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Local and Family History
at Barton Library

Local and Family History A - Z > By Library
  • Ancestry Library Edition
    Free access in the library, to 'Ancestry Library Edition', a web site that has a huge range of resources for family historians. For details, see the top of Local and family history A-Z page
  • Books
    Books about Barton and Bedfordshire. For further details please see the library catalogue
  • Census records
    Free access to census records 1841- 1911 on 'Ancestry Library Edition' web site
  • Maps
    Street maps of Bedfordshire towns and villages
    Ordnance Survey map of Bedfordshire
  • Newspapers
    Bedfordshire Times, current edition
    British Newspaper Archive
    Times Digital Archive

  • Parish registersPicture of a church door
    Transcribed registers in printed volumes up to 1812:
    Barton-le-Clay 1558 1812
    Bedford (St. Mary) 1539 1812
    Clophill 1567 1812
    Flitwick 1602 1812
    Lower Gravenhurst 1602 1812
    Upper Gravenhurst 1567 1812
    Higham Gobion 1602 1812
    Pulloxhill 1553 1812
    Northill 1562 1812
    Shillington 1543 1812
  • Photographs
    Folders of local photographs
  • Telephone Directories
    Telephone directories between 1880 and 1984 are also available on Ancestry which is accessible via the public computers in all libraries.
  • Victoria County History
    Bedfordshire volumes

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Page last updated: 6th February 2020