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Longworth & District History Society
actively exploring the history of our parishes

Links to sites of local & further interest.

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Sister Sites

  • Thematic Trails publisher of Longworth and District History Society Publications

  • Kingston Bagpuize with Southmoor - A Local and Family history site for people with interests in the area of 'the Golden Ridge' of Kingston Bagpuize, Southmoor [aka Draycott Moor], Longworth & Hinton Waldrist.


Local History Sites

History Sites

  • British Association for Local History - to encourage and assist the study of Local History as an academic discipline and as a rewarding leisure pursuit for both individuals and groups.
  • Local History Online - Local history societies in Oxfordshire.
  • Local History Courses ~ Local history courses on offer within the United Kingdom.
  • Oxfordshire Local History Association ~ The Oxfordshire Local History Association (OLHA) is for everyone interested in the history of our county.  We foster and promote the study and publication of local history and act as an umbrella organisation for local history groups, of which there are more than 80 in Oxfordshire.
  • Oxfordshire Family History Society ~ Do you have ancestors from Oxfordshire?
    OFHS have resources for everyone researching genealogy in Oxfordshire.
  • Berkshire Local History Association If you are in any way interested in local history, as a researcher or as a resident who wishes to know more about your locality, the Berkshire Local History Association (BLHA) is there to help you.
  • Berkshire Family History Society ~ For family historians who live in Berkshire... and those with Berkshire ancestors.
  • School of Archaeology, Oxford ~  Search for The Vale and Ridgeway Project
  • Oxfordshire Buildings Record ~ Recording the historic buildings of Oxfordshire
  • The Archaeology Data Service (ADS) supports research, learning and teaching with high quality and dependable digital resources.
  • Access 2 Archive ~ a database containing catalogues describing archives held locally in England and Wales
  • Victoria County History ~ The greatest publishing project in English Local History
  • Historical Directories ~ a digital library of local and trade directories for England and Wales
  • Legacies ~ UK History local to you - a BBC history site NB BBC has had to archive this page due to cutbacks.
  • BBC History Trails ~ Articles, games, activities and quizzes that help make sense of the past and the sources that made history. NB BBC has had to archive this page due to cutbacks.
  • Beginners guide to Local History. ~ Although The Thoresby Society is dedicated to encouraging the study of the history of Leeds and its environs, the suggestions put forward here can be followed in any English County.
  • Getting Started in Local History ~ How well you prepare, and where you start your journey, will greatly influence your chances of travelling successfully.

General History Sites