1. Research Postings - Ayrshire History: the history of the ...

    www.ayrshirehistory.org.uk/research_postings.htm

    This section has been replaced by the Ayrshire History Google Group.Please use this group to exchange information on your research interests …

  2. Black people - Wikipedia

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_people

    Black people is a term used in certain countries, often in socially based systems of racial classification or of ethnicity, to describe persons who are perceived to be dark-skinned compared to other populations. As such, the meaning of the expression varies widely both between and within societies, and depends significantly on context. For many other …

  3. British slang - Wikipedia

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_slang

    British slang is English language slang used and originating in the United Kingdom and also used to a limited extent in Anglophone countries such as the Republic of Ireland, South Africa, the United States, Australia, Canada, and New Zealand, especially by British expats.Slang is informal language sometimes peculiar to a particular social …

  4. Scots around the world - Links to USGenWeb Archives …

    https://www.electricscotland.com/history/world/links.htm

    History of the Moorhead Family Beginning the latter part of the sixteenth century there dwelt on one of the moors of Scotland a clan of people who, at a later date, moved from the mountain range to that peninsula in Scotland marked on the map "South End."

  5. Bowls - History & Information on the old game of Bowls

    www.tradgames.org.uk/games/Bowls.htm

    Certainly the most famous story in lawn bowls is with Sir Frances Drake and the Spanish Armada. On July 18, 1588, Drake was involved in a game at Plymouth Hoe when he was notified that the Spanish Armada were approaching.

  6. The Gross 18th Century: Calling bullshit on hygiene

    www.frockflicks.com/the-gross-18th-century

    The costume designer for "Outlander" makes some outlandish remarks about 18th-century sanitation and menstruation in history, so we serve up some facts.

  7. Workhouse Glossary - Peter Higginbotham

    www.workhouses.org.uk/glossary/index.shtml

    Workhouse Glossary Almshouse. An establishment, usually funded by a charitable endowment, providing free or subsidised accommodation for the elderly poor of good character, and typically constructed as a row of small self-contained cottages.

  8. Residential building | The Dictionary of Sydney

    https://dictionaryofsydney.org/subject/residential_building

    Elsie Refuge, in Glebe, is an icon of Sydney feminism and Australian domestic violence services. Established in 1974 by Women's Liberation, it was the first refuge for women and children organised on feminist principles and was pivotal to the recognition of the social problem of domestic violence.

  9. The Sunderland Site Page 061 - searlecanada.org

    www.searlecanada.org/sunderland/sunderland061.html

    Note:- The token in the bottom row above is from an expired eBay listing - a 'mudlark' find on the Wear river bank. It dates from the period before Laing's was renamed & incorporated i.e. prior to 1897.

  10. Bermuda and Great Britain

    www.bermuda-online.org/colonial.htm

    165+ web files about Bermuda, regularly updated as a Gazetteer, focusing on this internally self-governing British Overseas Territory 900 miles north of the Caribbean, 600 miles east of North Carolina, USA.