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Forest of Dean and Gloucestershire specific 

A History of the County of Gloucester: Volume 5, Bledisloe Hundred, St. Briavels Hundred, the Forest of Dean Gage Archive - Dean Heritage Centre  Forest of Dean Coal Mining Pages A collection of photographs of the Forest of Dean organised by location and topic.  The Verderers of the Forest of Dean  Cinderford Library, Cinderford Local Studies Centre A selection of Forest of Dean Trade Directories can be found The Forest of Dean Archaeological Survey started in January 2002 Pages relating to Archaeology in the Dean prepared by the Dean Archaeological Group Gloucestershire Local History Association. Provides links to other societies in the County as well as lists of events and speakers. search Gloucestershire Archives online catalogue Library retains a microfiche collection of The Dean Forest Mercury newspaper

General National Library of Scotland UK wide collection of historic maps A vision of Britain from 1801 until now, including maps, statistical trends, and historical descriptions Free access to The National Library of Wales Welsh Newspaper Archive  The Public Records Office, Kew. Again a searchable database. Holds Crown records relevant to Dean. Also railway, industrial and company records for the Forest. Historical Manuscripts Commission 
The National Register of Archives is a searchable database for various manuscript sources. 
Includes a business database, again searchable for Forest of Dean company records.

Enables a search to be made for any published book by title or author or use Subject Search i.e type in Forest of Dean. Note: Books only available in University Libraries but it is a useful tool to find source material. Internet Library of Early Journals The British Library British Association of Local History

Family history - please note the FoD LHS does not do family history research Designed for family history research, but has access a huge historic newspaper archive Whilst designed for genealogists these pages from GENUKI contain much interesting material and lead on to some interesting links. Designed for family history research, but gives access to Censuses and other data that can be very useful Resources for family history researchers who have ancestors and families that lived in the Forest of Dean

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