An extensive collection of digitised property deeds and associated documents dating back to the 1660s.
Classification:Other Records
Title:Bankrupt Directory 1820-1843
Link:http://archive.org/details/bankruptdirecto00elwigo...
Description:Bankrupt Directory - All those who Appeared in the London Gazette
Extra Info:Online book. Names, occupations, addresses and dates.
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:Commercial / Trade Directories, Hearth / Window Tax, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Other Records
Title:BENDING Family History
Link:http://www.jbending.org.uk/
Description:BENDING Family History
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Newspapers, School / Educational Records, Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Poll / Electoral / Voters Registers, Religious Lists / Records, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:BREW One Name Study
Link:http://brew.clients.ch/BrewONS.htm
Description:BREW One Name Study
Classification:Land Tax / Lay Subsidy, Other Records
Title:British History Online
Link:http://www.british-history.ac.uk/list-index-soc/ma...
Description:Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs in England and Wales
Extra Info:Gives dates that the markets started and the value of the towns from lay subsidy rolls.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:British Steam Locomotive History
Link:http://www.steamindex.com/
Description:British Steam Locomotive History
Extra Info:Includes biographies of the civil and locomotive engineers and managers and information on the locomotives themselves. May not work properly in all browsers.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:British Transport Police Website
Link:http://www.btp.police.uk/
Description:British Transport Police Website
Extra Info:Click on about us, then history. Includes details of some murders and a rogues gallery.
Classification:Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:Capital Punishment UK
Link:http://www.capitalpunishmentuk.org/
Description:Capital Punishment UK - The Resource Site for the History of Capital Punishment
Extra Info:Includes the histories of 'hanging' prisons.
Classification:Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Religious Lists / Records, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Other Records
Title:Cardiff Records from British History Online
Link:http://www.british-history.ac.uk/search?query=card...
Description:Cardiff Records from British History Online
Extra Info:Volume 3 for Quarter Sessions records, and list of Glovers and Cordwainers, Volume 2 for Calendar Rolls and Gaol Files. Other volumes include a list of old inns of Cardiff, a list of mayors, bailifs, coroners, escheators town clerks and more.
Classification:School / Educational Records, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Other Records
Title:City and County of Swansea - Cambrian Index Online
Link:http://www.swansea.gov.uk/cambrian/
Description:City and County of Swansea - Cambrian Index Online
Extra Info:Although this just appears to be an index to their journals it has some detailed information to view.
Classification:Newspapers, Religious Lists / Records, Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Connected Histories
Link:http://www.connectedhistories.org/
Description:British History Sources, 1500-1900, from the Universities of London, Hertfordshire, and Sheffield
Extra Info:Burney collection of newspapers, British History Online, the Charles Booth Archive, Old Bailey Online and much more...
Classification:Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Other Records
Title:Convict Trail Project
Link:http://greatnorthroad.com.au/
Description:Convict Trail Project - New South Wales
Extra Info:Lists convicts who worked on the Great North Road and the ships they were from.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Post Office / Telephone Directories, Hearth / Window Tax, Land Tax / Lay Subsidy, Tithe Records, School / Educational Records, Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Poor Rate, Other Records
Title:DIBDEN One Name Study
Link:http://www.angelfire.com/ar3/dibden_onename/
Description:DIBDEN One Name Study, Including Variants
Extra Info:Many references to the DIBDEN name.
Classification:Other Records
Title:Family Chest Historical Documents
Link:http://www.familychest.co.uk/
Description:Family Chest Historical Documents - Family Documents and Property Deeds
Extra Info:Free surname search which lists full name, date, place and county. Also a search by county. NOTE: some counties are under other UK and Ireland.
Classification:Other Records
Title:Family Deeds Project
Link:http://www.familydeeds.org/
Description:Family DeedsProject - Many References from Old Deeds and Documents
Extra Info:Many deeds include names, occupations and much more
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:FOSKETT One Name Study
Link:http://www.foskett-genealogy.co.uk/
Description:FOSKETT One Name Study
Extra Info:Click on records for many FOSKETTs.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:Gateway to Missionary Collections in the UK
Link:http://www.mundus.ac.uk/
Description:Gateway to Missionary Collections in the UK
Extra Info:Index of missionaries and families with dates. Index of archives and where to find them.
Classification:Other Records
Title:Genealogical and Family History Documents
Link:http://www.ancestordocs.co.uk/
Description:Genealogical and Family History Documents
Extra Info:These documents are for sale but good detail of the contents of each document is available to view. Coverage for each county varies depending on stock available.
Classification:Other Records
Title:Glamorgan Data from Ancestry
Link:Glamorgan Data from Ancestry
Description:Glamorgan Data Collection from Ancestry
Extra Info:Look under Glamorgan Stories for Penrice Castle and Margam Abbey, Wales and England Manuscripts.
Classification:Newspapers, Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Associations and Civil Officials Lists, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:Glamorgan Family History
Link:http://www.glamorganfamilyhistory.co.uk/site.html
Description:Glamorgan Family History
Extra Info:Includes many articles about the history of the area.
Classification:Other Records
Title:Global Shark Attack File
Link:http://www.sharkattackfile.net/
Description:Global Shark Attack File
Extra Info:List of shark attacks worldwide, fatal and non fatal, includes source reference (eg date of newspaper article, books etc).
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Other Records
Title:HALE Family History
Link:http://halefamily.net
Description:HALE Family History - in the West of England and South Wales
Extra Info:Click on 'much more' for histories, trade directories and more.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Land Tax / Lay Subsidy, Religious Lists / Records, Other Records
Title:HOWELL - A Glamorgan Family
Link:http://www.a-glamorgan-family.com/
Description:HOWELL - A Glamorgan Family
Extra Info:Mainly around Rhyndwyclydach. Includes a full list of Chapel members for Gellionnen and Baran.
Classification:Other Records
Title:Internet Library of Early Journals
Link:http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk/ilej/
Description:Internet Library of Early Journals
Extra Info:A selection of early journals indexed and available to view online.
Classification:Land Tax / Lay Subsidy, Other Records
Title:Land Registry - Digital Archives
Link:http://digitalarchives.landregistry.gov.uk/1862/se...
Description:Land Registry - Digital Archives
Extra Info:Contain scanned images of Land Registry’s historical 1862 Act Register. About 2,000 properties were registered aeound England and Wales.
Classification:Associations and Civil Officials Lists, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Other Records
Title:Malta Family History
Link:http://website.lineone.net/~stephaniebidmead/
Description:Malta Family History
Extra Info:British men and women in Malta.
Classification:Other Records
Title:Merthyr Tydfil Heritage Regeneration Trust
Link:http://www.mtht.co.uk/
Description:Merthyr Tydfil Heritage Regeneration Trust
Extra Info:Includes details of heritage plaques for people and places, many no longer in situ. Many with more details than just the plaque.
Classification:Other Records
Title:National Archives - Selected Cabinet Papers
Link:http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/cabinetpapers/
Description:National Archives - Selected Cabinet Papers 1915-1979
Extra Info:Collection of cabinet papers, covering topics such as the economy, the death penalty, immigration controls and much more.
Classification:Newspapers, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Other Records
Title:National Library of Wales
Link:http://www.llgc.org.uk/
Description:National Library of Wales - Online Databases
Extra Info:Look under 'Information for' and then select the category you are interested in.
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:Religious Lists / Records, Other Records
Title:Parish of Llangynwyd - Its History
Link:http://archive.org/details/historyllangynw00evango...
Description:Parish of Llangynwyd - Its History
Extra Info:Online book. Includes a list of vicars of the parish, local poets, local families, people of the are who lived a long life, with their ages and more.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:Police Roll of Honour
Link:http://www.policememorial.org.uk/
Description:The National Police Officers Roll of Honour and Awards for Gallantry
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Other Records
Title:PREECE One Name Study
Link:http://www.preecefamilyhistory.co.uk/
Description:PREECE One Name Study
Classification:Other Records
Title:Project Gutenberg
Link:http://www.gutenberg.org/
Description:Project Gutenberg - Free to Read Books
Extra Info:Online books, free to read.
Classification:Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Poor Rate, Other Records
Title:Quaker Arrivals in Philadelphia
Link:https://archive.org/details/quakerarrivalsa00myerg...
Description:Quaker Arrivals in Philadelphia 1682-1750
Extra Info:Online book. Includes the certificates of removals for those arriving in Philadelphia. List the parish the relocated from in England, Ireland or Wales. Includes a names index
Classification:Other Records
Title:Railway Fatality Index (RFA)
Link:http://sandh.me.uk/
Description:Railway Fatality Index (RFA)
Classification:Other Records
Title:Red Cross Volunteers of the First World War
Link:http://www.redcross.org.uk/About-us/Who-we-are/His...
Description:Red Cross Volunteers of the First World War
Extra Info:Over 90,000 people volunteered for the British Red Cross at home and overseas during the war. More names still to add.
Classification:Other Records
Title:Returns of Owners of Land in Wales
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20120411220755/http://w...
Description:Returns of Owners of Land in Wales 1873
Extra Info:This is an archived copy of the website. Most information seems to be available. May take a little while to load.
Classification:Sports Clubs and Associations, Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Rhondda Cynon Taf Library - Digital Archive
Link:http://archive.rhondda-cynon-taf.gov.uk/treorchy/i...
Description:Rhondda Cynon Taf Library - Digital Archive
Extra Info:Includes photographs of old shops, carnivals, collieries, cricket teams, schools and much more.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:Royal Aero Club Aviators' Certificates, 1910-1950
Link:Royal Aero Club Aviators' Certificates, 1910-1950
Description:Royal Aero Club Aviators' Certificates, 1910-1950
Extra Info:For many lists occupation, date of birth and address. Some have photographs.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Land Tax / Lay Subsidy, Valuation Books, School / Educational Records, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:SERCOMBE, SIRCOMBE, SURCOMBE, or SIRCOM One Name study
Link:http://www.mit.edu/~dfm/genealogy/sercombe.html
Description:A Compilation of SERCOMBE Families
Extra Info:Scroll down to sources of information.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Hearth / Window Tax, Other Taxes - such as Horse Tax, Tithe Records, Register & Rent Rolls, Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Poll / Electoral / Voters Registers, Religious Lists / Records, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:STERRY One Name Study
Link:http://www.sterryworldwide.com/
Description:STERRY One Name Study
Extra Info:Includes STERRY apprentices, London guilds, manorial records, newspaper extracts and more
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:STRANGE, STRAINGE and Variants One Name Study
Link:http://www.yourtotalevent.com/people/idxpepl.htm
Description:STRANGE and STRAINGE Family History
Extra Info:For apprentices click on miscellany.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Other Records
Title:SWINBURN(E) Family History Site
Link:http://webspace.webring.com/people/au/um_7035/
Description:SWINBURN(E) Family History Site
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:Companies / Employee and Union Lists, Other Records
Title:The Honourable East India Company
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20110207202311/http://h...
Description:Finding East India Company Ancestors
Extra Info:This is a copy of a site that is no longer active. May take a few moments to load, but most information still seems to be available. Collected from various publications.
Classification:Other Records
Title:The London Journal of Arts, Science and Manufactures
Link:http://archive.org/details/londonjournalar06newtgo...
Description:The London Journal of Arts, Science and Manufactures - Patent Inventions
Extra Info:Online book, published 1851. Includes 'recent patents' and patent infringements.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Newspapers, Minute Books / Meeting Books, Other Records
Title:The Oddfellows Archive
Link:http://www.oddfellows.co.uk/
Description:The Oddfellows Archive
Extra Info:Subscription site. The archive of the Oddfellows. Includes magazines, directories, minutes books and more. Searchable.
Classification:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Other Records
Title:The Ships List Website
Link:http://www.theshipslist.com/
Description:The Ships List Website for Ships' Passenger Lists and More
Extra Info:Also includes some marriages at sea.
Classification:Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Religious Lists / Records, Poor Rate, Other Records
Title:The Union, Parish and Public Health Officers Handbook and Almanac
Link:https://archive.org/details/unionsandparish00unkng...
Description:The Union, Parish and Public Health Officers Handbook and Almanac 1860
Extra Info:Online book. Includes lists of parish officers, treasurers and officials for each county. Includes school board inspectors, a list of premises which accepted 'lunatics', workhouse masters and teachers and more.
Classification:Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Religious Lists / Records, Poor Rate, Other Records
Title:The Union, Parish and Public Health Officers Handbook and Almanac
Link:https://archive.org/details/unionsandparish01unkng...
Description:The Union, Parish and Public Health Officers Handbook and Almanac 1868
Extra Info:Online book. Includes lists of parish officers, treasurers and officials for each county. Includes school board inspectors, a list of premises which accepted 'lunatics', workhouse masters and teachers and more.
Classification:Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Religious Lists / Records, Poor Rate, Other Records
Title:The Union, Parish and Public Health Officers Handbook and Almanac
Link:https://archive.org/details/unionsandparish02unkng...
Description:The Union, Parish and Public Health Officers Handbook and Almanac 1853
Extra Info:Online book. Includes lists of parish officers, treasurers and officials for each county. Includes school board inspectors, a list of premises which accepted 'lunatics', workhouse masters and teachers and more.
Classification:Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Other Records, Journals / Diaries
Title:Trent University, Canada, Archives
Link:http://www.trentu.ca/admin/library/archives/titles...
Description:Trent University, Canada, Archives
Extra Info:Searchable archives for historic materials generally relating to Peterborough and the surrounding counties of Victoria, Haliburton, Hastings, Northumberland and Durham in Canada. Includes many born in the UK and Ireland.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:Trinity House Calendars 1787-1854
Link:http://www.findmypast.co.uk/search/trinity-house-calendars/
Description:Trinity House Calendars 1787-1854
Extra Info:Covering the period 1787 to 1854, most of the papers are Petitions for aid, submitted by the seaman or, often, his widow. Also includes Apprentice Indentures and Miscellaneous Papers.
Classification:Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Other Records
Title:University of Glasgow - Roll of Honour
Link:http://www.universitystory.gla.ac.uk/ww1-intro/
Description:University of Glasgow - Roll of Honour
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:Wales Data from Ancestry
Link:Wales Data from Ancestry
Description:Wales Data Collection from Ancestry
Extra Info:Includes Law List, 1843; various directories and gazetteers; criminal registers and more.
Classification:Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Other Records
Title:Wales Records and Documents from British History Online
Link:http://www.british-history.ac.uk/catalogue/wales
Description:Wales Records and Documents from British History Online
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Hearth / Window Tax, Newspapers, Land Tax / Lay Subsidy, Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Poll / Electoral / Voters Registers, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:WELLBELOVE Genealogy and One Name Study
Link:http://www.wellbelove.org/
Description:WELLBELOVE Genealogy and One Name Study
Classification:Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Other Records
Title:Workhouse Website
Link:http://www.workhouses.org.uk/
Description:A Site Dedicated to the Workhouse, its Buildings, Staff, Inmates and much more
Classification:Other Records
Title:Zoological Society of London - List of Fellows
Link:http://archive.org/details/listoffellows1899zooluo...
Description:Zoological Society of London - List of Fellows 1899
Extra Info:Online book. Includes some details of their residences in London and the country.
Classification:Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Newspapers, School / Educational Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Poor Rate, Other Records
Title:GENUKI County Page for Glamorgan
Link:http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/GLA/
Description:General Information for Glamorgan

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