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CLICK HERE FOR Useful links to Historical resource websites.

Postby admin » 17 Mar 2008, 01:28

If you have any historical resource links you would like to share then please reply to this post with the link/s included. It would also be helpful if a short description of what may be found at the end of the link is included. Links submitted will be incorporated into this post and to keep things tidy the originals deleted. Please keep this thread just for links rather than for discussion.

This site is handy for military records.
http://www.cwgc.org/

RECORDS OFFICE
http://www.gro.gov.uk/gro/content/order ... ndex.asp#0

BIRTHS. MARRIAGES, and DEATHS (free)http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/

Directories. This site is run by Leicester University and includes directories from all over the Country. The database is searchable too, which is a great bonus!!! (Unless you are looking for a common name, then it is not!)
http://www.historicaldirectories.org/hd/

This site is for those of you that like maps! It includes the Enclosure and Tythe Maps as well as the OS map. There are also air photographs from 1946 and 1988.
http://www.historic-maps.norfolk.gov.uk ... plorer.asp

This one is the Norfolk Record Office searchable index. Great tool for us local historians.
http://nrocat.norfolk.gov.uk/DServe/DSe ... =Index.tcl

Hunstanton Old Postcards.
http://www.hunstantonholidays.co.uk/hun ... tcards.htm

Yes, I know, not Lynn, but Norwich. Worth a look though.
http://www.the-plunketts.freeserve.co.uk/

Site with lots of information on Lynn.
http://www.holycross.edu

This site is a fantastic resource for Norfolk history. This page is the entry for Lynn and has a complete transcript of the 1883 directory. Lots of references.
http://apling.freeservers.com/Villages/Lynn.htm

Lynn Quakers.
http://www.kingslynnquakers.co.uk/

This site includes a lot of information on Medieval Lynn.
http://www.trytel.com/~tristan/towns/lynn1.html

Norfolk Mills. Does what it says on the box!
http://www.norfolkmills.co.uk/windmills.html

Norfolk library online catalogue, handy to search for thos old pictures as well as those long out of print books etc.
http://norlink.norfolk.gov.uk/

Norfolk Pubs. A great site apart from the fact that most of the pubs on here are shut!!!
http://www.norfolkpubs.co.uk/kingslynn/kingind.htm

Roll of Honour, Norfolk War Memorials site.
http://www.roll-of-honour.com/Norfolk/index.html

ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE MAPS
http://www.heritage.norfolk.gov.uk/Map. ... mapScale=8

Fantastic site covers just about everything.
http://www.norfolk.gov.uk/onlinereferencelibrary

KINGS LYNN PRESERVATION TRUST.
http://www.thekingslynnptl.co.uk/

TWO VERY USEFUL LINKS, LOCAL SAILORS INFO.
The NRO has just added these documents to their online catalogue.
The indexes contain enough information to add to your family history
without even visiting Norwich and will cut down on your research time while in the NRO.

http://nrocat.norfolk.gov.uk/DServe/dse ... ch=(((text
and
http://nrocat.norfolk.gov.uk/DServe/dse ... ch=(((text

Lots of old maps of Norfolk, including Lynn & Marshland.

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.anc ... es/nfk.htm

Transcribed UK parish registers - free and easy to use - need volunteers.
http://www.freereg.org.uk

PUBS OF LYNN
http://www.norfolkpubs.co.uk/kingslynn/kingind.htm

NORFOLK PARISH REGISTERS ONLINE
http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsea ... 416598&w=0

NORFOLK POLICE HISTORY
http://www.norfolk.police.uk/aboutus/ourhistory.aspx


GREAT WAR FORUM
http://1914-1918.invisionzone.com/forums/index.php

St Nicholas's records
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.anc ... cholas.htm

LYNN NEWS
http://www.lynnnews.co.uk/lifestyle/digital-editions

Fantastic online resource
http://www.norfolksources.norfolk.gov.uk/

PATHE FILM CLIPS.
Using Norfolk as a search, will enable individual history resource.
http://www.britishpathe.com/

SHIPS LISTS
http://www.theshipslist.com/index.html


GREAT LOCAL FILMS
http://www.google.co.uk/url?sa=t&rct=j& ... 0277,d.ZWU


GREAT SITE FOR ANYONE LOOKING FO A CONVICT IN THEIR FAMILY
http://www.hawkesbury.net.au/claimaconvict/index.php

St Margarets baptisms 1830-1880 transcribed
http://tinstaafl.co.uk/nbp/Church_Pages ... rgaret.htm


http://tinstaafl.co.uk/nbp/Church_Pages/klynn_john.htm

Very useful link to maps
https://maps.nls.uk/os/6inch-england-and-wales/

LIST OF LYNN MAYORS
https://www.google.co.uk/url?sa=t&rct=j ... Qnd7WE-UmS
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