Research Links

Here are some shortcuts to websites which are useful for the researcher.

An excellent starting point for the researcher is It tells you which Archive is holding the record if it is not in the National Archive.

A good site run by the Institute of Historical Research – (you may have to pay for premium content).

If you researching London people and events this is a useful website although much of their data has yet to be digitised.

The Society of Genealogists has a reasonable catalogue which you can search here. Full access is reserved for members.

The Online Historical Population Reports (OHPR) collection provides online access to the complete Population Census reports for Britain and Ireland from 1801 to 1937.

The Hampshire Record Office is always worth a visit but search their catalogue before you travel.

The British Newspaper Archive is a subscription site

The Clergy of the Church of England database is very useful.

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