Index of /docs/General genealogy help

Here are a few public domain lists and tables we've used over the years, not all our own work but very British.

[ICO] File Name Last Modified Size Description of Contents

[PARENTDIR] Parent Directory      
[HTM] Our Genealogy bookmarks.html 2013-08-25 19:09   3.1K   Mostly free British resources we use in our research

[TXT] A British History with interesting Genealogy dates.txt     2013-09-07 19:10   73K   From the middle ages through to 1990
[TXT] Several hundred other useful historical Dates.txt 2013-09-21 03:08   75K   Notable World events, 43AD through to 2012

[TXT] Some English Census stats for "Hyatt".txt 2013-08-22 21:55   1.1K   All you wanted to know about the Hyatt name in the UK census
[TXT] Census occupations explained.txt 2013-08-22 21:55   74K   From 'Acater' to 'Zoographer' and everything else in between
[TXT] Chapman County Codes.txt 2013-09-07 19:10   20K   3-letter codes for the traditional administrative divisions in the UK
[TXT] Common Abbreviations.txt 2013-09-07 19:10   20K   Some abbreviations in common genealogical use
[TXT] First name diminutives.txt 2013-09-07 19:10   6.6K   Some common first names and their many diminutives

[TXT] Guide to early aspects of marriage and family life.txt 2013-09-11 15:22   12K   Adoptions, Divorces, Wife selling and more fun
[TXT] Guide to Beer, Cider, Gin and Alehouses.txt 2013-09-15 04:00   16K   Medieval inns, taverns and ale houses
[TXT] Guide to being Dead and Buried.txt 2013-09-14 17:28   22K   A medieval English view of mortality, death and burial customs
[TXT] Guide to early Tithes and Taxes.txt 2013-09-12 20:08   13K   Tithing, Hearth tax, Window tax and just more taxes

[TXT] Medieval Lords and Ladies.txt 2013-10-12 19:06   9.9K   Medieval Noblemen and Noblewomen and their lives
[TXT] Peasants and their Farms.txt 2013-09-17 16:24   9.8K   Medieval commoners, serfs and peasants at work
[TXT] English Farming timeline.txt 2013-09-17 16:24   51K   A timeline of the British countryside and farming
[TXT] The peasants revolt.txt 2013-10-11 15:47   6.5K   The 'Peasants’ Revolt' which took place in June 1381

[TXT] Medieval Health and Medicine.txt 2013-09-17 16:24   7.8K   Superstition and ignorance reigned during the Middle Ages
[TXT] A British Epidemic timeline.txt 2013-08-22 21:55   12K   The Black death of 1348 to the 1919 Influenza pandemic
[TXT] Food and Medicinal terms.txt 2013-08-22 21:55   18K   A medieval cooking glossary
[TXT] The Great Famine of 1315.txt 2013-10-11 15:47   9.1K   The Great European Famine of 1315 to 1317
[TXT] The Black Death of 1348.txt 2013-10-11 16:33   12K   The Black Death epidemic of 1348 to 1350
[TXT] Sweating Sickness 1485.txt 2013-10-11 15:47   7.3K   The Sweating Sickness arrived with Henry VII's reign
[TXT] Older Medical terms.txt 2013-08-22 21:55   18K   A glossary of some older and obscure medical terms
[TXT] Victorian Opium.txt 2013-10-13 12:57   11K   One of the darker sides of Victorian London
[TXT] Medieval Diet.txt 2013-10-11 15:47   8.4K   Food changed considerably during the Middle Ages

[TXT] Ordinary Lives A Hundred Years Ago.txt 2015-04-08 16:15   5.7K   Extracts from Ordinary Lives A Hundred Years Ago, by Carol Adams
[TXT] Poor Law Guardians and Overseers.txt 2013-09-13 20:42   7.7K   The officials who performed the assessment of the poor-rates
[TXT] Workhouse and Poor Law timeline.txt 2013-09-08 20:09   23K   Workhouse history and regulation 1344 to 1948
[TXT] Early English Parish Workhouses.txt 2013-09-08 20:09   45K   Knatchbull's 1723 Act introduced the 'workhouse test'
[TXT] The Victorian London slums.txt 2013-09-21 17:11   22K   The old Nichol, St Giles and other 'Rookeries'

[TXT] The Anglo-Saxons invade Britain.txt 2013-09-28 15:33   5.5K   The Anglo-Saxon invasions 450 to 1066
[TXT] The Normans invade Britain.txt 2013-09-28 15:33   17K   The Norman conquest of England began on 28 September 1066
[TXT] The Vikings invade Britain.txt 2013-09-28 15:33   5.7K   The First Viking raid on England was in 793

[TXT] Kings and Queens of England and Britain.txt 2015-07-01 14:22   39K   A full timeline of the Kings and Queens of England and Britain
[TXT] Kings and Queens of Scotland.txt 2015-07-01 14:22   14K   A full timeline of the Kings and Queens of Scotland
[TXT] Kings and Queens of Mercia.txt 2015-07-01 14:22   19K   A full timeline of the Kings and Queens of Mercia
[TXT] Kings and Queens of Wessex.txt 2015-07-01 14:22   30K   A full timeline of the Kings and Queens of Wessex
[TXT] Kings and Princes of Wales.txt 2015-07-01 14:22   1.8K   A full timeline of the Kings and Queens of Wales
[TXT] Prime Ministers of Britain.txt 2015-07-01 14:22   2.9K   A full list of all the Prime Ministers of Britain

[TXT] Domesday Book.txt 2013-09-21 02:50   3.2K   Domesday Book of 1086 is Britain's most famous public record
[TXT] Magna Carta.txt 2013-09-21 02:51   4.7K   Magna Carta of 1215 is the most celebrated document in England

[TXT] The Reformation.txt 2013-10-11 15:47   13K   The Church of England breaks from the Catholic Church, 16th century
[TXT] The Dissolution.txt 2013-10-11 15:47   11K   The destruction of the monasteries by Henry VIII, 1530’s

[TXT] Richard (Dick) Whittington.txt 2013-10-12 19:06   2.1K   A medieval merchant and a politician c1354–1423
[TXT] Richard the Lionhearted.txt 2013-10-12 19:06   3.0K   Richard was the son of Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine
[TXT] Hereward the Wake.txt 2013-10-11 21:18   3.4K   A Danish Saxon who led the English rebellions of c1035-c1072
[TXT] Geoffrey Chaucer.txt 2013-10-12 19:06   2.0K   In 1387 Chaucer began his master work, The Canterbury Tales
[TXT] Robert the Bruce.txt 2013-10-11 21:18   3.7K   He led the Battle of Bannockburn in 1314
[TXT] William Wallace.txt 2013-10-11 21:19   2.0K   Braveheart, a Scottish knight and landowner 1270-1305
[TXT] King Arthur.txt 2013-10-11 20:23   12K   One of the great mythical themes of British literature
[TXT] Robin Hood.txt 2013-10-11 20:23   5.0K   Robin Hood is an archetypal figure of English folklore

[TXT] Some more medieval warriors.txt 2013-10-11 21:18   11K   As well as a few famous Knights who didn't really exist

[TXT] The Great Fire of London.txt 2013-09-22 00:28   11K   The fire began on 2 Sep 1666 and lasted just under five days

[TXT] Middle-Ages Manorial Administration.txt 2013-10-02 15:06   10K   The many officials needed by the Lords to control the Manors
[TXT] Middle-Ages Manorial language.txt 2013-10-02 15:06   23K   How to address your local Lord
[TXT] Middle-Ages Heraldic language.txt 2013-10-02 15:06   23K   How to address your local Knight
[TXT] Middle-Ages Church language.txt 2013-10-02 15:06   23K   How to address your local Bishop
[TXT] Middle-Ages Feudal language.txt 2013-10-02 15:06   23K   How to address your local peasantry
[TXT] Middle-Ages Castle language.txt 2013-10-02 15:06   23K   How to address your local Nobility

[TXT] Glossary of old english terms.txt 2013-08-22 21:55   3.2K   How to talk to the Medieval locals
[TXT] The original Quarter Days.txt 2013-08-29 18:02   1.0K   The year started on 25 March (Lady Day)
[ ] Older units of measure.pdf 2013-08-22 21:55   128K   Imperial, Roman, Nautical, Troy... No Metric here!

[ ] Relationship Calculation program (windows).exe 2013-08-22 21:55   2.1M   Who's related to who in your tree?
[TXT] History of Wills and Administrations.txt 2013-09-12 18:06   5.2K   An explanation of Wills, Probate and Admons
[ ] The whereabouts of English wills.pdf 2013-08-22 21:55   22K   UK Estates and death duty registers
[TXT] Relationship calculator chart.txt 2013-08-22 21:55   1.3K   Who's related to who in your tree?
[ ] UK entitled relatives.pdf 2013-08-22 21:55   35K   Who in the family gets your money?
[IMG] Relationship chart.jpg 2013-08-22 21:55   100K   Who's related to who in your tree?

[TXT] British crime and criminal law timeline.txt 2013-09-07 19:10   8.2K   Crime and punishment in Britain 1615-1898
[TXT] Executions in England 1606 to 1895.txt 2013-09-04 17:12   43K   Extracted from 'Haydn's Dictionary of Dates' 1895
[TXT] The English judiciary and courts.txt 2013-09-15 14:17   16K   1,000 years of British legal evolution
[TXT] Medieval Torture and Execution.txt 2013-09-28 23:58   29K   The Medieval period was violent and blood thirsty
[TXT] Hunting, shooting and poaching.txt 2013-09-15 19:56   20K   The peasants larder, the Lords playground
[TXT] The London sport of killing rats.txt 2015-04-08 15:59   2.3K   The sport of rat killing in Londons' sporting public houses circa 1860
[TXT] Ancient parish constables.txt 2013-09-12 17:07   6.1K   The office of constable has its origins in the medieval period
[TXT] History of Duelling.txt 2013-09-15 14:33   3.8K   Duelling goes back at least to 11th century medieval Europe

[TXT] Australia's convict Fleet of 1787.txt 2013-09-04 17:12   39K   They set sail on May 13th, 1787, from Portsmouth, with 11 vessels
[TXT] Australia's convict Fleet of 1790.txt 2013-09-04 17:12   59K   278 died on the second fearsome journey to Sydney Cove
[TXT] Australia's convict Fleet of 1791.txt 2013-09-04 17:12   87K   The third fleet of 11 ships arrived in New South Wales, 1791

[TXT] Searching Military records.txt 2013-08-22 21:55   6.3K   How to begin the search for Military ancestors
[TXT] Prisoners of war explained.txt 2013-09-04 15:35   5.8K   Any person captured or interned by a belligerent power during war
[TXT] The English civil wars.txt 2013-09-20 15:28   6.3K   A series of political battles between Royalists and Parliamentarians
[TXT] British Army timeline.txt 2013-09-18 14:27   17K   The history of Britains armed forces, 1500 to 2005
[TXT] A few historic battles.txt 2013-09-18 14:27   8.2K   Naseby, Culloden, Waterloo, The somme and more
[TXT] The 100 years war.txt 2013-10-11 15:47   9.3K   The 100 Years War actually lasted 116 years from 1337-1453

[TXT] Agricultural Labourers (ag-lab) explained.txt 2013-09-09 12:58   24K   In the 18c 75% of England's population were farm labourers
[TXT] The 1685 Bloody Assize explained.txt 2013-09-04 15:36   4.1K   The Monmouth Rebellion and the Bloody Assize of 1665
[TXT] A few early religions explained.txt 2013-09-11 15:22   33K   A set of beliefs concerning the cause and purpose of the universe?
[TXT] British Hugenots explained.txt 2013-08-22 21:55   3.1K   50,000 Huguenots fled to England in the late 1500's
[TXT] Morris dancing Explained.txt 2013-11-20 23:52   7.9K   Sad men in tights or a great English tradition?
[TXT] Apprenticeships explained.txt 2013-09-13 19:44   2.9K   Indentures and apprenticeships of children from 1711
[TXT] Freemasonry Explained.txt 2013-09-14 15:28   7.9K   The dark arts or a philanthropic organisation?
[TXT] British immigation.txt 2013-09-19 19:04   15K   Who came to Britain and stayed, over the ages
[TXT] Quakers explained.txt 2013-08-29 18:00   6.6K   Quakers, a group of Christians that began in England in the 1650s
[TXT] Yeomen explained.txt 2013-08-22 21:55   2.9K   A Yeoman in the 16c was a 'customary tenant' who inherited land

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