Research

Local Family History Centres

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
 

Bucks Places and Local History

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.

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Emmigration and Immigration

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

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Armed Forces

The Armed Forces

 General

 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

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Google Maps in Family History Research

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

 

 

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Books about Buckinghamshire

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.

 

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Genealogy Software Lists

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.

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Subcategories

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  • Books For Download

    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)