Parliament and the Slave Trade

'Parliament and the British Slave Trade 1600 - 1807' (www.parliament.uk/slavetrade) is a new website from the Parliamentary Archives, using original source material, interwoven with narrative from expert historians, to tell the story of Parliament's complex relationship with the British slave trade. The website enables visitors, anywhere in the world, to examine key documents, engage with the issues and voice their views.

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Newspapers on the Move

newspapersThe British Library announced in March 2007 major plans to move its historic newspaper collection from Colindale in North London to Boston Spa in Yorkshire. It is anticipated that by 2011 access to the Newspaper Library will be at St Pancras by means of microfilm or digital copies (referred to as surrogates), with access to the original documents being allowed only in exceptional circumstances.

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Titanic Passenger List Online

Titanic
To mark the 95th Anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic the passenger list is available on line.

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1911 Census Online

1911 census schedule front pageThe National Archives has announced that ScotlandOnline will partner the UK government´s official archive in the forthcoming project to put the 1911 census for England and Wales online.

 

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SOG Catalogue On-Line

The Society of Genealogists is pleased to announce that its Library Catagloue is now available on-line.

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