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History and family research

 

19th century British Library newspapers19th century British Library Newspapers

Of great interest to local and family historians, this collection contains regional and local newspapers of nineteenth and early twentieth century Britain.

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To login type BUCKS followed by your Buckinghamshire library card number (capital letters no spaces).

AncestryAncestry

Trace your family tree using the UK Census information; birth, marriage and death records; parish and probate records and other digital resources.

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John Johnson CollectionJohn Johnson Collection

Access to thousands of items selected from the John Johnson Collection of Printed Ephemera.

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Oxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford Dictionary of National Biography

Over 60,000 authoritative biographies and 11,000 portraits of significant, influential or notorious figures who have shaped British history and culture, worldwide, from the Romans to the 21st century.

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The Times Digital Archive 1785 - 2013Times digital archive

The complete Times newspaper in facsimile. Fully searchable – a fascinating record of 200 years of world news coverage.

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Who's Who & Who Was Who#

The essential directory of the noteworthy and influential in all walks of life, in the UK and worldwide.

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Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies - find more local resources, including newspapers, parish registers and historic photographs

 

 

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