Archives for August 2009

West Country Genealogy

 

West Country AncestryThis website contains thousands of transcripts of parish registers in South East Somerset, Blackmore Vale, Dorset & Meneage area of Cornwall. The author is part of the Online Parish Clerk project. There are also directories and much more on this site. Recommended.

 

http://www.westcountrygenealogy.com/

 

Bath Record Office

 

Bath RO

 

Offers an online catalogue, advice for family historians and details of their current project concerning the Bath Georgian Newspapers 1770 – 1800. Bath was an important place during the Georgian period, readers of Jane Austen novels will be well acquainted with the city.

http://www.batharchives.co.uk/

 

 

 

 

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Old Maps online

 

Old Maps UK

 

An extensive range of digital historical maps with zoom in & out facility. These maps can be compared online with a modern OS map.

 

http://www.old-maps.co.uk/

 

 

 

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Multimaps

Worldwide maps are available from this website, rather like Google maps with a zoom in & out facility, a birds eye view and an aerial view. Only modern maps available on this site, but useful never the less.

 

Multimap

 

http://www.multimap.com

 

 

 

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1696 census of Sowton Devon

 

A transcript of this very rare early census for Sowton in Devon is available on the Genuki website.

Sowton 1696 census

 

 

 

 

http://genuki.cs.ncl.ac.uk/DEV/Sowton/Sowton1696.html

 

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