This is the index to all my history websites.
|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.
|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|
Information about Cambridge - 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|
Diaries of Edward Packe (grandfather)
- 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 Packe ancestors
My Pym ancestors
My Barclay ancestors
|My Kindle and printed books - these websites were not written for children||I have written various books on bobbin lace, Celtic knots, etc.
These are available on Amazon (search for "Jo Edkins" in Amazon)
or click here for a list of the books and links to buy them.
© Jo Edkins 2015