1641 Irish Depositions
Fully searchable digital edition of the 1641 Depositions at Trinity College Dublin Library.
17th-18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers
Anglo-American Legal Tradition
Over 9 million images of manuscripts held at the National Archives UK, spanning 1176 to the end of Queen Victoria's reign; of broader interest than purely legal history
Bess of Harwick’s Letters
Bess of Harwick’s correspondence from c. 1550-1608.
British and Irish Furniture Makers Online
The mission of the BIFMO Project is to serve as the one-stop definitive resource for British and Irish furniture makers from the beginning of the 16th century to the onset of the Great War, by providing the details of furniture manufacturers and suppliers: their organising structures, their clientele, the material they produced and the services they provided.
British History Online
British History Online is a collection of nearly 1300 volumes of primary and secondary content relating to British and Irish history, and histories of empire and the British world.
80 percent of the content freely available
British Newspapers 1600-1900
Online newspaper collection.
British Printed Images
This website, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, makes available a database of thousands of prints and book illustrations from early modern Britain in fully-searchable form.
Broadside Ballads Online
Broadside Ballads Online presents a digital collection of English printed ballad-sheets from between the 16th and 20th centuries.
Casebooks Project (Simon Forman and Richard Napier)
Digitised casebooks of two late Tudor/early Stuart physician-astrologers.
Digitised collections of the papers of William and Robert Cecil.
Civil War Petitions
Database containing petitions to the state from veterans and their families for welfare payments as a result of injuries and bereavement sustained during the English Civil Wars.
Provides digital editions of the works of Margaret Cavendish.
Early Modern Manuscripts Online
Database provides transcriptions, metadata and images of manuscripts from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
Early Modern Women Research Network
The digital archive of the EMWRN presents online editions of women’s writing that circulated in a variety of forms in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
Searchable and browseable database offering extensive access to the web of correspondence between the greatest thinkers and writers of the long eighteenth century and their families and friends, bankers and booksellers, patrons and publishers. Coverage includes letters and documents, document sources such as manuscripts and early printed editions, scholarly annotations, and links to biographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, newspapers, and other online resources.
Incorporates the resources that were found in Early English Books Online (EEBO) and Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO).
Horace Walpole Correspondence
Searchable transcripts of 48 volumes of Horace Walpole's correspondence, plus other items related to the Walpole family.
Letters of Elizabeth Montagu
The letters can be downloaded as txt and xml files, and they can be browsed and read on this site.
London Lives 1690-1800: crime, poverty and social policy in the metropolis
A fully searchable edition of 240,000 manuscripts from eight archives and fifteen datasets, giving access to 3.35 million names.
The Newton Project
The Newton Project is a non-profit organization dedicated to publishing in full an online edition of all of Sir Isaac Newton’s (1642–1727) writings - whether they were printed or not.
Plantations in Ulster, 1600-41: a collection of documents
A colection of documents edited by R. J. Hunter
Proceedings of the Old Bailey online, 1674-1913
A fully searchable edition of the largest body of texts detailing the lives of non-elite people ever published, containing 197,745 criminal trials held at London's central criminal court.
Records of London’s Livery Companies online: apprentices and freemen 1400-1900
The aim of ROLLCO is to provide a fully searchable database of Livery Company membership over time.
|Records of the Scottish Parliament||A fully searchable database containing the proceedings of the Scottish parliament from the first surviving act of 1235 to the union of 1707.||Freely Available|
|Runaway Slaves in Britain||The Runaway Slaves in Eighteenth-Century Britain project has created a searchable database of well over eight hundred newspaper advertisements placed by masters and owners seeking the capture and return of enslaved and bound people who had escaped.||Freely Available|
Sancho, Ignatius. Letters of the late Ignatius Sancho (1784)
Site provides an introduction and digital copy of the 1784 editions of Sancho's published letters.
Comprises of a number of databases concerning the Atlantic slave trade between the 16th and 19th centuries.
|The Work Diaries of Robert Boyle||From this site you can view images and transcripts of the work diaries, search the workdiary texts, and access reference resources on places, people and books.||Freely Available|