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Ministry of Defence
Ministry of Defence publications (full-text), by HMSO.
UK Parliament papers (full-text) (search Army topics).
Public Record Office (includes Army archives).
The Royal Family (official)
Ministry of Defence News.
Army Press Office & Information Centre
Soldier, the magazine of the British Army.
Army Events Calendar
Great Britain, by The Commonwealth Online.
Defence Forces ( CIA World Fact Book)
British History: Annotated Directory of Internet Resources, by Academic Info.
Timeline of British History, by Glenn Everett (Victorian Web).
The Age of Empire, by Peter N. Evans (Britannia.Com)
Defence Statistics, by Government Statistical Office.
Military Abbreviations, by Paul Hinckley.
Glossary of defence acronyms, by Ministry of Defence.
Glossary of British and Indian Army Terms, by Fred Larimore.
Anglo-American Militaria Dictionary, by Ian Kelly.
Ranks (see also Rank Badges)
Ranks, by Forrest Anderson
British and US Military Ranks Compared, by P. DeGroot.
Ranks and Forms of Address, by Scots at War Project.
For King and Country: History of the British Army, by James Paul (British-Forces.Com)
Scots At War Project
British Military History, miscellaneous topics by David Minshall.
Articles of War, 18th Century, by Ray Cassell.
Women and the British Army [18th century]
Recruiting Parties [64th Foot, 18th century]
The Employment of Blacks in the British Army [18th century]
The Role of the Victorian Army, by Paul Mersh (Victorian Web)
Nineteenth Century British and Indian Armies, by Fred Larimore.
The British Soldier - How and Why He Enlists, (Chamber's Journal 23 Apr. 1859)
The British Soldier - At Home, (Chamber's Journal 14 May. 1859)
British Army Organisation, by James Paul (British-Forces.Com)
Organisation of the British Army (official Army site)
Strategic Defence Review 1998 (official site)
Regiments and Corps of the British Army: An Introductory Overview (keyed to lists from various historical periods), by T.F. Mills.
A-Z of Regiments and Corps (official British Army site)
British Light Infantry Regiments, by Mike Young.
Numbering of Infantry Regiments in 1747-51, by T.F. Mills.
Lineage of British Regiments, 1975-1999, by Wienand Drenth.
Lineage of the Regular Cavalry since 1992, by Wienand Drenth.
Lineage of the 101st-109th Foot, by William Thorne.
British Army Regiments and Corps, 1998, by Neil Baumgardner.
Orders of Precedence, by Scots at War Project.
The Armoured Regiment, by James Paul.
The Armoured Reconnaissance Regiment, by James Paul.
Special Forces of the United Kingdom by Special Operations.Com
United Kingdom Special Forces, by Mitch Berg (Twilight 2000 Page).
Territorial Army & Militia
Introduction to the Militia, Territorials and Volunteers, by T.F. Mills.
Territorial Army, (official British Army site).
Territorial Army, Order of Battle 1999 (official British Army site)
Locations of T.A. units, 1999 (official British Army site)
T.A. Yeomanry Lineage, 1967-2000, by Wienand Drenth.
T.A. Infantry Regiments Lineage, 1967-2000, by Wienand Drenth.
T.A.V.R.III Regiments Lienage, 1967-1975, by Wienand Drenth.
Strategic Defence Review 1998: Changes to the Territorial Army (official MoD site, July 1998)
Territorial Army in East Anglia (official TAVRA site)
Territorial Army in Northamptonshire (Northants government site)
Territorial Army in Scotland (official TAVRA site)
Territorial Army in Wales (official TAVRA site)
The British Volunteer System, by The Rt. Hon. Earl Brownlow [North American Review, May 1900]
Building an Army: The Romantic Rise of a Territorial Force, by Frederic W. Walker (Cassell's Magazine, Vol. XLVII., no.1 May, 1909) (Ian Coghlan's Military History site)
The Armed Forces in Kent by Peter Blanche.
County Light Infantry Militias, by Mike Young.
Glamorgan Volunteers, 1795-1854, by Bob Sanders.
Gamorgan Militia, 1759-1881, by Bob Sanders.
Home Service Force Association [1982-1993]
Army Cadet Force (official ACF site).
Army Cadet Force (official TAVRA site).
Army Cadet Force in Scotland (official site).
Army Cadet Force in Wales (official site).
British Regiments of the Seven Years War, and their uniforms, by Robert Henderson (Discriminating General).
Provisional Corps of Light Infantry, 1758, by George Bray.
British Troop Dispositions in 1776 [global],
Establishment of a Regiment of Foot [1770-1785], by Ray Cassell.
Nicknames of British Units during the Napoleonic Wars, by Robert Burham & John Cook (Napoleon Series).
British infantry regiment name changes (1881), by Drake Software.
British Army Regiments in 1881, by Don Dickson.
The Scottish Regiments, by Edinburgh Tattoo.
Scottish Regiments, by Scots At War Project.
Outline History of Scottish Regiments, by Scots at War Project.
The Lineage of the Scottish Regiments, by Scottish Military Historical Society.
Saturday Night Soldiers - The Territorials to 1973, by W.D. Arbuthnott (Scottish Military Historical Society).
A Summary of Scottish Regiments in North America, by Kim Stacy (Scottish Military Historical Society).
What Happened to Scotland's Infantry?, by John Vass (Highlander Web)
Irish Regiments, by Michael Cronin.
Irish Regiments and Recruitment in the Great War, by Dungarvan Museum Society.
Irish Battalions of the Great War, by Royal Dublin Fusiliers Association.
Disbanded Irish Regiments, 1922, by James F. O'Sullivan.
Militia Regiments of County Cork, by Michael Cronin.
Protestant Volunteers and Militia, 1778, by Moira Forde.
Gurkhas see under Nepal.
HQ Land Command (official Army site)
The British Army in the UK (official Army site)
British Forces Around the World (official Army site)
Divisions and Brigades (official Army site)
Order of Battle, by Ravi Rikhye.
UK Land Forces, by James Paul.
British Army Order of Battle, 1998, by Neil Baumgardner.
The Armoured Division, by James Paul.
The Infantry Division, by James Paul.
History of Scotland's Divisions, by Scots at War Project.
Orders of Battle of Colonial Wars by Conor Savoy.
British Army: Conflicts and Deployments, by James Paul.
Scot Wars, by Rab Taylor.
Wars Since 1945
Britain's Small Wars, 1945-1992, by Martin Spirit.
Trieste, Italy, 1946, index of links by Simonides.
Suez Crisis, 1956 see under Egypt.
The Ulster Troubles, 1969- see under Ireland.
Lebanon, 1982, by James Paul (British-Forces.Com)
East Timor, by James Paul (British-Forces.Com)
See also appropriate theatre of the Empire.
Catterick Garrison (official page)
British Army in Alderney by Iain Kerr.
Famous Commanders and Heroes, by James Paul.
Officers Died, by Redcoat.
British Light Infantry Database, by Mike Young.
Sir Robert Baden-Powell, by Lew Orans.
Gen. Redvers Buller, by Peter Griffiths.
Maj. Frederick Russell Burnham , by Lew Orans.
Gen. Charles "Chinese" Gordon, by Peter V. Homeier.
Frederick Sleigh Roberts, Lord Roberts, by Lew Orans.
Sir Baker Creed Russell, by Lew Orans.
Victoria Cross Winners (Army), by VC Reference.
Recipients of the VC Associated with North-East England. (GENUKI)
War Graves and Memorials
British Memorials index of links by Simonides.
History of Royal Hospital Chelsea, by War Pensions Agency.
British Veterans' Organisations , index of links by Simonides.
Veterans' Resources, by Merlin Alba.
The List: The Services' Business Network Hampshire Servicemen's Associations
Veterans Locator Services
British Army Lost Pals, Brats, Soldiers, by Paul Dixon.
Uniforms of the British Army, by James Paul.
English and Scottish Uniforms, 1660-1914, by Arthur H. Bowling.
Military uniforms, by DEGE Savile Row (regimental tailor).
British Army uniforms, historical art by D.J. Neary.
The 1768 Clothing Warrant, by Christopher New.
The 1768 Clothing Warrant, by Ray Cassell.
Uniforms of the American Revolution period, by 33rd Regt (reenactment)
Evolution of Napoleonic Uniforms, by John P. Stallaert.
British uniforms, 1816-1856, by The Discriminating General.
Photographs of Soldiers of the British Army 1840 to 1920 , by Fred Larimore.
Military Uniforms in Lafayette Collection, 1890-1920 (Victoria & Albert Museum).
Leicestershire and Rutland Military Images Pages, by Roger Capewell.
Catalogue of Military First Day Covers (Defence Postal and Courier Services)
British Army Photographs, by Glenvil Roberts.
Commonwealth Buttons, by Denis A.
British Helmets, by NP
Modern British Helmets, by NP Aerospace.
Scottish military tartans, by Scottish Military Historical Society.
Notes on Highland dress, compiled by Mark S. Harris.
Illustrations of Scottish uniforms, compiled by Scottish Military Historical Society.
Highland Uniform Study, by Kim Stacey.
Victorian holiday cards in the Lilly Library Victorian Ghost Stories, An online exhibition of Victorian Christmas, A Middlesbrough Ironopolis Football Club: 1889 to 1894
UBC's Nineteenth-Century Interdisciplinary Studies Students' Collective
Victorian Studies (Indiana University Press)
Locating the Victorians - The year 2001 marks the sesquicentenary of the Great Exhibition of 1851 and the centenary of the death of Queen Victoria.
The Workhouse The Workhouse Homepage The Union Workhouse
"Paupers in Workhouses 1861"A The Village Labourer 1760-1832: A Study in the Government of England before the Reform Bill
Original British Arts 1837-1901
Queen Victoria: Her Story Continued
The City As Hero: Victorian London in Life and Literature
Phryne - a new annotated directory of Pre-Raphaelite, neo-classical and related 19th- and early 20th-Century paintings.
Page of Fantastic, Mysterious, and Adventurous Victoriana, A - a descriptive guide to 300 characters from Victorian dime novels, penny dreadfuls, mysteries, and other fictions.
Victorian Vanities (03/10/00: Patrick Leary's tip)
Research Society for Victorian Periodicals, The - founded in 1968 to foster interdisciplinary scholarship on the Victorian periodical press. (03/10/00: Dagny's tip)
VictorianFiction - one of the e-mail discussion groups (Founded December 30, 1998)
Victorian Studies Forum for Graduate Students (University of Florida)
Victorian Website of Tracy Yoos, The
Queen Victoria, Grandmother of Europe
History of Victorian Turkish Baths, The
Victorian Galleries, The - the home of beautiful images and Fine Art.
City of Shadows: A Gothic Tour of Victorian London
Women's History Walk, Bloomsbury - originally planned as a summer evening meeting activity for the London Women's History Network.
History of Phrenology on the Web, The (John van Wyhe, Faculty of History, University of Cambridge) - the largest and most comprehensive website for the history of phrenology- the most popular Victorian science.
Tyburn Tree: Public Executions in Early Modern England has moved
Queen Victoria: Images of her World
Victorian Studies on the Web - An indispensable source of information on every important publication from 1945 to 1999 on every field of Victorian Studies.
Jack the Ripper Walk - It is 1888 and London is being subjected to a reign of terror almost beyond belief.
Costume Gallery Website, The [1800s Costume Reference Sites]
literaryhistory - promoting the use of the internet for publishing literary criticism
Victorian and Edwardian Ladies' League, The - also known as VELL, encourages women to embrace and express their feminine inclinations by empowering themselves through dressing with dignity and grace
Victorian Literature Website, The - a variety of information on all aspects of Victorian Literature. Victorian Timeline
Romantic and Victorian Studies (USC)
Queen Victoria's World (Bruce Rosen)
Statue d'la Reine Victoria, La
Nineteenth Century - designed to provide a general overview of the social, political, and economic issues of the 19th century. (Melissa Arriaga , Mandy Tynan, and Coron Hardman)
All The Year 'Round (BEING A 19th CENTURY MISCELLANY FOR THE GENTEEL READER
Encyclopaedia of British History: 1700-1930
NINETEENTH CENTURY STUDIES ASSOCIATION, THE
Greenwood's Map of London 1827
Virtual Victorian Mansion, The
Victorian Census Project (David Alan Gatley, Staffordshire University)
Midwest Victorian Studies Association, The
Romantics Unbound: A Hypertextual Learning Space
Bawnboy Workhouse - Built in 1852.
Bibliography of Victorian Anthologies
British Empire Web Site, The British Painters in the 18th and 19th Centuries (Chronological Listing)
British Periodicals at Minnesota: The Early Nineteenth Century
City As Hero, The: Victorian London in Life and Literature City of Shadows: A Gothic Tour of Victorian London Color Printing in the Nineteenth Century: The Electronic Exhibiton
Concert Life in 19th-century London Database
Conferences, Workshops and Meetings - Arts and Humanities
(NISS Information Gateway) - Calls For Papers and conference announcements from other Victorian and Nineteenth-Century
Digital Library of 18th and 19th Century Journals, A Manchester and Oxord
Domestic Life in 19th Century England
Encyclopaedia of British History: 1700-1930
English Regency, The (Reader's Corner)
Gilbert and Sullivan Archive, The
History of Victorian Turkish Baths, The
Domestic Life in 19th Century England
Pauer - A guide and study of the comic From Hell and the lore surrounding the Jack the Ripper case. Jack the Ripper Walk - It is 1888 and London is being subjected to a reign of terror almost beyond belief.
Journal of Victorian Culture (Edinburgh University Press) - a new British-based but internationally-oriented Victorian Studies journal. Keats-Shelley Journal (Steven Jones, Loyola University Chicago) - published (in print form) annually by the Keats-Shelley Association of America
Locating the Victorians - The year 2001 marks the sesquicentenary of the Great Exhibition of 1851 and the centenary of the death of Queen Victoria
19th Century British Victorian Studies
Peterloo Massacre, The - A detailed analysis of the events at St. Peter's Field, Manchester on the 16th August, 1819.
PUNCH: A History Project - a project put together by students in History 387, Anthony S. Wohl, Vassar College.
Research Society for Victorian Periodicals, The - founded in 1968 to foster interdisciplinary scholarship on the Victorian periodical press.
Some Pictures of Victorian London
Sylvania's Victorian Web Site Things Victorian - a place where people can meet to discuss the art, literature, fashion and history of the Victorian era.
Tour of London 150 Years Ago, A (Bob Speel) - At least, what you could have seen 150 years ago.
Turn-of-the-Century Fantasy Illustration - a unique art form, though it is totally ignored by the vast majority of art survey courses in the world.
UCR Victorian & Edwardian Collection (Special Collections Dept., Rivera Library, 3rd Floor)-- a tremendous collection of Victorian and Edwardian literature.
Victoria and Albert Museum, The
VICTORIA mailing list, The - Victorian 19th-Century British Culture & Society.
The Victorian Crime Conference (University of London Centre for English Studies, Saturday 24 April 1999)
Victorian Worlds: Anthropologies, Ethnicities, & Geographies
See also Regimental web sites
Cap Badges of the British Army (official Army site)
British Army Cap Badges, by E.G. Frames (many current & historical badges displayed)
British Army Cap Badges, by Glenvil Roberts (all current badges displayed)
British Army Cap Badges, by Faye Chung (all current badges displayed)
Military Badges and Insignia , by Arbeia (hundreds illustrated).
Regimental badges, by W E Design (cross stitch).
Some British Army Regimental Colours and Cap Badges (cigarette cards)
British Armoured Division Formation Markings, WWII, by George Bradford.
British Regiments and their Insignia, (Chambers Journal, 24 Sept. 1892)
Rank Insignia (official)
British Army Badges of Rank (official Army page)
Rank Insignia, by Scots at War Project.
Badges of Rank in the Guards Division, by B. Taylor.
Medals and Decorations
British Medals, by Sydney B. Vernon.
Orders, Decorations and Medals of the United Kingdom, by Megan C. Robertson.
Orders, Decorations, and Campaign Medals of the British Army 1815 to 1920, by Fred Larimore.
Medals, Orders and Decorations Index, by James Paul (British Forces.Com)
Victoria Cross Reference, by Mike Chapman.
Recipients of the Victoria Cross Associated with the North-East of England, (GENUKI)
Regimental Ties, by Bell's of Dunoon (Scotland)
Regimental Ties, by Ben Silver (New York)
Regimental Ties, by TieNet (England)
Army Flags, by Graham Bartram et al. (FOTW)
Regimental Colours, by T.F. Mills et al. (FOTW)
Colours in the English Civil War (re-enactment)
Infantry Colours of the 17th and 18th Centuries, by Tom Gregg.
Colours and Standards from the War of the Spanish Succession (Wargame Flags by Ian Croxall)
Colours and Standards from the War of American Independence (Wargame Flags by Ian Croxall)
Standards and Flags of the Napoleonic Era: A Bibliography, by Steven H. Smith (Napoleon Series).
Colours and Standards from the Napoleonic Wars (Wargame Flags by Ian Croxall) and another set
British Colours of the Napoleonic Wars, by Alan Pendlebury (Napflags).
Battle Honours of Scottish Regiments, 1680-1913, by Scottish Military Historical Society.
Battle Honours of Scottish Regiments, 1914-1991, by Scottish Military Historical Society.
Colours of the Fort Henry Guard (1860s re-enactor)
Calendar of Ceremonial Events (official Army site)
Trooping the Colour (British Monarchy home page)
Changing of the Guard (British Monarchy home page)
Ceremony of the Keys, a tourist's view by Quentin Hall.
Britain and her Military Music, by Richard Powell
Of the Sound of the Drum [18th century]
Army Bands (official Army site)
Bands of the British Army, by IMMS Canada.
Scottish Pipe Bands (Montie's List)
English Pipe Bands (Montie's List)
Northern Irish Pipe Bands (Montie's List)
Welsh Pipe Bands (Montie's List)
Notes on Pipes, Drums and Bands to 1973, by Scottish Military Historical Society.
The New British Army Band Structure, by Dan Moynihan.
Band of the Light Division, by Mike Young.
British Army Songs of World War II, by Robyn Dowsett.
Midland CD Club (British military bands -- books, CDs, videos)
Parachute Regiment Bands (official)
Parachute Regiment Bands, by Andy Wooler.
Bands of the Royal Marines, by Dickie Valentine.
Sergeants' Pike Drill, 1814, by Robert Henderson (Discriminating General)
Enfield Rifle Drill, by 65th Regiment re-enactors (New Zealand)
Company Drill (1860s) , by 65th Regiment re-enactors (New Zealand)
Pace Sticking, by B. Taylor.
Military Museums and Other Places of Military Interest (official Army list)
Military Museums, by Henrik Teller (Simonides listing).
Aldershot Military Museum (Hampshire County Council listing)
Aldershot Military Museum (Simonides listing)
Berwick Barracks Museum (Simonides listing)
British in India Museum, Colne, Lancs (Simonides listing)
Brooklands Museum (Simonides listing)
Cornwall Aircraft Park, Flambards Victorian Village, Hefton (official Army listing)
D-Day Museum, Portsmouth (Simonides listing)
East of England Tank Museum, Harwich
Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum, Malton (Simonides listing)
Fort Nelson, Fareham (Simonides listing)
Gurkha Museum, Winchester (official Army listing)
Hogarth House (Elora, Ontario)
Imperial War Museum Reserve Collection, Duxford (Simonides listing)
The Keep Military Museum, Dorchester (museum site)
The Keep Military Museum, Dorchester (Simonides listing)
Loughborough War Memorial Museum (Simonides listing)
Military Vehicle Museum, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Museum of Army Flying, Stockbridge (Simonides listing)
Museum of Army Transport (museum site)
Museum of Army Transport, Beverley (official Army listing)
Museum of Badges and Battledress, Bedale (Simonides listing)
National Army Museum, RMA Sandhurst Outstation (Simonides listing)
Needles Old Battery, IOW (Simonides listing)
Newhaven Military Museum, Newhaven (official Army listing)
Nothe Fort Museum of Coastal Defence, Weymouth (Simonides listing)
Pendennis Castle, Falmouth (Simonides listing)
Preston Hall Museum,Stockton-on-Tees (Simonides listing)
Redoubt Fortress Museum, Eastbourne, Sussex
Royal Armouries Museum, Leeds
Somerset Military Museum, Taunton (official Army listing)
Tank Museum, Bovington (Simonides listing)
War Room and Motor House Collection, Harrogate (Simonides listing)
Military Museums of London, by Alan L. Bailey.
Imperial War Museum, London (official site)
Imperial War Museum, London (Simonides listing)
National Army Museum, London (museum site)
National Army Museum, London (Simonides listing)
Royal Hospital, Chelsea, Museum (Simonides listing)
Glasgow Art Gallery & Museum (Simonides listing)
Scottish military museums, index by Scottish Military Historical Society
Scottish National War Memorial, Edinburgh (Simonides listing)
Scottish United Services Museum, Edinburgh (SMHS listing)
Scottish United Services Museum, Edinburgh (official Army listing)
Scottish United Services Museum, Edinburgh (Simonides listing)
Alderney Society Museum (Simonides listing)
German Occupation Museum, Forest, Guernsey (Simonides listing)
Genealogical Research Help
My Ancestor was in the British Army: How can I find out more about him?, by Michael J. and Christopher T. Watts.
Finding British Army Ancestors, by Don Dickson.
British Military Records, by East Anglian Village Research.
Using Army Lists, by Forrest Anderson.
Genealogical Help Service, by Scots at War Project.
Rumors of Glory: Military Genealogy, by Denis Grant.
Army Pension Records [18th century]
Researching a relative's service in the Great War, by Andrew Thornton.
Army Records Office [post-1914 service records and medals]
Public Record Office [pre-1914 service records and medals]
Finding the Regiment, (PRO Military Information 14)
Army Service Records: Commissioned Officers' Papers: First World War
Army Service Records: Militia Muster Rolls: Tudor and Stuart (1522-1640)
Army Service Records: Muster Rolls and Paylists (c1730 - 1898)
Army Service Records: Soldiers' Discharge Papers (1760 - 1913)
Army Service Records: Soldiers' Papers: First World War (1914 - 1920)
Army Service Records: Soldiers' Pensions: First World War: Disability and Dependents' Pensions
Medal Index Cards, by Forrest Anderson.
India Office Records (British Library)
Military Research for Hire (PRO, India Office, etc.)
Forrest Research (Forrest Anderson, Edinburgh, Scotland)
Family Search Internet Service (Church of Jesus Christ of LDS)
Family History Library Catalog (search Great Britain - Military)
Sources for British Armed Forces History (UK National Register of Archives)
The UK & Ireland Genealogical Information Service (GENUKI)
British Military Records, by Jay Hall (GENUKI)
GENUKI guides to the Military , Military History, Military Records.
GENUKI guides to military records in Lancashire, Northumberland, Somerset
Royal Commission on Historical Manuscripts
Major Accessions to Repositories in 1994 relating to Military
Major Accessions to Repositories in 1995 relating to Military
Major Accessions to Repositories in 1996 relating to Military
Major Accessions to Repositories in 1997 relating to Military
Major Accessions to Repositories in 1998 relating to Military
British Army (former and serving members; Delphi.Com)
British Regiments (history and genealogy; eGroups)
British Army of the Rhine (Yahoo Clubs)
Scottish Military Historical Society Discussion Forum (eGroups)
Scottish Military Historical Society Discussion Forum (Network54)
Crown Imperial, Society for the study of the insignia, history and traditions of the Forces of the Crown and their wartime Allies.
Bibliography of Special Forces, by Special Forces UK.
Bulletin of the Military Historical Society, (TOC by Simonides).
Crown Imperial, (TOC by Simonides).
Dispatch, Journal of the Scottish Military History Society
Dispatch, (TOC by Simonides).
The Formation Sign, (TOC by Simonides).
Journal of the Society for Army Historical Research, (TOC by Simonides).
Regiment, (TOC by Simonides).
Soldiers of the Queen, Journal of the Victorian Military Society.
Soldiers of the Queen, (TOC by Simonides).
British History Resources, by Britannia.Com
British Overseas Territories, by BritLink
All the King's Men Web Ring (17th-18th century warfare).
British Regiments Web Ring, by Mike Young.
Armed Forces of Great Britain, by War, Peace and Security Guide (Canada).
Military Resource UK, by Merlin Alba.
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