Links to national organisations

British Association for Local History.

The Institute of Historical Research and the History of Parliament Trust have launched a pilot website called British History Online which is a digital library of British historical resources for historians of Britain located worldwide.

The Chartered Institute of Library & Information Professionals.

English Heritage

The National Monuments Record is the public archive of English Heritage holding over 10 million photographs, records, plans, drawings, reports and publications covering England’s archaeology, architecture, social and local history.

The Folklore Society, founded 1878, is one of the world's oldest societies devoted to the study of folklore and the publication of folklore research.

The Historical Association.

The Institute of Historical Research.

Legacies is the BBC's local history website, although it is no longer being updated.

During its existence the Local Heritage Initiative awarded over £23million in grants to over 1,400 projects to celebrate their local heritage. This site is a national archive of the projects.

The Local Population Studies Society is a charity devoted to the promotion of historical demography in a local context.

The Society of Antiquaries of Scotland has launched a digital archive of its Proceedings and its out of print monographs. The archive comprises over 3,000 articles and book chapters on Scottish archaeology, architecture, history and material culture published between 1792 and 1998.

The Victoria County History. The VCH is currently running a Heritage Lottery-funded project called England's Past for Everyone (EPE). The project's Explore England's Past website provides free access to the local history materials produced by academics and volunteers as part of each county project. Resources include transcribed documents, images, text, and audio files that can be searched by location, theme, building type, time period, people and project.

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