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Local and Family History
at Potton 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 gives a huge range of resources for family historians. For details, see the top of Local and Family History A-Z page.
  • Books
    A selection of books relating to the village and immediate vicinity, books on Bedfordshire and family history including:
    Pictures of Potton, Vols 1-3, compiled by Patricia R. Yates
    The great fire of Potton, compiled by Peter Ibbett
    Potton Manor, an enigma, research report by T.C.M. Ball
    For further details please see the library catalogue
  • Burial and cemetery records
    1882-2002 Sandy Road Cemetery (alphabetical list)
    Indexes of burials for Potton 1813-1955, Sandy 1813-1933, Sutton 1813-1983
  • Census records
    Free access to census records 1841- 1911 on 'Ancestry Library Edition' web site
  • Council papers
    Potton Town Council minutes - 2 year back file
  • Magazines
    Bedfordshire County Life
  • Maps
    Current street maps of Bedfordshire towns and villages
    Current Ordnance Survey Landranger and Explorer maps of Bedfordshire
  • Newspapers
    Biggleswade Chronicle - 1 month back file
    British Newspaper Archive
    Times Digital Archive
  • Parish registers
    Transcribed register in printed volume covering Potton up to 1812
  • 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.
  • Town twinning
    Langenlonsheim - folders and booklets on Potton's twin town

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Page last updated: 6th February 2020