Periods > 18th century

Includes records of proceedings in Parliament, higher clergy, office holders in central government and the Survey of London.

House of Lords, Journal

The official record of proceedings in the House (1509-1793, 1830-2). 23 volumes.

Survey of London

Detailed studies of the capital's architecture and topography, since 1894. 43 volumes.

House of Commons, History and Proceedings of (Chandler)

Extensive verbatim accounts of Commons debates, 1660-1739, in 10 volumes. 8 volumes.

Higher Clergy of the Church of England [Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae, 1541-1857]

Records of bishops and higher clergy for the dioceses of England. 11 volumes.

Religious organisations, records of

Records of groups outside the Established church (18th and 19th centuries). 4 volumes.

Cardiff Records

Calendars and transcripts of medieval and early modern records. 5 volumes.

Calendar of State Papers, Domestic (William and Mary)

Eleven volumes, for the reigns of William and Mary and William singly from 1696. 2 volumes.

Acts of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland 1638-1842

An edition of the legislation of the Church of Scotland, prepared by a committee of the Church Law Society, convened by Thomas Pitcairn.

Historical Manuscripts Commission

Seven volumes from the Reports and Calendars series of the HMC. 6 volumes.

Port, trade, bridge and customs records

Records for London and Bristol (15th to 18th centuries.) 2 volumes.

The Aldermen of the City of LondonTemp. Henry III - 1912

Contains comprehensive lists of and biographical notes upon the aldermen of the City. It also includes extensive materials on the relationship of the various aldermen to the livery companies and to Parliament. Originally published in two volumes, it is here given in one.

London debating societies 1776-1799

Information on debates and their subjects, as listed in the London press. Reproduced by permission of the London Record Society.

Justice in eighteenth-century HackneyThe justicing notebook of Henry Norris and the Hackney petty sessions book

These two sources cover between them the period 1730 to 1753. Edited from MSS in the Greater London Record Office, by permission of the London Record Society.

London Politics 1713-1717Minutes of a Whig club 1714-1717, London Pollbooks 1713

The minutes of a Whig political club in the City of London, from a MS in the Guildhall Library. The Pollbooks record the voters in the General Election for London of 1713, (MS: Dr Jeremy Mitchell.) By permission of the London Record Society.

Register of the Freemen of the City of York: Vol. 21559-1759

Publications of the Surtees Society, vol. 102. The register records admissions to the freedom of the city, arranged chronologically by regnal year. This second volume covers the period from the accession of Elizabeth I to the death of George II.

Registrum Statutorum et Consuetudinum Ecclesiae Cathedralis Sancti Pauli Londiniensis

The collected statutes, charters, privileges, customs and other documents relating to St Paul's cathedral in London, from the earliest years of the church until the nineteenth century. Much of the text is in Latin, some of which is given an English translation.

Middlesex county records. Calendar of Sessions Books 1689-1709

A calendar of writs, indictments, recognizances, orders and memoranda from the Sessions Books for Middlesex. The volume includes a substantial introductory essay by the editor.

The records of St. Bartholomew's priory & St. Bartholomew the Great, West Smithfield: volume 2

The post-Reformation history of the church and parish. Includes a detailed account of the fabric of the church, its monuments and memorials, and parochial records. Also contains a chronological account of the church and its rectors. Substantial appendices detail the nineteenth-century restoration of the church building.

Royal Commission on Historical Monuments

The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England 34 volumes.

The Barrington Papers, volume 1Publications of the Navy Records Society, vol. 77

Selections from the papers of Admiral the Hon. Samuel Barrington. They include: his early Order Books; a private letter book; his Journal, and several other papers. Together they relate to the period from 1747 to 1799.

Dictionary of Traded Goods and Commodities, 1550-1820

A dictionary of nearly 4,000 terms found used in documents relating to trade and retail in early modern Britain. It represents part of a larger dataset produced by the Dictionary Project at the University of Wolverhampton, by whose kind permission it is reproduced here.

Victoria County History: Oxfordshire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 14 volumes.

Hasted, History of Kent

The second edition of Edward Hasted's history, published between 1797 and 1801. 12 volumes.

Victoria County History: Middlesex

The local history of the county, organised by parish. 12 volumes.

Victoria County History: Wiltshire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 14 volumes.

Blomefield's History of Norfolk

'An Essay towards a Topographical History', (11 vols, 1805-) 11 volumes.

Statutes of the Realm: volume 71695-1701

Statutes passed into law under William III, including the Civil List Act of 1697 and the Act of Settlement of 1701.

Victoria County History: Cambridgeshire

The local history of the county, including the Isle of Ely, organised by parish. 7 volumes.

Victoria County History: Essex

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 7 volumes.

Victoria County History: Gloucestershire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 7 volumes.

Victoria County History: Somerset

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 7 volumes.

Victoria County History: Sussex

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 7 volumes.

Victoria County History: Yorkshire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 7 volumes.

Old and New London (Thornbury & Walford)

Surveys London and Westminster and their environs (6 volumes, 1878). 6 volumes.

Victoria County History: Lancashire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 6 volumes.

Victoria County History: Staffordshire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 6 volumes.

Victoria County History: Warwickshire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 6 volumes.

Environs of London (Lysons)

Lysons' account of London within twelve miles of the city (4 volumes, 1796). 4 volumes.

Magna Britannia (Lysons)

A topographical account of the counties of Great Britain. (Vols 3-6, 1814-22). 4 volumes.

Records of Westmorland

Medieval and early modern records of the Baronies of Kendale and Appleby. 4 volumes.

Thoroton's History of Nottinghamshire

As amplified by John Throsby (1790). 3 volumes.

Topographical dictionaries (Lewis)

A series of dictionaries for England, Scotland and Wales (1846-9). 3 volumes.

Victoria County History: Buckinghamshire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 3 volumes.

Victoria County History: Hampshire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 3 volumes.

Victoria County History: Northamptonshire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 3 volumes.

Victoria County History: Shropshire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 3 volumes.

History and Antiquities of Durham (Surtees)

Four volumes (1820). 2 volumes.

Victoria County History: Bedfordshire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 2 volumes.

Victoria County History: Berkshire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 2 volumes.

Victoria County History: Cheshire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 2 volumes.

Victoria County History: Huntingdonshire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 2 volumes.

Victoria County History: Leicestershire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 2 volumes.

Victoria County History: Surrey

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 2 volumes.

Victoria County History: Worcestershire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 2 volumes.

Historical Account of Newcastle-upon-TyneIncluding the Borough of Gateshead

The 'Descriptive and Historical Account of the Town and County of Newcastle-upon-Tyne' by the Newcastle author and publisher Eneas Mackenzie. It contains historical and contemporary accounts of the religious, civic, educational and cultural buildings and institutions of the city in the early nineteenth century.

A New History of LondonIncluding Westminster and Southwark

Noorthouck's 'New History' falls into two parts. The first is a narrative history of London from the Roman period until the 1770s. The second gives accounts of the present state of the City (organised by ward), and of much of Westminster, Southwark and Lambeth. It also includes an Appendix of charters and statutes relating to the City, and lists of mayors, bishops and other officers.

The History and Antiquities of the County of Suffolk: volume 1

Describes the parishes in the three hundreds of Wangford, Mutford and Lothingland, in the north-east of the county.

A History of the County of Durham: Volume 3

Covers the cathedral city of Durham, including an account of the cathedral itself. Also covers Stockton ward in the south-east of the county (bordering North Yorkshire) including Hartlepool and Stockton on Tees.

A History of the County of Hertford: volume 3

Covers the northern and eastern parts of the county, including accounts of Baldock, Bishop's Stortford, Hitchin and Letchworth, as well as the county town of Hertford.

A History of the County of Rutland: Volume 2

Contains accounts of all the parishes of the four hundreds of Rutland, along with the soke of Oakham.

Alumni Oxonienses 1500-1714

This volume lists members of the University of Oxford from 1500 to 1714, along with brief biographical details such as ecclesiastical positions held and family relationships among the alumni.

Office Holders in Modern Britain

Listings of holders of offices in central government (17th-19th centuries). 9 volumes.