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Flitwick 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
    Flitwick: a short history, by the Ampthill & District Archaeological Society
    Flitwick: the story of an old Bedfordshire village, by J L Ward Petley
    Boyhood memories of Flitwick Bedfordshire, by H Jellis

    For further details please see the library catalogue
  • Census Records
    Free access to census records 1841- 1911 on 'Ancestry Library Edition' web site
  • County guides and directories
    Bedfordshire Directory 1785, 1830-31, 1839, 1850 (microfiche)
    Craven and Co's Commercial Directory of Bedfordshire 1854 (microfiche)
    Kelly's Directory of Bedfordshire 1885, 1894, 1920, 1924 (microfiche)
    Post Office Directory of Bedfordshire 1869 (microfiche)
  • Highway Board Minutes
    Woburn District Highway Board Minutes 1863-1895
  • Magazines and Journals
    Bedfordshire County Life Magazine 2001 onwards
    Bedfordshire Historical Record Society publications, incomplete back-file
    Bedfordshire Magazine, volumes 1-24 plus index
  • Maps
    Current street maps of Bedfordshire towns and villages
    Current Ordnance Survey Landranger and Explorer maps of Bedfordshire
  • Newspapers
    Current local newspapers
    British Newspaper Archive
    Times Digital Archive
  • Parish registers
    Selected transcribed parish registers from 1500s to 1812, in book format
    Selected parish registers on microfiche
  • Poor Law Minutes
    Ampthill Poor Law Minutes 1835-1847 on microfiche
  • Statistics
    Summary census data for Bedfordshire towns and villages from 1851 to date
  • Telephone Directories
    Telephone directories between 1880 and 1984 are also available on Ancestry which is accessible via the public computers in all libraries.
  • Topic files
    Newspaper cuttings on local people and events
  • Victoria County History of Bedfordshire
    Volumes I, II & III, plus index

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Page last updated: 6th February 2020