This is the user wiki and community site for London Lives.

You will need a London Lives user account to contribute to this site. Once you've registered, you can log in with your London Lives username and password to get started (use the login box in the sidebar or go here).

What anyone can do here

What registered users can do here

  • Write biographies of eighteenth-century Londoners, based on sets created in London Lives and other sources.
    • You can tag biographies with keywords for easier searching and reference.
    • Well-documented biographies may (with authorial consent) be republished in the Lives section of London Lives.
  • Use the Corrections tracker to flag up errors you've found at the London Lives site.
  • Use My Pages to help you easily keep track of your contributions and 'watch' activity on your own pages, bookmark relevant material at London Lives and other sites, and communicate with other members.


Password help

If you are unable to log into the wiki using your London Lives password, you may need to resynchronise passwords between the main site and the wiki. To do this:

  • log into the London Lives site
  • click on your username in the top bar to go to "Your Account"
  • click on the change your password link
  • enter the same password in all the boxes and click "Change Password" (i.e. 'change' your existing password to the same password).

You should then be able to log into the wiki.