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Local History

Local and Family History A-Z

Bedfordshire map 1804What was life like in your village in the past? Who were the famous people in Bedfordshire's history? What historic buildings are there in the county?

You can find a huge amount of information on this web site and in Bedford Borough and Central Bedfordshire libraries to help you answer such questions and explore all aspects of Bedfordshire's past.


What kind of resources give local history information?

Where can I find Bedfordshire's local history online?

What local history information do the libraries have?

How can I find more about local  history in general?

What other local history information sources are there in Bedfordshire?

Looking to join a local history organisation?

  • Go to the Local Information Database and click 'Search' then click 'Subject'. From the drop-down menu click 'Local and Family History'

Need further help?

  • If you need help to find information, contact us

Page last updated: 29th September 2014