Pictures and images

The Suffolk Churches Site

This site offers an independent guide to the churches of Norfolk. Includes historical details, interior and exterior photographs and much more.

The Photos of Edwin Isaac Baker

This site contains photographs from two albums of Baker’s work covering the period 1860s-1897. There are photos of Sussex people and places including castles, homes, country scenes and street scenes.

My Leicestershire History

This site is a free and fully searchable online repository of photographs, films, sound recordings, and books about the history of Leicester and Leicestershire.  The extensive online collections include:•  BBC Radio Leicester – The BBC Radio Leicester Sound Archive comprises…

Connected Histories – British History Sources 1500-1900

This site brings together 25 major digital resources for Britain. It offers sophisticated searches by names, places and dates. There is a short video guide to introduce you to the key features. Many of the sites are free sites. Those…

The National Archives UK – Image Library

There are 36,000 images from The National Archives’ unique collections,  spanning hundreds of years of history from ancient maps to iconic advertising. This site can be keyword searched or browsed by the following categories: •Buildings and architecture   •Colonial and Empire   •Crime  •Design   •Entertainment…

Geograph Britain and Ireland

The Geograph Britain and Ireland project aims to collect geographically representative photographs and information for every square kilometre of Great Britain and Ireland. Since 2005, 12,759 contributors have submitted 5,507,422 images covering 277,166 grid squares, or 83.5% of the total…

British Pathe

This digital news archive offers previewing of items from the entire 3500 hour film archive which covers news, sport, social history and entertainment (1896 to 1970).

Images of England

This site has 300,000+ images of England’s built heritage from lamp posts to lavatories, phone boxes to toll booths plus thousands of bridges, historic houses and churches.