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British History Search Engine Coming

Attention historians of pre-20th century British psychology and related topics: the Connected Histories Project is currently in the process of creating a search engine that is specific to British history. The search engine will also link together several databases that are already in existence, including:

  • Old Bailey Proceedings Online: An online collection of 197,745 criminal trials that were held at the Central Criminal Court in London between 1674-1913.
  • Burney Newspaper collection: National, regional, and local British newspapers from the British Library’s collection dating to theĀ 17th-19th centuries.
  • British History Online: A searchable online resource created by the Institute of Historical Research and the History of Parliament Trust.

And this is but a “taste” of what the new database will offer. According to the Connected Histories website:

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