Links

Links

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The links below are to external organisations which may be of interest. Inclusion in the list does not imply any endorsement by the Forum which cannot be responsible for the content of other people’s websites. Click on the name in blue.
Where they have one, their Twitter handle is also given. Please report any broken links to the webmaster.

Archives for London           @archives4london
Archives for London (AfL) brings together everyone interested in archives in or about London – users, practitioners and enthusiasts.

Archives Hub          @archiveshub
The Archives Hub brings together descriptions of thousands of the UK’s archive collections. Representing over 330 institutions across the country, the Archives Hub is an effective way to discover unique and often little-known sources to support your research. New descriptions are added every week, often representing collections being made available for the first time.

The British Association for Local History          @BALHNews
BALH is the national charity which promotes local history and serves local historians.

British History Online          @bho_history
British History Online is the digital library containing some of the core printed primary and secondary sources for the medieval and modern history of the British Isles.

British Newspaper Archive        @BNArchive
Digital access to over 40 million newspaper pages from the British Library. May require a subscription.

Charles Booth’s London
… enables you to search the catalogue of over 450 original notebooks from the Inquiry into Life and Labour in London (1886-1903), view 41 digitised notebooks and explore the London poverty maps.

COLLAGE – The London Picture Archive          @LdnMetArchives
Over 250,000 images of London from the collections at London Metropolitan Archives and Guildhall Art Gallery.

Connected Histories
Connected Histories brings together a range of digital resources related to early modern and nineteenth century Britain with a single federated search that allows sophisticated searching of names, places and dates.

English Heritage          @EnglishHeritage
Champions our historic places and advises the Government and others to help today’s generation get the best out of our heritage and ensure that it is protected for future generations.

Find a will
Search for the will or probate of any person in the UK – a UK government website.

Humanities Digital Library
The Humanities Digital Library is the open access library and catalogue for books published by the University of London Press at the School of Advanced Study. It forms part of the School’s mission to embrace the opportunities of digital content delivery and enable greater access to knowledge.

The Inconvenient Dead          @DedInconvenient
Tales from graveyards and cemeteries, moving stories of bodies – a blog by a Forum member.

London Gazette          @TheGazetteUK
Published By Authority. Official Newspaper of Record for the UK and a modern, efficient way to disseminate and record official, regulatory and legal information in print, online and electronic form.

Layers of London          @LayersofLondon
Layers of London is a ground-breaking crowd-sourced mapping project that charts the rich layers of London’s past.

London Directories
A collection of digitised Post Office London directories made available by the University of Leicester.

London Lives 1690 to 1800
London Lives makes available, in a fully digitised and searchable form, a wide range of primary sources about eighteenth-century London, with a particular focus on plebeian Londoners.

London Metropolitan Archives (LMA)          @LdnMetArchives
LMA is home to an extraordinary range of documents, images, maps, film and books about London.

London Record Society
The London Record Society is a charity founded in 1964 to stimulate interest in archives relating to London.

The London Society
Since its foundation in 1912, the Society has been active in reviewing and commenting on the planning and development of London, as well as in conservation.

Map images
A National Library of Scotland website with a vast range of UK maps (not limited to Scotland)

The National Archives          @UkNatArchives
The National Archives is the UK government’s official archive, containing over 1,000 years of history.

One Place Studies          @OnePlaceStudies
A one-place study considers people and families in their physical and social context in any location across the globe.

The Proceedings of the Old Bailey, 1674-1913          @OldBaileyOnline
A fully searchable edition of the largest body of texts detailing the lives of non-elite people ever published, containing 197,745 criminal trials held at London’s central criminal court.