North Marston Parish Registers published

North MarstonThe Parish Registers for North Marston have been published in booklet and pdf format.

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FamilyHistoryOnLine ceases trading

FamilyHistoryOnLine the search service provided by The Federation of Family History Societies has been closed down. Some of the data has been transferred to Currently the only Bucks Family History Society data being transferred is our contribution to the NBI and the 1851 Census. If you have unused FamilyHistoryOnLine vouchers they can be exchanged for FindMyPast vouchers - for details see or email info at the website address

Centre for Bucks Studies - New Service

The Centre for Bucks Studies is now offering a new service - a copy of the entry in the parish register for your ancestors baptism, marriage or burial. To request a copy you will need to supply the details of name, parish, event & date.
( For a Church of England event these can be obtained by requesting a search of our databases or use the CBS research service for both Church of England & Non-conformist records if you do not already have the full details)
The County  charge £5 for the service - details are available here

Domesday 1986 Restored

The BBC have recovered the material from the 1986 Domesday Project when local organisations,schools, WIs etc  were asked to contribute items about life in their area. It was originally written to giant Phillips Video discs which became obsolete very quickly because they were so expensive. The BBC has now recovered the material and put it on its website. Have a look here for what was happening in Bucks in 1986

Historical Images - Google Earth

Google are uploading to the Google Earth arial images of Buckinghamshire and other places which were taken in December 1945. These are aligned with the modern imagery so by moving the slider the changes can be seen. Most of Buckinghamshire north of Chesham and Princes Risborough is now available and an area on the eastern border with Middlesex including Colnbrook Denham & Wraysbury.

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Bombs over Bucks

The Centre for Bucks Studies has launched a 'Bombs over Bucks' item on their website detailing the damage suffered in Bucks during WW2.  There is map which you can zoom in on showing where individual bombs fell based on the reports of the ARP wardens