United Kingdom & Ireland - England

The National Archives (UK) – First World War Portal

The National Archives holds the official UK government records of the First World War. This vast collection includes  documents, letters, diaries, maps and photographs. This portal offers easy access to what is available what ever your area of interest. Online…

Europeana 1914-1918 – untold stories & official histories of WW1

Explore stories, films and historical material about the First World War and contribute your own family history. Europeana 1914-1918 mixes resources from libraries and archives across the globe with memories and memorabilia from families throughout Europe. Browse by:  • Types-…

FamilySearch – London

The Historical Record Collections for the United Kingdom and Ireland include: • London Electoral Registers, 1847-1913 New

The Gazette

This site brings together the London, Edinburgh and Belfast Gazettes into one website. The Gazettes are the official newspapers of the United Kingdom government. This site offers state of the art combined searching of the Gazettes. You can search in…

Black Country History

This searchable website which allows users to find information about documents, maps, photographs, art works, objects and more held by archives and museums services within the Black Country which is an area located just to the west of Birmingham right…

The Keep

This archives centre offers access to the collections of the East Sussex Record Office, the Royal Pavilion & Museums Local History Collections and the University of Sussex Special Collections. There is online searching but access to the original varies from…

UK Genealogy Archives

This free site has a focus on the West Country (Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Cornwall, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire) but does include information for the Channel Islands, England, Isle of Man, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. The free online databases have original images…

PressReader

PressReader is a subscription site that provides access to 7,200+ current newspapers and magazines in 60 languages from 120 countries. Access is in full colour and page format on your desktop computer, tablet or phone. Apps are available for iOS,…

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…