Links for Historians

19th Century Immigration Records to Britain

American and Railway and Steamship Guide-1853

Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine
British History Online
Bruce Bassett-Powell’s Uniformology

Century Past’s Free Online Library – A library from the 1920s, of public domain books
Clergy of the Church of England Database (1540-1835)
Courting the Victorian Woman
Currency Converter

Dance Manuals from the 1700 and 1800s
Database of Court Officers 1660-1837
Database of Mid-Victorian Wood-engraved Illustrations
Digital Bodleian
Digitized Map of London (1790s)
Discovering Literature: Romantics and Victorians

French Images from the French Revolution

Genealogy for U.S. and British Isles – books on surname origins, vital statistics, parish records, census records, passenger lists of vessels, and other historical and biographical documents.
Glossary of Hats

Historical Marker Database
“Historical” Myths Busted: The Ton
Horse Facts

Images of the French Revolution
Inflation Calculator

Locating London’s Past – Digital resources relating to early modern and eighteenth-century London.
London Magazine

MapCo – A variety of highly collectable 18th and 19th century maps and plans of London, British Isles, and Australia.
Maps of England, Wales, Scotland, etc.
Manuscripts and Special Collections at Nottingham University 
Montgomery Ward Catalog – Spring and Summer 1875

Novels Reviewed Database, 1790-1820 (NRD)
Ngram Tool – Fabulous tool that helps you determine if a word or phrase was in use during a certain time period.

Old Maps of Paris
Old Weather: Whaling
Online Etymology

Picturing Places – The British Library’s history of topographical views in pictures
Proceedings of Old Bailey – 1674 to 1913

Records of the Chief Secretary of Ireland’s Office – Original source material for research into Ireland in the nineteenth and early twentieth century.

Servants in Victorian England
Surname Database-Database of surname meanings and origins.
Surname Distribution Map
The European Library – A database of newspapers.
The London Stage 1660-1800, includes casts, calendar of plays and entertainments, etc.

UK Medical Heritage Portal – Search and view collection of digitzed European medical publications from the nineteenth century
UK Military Collection
United States Online Historical Directories

Victorian Mourning Garbs
Victorian Wage Scale for Servants

Welsh Newspapers Online
What Day is This Date? Know what day of the week it was from any year.