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Worcestershire Genealogy

 
Description

"Worcestershire or Worcester, an inland county bounded on the NW by Salop, on the N by Staffordshire, on the E by Warwickshire, on the S by Gloucestershire, and on the W by Herefordshire. Its outline is very irregularly quadrangular. Its boundaries are mostly artificial. Its greatest length from N to S is about 34 miles; its greatest breadth is about 30 miles, its circuit is about 220 miles; and its area is 480,560 acres."
from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5


Genuki - Worcestershire
Genuki is the largest collection of research information
on the net for UK
Neighbouring Counties
 
Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire
Worcestershire GenWeb
maintained by volunteers in an effort to help researchers
find local resources and reference information
Archives and Libraries
 
Worcester Record Office Worcestershire Libraries
Worcestershire Lookup Exchange
request free lookups of censuses, parish registers
held by individual volunteers
Local Genealogy Societies & Groups
Cyndi's List - Worcestershire
largest private collection
of genealogy links on the web
 




 
 
 

Genealogy Record Sources

many of these sites can provide source record information of ancestors:
 
Directories
huge resource by University of Leicester; of local and trade directories from 1750 to 1919
Parish and Probate Records
range in date from the early 1500s to the mid- to late-1800s
Surname Lists
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 Worcestershire genealogy with other researchers
Cemeteries

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 - Worcestershire
Worcestershire war memorials and rolls of honour
 
800 Million Name UK Database
search 800 million UK  records in over 60 individual databases
Censuses
1841-1891 Census transcriptions by volunteers
 
 
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