- The main back-file of telephone directories is at Bedford Central Library. For details, see 'Telephone directories' atLocal and family history by library > Bedford Central Library
- For information on current telephone directories, see Telephone numbers in the Information and Reference section
- British telephone directories from 1880 - 1984 are being added in batches to the Ancestry web site. You
can search these records free on Ancestry Library Edition at any Bedfordshire library
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.
- To log in to Ancestry Library Edition if you are in a Bedfordshire library, see the top of the Local and family history A-Z page
- The telephone directories are in a database called 'British phone books 1880 - 1984', which is in Ancestry Library Edition's category called 'Schools, directories and church histories'
- For help to find this category on Ancestry Library Edition, see 'Ancestry Library Edition' at WebLinks > Family History > General
Page last updated: 10th July 2020