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Online archives

Below is a list of some of the best online archive sites that would be of use to local and family historians.

We've selected these mostly by searching on the history section of the HUMBUL site and picking the ones that have most relevance to personal history researchers in the south east. You could conduct a similar search yourself using HUMBUL.


The Helpers system is developed as part of the Accessing our Archival and Manuscript Heritage project, at Senate House Library, University of London, funded by the Laser Foundation and the EARL Consortium. Please see the project website for further details.