On the left side of the homepage, there are two lists so you can search by top sources and by region. The five top sources listed are - Local history, Historical geography, Urban & metropolitan, Parliamentary, and Ecclesiastical & religious Therefore, I click on ‘East’ to find a list of resources from the four counties I expected plus Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire. If you are like me, the location of counties are in England is a bit of a mystery to me. I know that Norfolk is one of the four counties included in the region known as East Anglia.
The chart below comes from the website. Its strength is that a modern day Brit has divided the UK as he/she was taught in school so we see regions as a native would see regions. Its weakness is that the modern slang for the county names will challenge some of us.
East - The historic counties of Beds, Cambs, Essex, Herts, Hunts, Norfolk and SuffolkLondon - The area now covered by the 32 London boroughs. Includes the historic county of Middlesex, and parts of Surrey, Essex and Kent
Midlands - The historic counties of Derbys, Hereford, Leics, Lincs, Northants, Notts, Rutland, Salop, Staffs, Warks and WorcsNorth - The historic counties of Cheshire, Cumberland, Durham, Lancs, Northumberland, Westmorland and Yorks
Scotland - The 32 historic counties of Scotland.South East - Includes the historic counties of Berks, Bucks, Hants, Kent, Oxfords, Surrey and Sussex. Parts of Surrey and Kent are included in the London region
South West - The historic counties of Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Gloucs, Somerset and WiltsWales - The 13 historic counties of Wales.
©2012, Susan Lewis Well