Research

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Baptisms Searches

The Society's Baptisms Database was started in 1999. The eventual objective is to record all baptisms from the parish registers of Buckinghamshire up to 1901. We have already recorded most of them - over 587,000.

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Marriage Searches

The Society's Marriages Database contains all available register entries for marriages which took place in Buckinghamshire between 1538 and 1837 and we are adding all marriages up to 1901 (over 270,000 marriages).

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Burial Searches

The Society's Burials Database was started in 1999. The eventual objective is to record all burials from the parish registers of Buckinghamshire up to 1901. We have already recorded most of them - over 531,000 in fact - but there are still quite a few to go. Some parishes are not complete. Before applying for a search please check the list of parishes and dates already covered by clicking here

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Members' Interests


We maintain a register of the names and locations which our members are researching known as "Members' Interests".

Members are invited to submit their surname interests for inclusion in our list of Members' Interests

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1851 Census Searches

The database contains a full transcription of the complete 1851 Census for Buckinghamshire with over 167,000 entries.

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Monumental Inscription Searches

The Monumental Inscriptions Library holds a considerable number of files of churches with or without yards (possibly just foundation stones or plaques). There is also a collection of war memorial inscriptions.

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Stray Searches

We maintain an index of Buckinghamshire strays - i.e. Bucks people who have 'strayed' out of the county perhaps to be married or who have appeared on a Census somewhere.

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Subcategories

  • Requested Searches

    The Society has been creating databases of Family History data for over 15 years. We can provide searches in the databases listed below.

  • General Information
  • Other Facilities
  • Libraries

    The Society has a number of libraries and other facilities containing data about Buckinghamshire history. Most items are available to UK members on loan and for overseas members there is usually a lookup service. Library material is only available to Society members.

  • Census & IGI