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Local and Family History
at Wootton 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
    A selection of books relating to Bedfordshire and the immediate vicinity, and books on family history, including:
    A history of Wootton Bedfordshire, by A Brittain
    For further details please see the library catalogue
  • Census Records
    Free access to census records 1841- 1911 on 'Ancestry Library Edition' web site
  • Magazines
    Bedfordshire County Life
  • Maps
    Current street maps of Bedfordshire towns and villages.
    Current Ordnance Survey 'Explorer' and 'Landranger' maps of Bedfordshire
  • Newspapers
    Bedfordshire on Sunday current edition
    British Newspaper Archive
    Times Digital Archive
  • Parish registers
    Transcribed registers in printed volumes cover Wootton and Marston Morteyne to 1812
  • Statistics
    Summary census data for Bedfordshire towns and villages from 1841 to date
  • 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
  • Victoria County History of Bedfordshire
    Volumes I, II & III, plus inde

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Page last updated: 6th February 2020