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Wokingham District 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Unpublished indexes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.wokingham.gov.uk/libraries/
Chapman County Codes (BS 6879): BRK

2. Principal Libraries with Family History resources

Wokingham Library
Denmark Street
Berkshire RG40 2BB
Tel: 0118 978 1368
Fax: 0118 989 1214
Contact: Carol Carson. Reference Librarian: Local Studies

Opening hours:

Monday: 09.30-19.00
Tuesday: 09.30-17.00
Wednesday: 09.30-13.00
Thursday: 09.30-20.00
Friday: 09.30-17.00
Saturday: 09.30-16.00

Other Libraries:

No other branch library has family history resources

3. Research Service

Service available? No

Fee-based? Research fees may be charged for lengthy enquiries. There are charges for photocopies etc.

Provided by local Record Office? Yes.

4. Births, Deaths and Marriages

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

Locations Not held

5. Census returns

The whole of the Wokingham District Council Area 1841-1891 (microfilm).

Wokingham District Council Area except Grazely 1901 (microfilm)

1881 index to Berkshire (microfiche) includes whole of Berkshire returns.

1881 UK Census (CD Rom)

1851 index to Berkshire. Index only.

1851 Berkshire Census (CD Rom)

Index to 1861 Census. Street names and enumeration districts for Wokingham.

6. Directories

6(a) County and Regional Directories

Occasional directories only

6(b) City and Town Directories

Occasional directories only

6(c) Telephone Directories

No historical sets. Current set of British telephone directories is held at Wokingham Reference Library.

7. Electoral registers and polls books

7(a) Electoral Registers

Wokingham District Council Are 1988/89 - 1989/90, 1996/97 - 2002.

7(b) Poll Books

None held

8. International Genealogical Index (IGI)

UK and Ireland plus Channel Islands 1988 (microfiche). Held in Wokingham Reference Library

9. Unpublished Indexes

10. Parish Registers

11. Periodicals (excl. newspapers)

No long periodical runs are maintained

12. Published Transcripts of Archival Material

13. Other material

Approximately 30 oral history transcripts

14. Guides to Collections

None held

15. Local Record Offices

Berkshire Record Office,
9 Coley Avenue,
Berkshire, RG1 6AF

Tel: 0118 9015132
Fax: 0118 9015131
[email protected]

Other information