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History: a guide to resources

A selective list of freely available web resources relating to history selected by our experts. 

Access to Archives (A2A)
AIM25 (Archives in London and the M25 area)
Archives Hub
Archives Network Wales
British History Online (IHR and History of Parliament Trust)
Connected Histories
Domesday Book (National Archives)
European Historical Bibliographies
European History Primary Sources
Gazettes online (London, Edinburgh and Belfast Gazettes)
Guide to history libraries and collections in London
In the first person - an index to letters, diaries, oral histories and personal narratives
Irish History Online
National Archives (Bringing together the Public Record Office and the Historical Manuscripts Commission)
National Register of Archives
Prosopography of Anglo-Saxon England (PASE)
Raphael Samuel History Centre
Research guides (National Register of Archives)
Scottish Archive Network
Victoria county history
Vision of Britain through time

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