Periods > 19th century

Includes Ordnance Survey maps, records of higher clergy, and the Survey of London and other sources relating to civic government and urbanisation.

Survey of London

Detailed studies of the capital's architecture and topography, since 1894. 42 volumes.

Higher Clergy of the Church of England [Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae, 1541-1857]

Records of bishops and higher clergy for the dioceses of England. 11 volumes.

House of Lords, Journal

The official record of proceedings in the House (1509-1793, 1830-2). 3 volumes.

Office Holders in Modern Britain

Listings of holders of offices in central government (17th-19th centuries). 10 volumes.

Cardiff Records

Calendars and transcripts of medieval and early modern records. 4 volumes.

The Aldermen of the City of LondonTemp. Henry III - 1912

Contains comprehensive lists of and biographical notes upon the aldermen of the City. It also includes extensive materials on the relationship of the various aldermen to the livery companies and to Parliament. Originally published in two volumes, it is here given in one.

Religious organisations, records of

Records of groups outside the Established church (18th and 19th centuries). 2 volumes.

Acts of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland 1638-1842

An edition of the legislation of the Church of Scotland, prepared by a committee of the Church Law Society, convened by Thomas Pitcairn.

London Radicalism 1830-1843A selection of the papers of Francis Place

Selections from the papers of this central figure in London radical politics, now housed in the British Library.

Registrum Statutorum et Consuetudinum Ecclesiae Cathedralis Sancti Pauli Londiniensis

The collected statutes, charters, privileges, customs and other documents relating to St Paul's cathedral in London, from the earliest years of the church until the nineteenth century. Much of the text is in Latin, some of which is given an English translation.

The records of St. Bartholomew's priory & St. Bartholomew the Great, West Smithfield: volume 2

The post-Reformation history of the church and parish. Includes a detailed account of the fabric of the church, its monuments and memorials, and parochial records. Also contains a chronological account of the church and its rectors. Substantial appendices detail the nineteenth-century restoration of the church building.

Maps (Ordnance Survey)

The complete 1:10,560 series, and 1:2,500 maps for selected areas (Epoch 1). 2 volumes.

Royal Commission on Historical Monuments

The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England 34 volumes.

Victoria County History: Oxfordshire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 14 volumes.

Victoria County History: Middlesex

The local history of the county, organised by parish. 12 volumes.

Victoria County History: Wiltshire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 14 volumes.

Blomefield's History of Norfolk

'An Essay towards a Topographical History', (11 vols, 1805-) 11 volumes.

Victoria County History: Cambridgeshire

The local history of the county, including the Isle of Ely, organised by parish. 7 volumes.

Victoria County History: Essex

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 7 volumes.

Victoria County History: Gloucestershire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 7 volumes.

Victoria County History: Somerset

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 7 volumes.

Victoria County History: Sussex

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 7 volumes.

Victoria County History: Yorkshire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 7 volumes.

Old and New London (Thornbury & Walford)

Surveys London and Westminster and their environs (6 volumes, 1878). 6 volumes.

Victoria County History: Lancashire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 6 volumes.

Victoria County History: Staffordshire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 6 volumes.

Victoria County History: Warwickshire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 6 volumes.

Environs of London (Lysons)

Lysons' account of London within twelve miles of the city (4 volumes, 1796). 4 volumes.

Records of Westmorland

Medieval and early modern records of the Baronies of Kendale and Appleby. 4 volumes.

Thoroton's History of Nottinghamshire

As amplified by John Throsby (1790). 3 volumes.

Topographical dictionaries (Lewis)

A series of dictionaries for England, Scotland and Wales (1846-9). 3 volumes.

Victoria County History: Buckinghamshire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 3 volumes.

Victoria County History: Hampshire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 3 volumes.

Victoria County History: Northamptonshire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 3 volumes.

Victoria County History: Shropshire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 3 volumes.

Hasted, History of Kent

The second edition of Edward Hasted's history, published between 1797 and 1801. 2 volumes.

History and Antiquities of Durham (Surtees)

Four volumes (1820). 2 volumes.

Victoria County History: Bedfordshire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 2 volumes.

Victoria County History: Berkshire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 2 volumes.

Victoria County History: Cheshire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 2 volumes.

Victoria County History: Huntingdonshire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 2 volumes.

Victoria County History: Leicestershire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 2 volumes.

Victoria County History: Surrey

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 2 volumes.

Victoria County History: Worcestershire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 2 volumes.

Historical Account of Newcastle-upon-TyneIncluding the Borough of Gateshead

The 'Descriptive and Historical Account of the Town and County of Newcastle-upon-Tyne' by the Newcastle author and publisher Eneas Mackenzie. It contains historical and contemporary accounts of the religious, civic, educational and cultural buildings and institutions of the city in the early nineteenth century.

The History and Antiquities of the County of Suffolk: volume 1

Describes the parishes in the three hundreds of Wangford, Mutford and Lothingland, in the north-east of the county.

A History of the County of Durham: Volume 3

Covers the cathedral city of Durham, including an account of the cathedral itself. Also covers Stockton ward in the south-east of the county (bordering North Yorkshire) including Hartlepool and Stockton on Tees.

A History of the County of Hertford: volume 3

Covers the northern and eastern parts of the county, including accounts of Baldock, Bishop's Stortford, Hitchin and Letchworth, as well as the county town of Hertford.

A History of the County of Rutland: Volume 2

Contains accounts of all the parishes of the four hundreds of Rutland, along with the soke of Oakham.

A Dictionary of London

Historical notes of streets and buildings in the City of London, including references to other relevant sources.

Dictionary of Traded Goods and Commodities, 1550-1820

A dictionary of nearly 4,000 terms found used in documents relating to trade and retail in early modern Britain. It represents part of a larger dataset produced by the Dictionary Project at the University of Wolverhampton, by whose kind permission it is reproduced here.