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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,…

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…

Findmypast – The 1939 Register – England and Wales

This register contains the names, addresses, occupations, marital status and date of birth of the civil population of England and Wales as recorded on 29 September 1939. It was used as the basis for rationing, identity cards and, in post-war…

Findmypast – England & Wales, Crime, Prisons & Punishment, 1770-1935

Offers searches of 3 million+ criminal records from The National Archives (UK) collections. There are details of trials, sentences, physical descriptions and photographs if available. Transcripts of the records are available as well as digitised images of the original records.…

Findmypast – Deaths At Sea, 1781-1968

These records detail those who died at sea aboard British-registered vessels 1781-1968. The records may reveal where your sea-faring relatives were born and where they died, the name of the ship, and their cause of death. This commercial site offers…