Everyone can take part. You might have something interesting to say about the history of your area or people you know.
Help Layer of London stitch together the layers we’ve digitised. Rotate and shape a part of a map or have a go at matching an old aerial photograph to a part of London.
Booth's map has poverty classifications for different buildings, but there's been no way to read the locations as data. You can help to trace the colours and label them, so researchers can use the data in the future.
Entertaining London is one of several collections curated by the Layers of London team at London Metropolitan Archives (LMA). These collections bring together photographs, films and estate plans from the London County Council archive collection at LMA. London County Council (LCC) was established in 1889. As part of its remit to run public services in the capital, the Council quickly turned it...
A collection created over several months in 2019 by 'Hackney History', a Hackney local history group made up of members of the Friends of Hackney Archives. The collection continues as a work in progress. The Hackney Archives can be visited at Dalston CLR Library. The Friends of Hackney Archves can be joined by visiting www.hackneyhistory.org