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Local and Family History
at Shefford 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 including:
    Shefford appraisal
    Shefford market charter celebrations
    The story of Shefford by Harwood
    Shefford walks
    St. Michael and All Saints, Shefford
    For further details please see the library catalogue
  • Census records
    Free access to census records 1841- 1911 on 'Ancestry Library Edition' web site
  • Census statistics
    Bedfordshire population figures 1801-1991
    1991 Guide to Census data
    1991 census small area statistics for Campton, Chicksands, Clifton, Gravenhurst, Haynes, Henlow, Meppershall, Shefford, Shillington, Southill, Stondon
  • Magazines
    Henlow News, 2005 to date
    Outlook (Southill), 2005 to date
    Prop Swing, Shuttleworth Magazine, 2005 to date
    Stondon Times, 2005 to date
    Shefford News, 1983-1988, 1990-1992, 1996, 1997
    The Sheffordian, 1991-1992, 1996, 1997
    Shefford Newsline, 1998 to date
  • Maps
    Street maps of Bedfordshire towns and villages
    Ordnance Survey map of Bedfordshire
  • Newspapers
    Biggleswade Chronicle, one month
    British Newspaper Archive
    Times Digital Archive
  • 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
    Topic file of articles and pamphlets relating to Shefford
  • Town guides
    Shefford town guide 1972, 1973 and from 1989 to date

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Page last updated: 6th February 2020