The History of Parliament

Website
The History of Parliament. British political, social and local history.

Link
http://www.historyofparliamentonline.org/research/members/members-1790-1820


 

This is a brilliant source if you are doing research on a historical person. This person must have been an MP, of course.

The years 1790-1820 feature 2,143 21,000 biographies. Besides the vita the data includes family background and offices held.

The History of Parliament is a research project creating a comprehensive account of parliamentary politics in England, today covering ten periods and 21,000 biographies. This is a website to get lost in.

I used this source to write  – for example – my post “Writer’s Travel Guide: Lyme Park – an Austen Drama in its Own Right.

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