Google Books books.google.co.uk Read contemporary sources including The Gamekeeper’s Directory by Thomas Burgeland Johnson (1851) and The Sportsman’s Directory by John Mayer (1817).
British Newspaper Archive
britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk Search local and national newspapers for court cases relating to your gamekeeper ancestor.
The National Trust and The National Trust for Scotland
nationaltrust.org.uk and nts. org.uk Use these websites to find out if the landed estate your ancestor worked on is cared for by one of these charities. The Sutherland Collection sutherlandcollection.org.uk Explore digitised estate records in the Sutherland Papers; some relate to outdoor staff. The National Gamekeepers’ Organisation nationalgamekeepers.org.uk Find out about the role of gamekeepers today.