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December 2005

Anchitell Grey's Debates of the House of Commons now complete

Dr Paul Seaward, 16 December 2005

With the launch of volumes 2, 5 and 6, this collection of accounts of parliamentary debates is now complete. Covering the period from 1667 to 1694, it includes debates in the Commons relating to a period of extensive foreign military conflict, the Exclusion Crisis, the accession of King James II, and the Glorious Revolution. These accounts complement the official record of the Commons Journal, and other 'unoffical' sources, such as the collections of Richard Chandler.

Religious houses in Somerset

Dr Peter Webster, 13 December 2005

With the launch of this volume for Somerset, the Victoria County History accounts of religious houses are now complete. Use the links below to access them, and our other medieval religious history resources, such as the Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae.

New Ordnance Survey maps for urban history

Dr Peter Webster, 12 December 2005

The Ordnance Survey maps (Epoch 1, scale 1:2,500) for selected urban centres are now live. These maps, published between 1870 and 1890, complement our existing holdings of OS maps at scale 1:10,560 as well as particular concentrations of textual resources. View maps for central London, Colchester, Coventry, Chester and Oxford at:

Survey of London vols 29 & 30 now live

Dr Peter Webster, 02 December 2005

These two volumes, the first part of the Survey's coverage of the parish of St James, Westminster, are now live. These volumes cover the part of the parish south of Piccadilly, between Haymarket and Green Park, and complement our other resources for the City of Westminster.