United Kingdom & Ireland - Scotland

Addressing History

A searchable, historical database of the people of Edinburgh, Scotland. This project has combined data from digitised historical Scottish Post Office Directories with historical maps. The project has focused on three eras of Edinburgh mapping and Post Office Directories (1784-1785;…

ScotlandsPlaces

ScotlandsPlaces offers placename searches across databases from Historic Environment Scotland, National Records of Scotland and National Library of Scotland. Enter a place name into the search box or select a county from the map or list. Some of the extensive…

National Library of Scotland

National Library of Scotland The Digital Gallery allows you to view digitised material from the collections including thousands of maps 1560-1928, medical history of British India, golf in Scotland 1457-1744, photographs and much more. There is also online access to…

Archives Hub

Use the Archives Hub to find unique sources for your research.  Search across descriptions of archives, including links to digital content, held at over 300 institutions across the UK.

The Coal Mining History Resource Centre on Archive.is

This site covers the history of coal mining in the UK. It includes a glossary of mining terms, photographs, maps and much more. The searchable National Database of Mining Deaths in Great Britain by Ian Winstanley lists 164,000+ names. There…

ProQuest Historical Newspapers

This collection includes searchable full text, page and article images. Those with a # have an additional year of content added annually. Titles for the United Kingdom, Ireland and other countries include: • Chinese Newspapers Collection 1832-1953 (23 English titles)* • The…

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

This site commemorates the 1.7 million men and women of the Commonwealth forces who died during the two world wars. These include  Australian, Canadian, Indian, New Zealand, South African and United Kingdom forces. The Find War Dead casualty database lists…

National Library of Australia – eResources

The National Library of Australia eResources offers free home access to 212+ subscription databases to all residents of Australia. You need a National Library card and you can apply online. The card will be mailed to you within 5-10 working…