Links to miscellaneous websites
AbookDirectory.com — Books directory and information on the web.
Adem Ltd — nationwide supply, service and consumables for all types of microfiche/microfilm equipment.
Stephen Archer's Genealogical Software Homepage including Genmap UK for producing maps by computer — reviewed in issue 63 of Local History Magazine (September/October 1997).
Bibliopolis books sells CDs, mainly facsimile reproductions of old local and family history books.
Black Dwarf & Lightmoor Press — industrial and transport history plus Forest of Dean local history.
Book Scanning — Convert books into a digital format, such as PDF, via our book scanning and conversion services.
Brambletye Publishing is a small press specialising in high quality local studies, mostly from the south east of England.
Perry Snow, from Canada, has written a book, called Neither Waif Nor Stray: The Search for a Stolen Identity about the experiences of his father, one of the thousands of children shipped overseas by British charities in the mistaken assumption that they would 'find a better life'. His website has details of the book and there is also a website for the The British Home Children as they are called in Canada.
Building Histories — Penny Olsen of The Research Workshop researches and writes histories of buildings.
Bygone Bristol — Bristol local history books and photographs.
Chapel Books, specialising in local and family history.
College-on-the-net is the collective name of a group of independent academic lecturers and specialist trainers who provide distance learning courses, including one on local history.
County Life Companion is a comprehensive guide to all things Norfok related.
Domesday Extracts offers access to 8,500 extracts from the Domesday Book that can be ordered digitally or in hard copy.
eGlobes.co.uk specialists in World Globes. Globes of all kinds, sizes and prices. Find the perfect gift we stock a range of globes; floorstanding, desktop, illuminated, education globes for children, gemstone globes, drinks cabinet globes. We also stock retro-style globes and inflatable globes and accessories.
England travel contains information on sights, hotels, restaurants, bars, what to do and what to see.
Antiques from English Trunk Show Company, Nantucket. The theme of the shop is English Cottage with a wide range of items including English transferware, antique china, tea caddies, teapots, framed botanicals, bathroom mirrors, other home decor and much much more.
Europe Regional Directory if you want to find links to football in the Faroe Islands or knitting with vegetable fibres in Moldova, and many other less esoteric subjects, then this extensive directory of links is the place to go.
50connect.co.uk — a portal for the over 50s.
Forum Ancient Coins has more than 2,500 ancient coins from a wide array of ancient cultures, including hundreds of coins from ancient Rome and Greece.
The Group Travel Company — a company specialising in education and general group travel, including specific historical tours to Northern France.
Heatons are a map and print specialist in Tisbury, Wiltshire with stock ranging from modern posters to antiquarian prints.
HOMEcycle — ' The social network site that connects people by focusing on a particular home. Build a community, upload photos, and share memories.'
Jayne Leighton accepts commissions to create original drawings, in pencil or pen and ink, from photographs. Visit Jayne's website, House and Town Drawings, for more information.
IBASE — specialist developer of image database management systems, digitisation and consultancy services for the heritage industry.
IBooknet is a co-operative of local, independent bookdealers, most of whom have stocks of local history books for areas throughout the UK and Ireland.
iBrain — 'picking the brain of the internet' — was developed in 2003 as an online resource to aid in searching the internet.
The Internet Genealogical Bookshop, run by Stuart Raymond.
John Townsend sells second-hand and antiquarian books, specialising in genealogy and local history.
Landmark Publishing offers visitors to their site an e-mail newsletter which gives details of new titles and news.
Love My Town is 'The UK Civic Pride Website'.
Mabels... Maintaining Bygone Times, For the over 50s in the UK, providing daily support & services, senior health & finance tips, nostalgic goods & gifts, pastimes, leisure, hobbies, crafts & mobility.
Max Bamber Photography has a restoration service for old or damaged photographs.
News Directory — a guide to English-language media on the Web.
Nottingham City Centre Church Group includes historical pages.
Old House Books sell Victorian and Edwardian maps and guide books.
Oxbow Books — publishers and distributors, specialising in archaeology, classic and mediaeval titles.
The Past and Present Press — a small independent local history publisher based in Bristol.
A Taste of the Peak District lists accommodation, activities and attractions in this popular destination for visitors.
Peak District Online is an extensive resource for information and details about all things concerning the Peak District, from eating out in the Peak District to its history, whether it's information on Holiday Cottages or simply the best place to tour.
Pics-4-Life is a photo restoration service.
Postscript Books by Mail — a new website from a well established mail order company.
RedDot Books is an online bookshop offering brand new quality arts and humanities titles at bargain prices, with discounts of up to 85%.
Reminiscene is a collection of vintage postcards, Cartes de Visite and Cabinet Portraits made available so that visitors can enjoy them.
The Robert Opie Collection — the world's largest collection relating to British nostalgia and advertising memorabilia.
The Sepia Views Collection of 1900s UK Photo images — Old Street Scenes of London and Towns & Villages of the South of England
Stenlake Publishing — specialist local history publishers based in Scotland.
Stevens Books stockist of books about Devon and Cornwall history from The Mint Press and Dr Todd Gray.
Sunnyfield — an image library of old photographs, specialising in Cheshire and North Wales.
Telling History is Maureen James's site about the services which she offers, using many techniques including living history, role-play, object handling, storytelling and practical activities.
Historical and Interesting Views of Tunbridge Wells is a site devoted to selling a CD which contains 1,300 photographs of Tunbridge Wells taken in 2003, about 1,000 old pictures of the town and a number of old maps, with zoom-in features.
The UK History Store sells local books, and DVDs which use archive films collected and donated by people and organisations and which offer a unique insight into the history of the towns featured in them.
VillageKey — a new website 'bringing together news, information and discussions on UK villages', including a family history section.
Debra Wagner Art is a site dedicated to Debra Wagner's paintings of historic scenes of Staffordshire Railways.
Anyone with an interest in canals and waterways should find www.waterscape.com of interest, It claims to be 'the new, comprehensive online leisure guide to Britain's canals and rivers'.