Worcestershire 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—Worcestershire

Explore research in Worcestershire.


(England)



         Search:

Goal 1: Learn about Worcestershire research and records.


Choices:

A. Get started with research for your Worcestershire ancestors.

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




Goal 2: Learn about Worcestershire archives and libraries.


Choices:

A. Learn about Worcestershire archives and libraries.

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




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


Choices:

A. Explore Worcestershire civil registration.

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

B. Explore Worcestershire census records.

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


Goal 4: Learn about Worcestershire church and cemetery records.


Choices:

A. Learn about Worcestershire church records.

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

B. Explore Worcestershire cemetery records.

  1. Explore Worcestershire 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 Worcestershire probate and land records.


Choices:

A. Learn about Worcestershire probate and land records.

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


Goal 6: Learn about Worcestershire maps and gazetteers.


Choices:

A. Explore Worcestershire maps and gazetteers.

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





Goal 7: Learn about Worcestershire newspapers.


Choices:

A. Explore Worcestershire newspapers.

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


Goal 8: Explore additional websites for research.


Choices:

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

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


Goal 9: Search records from Worcestershire.


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 collections on the Findmypast site.
  4. Explore additional record collections in Ancestry.


Goal 10: Get help with your Worcestershire research.


Choices:

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

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

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

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

C. Learn about Worcestershire genealogy societies.

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