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Genealogical Guides[edit | edit source]
Several guides have been written about family history research in London.
- Dunn, Phillip B. A Guide to Ancestral Research in London. Salt Lake City, Utah: Mountainland Printing & Marketing, c1987, 1992. FHL Book 942.1/L1 D27d.
- Raymond, Stuart A. London and Middlesex: A Genealogical Bibliography. 2 vols. Birmingham, UK: Federation of Family History Societies, c1997. FHL Books 942.1 D27r 1997 v. 1-v. 2.
- Taylor, Neville C. The City of London & Middlesex: Parish Registers, Nonconformist Registers, Marriage Licences, Monumental Inscriptions. London: Society of Genealogists, c2002. FHL Book 942.1/L1 D23tb no. 13.
- Webb, Cliff. A List of Books and Articles about London and Middlesex Places: Including Metropolitan Surrey. Woking, UK: West Surrey Family History Society, c1998. FHL Book 942.21 H25w no. 39.
- Webb, Cliff. Genealogical Research in Late Victorian and Edwardian London. West Surrey Family History Society, c1999. 942.21 H25w no. 15 1999.
- Webb, Cliff. Genealogical Research in Victorian London. West Surrey Family History Society, 2000. FHL Book 942.21 H25w no. 6 2000.
- Webb, Cliff. My Ancestors were Londoners: A Guide to London Sources for Family Historians. London: Society of Genealogists, 2009. FHL Book 942.1/L1 D27w 2009.
- Webb, Cliff. London and Middlesex. London: Society of Genealogists Enterprises Ltd., c1995. FHL Book 942 D27ste v. 9 pt. 5. Guide to London parish registers and bishop's transcripts.
OId Travel Guides[edit | edit source]
- Microcosm of London (1808-1811) includes sketches of many well-known places in London.
- Collins' Illustrated Guide to London (1873) includes sketches and descriptions of Victorian London.
Histories[edit | edit source]
- George, M. Dorothy. London Life in the Eighteenth Century. Chicago, 1965.
- Weinreb, Ben and Christopher Hibbert, eds. London Encyclopaedia. London, 1983.
Websites[edit | edit source]
- Stuck in London: resources at the Society of Genealogists and elsewhere. Power Point slides by Else Churchill, Genealogist of the Society of Genealogists.
- London Genealogy on Genuki. Guide to London genealogical research.
- City of London Resources at the Society of Genealogists Library. Guide to London family history resources at the Library.
- London Metropolitan Archives Information Leaflets. Guides to various London family history sources at the Archives.
- Guildhall Library Leaflets. Guides to various London family history sources at the Library.
- London Ancestors. Maps, church sketches, newspapers, history, research guide.
- London Lives 1690 to 1800 ~ Crime, Poverty and Social Policy in the Metropolis
- Connected Histories - British History Sources, 1500-1900. Searches Old Bailey Online, London Lives, and other London databases in one step.
- Locating London's Past
- London's Past Online - Bibliography of British and Irish History. Exhaustive list of 40,000+ London histories categorized by topic. Subscription required.
References[edit | edit source]
- Thanks to Audrey Collins's blog post for this reference: 'Those Places Thursday - Collins Illustrated Guide to London,' The Family Recorder, 9 December 2011, http://thefamilyrecorder.blogspot.com/2011/12/those-places-thursday-collins.html, accessed 1 August 2012.