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Lancashire, England : Classification : Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps


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Street directories, gazetteers and maps help locate where our ancestors lived and show the development through the years of the villages, towns and cities.

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Classification:Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps
Title:Boyle's Court and Country Guide
Link:Boyle's Court and Country Guide
Description:Boyle's Court and Country Guide, 1811
Extra Info:List people from all round the UK and Ireland and their addresses.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Post Office / Telephone Directories, Hearth / Window Tax, Land Tax / Lay Subsidy, Tithe Records, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records
Title:British History Online
Link:http://www.british-history.ac.uk/
Description:British History Online
Extra Info:A variety of records and documents relating to the medieval and modern history of the British Isles.
Classification:Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps
Title:Cassell's Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland
Link:Cassell's Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland
Description:Cassell's Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1894
Extra Info:Volume 2-6 only (CH onwards).
Classification:Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Religious Lists / Records, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:Catholic Record Society - Miscellanea Vol 4
Link:http://archive.org/details/publicationscat01britgo...
Description:Catholic Record Society - Miscellanea Vol 4
Extra Info:Online book. Includes notes on Lord Burghley's map of Lancashire 1590, Catholic chaplaincies and families in the eighteenth century, the KNIGHT family of Lincolnshire, nuns from the institute of Mary in York and more.
Classification:Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Coal Mining History Resource Centre
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20160305062046/http://w...
Description:Coal Mining History Resource Centre
Extra Info:An archived copy of a site that is no longer available. Most information still seems to be available, although the layout is not good in parts. Search does not work. May be slow to load. Includes picture of the mines and details of the mines rescue crews.
Classification:Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Other Taxes - such as Horse Tax, Valuation Books
Title:Domesday Book - Online and Free
Link:http://opendomesday.org/
Description:The "original" census. Lists of names, places and other Domesday facts and maps.
Extra Info:Domesday data created by Professor J.J.N. Palmer, University of Hull.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Newspapers, School / Educational Records, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records, Journals / Diaries
Title:England Data from Ancestry
Link:England Data from Ancestry
Description:England Data Collection from Ancestry
Extra Info:Includes Emmigrants and Immigrants; Numerous Directories; Who's Who in the World, 1910-1911; England & Wales, Criminal Registers, 1791-1892; Numerous other records
Classification:Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps
Title:England's Gazeteer 1751 (With some Welsh Places)
Link:http://archive.org/details/englandsgazette03whatgo...
Description:England's Gazeteer 1751 (With some Welsh Places)
Extra Info:Online book. Includes villages that no longer exist. Also list some Welsh places.
Classification:Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps
Title:Genmaps, Old and Interesting Maps
Link:http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~...
Description:Genmaps, Old and Interesting Maps
Extra Info:Many online maps, some as early as 1550.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Halewood Local History Pages
Link:http://www.roydenhistory.co.uk/halewood/
Description:Halewood Local History Pages
Extra Info:Includes a photographic archive.
Classification:Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Information, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Historic Churches of Great Britain
Link:http://www.historicchurches.co.uk/
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, Poll / Electoral / Voters Registers, Sports Clubs and Associations, Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Hurst and Surrounding District (Ashton-under-Lyne)
Link:http://www.c5d.co.uk/hurstpages.php
Description:Hurst and Surrounding District (Ashton-under-Lyne)
Extra Info:Includes Hurst United Methodist Football team, maps of old Ashton and Hurst, many old photographs and more.
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:Commercial / Trade Directories, Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps
Title:Lancashire Online Parish Clerk
Link:http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/
Description:Lancashire Online Parish Clerk
Classification:Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:Liverpool in 1825
Link:http://liverpool-1825.tripod.com/
Description:Liverpool in 1825 - A Ramble Through the Streets and Alleyways
Extra Info:Includes details of the companies in each building, ships on the waterfront and more. Ship's masters listed for most ships.
Classification:Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps
Title:Maps of Manchester
Link:http://www.library.manchester.ac.uk/search-resourc...
Description:Old Maps of Manchester
Extra Info:Includes Manchester, Salford, Droylsden, Miles Platting and many other areas surrounding Manchester.
Classification:Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records
Title:National Archives - Online Records and Indexes
Link:http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/records/our-onl...
Description:National Archives - Online Records and Indexes (UK)
Extra Info:Includes prisoner photos, maps and more. Many detailed records require payment.
Classification:Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps
Title:Old Maps of England, Scotland and Wales
Link:https://www.old-maps.co.uk/index.html#/
Description:Old Maps of England, Scotland and Wales
Extra Info:As well as maps this site also includes a gazetteer of place names.
Classification:Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Religious Lists / Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:The History of Newton-Le-Willows and Earlstown
Link:http://www.n-le-w.co.uk/
Description:The History of Newton-Le-Willows and Earlstown
Extra Info:Click on local history and scroll through the pages of articles. Includes a list of the rectors of Winwick, old photographs of the Sankey sugar works and more.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Newspapers, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Wigan World Website
Link:http://www.wiganworld.co.uk/stuff/
Description:Wigan World Website
Extra Info:Information and many interesting articles about the Wigan area.
Classification:Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps
Title:Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales
Link:Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales
Description:Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales 1872
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Other Taxes - such as Horse Tax, Poll / Electoral / Voters Registers, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Other Records
Title:GENUKI County Page for Lancashire
Link:http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/LAN/
Description:General Information for Lancashire

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