Welcome to anyone researching their ancestors in Berkshire.
This site aims to become a collection of links to the main resources for such research.
Berkshire Family History Society
Berkshire Record Office
Mailing lists for Berkshire
Surname interest list for Berkshire
Maps of Berkshire
Programs giving parishes nearby to one another
Register office addresses
Berkshire GenWeb Query board
BERKS-L@rootsweb.com and firstname.lastname@example.org are mailing lists for family history related to Berkshire, England.
You may subscribe from
This links to a list of
surnames under research in Berkshire,
cross-referenced to place & date.
Check for researchers with similar interests to yourself, and add your own interests.
For locating any place, even a small village, use http://uk.multimap.com/ .
This gives a detailed zoomable map, including a scale. It even has contour colouring!
On the national level, a very pretty map of the counties of Britain is at http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/Britain.html
Programs listed here enable one to find parishes within a certain radius of a given parish, and to calculate the distance between parishes.
Register office addresses are listed here.
If you cannot find the office that you are looking for in the index, you may find the web pages Registration Districts in England and Wales a useful aid, or the alphabetical index of place-names, showing the counties and districts in which they were situated for the period 1837-1930
Please feel free to post your query to the Berkshire GenWeb Query board.
|This website is part of the EnglandGenWeb
The webmaster is Wendy Archer.
|There is a comparable page for Berkshire
as part of the genUKI hierachy for
genealogy in the UK & Ireland
Last updated on: Friday, 04-Feb-2005 22:08:53 MST
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