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Cambridgeshire Genealogy


"Cambridgeshire, (Cambs.) inland eastern county of England; bounded North by Lincolnshire, East by Norfolk and Suffolk, South by Essex and Herts, West by Bedfordshire, Huntingdonshire, and Northamptonshire; greatest length, North and South, 48 miles; greatest breadth, East and West, 28 miles; average breadth 16 miles; area, 524,935 acres; population 185,594" from Bartholemew's Gazetteer of the British Isles, 1887

Genuki - Cambridgeshire
Genuki is the largest collection of research information
on the net for UK
Neighbouring Counties
Lincolnshire, Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex, Herftordshire, Bedfordshire, Huntingdonshire, Northamptonshire
Cambridgeshire GenWeb
maintained by volunteers in an effort to help researchers
find local resources and reference information
Archives and Libraries
Cambridgeshire Archives Service Cambridgeshire Libraries
Cambridgeshire Lookup Exchange
request free lookups of censuses, parish registers
held by individual volunteers
Local Genealogy Societies & Groups
Cyndi's List - Cambridgeshire
largest private collection
of genealogy links on the web


Genealogy Record Sources

many of these sites can provide source record information of ancestors:
huge resource by University of Leicester; of local and trade directories from 1750 to 1919
Parish and Probate Records
35,200 records including baptisms/christenings,
burials, marriages, tombstone inscriptions, obituaries, tax lists and wills
Surname Lists
Cambridgeshire Surname List
provides surnames being researched and email address of researcher
England & Wales BMDs
search over 40 million England & Wales free B,M&Ds
Message Boards
post and read about Cambridgeshire genealogy with other researchers

Parish Registers

free internet searches of baptism, marriage, and burial records,
which have been transcribed from parish and non-conformist church registers
War Memorials
Roll-of-Honour - Cambridgeshire
Cambridgeshire war memorials and rolls of honour
800 Million Name UK Database
search 800 million UK  records in over 60 individual databases
1841-1891 Census transcriptions by volunteers