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Buckinghamshire County Council

Principal Public Libraries with family history resources
Research services
Registrar General's Index
Census records
Electoral registers
Poll books
International Genealogical Index
Unpublished indexes
Parish registers
Published transcripts
Other materials
Guides to collections
Record Office address
Other information

Library Services URL: http://www.buckscc.gov.uk/archives/index.stm
Chapman County Codes (BS 6879): BKM

2. Principal Libraries with Family History resources

County Reference Library
Walton Street
HP20 1UU
Tel: (01296) 383252
Fax: (01296) 382405
E- mail:
[email protected]

Opening hours:

Monday: 0900-1730
Tuesday: 0900-2000
Wednesday: 0900-1730
Thursday: 0900-2000
Friday: 0900-1730
Saturday: 0900-1600

Other Libraries:

High Wycombe Reference Library
Queen Victoria Street
High Wycombe
HP11 1BD
Tel: (01494) 510241
Fax: (01494) 533086
email: [email protected]

Opening hours:

Monday: 0930-2000
Tuesday: 0930-1730
Wednesday: 0930-1700
Thursday: 0930-2000
Friday: 0930-1730
Saturday: 0930-1600

3. Research Service

Service available? No.

Fee-based? N/A

Provided by local Record Office? Contact the local record office for details

4. Births, Deaths and Marriages

Registrar General's Indexes from 1837 (microform), or Registrar General for Scotland's Computerised Index from 1855.

Locations England and Wales, index on fiche: Births, marriages, deaths, 1837 to 1992
GRO index to civil registers located at High Wycombe.

5. Census returns

1881 census index, England and Wales: Buckinghamshire, 1841 to 1901 1881 census available in High Wycombe

6. Directories

6(a) County and Regional Directories

Pigot's/ Kelly's, 1792 to 1939, for Buckinghamshire

6(b) City and Town Directories

Kelly's directory, 1913 to 1974, for Aylesbury

6(c) Telephone Directories

Oxford area, 1939 to date

7. Electoral registers and polls books

7(a) Electoral Registers

Held at the local record office

7(b) Poll Books

1720: 1780: 1831: 1847

8. International Genealogical Index (IGI)

1992, British Isles, held at County Reference Library: 1988, British Isles, held at High Wycombe reference library
Free internet access also available

9. Unpublished Indexes

Marriage index: 1851 census index

10. Parish Registers

Held at County Reference Library: Most parishes, on microfiche: Some parishes transcribed
Most parishes in south of the county, at High Wycombe reference library

11. Periodicals (excl. newspapers)

Origins, (Buckinghamshire Family History Society, 1976 to date)

12. Published Transcripts of Archival Material

.Bucks. Record Society, 1937 to date, covering, for example
probate inventories: 1851 religious census

13. Other material

Street directories, Maps, Photographs (about 3000 of High Wycombe)
"Green Collection" miscellaneous documents relating to High Wycombe

14. Guides to Collections

Buckinghamshire bibliography, on microfiche.
Family History in Buckinghamshire libraries.

15. Local Record Offices

Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies
Walton Street
HP20 1UA
Tel: Archives: (01296) 382587
Tel: Local Studies: (01296) 382250.

Other information