Contributions to the Society journal

We always welcome contributions to Origins from members.




  • Preferably submitted by email to the editor This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. in MS Word document format (or equivalent), with images sent as separate files (i.e. not embedded in the Word document).

  • The article may be on any genealogical topic of interest to our members with Buckinghamshire relevance.

  • The recommended word count for articles is between approximately 500 and 1,500 words.

  • All articles must be the original work of the author and be previously unpublished in any format.

  • Illustrations and photographs must be the author's own or have written permission for reproduction from the owner.

  • The editor will acknowledge receipt and reserves the right to edit all contributions.


Other contributions

We are also interested in receiving:

  • Interesting/unusual short extracts and snippets from original Bucks records (parish registers, census, newspapers etc)

  • Old Buckinghamshire photographs

  • Help wanted requests

  • Details of any other sources of Buckinghamshire information that you have discovered that will be of interest or use to our members



Origins is published 3 times a year. Deadlines are usually:

  • Spring edition: beginning of January

  • Summer edition: beginning of May

  • Winter edition: beginning of October

Articles may be held over for a later issue due to space constraints.