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British Abroad, British Islands : Classification : Photographs / Pictures

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Classification:Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:1820 British Settlers to South Africa
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:Newspapers, Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Photographs / Pictures
Title:British India Family History
Description:British India Family History
Extra Info:Includes a list of some who were born and died on the voyage to India. Also has photograph of some of the British railway workers of the area.
Classification:Information, Photographs / Pictures
Title:British Pathe Film Archive
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:China - Historical Photographs
Description:Historical Photographs of China
Extra Info:Inlcudes some photographs of British forces,consulate and diplomatic officials and more.
Classification:Photographs / Pictures
Title:Colonial Film Database
Description:Colonial Film - Moving Images of the British Empire
Extra Info:The website holds detailed information on over 6000 films showing images of life in the British colonies. Over 150 can be viewed online. The archive can be searched by date, country, topic or keyword.
Classification:Newspapers, Religious Lists / Records, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Connected Histories
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:Commercial / Trade Directories, Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Digital South Asia Library
Description:Digital South Asia Library
Extra Info:Click on reference for the searchable Imperial Gazetteer of India. Also includes photographs and maps of India and South Asia.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, School / Educational Records / Alumni, Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Associations and Civil Officials Lists, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records, Photographs / Pictures, Journals / Diaries
Title:Families in British India Society
Description:Families in British India Society
Extra Info:The Fibis database and FIbiWiki sections appear to contain most of the information.
Classification:Photographs / Pictures
Title:Getty Images
Extra Info:Many Photographs easy to search. For example images of Welsh Chapels, workhouse, Sunday school. Lots of modern and historic images.
Classification:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Photographs / Pictures, Journals / Diaries
Title:Gjenvick Archives
Description:Gjenvick Archives
Extra Info:A large private collecton of historical documents from the 1800s through 1954 with emphasis on Steamship and Ocean Liner documents, photographs and passenger lists.
Classification:Photographs / Pictures
Title:Mary Evans Picture Library
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:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Photographs / Pictures
Title:P & O Heritage and Archives
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:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Public Record Office of Victoria, Australia
Description:Public Record Office of Victoria Online Indexes
Extra Info:Includes passenger lists, plus convicts index 1842-54 and certificates of freedom index within the convict index.
Classification:Information, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Science and Society Picture Library
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:Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., School / Educational Records / Alumni, Photographs / Pictures
Title:The Children's Homes Website
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:Photographs / Pictures
Title:The Humphrey Winterton Collection of East African Photographs
Description:The Humphrey Winterton Collection of East African Photographs 1860-1960
Extra Info:A collection of about 7,610 photographs, depicting life, primarily in East Africa, between about 1860 and 1960.
Classification:Newspapers, Photographs / Pictures
Title:TROVE - Historic Australian Newspapers, Photographs and More
Description:TROVE - Historic Australian Newspapers, Photographs and More
Extra Info:Fully searchable, mentions convicts, ship's captains and more about British people on Australian soil.
Classification:Photographs / Pictures
Title:Waymarking - Interesting Locations
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.

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