Research

Bucks Places and Local History

These are a collection of links to resources for Buckinghamshire Places and county wide resources. If you know of a site that should be shown here please contact the web master.

 

Amersham

Archaeology in Marlow A very active group in the market town of Marlow in the south of the county.

Aylesbury: Karl Vaughan's Photograph Collection (Both modern and old)

Aylesbury Vale Through Time History and Population details of Aylesbury Vale

Bletchley Park - home of code breaking.

Buckinghamshire Constabulary History of the Buckinghamshire Police Service

Buckinghamshire Remembers
An ongoing project to record & research the men on the war memorials of Bucks. Has information on nearly all the fallen from WWI and their memorials.

Buckinghamshire Through Time
A collection of historical statistics on the county

Buckinghamshire Victorian Prisoners On-line
Searchable index of the photographs of the prisoners

Buckinghamshire Wills Index On-Line
Archdeaconry of Buckingham Wills 1483-1858. Searchable Index of testators. Wills may be purchased by post

Chiltern Society Photo Group A large and varied collection of photographs of locations and activities in the Chilterns. Also includes some historic photographs with modern pictures of the same view.

Cyndi's List - Bucks
Provides a list of links to genealogical websites of Bucks and the rest of the UK. 

English Heritage Photos of Bucks(and the rest of the country)

English HeritageEnglish Heritage has put together a collection of old photographs of historic places - there is a good collection of Bucks places

Hanslope Includes parish register transcriptions.

Holders of the Victoria Cross in Bucks
Details of the life and graves of the 3 VC holders buried in Bucks
 

Index to the Poll of the Knights of Bucks 1784
A list of the knights and their parishes and hundreds  

Links to the websites of Buckinghamshire Families

The websites of people researching Bucks families


Lord Lieutenant of Bucks The history of the post

Milton Keynes History and Population details of Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes Heritage Association

Collecting the history of the area. A source of information on the parishes that now form Milton Keynes

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Quainton

Sharing Wycombe's Old Photographs (SWOP project)

Many thousands of old photographs of Wycombe & district have been scanned and indexed for this project

Sheriffs of Buckinghamshire 1139-1739
A list of the Sheriffs extracted from a book published in 1755.

Slough History Online
History of Slough including scanned images of the Slough Observer from 1883 to 1929 and a growing collection of photographs.

Swanbourne Village History

Wing One Place Study