2. Principal Libraries with Family History resources|
Tel: 01203 832336
Fax: 01203 832440
3. Research Service
Provided by local Record Office?
City Record Office
4. Births, Deaths and Marriages
Registrar General's Indexes from 1837 (microform), or Registrar General for Scotland's Computerised Index from 1855.
1837-1899 Local Studies, Central Library. Microfiche
5. Census returns
1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891 for Coventry, Bedworth and local villages
Indexed by street and not name. Local Studies, Central Library
6(a) County and Regional Directories
Warwickshire 1822 to 1940 Local Studies, Central Library
6(b) City and Town Directories
Coventry 1783 to 1970 Local Studies, Central Library
6(c) Telephone Directories
1948 to present
7. Electoral registers and polls books
7(a) Electoral Registers
Coventry 1834, 1857-59
All years since 1877 except for First and Second World Wars. Local Studies, Central Library
7(b) Poll Books
8. International Genealogical Index (IGI)
Microfiche 1992 ed. England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland. Local Studies, Central Library.
9. Unpublished Indexes
1881 Census index: Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire, Staffordshire. Local Studies, Central Library.
Apprentices & Freemen 1781-1975 printed & card index archives.
10. Parish Registers
Microfilms of registers of baptisms, marriages and burials (also some banns) for Church of England parishes, c.1530s - c.1900 (some to 1980), for Coventry and the surrounding area, with some coverage of other Warwickshire parishes.
Coventry Archives (microfilms and printed)
Local studies (printed only)
11. Periodicals (excl. newspapers)
12. Published Transcripts of Archival Material
13. Other material
14. Guides to Collections
A Guide to Family History Sources in Coventry City Libraries available from Local Studies. £1
15. Local Record Offices
Tel: 01203 832418
Fax: 01203 832421