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This is the index to all my history websites.
Some are written for Primary school children (although many adults have enjoyed them!)
Some reflect my own interests.

Kings and Battles
Ancient Romans
Ancient Egyptians
Saxons and Vikings
Units of measure
Local history
Genealogy
My Kindle books


Kings and Battles - suitable for children or anyone who doesn't know them!
Kings and Queens of England - a couple of pictures and some simple facts for each monarch
Battles involving England - Simple descriptions of important battles, within Britain and elsewhere. With pictures and maps.
Kings and Queens of Scotland - The monarchs that came before James VI (and I of England)


Ancient Romans - Information for children studying the Romans
Roman gods - Only the main gods are covered. There is a picture and story or fact for each one.
Our month names - How they are derived from Roman gods and words.
The solar system - The names of the planets, and how they are connected to the days of the week.
The Seven Wonders of the World - Photos, what they were, where they were, how old and how long they lasted.
Roman mazes - As shown on Roman mosaics.
Activities for children studying the Romans
Design your own Roman mosaic - Plus designs to copy.
Roman numbers - Understand how Roman numbers work. Includes a convertor to and from ordinary numbers.
Merels and Tabula - Roman games that you can play online


Ancient Egyptians - Information for children studying the Egyptians
Egyptian gods - Only the main gods are covered. There is a picture and story or fact for each one.
Ancient Egyptian numbers - How Egyptian numbers work. How to multiply using them. Egyptian fractions.


Nordic people - Information for children studying Saxons or Vikings
Nordic gods - Only the main gods are covered. There is a picture and story or fact for each one.
Our week day names - How they are derived from Saxon gods.
Activities for children studying the Saxons or Vikings
Nordic runes - Translate English to runes
Beowulf - A summary of the story in runes (and English)
People's names - Modern names derived from Germanic, Old English (Saxon) or Old Norse.


Myths about gods of olden cultures - simple webpages suitable for young children


Units of measure - This website was not written for children
Imperial units and old British money - Tables and facts about what was used in the 1950s and earlier.


Local History - these websites were not written for children
Walks round Cambridge - including historic buildings
- including a simple history
Gwydir Street, Cambridge, UK - Various information, including its history


Genealogy - these websites were not written for children
Index to all my genealogy sites - including their relationship to each other
- Including his time in WWI trenches and the Royal Flying Corps
Frederick Dibblee (great grandfather) - A Victorian railway engineer in India
My Binney ancestors - The Canadian family of my great grandmother
My Dibblee ancestors - Back to Robert Dible, who emigrated to America in 1633
My Geddes ancestors - Scottish
My Eckford ancestors - Served in India
My Beddome ancestors - Including Bejamin Beddome, Baptist hymn writer


My Kindle books - these websites were not written for children
Dibblee - a Pioneering Family - Buy UK - USA
Ministering Children by Maria Charlesworth - Buy UK - USA
The Old Looking Glass by Maria Charlesworth - Buy UK - USA
Mobs and Meetings: Two tales of politics and religion, in 1792 and 1883 - Buy UK - USA


My name is Jo Edkins - index to all my websites - any questions or comments, email jo.edkins.history@gwydir.demon.co.uk

© Jo Edkins 2015