Northamptonshire Goals:  1: Research and Records   2: Archives and Libraries   3: Vital and Census Records   4: Church and Cemetery Records   5: Probate, Land and Court   6: Maps and Gazetteers   7: Newspapers   8: Websites   9: Search Records   10: Get Help  




England—Northamptonshire

Explore research in Northamptonshire.


(England)


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Goal 1: Learn about Northamptonshire research and records.


Choices:

A. Get started with research for your Northamptonshire ancestors.

  1. Learn about finding your ancestors in Northamptonshire.
    FS Wiki: Northamptonshire England Genealogy
  2. Explore the Dusty Docs site for Northamptonshire research.







Goal 2: Learn about Northamptonshire archives and libraries.


Choices:

A. Learn about Northamptonshire archives and libraries.

  1. Search for free online books on Northamptonshire research on the FamilySearch site.







Goal 3: Learn about Northamptonshire civil registration, BMD, and census records.


Choices:

A. Explore Northamptonshire civil registration.

  1. Explore Northamptonshire civil registration on the Gen UKI site.
  2. Browse the Northamptonshire registration districts on the Gen UKI site.
  3. Search the FreeBMD UK site for BMD records.

B. Explore Northamptonshire census records.

  1. Learn about Northamptonshire Census Surname Indexes in FamilySearch.
    FS Wiki: Census Surname Indexes



Goal 4: Learn about Northamptonshire church and cemetery records.


Choices:

A. Learn about Northamptonshire church records.

  1. Get an overview of Northamptonshire church records in this article.
    FS—Northamptonshire Church Records
  2. Explore the church records link on the GenUKI Northamptonshire site.
  3. Use this parish page to explore parish records in Northamptonshire.

B. Explore Northamptonshire cemetery records.

  1. Search the FindaGrave site for cemetery records.
  2. Search the BillionGraves site for cemetery records.



Goal 5: Learn about Northamptonshire probate and land records.


Choices:

A. Learn about Northamptonshire probate and land records.

  1. Learn about Northamptonshire probate records in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Northamptonshire Probate Records
  2. Explore deeds by surname on the FamilyDeeds site.



Goal 6: Learn about Northamptonshire maps and gazetteers.


Choices:

A. Explore Northamptonshire maps and gazetteers.

  1. Learn about Northamptonshire maps in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Northamptonshire Maps
  2. Explore the David Rumsey collection of Northamptonshire maps.
  3. Explore the online Gazetteer on the GenUKI site.






Goal 7: Learn about Northamptonshire newspapers.


Choices:

A. Explore Northamptonshire newspapers.

  1. Learn about Northamptonshire newspapers.
    FS—Wiki: Northamptonshire Newspapers
  2. Search Northamptonshire newspapers in the ABYZ News Link site.



Goal 8: Explore additional websites for research.


Choices:

A. There are a number of websites with valuable resources for Northamptonshire research.

  1. Explore links in Cyndi's List.
  2. Explore links in GenealogyLinks.net.



Goal 9: Search records from Northamptonshire.


Choices:

A. Explore record collections.

  1. Use the England Record Selection Table to decide on records to search.
    FS—England Record Selection Table
  2. Explore the FamilySearch page for online genealogy records.
  3. Explore additional record collections in Ancestry.



Goal 10: Get help with your Northamptonshire research.


Choices:

A. Join a mailing list or message board for Northamptonshire research.

  1. Join the RootsChat forum and post questions about Northamptonshire research.
  2. Search the RootsWeb site for Northamptonshire research mailing lists.
  3. Explore the Northamptonshire research mailing lists on Cyndi's List.

B. Learn about Northamptonshire genealogy societies.

  1. Learn about genealogy societies in Northamptonshire in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Northamptonshire Societies
  2. Explore genealogy societies on the GenUKI Northamptonshire site.
  3. Explore English genealogy society sites on Cyndi's list.