Shropshire 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—Shropshire

Explore research in Shropshire.


(England)


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Goal 1: Learn about Shropshire research and records.


Choices:

A. Get started with research for your Shropshire ancestors.

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



Goal 2: Learn about Shropshire archives and libraries.


Choices:

A. Learn about Shropshire archives and libraries.

  1. Learn about Shropshire archives and libraries in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Shropshire Archives and Libraries
  2. Explore the archives and libraries link on the GenUKI Shropshire site.
  3. Search for free online books on Shropshire research on the FamilySearch site.




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


Choices:

A. Explore Shropshire civil registration.

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

B. Explore Shropshire census records.

  1. Learn about Shropshire Census Surname Indexes in FamilySearch.
    FS Wiki: Census Surname Indexes
  2. Explore Shropshire census records on the Gen UKI site.


Goal 4: Learn about Shropshire church and cemetery records.


Choices:

A. Learn about Shropshire church records.

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

B. Explore Shropshire cemetery records.

  1. Learn about cemeteries in Shropshire.
    FS Wiki: Shropshire England Genealogy
  2. Explore Shropshire cemetery records on the Gen UKI site.
  3. Search the FindaGrave site for cemetery records.
  4. Search the BillionGraves site for cemetery records.


Goal 5: Learn about Shropshire probate and land records.


Choices:

A. Learn about Shropshire probate and land records.

  1. Learn about Shropshire probate records in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Shropshire Probate Records
  2. Learn more about probate records on the GenUKI Shropshire site.
  3. Learn more about land and property records on the GenUKI Shropshire site.
  4. Explore deeds by surname on the FamilyDeeds site.


Goal 6: Learn about Shropshire maps and gazetteers.


Choices:

A. Explore Shropshire maps and gazetteers.

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





Goal 7: Learn about Shropshire newspapers.


Choices:

A. Explore Shropshire newspapers.

  1. Search Shropshire newspapers in the ABYZ News Link site.
  2. Explore the newspaper records link on the GenUKI Shropshire site.


Goal 8: Explore additional websites for research.


Choices:

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

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


Goal 9: Search records from Shropshire.


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 Shropshire research.


Choices:

A. Use Facebook pages to get answers to your questions.

  1. Visit the Shropshire Ancestors and Genealogy page on Facebook.
  2. Visit the Shropshire Family History Society page on Facebook.

B. Join a mailing list or message board for Shropshire research.

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

C. Learn about Shropshire genealogy societies.

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