Resources by county

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…

Bomb Sight – Mapping the WW2 Bomb Census (London)

This project is mapping the London WW2 bomb census between 7 October 1940 and 06 June 1941. The original 1940s bomb census maps have been scanned and geo-referenced with the result that the geographical locations of all the falling bombs…

wiganworld – Local History and more for Wigan, Lancashire

This extensive site’s categories include: Memories, I Remember, Wigan Genealogy, Local History, Local Chronology and much more. There are cemetery indexes available for Wigan, Gidlow, Hindley, Ince, Westwood and Howe Bridge cemeteries. New

Synagogue Scribes

This site is a one-stop gateway to Anglo-Jewish community records. It  offers a unique and fully searchable database of London Ashkenazi Synagogue records, with the emphasis on pre UK civil registration, which began on 1st July 1837. Some of the…

Manchester City Council – Burial Records Search

This site offers searches across Blackley cemetery and crematorium, Gorton cemetery, Manchester General cemetery, Philips Park cemetery and Southern cemetery. A search returns burial date, deceased name, cemetery, grave number and grave details. A fee applies for extra information.