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19th century British Library newspapers19th century British Library Newspapers

Of great interest to local and family historians, this collection contains regional and local newspapers of nineteenth and early twentieth century Britain.

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AncestryAncestry

Trace your family tree using the UK Census information; birth, marriage and death records; and parish and probate records.

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John Johnson CollectionJohn Johnson Collection

Access to thousands of items selected from the John Johnson Collection of Printed Ephemera.

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Oxford American National Biography OnlineAmerican National Biographies

Over 19,000 biographies of significant, influential or notorious figures from American history.

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Oxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford Dictionary of National Biography

The nation's authoritative biographical source of 55,000 biographies of people who shaped the history of the British Isles and beyond.

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The Times Digital Archive 1785 - 2012Times digital archive

The complete Times newspaper in facsimile. Fully searchable – a fascinating record of 200 years of world news coverage.

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Who's Who & Who Was Who#

The essential directory of the noteworthy and influential in all walks of life, in the UK and worldwide.

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