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ACADEMIC INSTITUTIONS

Leicester University

Nottingham University

School of English Studies (University of Nottingham)

Knuston Hall Residential College for Adult Education (Northamptonshire County Council) NEW

Durham University

Centre for Regional and Local Historical Research (University of Teeside) NEW

North East England History Institute (NEEHI - formerly at University of Durham, now based in Newcastle-upon-Tyne) NEW

Bodleian Library (University of Oxford)

The British Library

National Portrait Gallery

L.S.E. Library (London School of Economics & Political Science)

Manchester University

Institute of Historical Research (School of Advanced Study, University of London)

Victoria County Histories (VCH)  (Institute of Historical Research, School of Advanced Study, University of London)

 

LOCAL AUTHORITIES (including museums & parks services)

LEICESTERSHIRE & RUTLAND

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Leicester City Council

Leicestershire County Council

Leicestershire Rural Partnership

Rutland County Council

MIDLANDS, East

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Derby City Council

Derbyshire County Council

Lincoln City Council

Lincolnshire County Council

Northampton Borough Council

Northamptonshire County Council

Nottingham City Council

Nottinghamshire County Council

 

MIDLANDS, West

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Warwickshire County Council

Birmingham Central Library

Coventry City Council

Coventry Local Studies Library

Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Archive Service

Walsall Local History Centre

Wolverhampton Archives & Local Studies

 

HISTORIC BUILDINGS & SITES

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Saint Martin's Cathedral Church, Leicester (Diocese of Leicester, Church of England)

Merevale Abbey and Parish Church [Atherstone, Warwickshire] NEW

Polesworth Abbey

Donnington le Heath Manor House (Leicestershire County Council) NEW

Abbey Park, Leicester (Leicester City Council) NEW

Welford Road Cemetery, Leicester (Leicester City Council) NEW

Ashby-de-la-Zouch Castle (English Heritage) [Leicestershire] NEW

Jewry Wall, Leicester (English Heritage) [Leicestershire] NEW

Kirby Muxloe Castle (English Heritage) [Leicestershire] NEW

Lyddington Bede House (English Heritage) [Rutland] NEW

Rushton Triangular Lodge (English Heritage) [Northamptonshire] NEW

Staunton Harold Church (National Trust) [Leicestershire] NEW

Ulverscroft Nature Reserve (National Trust) [Leicestershire] NEW

Calke Abbey (National Trust) [Derbyshire] NEW

Kedleston Hall (National Trust) [Derbyshire] NEW

Foxton Locks (Foxton Locks Partnership) [Leicestershire] - History page NEW

The Buildings of Hinckley

Bede's World - the Museum of Early Medieval Northumbria at Jarrow [Tyne and Wear] NEW

St Paul's Monastery, Jarrow (English Heritage) [Tyne and Wear] NEW

Sutton Hoo, Suffolk (National Trust) NEW

Sutton Hoo Society NEW

Friends of All Saints' Church, Brixworth [Northamptonshire]

Historic Stowe - Buckingham, England Great country house and garden (Stowe School)

Nottingham Castle NEW

"Battlefield Railway" (former Ashby and Nuneaton Railway) NEW

Great Central Railway NEW

The Proceedings of the Old Bailey London 1674 to 1834 (University of Hertfordshire and University of Sheffield)

See also:

Bosworth Battlefield

SOCIETIES and ASSOCIATIONS

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Leicestershire Archaeological and Historical Society

Leicester Literary and Philosophical Society

Leicestershire Historic Churches Preservation Trust

Leicestershire and Rutland Family History Society

Enderby Heritage Group

"Beehive" Community website ("Thisisleicestershire" website - Leicester Mercury) NEW

Swannington Heritage Trust

Birmingham and Midland Society for Genealogy and Heraldry (BMSGH) [covering Staffordshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire]

Civic Heraldry of England & Wales

Nuneaton and North Warwickshire Family History Society

British Association for Local History (BALH)

The Church Monuments Society

Ecclesiological Society - Church architecture & history

The Churches Conservation Trust NEW

Historic Churches Preservation Trust NEW

Council for British Archaeology (CBA)

Royal Archaeological Institute

Institute of Field Archaeologists [currently this website is best seen using Microsoft Internet Explorer]

Society for Medieval Archaeology NEW

English Place-Name Society (c/o Institute of Name Studies, University of Nottingham)

Historical Association [Branches in the Midlands Region include Nottingham, Northampton, Rugby, Nuneaton, Birmingham, Coventry and Mid Warwickshire]

National Trust (NT)

Vernacular Architecture Group NEW

Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB)

Midland Wind and Water Mills Group

Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Record Office (Stratford-upon-Avon)

The Thoroton Society of Nottinghamshire

"The Union Makes Us Strong": TUC History Online (London Metropolitan University and Trades Union Congress)

Working Class Movement Library (WCML), Salford

Victorian Society

NATIONAL AUTHORITIES

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AHRC (Arts and Humanities Research Council) formerly AHRB (Arts and Humanities Research Board)

British Museum

College of Arms

English Heritage (incorporating the Royal Commission for Historic Monuments for England)

The National Archives (incorporating the former Public Records Office (PRO) and Historic Manuscripts Commission)

Portable Antiquities Scheme

PUBLISHERS and BOOKSELLERS

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"British Archaeology" Journal (Council for British Archaeology)

"BBC History" Magazine

"Current Archaeology" Magazine

"Midland History" Journal (Centre for Birmingham and Midlands History, University of Birmingham)

"The Local Historian" Magazine (BALH)

"Local History" Magazine (The Local History Press Ltd, Nottingham)

Brewin Books Ltd - Publishers of Midland Regional Interest

Cambridge University Press - Leading Academic Publishers

Kairos Press - "Local interest books from Leicestershire’s premiere local book publisher"

Oxbow Books

Oxford University Press - Leading Academic Publishers

Phillimore - British Local and Family History Books

Shire Books

Sutton Publishing

Tempus Publishing 

Amazon - Internet Booksellers

"This is Leicestershire" ("Leicester Mercury" newspaper website)

Leicestershire Villages (Leicester Rural Partnerships - group of mainly official bodies including Leicestershire County Council NEW)

MASS MEDIA (television and radio broadcasters)

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BBC (BBCi - History home page)

Practical History

Channel Four (History home page)

History Channel - digital television service

 

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