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Where can I find details of alumni?

Local and Family History A-Z > Alumni
  • Students walking through college cloistersDetails of alumni of Oxford and Cambridge University are at Bedfordshire Heritage Library in the volumes:
    Alumni Cantabrigienses : a biographical list of all students,  graduates and holders of office at the University of  Cambridge, from the earliest times to 1900. 10 Volumes
    Alumni Oxonienses : the members of the University of Oxford 1715-1886, their parentage, birthplace and year of  birth, with a record of their degrees. 4 Volumes
  • Alumni of Cambridge University 1261-1900 are also available online on Ancestry.co.uk. In any library in Bedford Borough or Central Bedfordshire you can search Ancestry Library Edition free. At the home page, click 'Advanced search', then click 'Cambridge University Alumni' under  'Directories and Members Lists' in the menu on the right
    Ancestry are offering library members access to the Library Edition from home until the end of June 2021.
    Click here to log in with your library card number and PIN.
  • You may find recent alumni through other web sites although some sites may use terms such as 'former students' rather than the word 'alumni'
  • The web sites of some individual schools, colleges and universities have sections about 'alumni' or 'former students'.  To find these you could try searching a general search engine such as Google.

Page last updated: 17th June 2020