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Leicestershire, England : Classification : Photographs / Pictures


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Classification:Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:1820 British Settlers to South Africa
Link:https://www.1820settlers.com/
Description:1820 British Settlers to South Africa
Extra Info:Information about the 1820 British settlers to South Africa, including transcribed letters, photographs and pictures of some of the settlers and a forum.
Classification:Photographs / Pictures
Title:A Celebration of England in Photographs
Link:https://www.thornber.net/england/
Description:A Celebration of England in Photographs
Extra Info:Photographs of historic places in England.
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:Information, Photographs / Pictures
Title:British Pathe Film Archive
Link:https://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:Photographs / Pictures
Title:Churches of Britain and Ireland
Link:http://www.churches-uk-ireland.org/
Description:Churches of Britain and Ireland
Extra Info:Photographs of the churches your ancestors attended.
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:Newspapers, Religious Lists / Records, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Connected Histories
Link:https://www.connectedhistories.org/
Description:British History Sources, 1500-1900
Extra Info:From the Universities of London, Hertfordshire, and Sheffield. Burney collection of newspapers, British History Online, the Charles Booth Archive, Old Bailey Online and much more...
Classification:Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Information, Photographs / Pictures
Title:County Asylum
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20110708195950/http://w...
Description:Rediscovering the Asylums and Mental Hospitals of England and Wales
Extra Info:This site is no longer active, however an archived copy of the site is still available to view (may take a few moments to load). There may be some pages that do not work. Lists architects' names and more.
Classification:Photographs / Pictures
Title:Genealogy Photo Archive
Link:https://deadfred.com/
Description:Free Genealogy and Family History Photo Archive
Extra Info:Free genealogy family history photo search by surname.
Classification:Photographs / Pictures
Title:Geograph Britain and Ireland
Link:http://www.geograph.org.uk/
Description:Geograph Britain and Ireland
Extra Info:The project aims to collect geographically representative photographs and information for every square kilometre of Great Britain and Ireland. Use the search to find areas and topics of interest.
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:Photographs / Pictures
Title:Mary Evans Picture Library
Link:https://www.maryevans.com/
Description:Mary Evans Picture Library
Extra Info:Over 2 million historical and cinema images. Easy to search - can limit by type of photograph and century. From pictures of asylums, workhouses, churches, memorials, wars, schools, ships and much more.
Classification:Information, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Photographs / Pictures
Title:Military Badges and Military Images
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20110721011946/http://w...
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:Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Photographs / Pictures, Journals / Diaries
Title:Moving Here - 200 years of Migration to England
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20140407043350/http://m...
Description:Moving Here - 200 years of Migration to England
Extra Info:This is an archived copy of a site that is no longer active. Most information and photographs still seem to be available.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Music Hall and Theatre History
Link:http://www.arthurlloyd.co.uk/
Description:Music Hall and Theatre History
Extra Info:Information and images of the history of music hall and thatre in the UK and Ireland. Includes histories of the theatres, biographies of some entertainers and many playbills.
Classification:Photographs / Pictures
Title:Old UK Photographs
Link:https://web.archive.org/web/20140705201147/http://...
Description:Old UK Photographs
Extra Info:An archived copy of a site that is no longer active. Most photographs are still available to view. Lots of old photographs of interesting locations around the UK, many are taken from old postcards.
Classification:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Photographs / Pictures
Title:P & O Heritage and Archives
Link:http://www.poheritage.com/
Description:P & O Heritage and Archives
Extra Info:Includes British India Steam Navigation Company, the Orient Line and other companies absorbed into P&O. The archive contains photographs, ephemera, fact sheets on the individual ships, with the shipbuilders' details and more.
Classification:Information, Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Parliamentary Archives
Link:https://archives.parliament.uk/online-resources/re...
Description:Historic documents (including photographs and illustrations) from the UK Parliament
Extra Info:Includes Protestations Returns, the closest thing we have to a census for 1642. The Returns list the adult men residing in a parish.
Classification:Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Peterborough and The Great War
Link:https://www.peterboroughww1.co.uk/
Description:Peterborough and The Great War
Extra Info:Two visitors' books from the tea stall on Peterborough East Railway Station 1916 and 1917. Servicemen wrote messages, poems and pictures as they stopped on their journey. Search or browse Some with mini biographies.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Newspapers, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:PRATLEY One Name Study
Link:http://www.pratley.info/
Description:PRATLEY One Name Study
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Newspapers, School / Educational Records / Alumni, Bastardy / Illegitimacy Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Quorn Village Online Museum
Link:http://www.quornmuseum.com/
Description:Quorn Village Online Museum
Extra Info:Many articles and photographs relating to the village.
Classification:Poor Rate, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Ratcliffe Culey Records
Link:http://www.mdlp.co.uk/resources/ratcliffe/
Description:Ratcliffe Culey Photographs
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Poll / Electoral / Voters Registers, Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Redmile Village Website
Link:http://www.redmilearchive.freeuk.com/
Description:Redmile Village Website
Extra Info:Scroll down the homepage for information about Redmile clockmakers.
Classification:Newspapers, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Photographs / Pictures, Travellers / Romany / Canal Folk
Title:Romany Genes 2 Website
Link:http://romanygenes2.webeden.co.uk/
Description:Romany Genes 2 Website
Classification:Information, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Science and Society Picture Library
Link:https://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:Photographs / Pictures
Title:Swannington Heritage Trust
Link:https://swannington-heritage.co.uk/
Description:Swannington Heritage Trust
Extra Info:Includes photographs of the village in past times and history of the mining and industry of the village.
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:Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., School / Educational Records / Alumni, Photographs / Pictures
Title:The Children's Homes Website
Link:http://www.childrenshomes.org.uk/
Description:The Children's Homes Website
Extra Info:The Children's Homes website aims to provide information on all the many and varied institutions that became home for thousands of children and young people in Britain. Also USA, Canada, Jamaica and Australia.
Classification:Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Photographs / Pictures
Title:The Children's Society Archive 1881-1918
Link:http://www.hiddenlives.org.uk/
Description:The Children's Society Archive 1881-1918
Extra Info:Some records and the history of each home, many photographs.
Classification:Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Register & Rent Rolls, Poor Rate, Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Victoria County History - Explore England's Past
Link:https://www.victoriacountyhistory.ac.uk/explore/
Description:Victoria County History - Explore England's Past
Extra Info:This site provides free access to local history materials. A variety of material, some counties covered more than others.
Classification:Photographs / Pictures
Title:Victorian and Edwardian Photographs
Link:http://freepages.rootsweb.com/~victorianphotograph...
Description:Victorian and Edwardian Photographs
Extra Info:Includes famous victorians, actresses, family albums and much more. Also how to date photographs.
Classification:Photographs / Pictures
Title:Viewfinder - Historic Photographs of England
Link:https://viewfinder.historicengland.org.uk/
Description:Viewfinder - Historic Photographs of England
Extra Info:Lots of interesting images of England's social, industrial, architectural and archaeological history.
Classification:Photographs / Pictures
Title:Waymarking - Interesting Locations
Link:https://www.waymarking.com/default.aspx
Description:Waymarking - Interesting Locations
Extra Info:Pictures of all types of interesting places and features including prisons, churches, pubs, schools and more. Easy to search.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Windmill World
Link:http://www.windmillworld.com/
Description:Windmill World
Extra Info:Many windmills around England with locations, some with photographs. For watermills look for the link part way down the home page.

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