Details about the main archives in Aylesbury

 Details of libraries at Buckingham, Chesham, High Wycombe & Milton Keynes

These are a collection of links to resources for Buckinghamshire Places and county wide resources. If you know of a site that should be shown here please contact the web master.

High Wycombe Family History Centre
FHC run by the Church of Latter Day Saints.
Note: cannot accept queries by mail
743 London Road, Loudwater, High Wycombe, Bucks
(entrance in Hammersley Lane)
01494 459979

Watford Family History Centre
FHC run by the Church of Latter Day Saints.
Note: cannot accept queries by mail
Hempstead Road, Watford, Herts
01923 251471
Northampton Family History Centre
FHC run by the Church of Latter Day Saints.
Note: cannot accept queries by mail
137 Harlestone Road, Northampton
01604 587630

The links below go to Sites where books about Buckinghamshire can be purchased. Members should also login and look at the Download Books Link for books from our library that are out of copyright.


The Armed Forces


 There are numerous sources of information about the Armed Forces of the United Kingdom. For anyone wanting background information about the history and organisation Wikipedia's entry for Military of the United Kingdom is good place to start. Other useful sites include

This article contains the links from Ian Williamson's talk about Google Maps in Family History Research



Below is a list of genealogy software demonstrated on the 9th August 2011, and a few others! The society is not recommending any of them, it is up to you to make your own choice dependant on your needs.


The Irish were regarded as British citizens so there are few records of their departure from Ireland.

USA passenger lists began in 1819 UK passenger lists began in 1890

A selection sites covering people employed in a specific occupation

These are links to websites created by families with Buckinghamshire connections. If you would like your site included here please contact the Society with details. Please note that Buckinghamshire Family History Society is not responsible for these sites or their contents

If you have interests in areas other than Bucks you will find links to a Family History Society covering your area of interest here. The links are all to members of the Federation of Family History Societies or the Scottish Association of Family History Societies

Sites for those interested in tracing their military ancestors


We are making available to members images of books about Bucks which are now out of copyright. You may choose to read them on the screen or download them. In most cases the books are searchable for key words.

The images remain the property of Buckinghamshire Family History Society and may not be reproduced in full or in part without the prior permission of the Society.

We would like to be able to offer more books so if you have a book that you would like us to share with other members please contact us. The books must be out of copyright i.e. we must be able to show that the author died more than 70 years ago.(The 70 years applies to the death of the author NOT the publication of the book)