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Summary of CDs available from the Shop and other research resources

Berks FHS Berkshire Baptisms CD (available from shop): registers not deposited at BRO

Berks FHS Berkshire Marriages CD (available from shop) :

Berks FHS Berkshire Burials CD (available from shop): registers not deposited at BRO

Parish CD:

Berkshire Maps CD: Yes

Monumental Inscriptions CD:

Godfrey maps:

Berkshire Probate CD:

Berkshire Overseers papers CD entries:

Eureka publication (available from shop):

Additional Notes: Registers begin in 1894, however, as at August 2019, only the marriage and banns registers have been deposited at an archive repository. These are at the Berkshire Record Office. Registers of burials from 1894, and baptisms 1894 to date exist, and are at the church. see also Littlewick Congregational Church.

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Berkshire Family History Society works to meet the needs of those researching their ancestry across the UK and overseas – as well as those looking for former relatives in historic Berkshire.  You do not need to be a member to benefit.

The society offers:

  • Research Zone in central Reading that is free to use and open to all

  • Free access at The Centre for Heritage and Family History to online resources like FindMyPast, the 1939 Register, The Genealogist, the British Newspaper Archive and Ancestry (the worldwide edition)

  • Regular free help and advice sessions

  • Meetings in Abingdon, BracknellNewbury, Reading, Windsor and Woodley — open to everyone

  • Online discussion list for members  informed answers to research queries and advice from experienced researchers

  • Members’ Area with data and other information not readily accessible elsewhere

  • Indexes and transcriptions of Berkshire’s historic records on CD — parish registers, probate documents, monumental inscriptions, maps, First World War history and more

  • Quarterly magazine, the Berkshire Family Historian, for members

  • a chance to join in project work, recording, transcribing and helping to preserve records

  • Links to the research experience, advice and support of members worldwide

  • Opportunities to volunteer and so help others with their family history