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Lancashire, England : 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:Photographs / Pictures
Title:A Celebration of England in Photographs
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
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:Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Associations and Civil Officials Lists, Companies / Employee and Union Lists, Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Bolton, Lancashire Genealogy Website
Description:Bolton, Lancashire Genealogy Website
Extra Info:Includes information on Halliwell Bleachworks, Rumworth Mill and more.
Classification:Photographs / Pictures
Title:Briercliffe Society
Description:Township of Briercliffe-cum-Entwistle History and Records
Extra Info:Photographs and history of the township
Classification:Photographs / Pictures
Title:Brindle Historical Society
Description:Brindle Historical Society
Extra Info:Photographs of Brindle now and then.
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:Churches and Chapels Around Clitheroe
Description:Churches and Chapels Around Clitheroe
Extra Info:See photographs of the church your ancestors attended.
Classification:Photographs / Pictures
Title:Churches of Britain and Ireland
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
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
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
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:DUCKETT One Name Study
Description:Research News for Duckett, Ducat, Duckitt, Duggett & other Variations of Duket
Classification:Photographs / Pictures
Title:Genealogy Photo Archive
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
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: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:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Greater Manchester Police - Historical Image Collection
Description:Greater Manchester Police - Historical Image Collection on Flikr
Extra Info:Includes images of police from yesteryear, some old faces of crime and old police vehicles.
Classification:Photographs / Pictures
Title:GREATHEAD One Name Study
Description:GREATHEAD One Name Study including variants GRE(E)(A)T(H)(E)ED Worldwide
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Halewood Local History Pages
Description:Halewood Local History Pages
Extra Info:Includes a photographic archive.
Classification:Information, Photographs / Pictures
Title:HARTAS One Name Study
Description:A One Name Study for HARTAS and its variants, HARTASS, HARTIS, HARTUS etc.
Classification:Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Information, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Historic Churches of Great Britain
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:Historic Photographs of England
Description:Historic Photographs of England
Extra Info:Lots of interesting images of England's social, industrial, architectural and archaeological history.
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)
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:Photographs / Pictures
Title:Irish Family History in the Liverpool Area
Description:Irish Family History in the Liverpool Area
Extra Info:Includes photographs and histories of many Liverpool churches.
Classification:Tithe Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Knowsley Local History
Description:Knowsley Local History - Its People and Hertiage
Extra Info:Includes Cronton, Halewood, Huyton, Kirkby, Knowsley village, Prescot, Roby, Tarbock and Whiston.
Classification:Newspapers, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Lancashire Life and Times
Description:Lancashire Life and Times
Extra Info:Includes details of Lancashire Pioneers, images of the county and more.
Classification:Information, Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Landed families of Britain and Ireland
Description:Research into the landowning families of the British Isles and the country houses which they owned.
Classification:Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Lytham and St. Annes-on-Sea
Description:Lytham and St. Annes-on-Sea - History and Photographs
Extra Info:Includes histories of various places, from farms and cottages, to schools, to photographers of the area and more.
Classification:Photographs / Pictures
Title:Manchester Archives - Photograph Collections
Description:Manchester Archives - Photograph Collections
Extra Info:Includes photographs of the Manchester Ship Canal construction, coal mining, May day parades, some in memoriam cards and much more.
Classification:Photographs / Pictures
Title:Manchester Local Image Collection
Description:Manchester Local Image Collection
Extra Info:Over 80,000 pictures and prints of old Manchester. Including hospitals, parks, churches, shops and much more.
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:Information, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Photographs / Pictures
Title:Military Badges and Military Images
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
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
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
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
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
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
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:Photographs / Pictures
Title:Poulton-le-Fylde Historical and Civic Society
Description:Poulton-le-Fylde Historical and Civic Society
Extra Info:Includes then and now photographs and much information about Poulton.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Newspapers, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:PRATLEY One Name Study
Description:PRATLEY One Name Study
Classification:Newspapers, Photographs / Pictures, Travellers / Romany / Canal Folk
Title:Romany Genes Website
Description:Romany Genes Website
Extra Info:Many photographs and pictures of those with Romany genes and their homes.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, School / Educational Records / Alumni, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Photographs / Pictures
Title:School - Liverpool Schools
Description:Liverpool Schools
Extra Info:Includes Liverpool teachers from trade directories, census and more.
Classification:School / Educational Records / Alumni, Photographs / Pictures
Title:School - Manchester High School for Girls
Description:Manchester High School for Girls
Extra Info:Includes letters, minutes of governors' meetings 1873-1905 and more.
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:Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:The Army Children Archive
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
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
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, Religious Lists / Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:The History of Newton-Le-Willows and Earlstown
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:Companies / Employee and Union Lists, Poor Rate, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Todmorden and Walsden
Description:Todmorden and Walsden
Extra Info:Information and pictures for mills and mines.
Classification:Photographs / Pictures
Title:Trafford Life and Times
Description:Trafford Life and Times
Extra Info:A searchable database of photographs and reminiscences, illustrating both the past and present.
Classification:Photographs / Pictures
Title:Victorian and Edwardian Photographs
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: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.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Newspapers, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Wigan World Website
Description:Wigan World Website
Extra Info:Information and many interesting articles about the Wigan area.

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