Cambridgeshire 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  



Project 9: England—Cambridgeshire

Explore research in Cambridgeshire.


(England)



         Search:

Goal 1: Learn about Cambridgeshire research and records.


Choices:

A. Get started with research for your Cambridgeshire ancestors.

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






Goal 2: Learn about Cambridgeshire archives and libraries.


Choices:

A. Learn about Cambridgeshire archives and libraries.

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




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


Choices:

A. Explore Cambridgeshire civil registration.

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

B. Explore Cambridgeshire census records.

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


Goal 4: Learn about Cambridgeshire church and cemetery records.


Choices:

A. Learn about Cambridgeshire church records.

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

B. Explore Cambridgeshire cemetery records.

  1. Explore Cambridgeshire cemetery records on the Gen UKI site.
  2. Search the FindaGrave site for cemetery records.
  3. Search the BillionGraves site for cemetery records.


Goal 5: Learn about Cambridgeshire probate and land records.


Choices:

A. Learn about Cambridgeshire probate and land records.

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


Goal 6: Learn about Cambridgeshire maps and gazetteers.


Choices:

A. Explore Cambridgeshire maps and gazetteers.

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





Goal 7: Learn about Cambridgeshire newspapers.


Choices:

A. Explore Cambridgeshire newspapers.

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


Goal 8: Explore additional websites for research.


Choices:

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

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


Goal 9: Search records from Cambridgeshire.


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 Cambridgeshire research.


Choices:

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

  1. Visit the Cambridgeshire Family History Society page on Facebook.
  2. Visit the Family History in Suffolk and Cambridgeshire page on Facebook.

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

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

C. Learn about Cambridgeshire genealogy societies.

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