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24 Hour Museum
Gateway to over 2.500 UK museums, galleries and heritage attractions


4 Schools
Durham University Library's education zone. It aims to promote the study of the past by encouraging the use of primary source material

Access to Archives
Database catalogue that describes archives held throughout England, dating from the 990s to the present day

Annfield Plain Family History Society
Website from enthusiastic amateur genealogists wanting to learn more about their ancestors

Association of Northumberland Local History Studies - Members Societies
Information about members societies in the AMLHS website

British Library - Newspapers Collection
The national archive collections in the United Kingdom of British and overseas newspapers. The collections, which include popular magazines and periodicals, are made available in hard copy, in microform, and on CD-ROM in the Newspaper Reading Rooms in Colindale, north west London

Cleveland North Yorkshire & South Durham Family History Society
Cleveland North Yorkshire & South Durham Family History Society

Collections Trust
the new national advisory service for collections management managed by MDA in partnership with the Institute of Conservation

Community-archives.org
It's a meeting-place where archives can publicise their work and share their experiences

County Durham Record Office
Durham Record Office holds a large number of collections relating to the history of County Durham

DLI Museum and Durham Art Gallery
Information about the Durham Light Infantry Museum and exhibitions and events in the Durham Art Gallery

Durham Cathedral
Resources about the Cathedral, things to see and what's on

Durham County Council Events Database
Events listing from the Durham County Council Corporate Website

Durham County Council Mapping Help
Help pages from the Durham County Council website - for the GIS maps

Durham Information Guide
Online database offering information to help advice, community activities, services or products to help you enjoy a better life

Durham Miner Project
Website of the Durham Miner Project

Durham Miners Heritage Group
Durham Miners Heritage Group Website

Durham Mining Museum
Find out what the Museum has to offer.

Durham Record Office - Conservation
Information from the Durham Record Office website about conservation.

East Durham
East-Durham.co.uk is a Seaham based local history project designed to capture and preserve photographs, memories of past times and experiences before they are lost and forgotten.

England in Particular
Website from Common Ground, the charity which encourages you to stand up for your place.

Funding Information North East
FINE researches potential sources of funding for the voluntary and community sector in the North East of England and keeps organisations informed of funding opportunities

Gateshead Borough Police
Information on history and contact for Gateshead Police

GENUKI - Copyright
Information from UK and Ireland Genealogy website about copyright for family historians

Heritage Lottery Fund
The HLF enables communities to celebrate, look after and learn more about our diverse heritage

Historymatters.org.uk
History Matters - pass it on is all about raising awareness of the importance of history

Local Heritage Initiative
Website designed to help communities to celebrate their heritage

Local History Magazine - National Societies
Details of national societies from the Local History Magazine website

Museums, Libraries and Archives Councils
The Museums, Libraries and Archives Council (MLA) is the national development agency working for and on behalf of museums, libraries and archives and advising government on policy and priorities for the sector

National Archives
Records of the UK government from Domesday to the present

National Archives - Archon Directory
Part of the National Archives website, the ARCHON Directory includes contact details for record repositories in the UK and also for institutions elsewhere in the world which have substantial collections of manuscripts noted under the indexes to the National Register of Archives

National Archives - Caring for your Records
Information from the National Archives website about how to care for your personal records

National Archives - Catalogue
The Catalogue contains 9.5 million descriptions of documents from central government, courts of law and other UK national bodies, including records on family history, medieval tax, criminal trials, UFO sightings, the history of many countries and many other subjects

National Archives - Community Access to Archives Project
Information from the National Archives website about the practicalities of developing community-based online archive projects from start to finish and beyond

National Archives - Copyright
Information from the National Archives website about copyright

National Archives - Local History - Guide to Resources
Useful information about how to start local history research, from the National Archives website

National Archives - Palaeography
Web Tutorial from the National Archives website on Palaeography (the study of old handwriting)

NEMLAC - North East Museums Libraries and Archives Council
NEMLAC is the regional strategic development body for museums, libraries
and archives in the North East of England

Scottish Museums Council - Collections Care and Conservation Factsheets
Information from the Scottish Museums Council about care for your collections and conservation factsheets

Scottish Museums Council (SMC)
The Scottish Museums Council (SMC) is the membership organisation for local museums and galleries in Scotland. Their aim is to improve museum and gallery provision in Scotland for both local people and visitors

The Aycliffe 'Angels'
History of the Aycliffe Wartime Munitions workers - the 'Aycliffe Angels'

The National Archive
The National Archive was formed in 2003 from the Public Records Office and the Historic Manuscripts

The Six Townships Community History Group
local history of bedlingtonshire and wansbeck including mining covering bedlington, cambois, west sleekburn, east sleekburn, netherton and choppington

Tomorrow's History
A local studies site for the North East of England

Understandingslavery.com
Selected artefacts from museum collections, historical information organised into eight chronological themes

Voluntary Organisations' Network North East - Funding
Funding information from the VONNE website