Archives and libraries

Community Archives and Heritage Group – UK and Ireland

This group is supporting and promoting community archives in the UK and Ireland. This site has an interactive map showing all the community archives listed in the directory. There are lists by subject such as war, railways and religion plus…

UK Web Archive

The UK Web Archive (UKWA) is archiving and preserving selected key UK sites to ensure permanent online access and availability for future generations. The UKWA is a collaboration between the Bodleian Libraries, Oxford University, British Library, Cambridge University Libraries, National…

Jersey Heritage – Archive & Collections Online

The archives and collections online offer searches of 300,000+ items. There is a wide range of records available including civil registration, wills and testaments, German occupation registration cards, court records, church records, funeral director records and much more. There is…

The National Archives UK – Photos on Flickr

There is a wealth of images as well as documents. Explore 20,034+ individual images and albums. A selection of countries featured include: Australia, Borneo, Burma, Caribbean, China, Cyprus, Fiji, Gibraltar, Hong Kong, India, Iran, Iran, Israel, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Nigeria,…

Essex Archives Online – England

Use this site to search the catalogue of the Essex Record Office.  There are written descriptions of every item in the archive, but not the full text of the documents. Some entries contain images of the item but a subscription…

The Archives Portal Europe

This portal provides access to information on archival material from different European countries as well as information on archival institutions throughout the continent. Covers the following Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Europe, Finland, France, Georgia,  Germany,  Greece, Hungary,…

ArchiveGrid

ArchiveGrid includes over three million records describing archival materials,bringing together information about historical documents, personal papers, family histories, and more.  Over 1,000 different archival institutions are represented, providing access to primary source materials held in archives, libraries, museums and historical…

Catholic Heritage – Network of Archives and Libraries of the Catholic Church

Catholic Heritage enables users to search thousands of individual catalogue entries which cover:• Diocese of Westminster Archives• Jesuits in Britain Archives• Scottish Catholic Archives• Scottish Catholic Archives, Historical Archives, University of Aberdeen• Ushaw College Archive Collections, Durham University• Royal Scots…

Ludham Community Archive (Norfolk)

This site is designed to help you trace your family who came from the Norfolk village of Ludham. Includes information about the village, photographs, an index to the  graves in St Catherine’s Churchyard plus more. 

The Cheshire Archive and Local Studies Service

The following records are held: • Parish records from the 16th century onwards • Wills and probate records. Details of Cheshire wills for the period 1492-1940 are on the wills database and copies copies can be ordered online  • Poor…