The bibliographic data used in this projects has been sourced from the following libraries and collections:


southamptonThe Perkins Agricultural Library at the University of Southampton is a rich research resource for those interested in the practice and improvement of agriculture in the 18th and 19th centuries. It holds diverse source materials in this area, including an extensive collection  of county surveys in print. View our reports on this collection here.

ecco-webECCO, or Eighteenth Century Collections Online, is a digitisation partnership between the Text Creation Partnership and Gale Cengage. It is based on the English Short Title Catalogue. It delivers every significant English-language and foreign-language title printed in Great Britain during the eighteenth century, including a substantial number of digitised surveys . View our reports on this collection here


HathiTrust  is a partnership of academic & research institutions, offering a collection of millions of titles digitized from libraries around the world.View our reports on this collection here



National Library of Scotland is a major research library and holds the world’s leading collection of materials on Scotland and Scottish culture and history. View our reports on this collection here.


Google Books is an  is a service from Google Inc. that provides access and full text search of books and magazines digitised and stored by Google. View our reports on this collection here


University of Glasgow Logo The University of Glasgow Library holds materials of international significance, including a substantial collection of the county surveys. View our reports on this collection here.


rbgeRoyal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, with its living collections and herbarium, offers one of the world’s best resources for learning about the natural world. The RBGE has an extensive research library and significant special collections including a large set of the County Surveys.


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