The blog has been up and running for just over a month now so I thought I’d gather together all of the useful resources, databases, blogs, heritage sites, libraries, archives and websites that have been mentioned so far. The list is pretty impressive already and we’ll keep building on it in the coming months! Many thanks to everyone who contributed to this list in the comment section of various posts.
- 18C American Women.
- Cúrsaí Staire.
- Early Modern England.
- Georgian London.
- The Daniel Defoe Blog.
- The Georgian Bawdyhouse.
- The Long Eighteenth.
- Two Nerdy History Girls.
- Eighteenth Century Resources.
- Eighteenth Century Studies.
- The Eighteenth Century Research Group.
- Voice of the Shuttle.
- The Chester Beatty Library, Dublin.
- Shandy Hall, North Yorkshire, UK.
- Sir John Soane’s Museum, London, UK.
- Armagh Public Library, Armagh.
- Cardinal Tomás Ó Fiaich Library, Armagh.
- John Rylands Library, Manchester, UK.
- British History Online.
- Philosophical Transactions (1665-1940s).
- Project Gutenberg.
- The Loeber’s Guide to Irish Fiction.
- The Old Bailey Online.
- Wellcome Images.
Full Text Books/Pamphlets
- Swift, Jonathan, A modest proposal for preventing the children of poor people in Ireland, from being a burden on their parents or country, and for making them beneficial to the publick (1729), available from Project Gutenberg.
- The Province of Ulster Surveyed By Sr. William Petty : Divided into its Counties and the Counties into their serevall Barronies, Wherein are distinghished the Archbishopricks, Bishopricks, Citys, Places that return Parliament Men, also the Roads and Bridges (London, 1689), available from Gallica.
- A Survey of the City, Harbour, Bay and Environs of Dublin on the same Scale as those of London, Paris & Rome / by John Rocque, … ; J. J. Perret sculp.t ; G. Smith delin. ; To His Royal Highness Prince Edward (London, 1757), available from Gallica.
P.S. The image above is from c. 1725 and was the work of Giuseppe Crespi, a Spanish painter. It is available via Wikimedia Commons.