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A wide variety of records exist that do not fit into other classifications. The websites here have such records. The descriptions against each entry will let you know you might find on the website.

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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: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, 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: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:Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Other Records
Title:CLENDIN and variants such as GLENDINNING One Name Study
Link:http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~clendin/
Description:Clendin, Glendinning and variants One Name Study
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:Commercial / Trade Directories, Post Office / Telephone Directories, Newspapers, School / Educational Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Other Records
Title:Corstophine Parish
Link:http://www.angelfire.com/ct2/corstorphine/
Description:Corstophine Parish
Extra Info:A wide range of information about the parish and its people.
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:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Other Records
Title:Directory of Scots Banished to the American Plantations
Link:Directory of Scots Banished to the American Plantations
Description:Directory of Scots Banished to the American Plantations, 1650-1775
Extra Info:Includes information on the ships they were sent on as well as the master of the ship.
Classification:Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Religious Lists / Records, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Other Records
Title:Edinburgh Records from British History Online
Link:http://www.british-history.ac.uk/search?query=edin...
Description:Edinburgh Records from British History Online
Extra Info:Extracts from the Burgh Records, including lists of sheriffs, provosts, bailiffs and more.
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: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: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:Commercial / Trade Directories, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Other Records
Title:ISMAY One Name Study
Link:http://ismayons.com/1data.html
Description:ISMAY One Name Study
Classification:Religious Lists / Records, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Other Records
Title:Lanarkshire Miscellany
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20090109023703/http://w...
Description:Lanarkshire Miscellany
Extra Info:An archived copy of a site no longer available. Most information is still available. Includes Lanark emigrants in Victoria, Australia.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Newspapers, Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Other Records
Title:LONGMORE Genealogy Resources
Link:http://www.msheppard.com/
Description:LONGMORE Genealogy Resources
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:Newspapers, Other Records
Title:Midlothian Data from Ancestry
Link:Midlothian Data from Ancestry
Description:Midlothian Data Collection from Ancestry
Extra Info:Includes Various Newspapers; Edinburgh, Scotland Almanac, 1853.
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:Commercial / Trade Directories, Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Other Records
Title:NETHERWOOD One Name Study
Link:http://www.netherwood.name/
Description:NETHERWOOD One Name Study
Extra Info:Click on resources.
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 Colinton, From an Early Period to the Present Day (1902)
Link:http://archive.org/details/parishofcolinton00shan
Description:Parish of Colinton, From an Early Period to the Present Day (1902)
Extra Info:Online book. Includes extracts from the records, biographies of noted landowners of the area and more.
Classification:Other Records
Title:Parish of Colinton, near Edinburgh - Biographical Annals
Link:https://archive.org/details/biographicalann00murrg...
Description:Parish of Colinton, near Edinburgh - Biographical Annals
Extra Info:Online book. Includes biographies of some of the more noted people of the parish.
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, Newspapers, Valuation Books, School / Educational Records, Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Poll / Electoral / Voters Registers, Other Records
Title:POOL(E) Family Scottish Database
Link:http://thepoolfamilydatabase.20m.com/
Description:POOL(E) Family Scottish Database
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: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: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:Companies / Employee and Union Lists, Other Records
Title:Scotland's Oldest Companies
Link:http://oldestscottishcompanies.wikispaces.com/
Description:Oldest Scottish Companies
Extra Info:This site is locating and detailing the records of 100 of the oldest Scottish companies. Gives company histories for those that are researched so far, as well as details of where the records are located.
Classification:Land Tax / Lay Subsidy, Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., School / Educational Records, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Minute Books / Meeting Books, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Other Records
Title:Scottish Archive Network
Link:http://www.scan.org.uk/
Description:Scottish Archive Network
Extra Info:Click on Digital Archive for online documents.
Classification:Religious Lists / Records, Minute Books / Meeting Books, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:Scottish Genealogy Databases
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20080602101740/http://w...
Description:Scottish Genealogy Databases
Extra Info:The site is no longer running but is archived. If the site doesn't load clicking on the word impatient often works.
Classification:Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Other Records
Title:Scottish Records and Documents from British History Online
Link:http://www.british-history.ac.uk/catalogue/scotlan...
Description:Scottish Records and Documents from British History Online
Classification:Other Records
Title:Searchable Records of the Scottish Parliament
Link:http://www.rps.ac.uk/
Description:Searchable Records of the Scottish Parliament 1235-1707
Extra Info:Maybe slow to load.
Classification:Other Records
Title:Statistical Accounts for Scotland
Link:http://edina.ac.uk//stat-acc-scot/
Description:Statistical Accounts for Scotland
Extra Info:Can use non-subscriber option to see scanned pages of books.
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: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, Newspapers, Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Other Records
Title:WANLESS Web - A One Name Study
Link:http://www.wanlessweb.org/TNG/index.php
Description:WANLESS Web - A One Name Study of the surnames surnames Wanless, Wandless, Wanlass, Wandlass, Wanliss, and Wanlace
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, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Other Records
Title:GENUKI County Page for Midlothian
Link:http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/sct/MLN/
Description:General Information for Midlothian

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