Buckinghamshire County Public Records

Buckinghamshire, England Public Record Office

Address:
Center for Buckinghamshire Studies, County Halls, Walton Street, Aglesbury Bucks HP 20 IUU

Main Search Room/Facilities Booking:
(01296)382250

Fax :
(01234)228854

Email Address:
archives@buckscc.gov.uk

Hours: Tuesday-Friday 9am-5.30pm
1st Thursday of month 5am-7pm
1st and 3rd Saturday of month 9am-4pm

From time to time people are often curious about their ancestors and how they lived in the past. The appetite for knowledge about ancestors political, social and economical lifestyle often have people spending days and months researching data, because the more they know about family history, the better they are able to identify themselves with culture, so genealogy and family history brings them closer to the hardships, tragedies and triumphs their ancestors once faced, its call mysterious, wanting to know where you came from and the ones before you.

That’s why the Center for Buckinghamshire Studies located in the continent region of Europe; population about 11,572 is your one stop shop for all historical archives and researches for birth, marriage and death certificate. Researchers can find information dating back to the mid 16th century including the Parish registers bishop transcript from 1837. You can also research any Baptisms, marriages and burials from all different denominations in either hard copy or microfilm copies registers. And the National Archives department housed a number of records related to ancestors who worked for the Central government or served in the armed forces.

The Center has 3 National/International genealogy societies with England and Wales separated into different societies. The Federation of Family History Societies consist of 220 family history societies and genealogical bodies worldwide including over 300,000 membership. The Institute of Heraldic & Genealogical Studies located in Canterbury is the premier body of genealogical training and research that help family to understand and read, and interpret old documents due to language. While the Society of Genealogists stores a variety of genealogical records includes the largest collection of microfilm/fiche copies of Parish registers amount to 6,000 within the U.K.

The Newspapers department offers a variety of newspapers such as Bucks and Gazette, including the local newspapers which is divided into several sections that comprised of town meeting, local proceeding, day to day occurrences, advertisement for property sales, obituaries, Bucks for free press microfilm 1856 to date, the Buckingham and Winslow Advertisers microfilm 1853 to date and the Bucks Examiner microfilm 1889 to date.

The family history section allows you to trace lost birth papers, photographs or cemeteries about ancestors, old wills, title, deeds, maps, who live before in your house and how much rent they paid. For easy access for researchers the center for the international Genealogical Index (IGI) categorizes there filing county to county so researches can retrieve information without any hassle.

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