FindMyPast — with many (but not all) of the society’s Berkshire parish register transcriptions.
The 1939 Register — containing details of over 41 million people — find precise dates of birth, single and married names, occupations and more. (Some individual records remain closed.)
Ancestry Library Edition — the international resource, enabling worldwide research (not just UK), and containing family trees too.
The British Newspaper Archive —over 29.5 million digitised pages from over 800 old newspaper titles
- The Genealogist — with unique resources — like searchable Tithe records and Tithe Maps and the 1910-1915 Domesday survey — unavailable online anywhere else
- Berkshire Baptisms, Marriages and Burials — access county-wide datasets.
- Baptisms — Over 1 million records with more coming soon.
- Marriages — 170,000 transcriptions of individual marriages featuring 580,000 names (witnesses, fathers’ details etc where recorded) from 172 parishes.
- Burials — over 900,000 entries from more than 270 Berkshire churchyards, cemeteries, crematoria and workhouses.
- Berkshire Strays Index, over 20,000 Berkshire people recorded out 0f county, including those in censuses from 1841 to 1901
- Berkshire Miscellaneous Index, over 100,000 names from assorted sources and individual submissions
- Local trade directories from 1830 onwards
- Parish register transcriptions
- Berkshire probate index — 1480-1857
- Berkshire overseers’ papers — 1601-1834
- Berkshire monumental inscriptions and war memorials
- National Burial Index third edition— a ‘lucky dip’ of over 18 million records from nearly 50 English and Welsh counties – but, sadly, not from all!
The Centre holds a range of CDs offering data from other counties, and UK and international data too.
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