Resources by county

Layers of London

Layers of London is a map-based history website developed by the Institute of Historical Research that brings together a collection of digitised historic maps, photos and crowd-sourced histories provided by the public and key partners across London. You can interact…

Royal Parks Database – Brompton Cemetery Burials and Cremations

You can search and view burial register summaries for free. Burial register scans, section maps to help locate graves (even those without memorials) and some photographs of monuments, memorials and headstones can be accessed using the Royal Parks database.

Hastings and St Leonards, Sussex England – Roll of Honour

This site contains a photo gallery of 5,800+ men and women who lived in or had links to Hastings, St Leonards and the Rother area that served during World War One. The images and information about these individuals is from…

History House – Essex, England

A site primarily about the county of Essex but there are many other interesting things on History House including tips, advice, and resources to help you research your ancestors; and interesting and unusual stories from British history. There are 5,260…

Picture Nottingham – England

Delve into the rich history of Nottingham with Picture Nottingham, an extensive collection of photos, postcards, glass plates and engravings from our libraries. This image library covers the last 100 years and more of history from the local community, industry,…

Lincoln Consistory Court Wills Index 1701-1800

This index by the Lincolnshire Archives, is available online as a series of PDF files. These indexes are scans of old typed lists so the index may not locate names and place with total accuracy. Where the document reference cites…

Westmorland Papers – The Westmorland Historic Texts Project

site includes: • Westmorland Church Notes – is a transcription of all of the monumental transcriptions, church plaques and windows, and other parish church memorials in the County of Westmorland published by Edward Bellasis in 1888• Surnames – a…