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Local and Family History
at Sandy 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
    Bedfordshire Bibliography and supplementary volumes, by L R Conisbee
    The discovery of Roman Sandy, by Bedfordshire Archaeological Service
    Sandy in old picture postcards, by W.B. Hanford
    The Sandy I knew, by Ken Quince
    Our little town of Sandy, by W.G. Western
    Hassells Hall Sandy, by Bedfordshire County Record Office
    The dinosaurs of Sandy Heath, by Bernard O’Connor
    Selection of town guides
    For further details please see the library catalogue
  • Burial and cemetery records
    Index of burials: Potton 1813-1955
    Sandy  1813-1933
    Sutton 1813-1983
  • 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 Landranger and Explorer maps of Bedfordshire
  • Magazines
    Bedfordshire County Life magazine 2001 to date
  • Newspapers
    Biggleswade Chronicle, current edition
    Bedfordshire Times and Citizen, current edition
    British Newspaper Archive
    Times Digital Archive
  • Parish registers
    Transcribed parish registers for Potton to 1812, in printed volumes
  • 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 Sandy
  • Victoria County History of Bedfordshire
    Volumes I, II & III, plus index

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Page last updated: 6th February 2020