Bedfordshire Family History

Research your Bedfordshire family history and break down those brick walls with these online resources which include births, marriages and deaths, parish records, military records and much more.


Bedfordshire Archives
Bedfordshire Archives Search

Births, Marriages & Deaths

England BMDs


Bedfordshire County Cemetery Records
Stotfold Cemetery Search

Census Records

1939 Register
Bedfordshire Census Records

Criminals and Convicts

Bedfordshire Gaol Register
Bedfordshire Gaol Register aims to add the details from all the surviving County Gaol and House of Correction registers held at BLARS for the period 1801 – 1901, an approximate total of 35,000+ entries.
Bedfordshire Quarter Session Rolls 1714-1832
Criminal Ancestor Records

Electoral Registers

Bedfordshire Poll Book 1722
A transcript of people who voted in elections.
Electoral Registers 1832-1932


RootsChat Bedfordshire


Visitations of Bedfordshire

Historical Directories

Bedfordshire Historical Directories

Local History

Domesday Book Bedfordshire
GENUKI Bedfordshire
Place Names of Bedforshire


Bedfordshire 1926 Valuation Maps
Old Bedfordshire Maps

Military Records

British Military Records
Bedfordshire Militia Records 1759-1884
Bedfordshire Regiment in the Great War
Bedfordshire and Herts Regiment
Bedfordshire and Herts Regiment During WWII
Bedfordshire at War
Bedfordshire Roll of Honour
Luton WWI Roll of Honour

Newspaper Archives

Bedfordshire Newspaper Archives
British Newspaper Collection 1710-1953
Leighton Buzzard Observer


Legacy UK Obituaries


Bedfordshire Apprentices
Bedfordshire Baptist Ministers 1753-1835
Bedfordshire Police Roll of Honour
Bedfordshire Pubs Archive
High Sheriff of Bedfordshire
Lost Pubs of Bedfordshire

Parish Records


Photos and Postcards

Ampthill Images
Old Photos of Dunstable
Old Photos of Bedfordshire

School Records

School Admission Registers 1870-1914

Societies and Groups

Bedfordshire Family History Society
The Society was formed in 1977 to encourage the study of Family History, Genealogy and Heraldry, primarily within the County of Bedfordshire. There are also some free resources including Bedfordshire strays.
Bedfordshire Historical Record Society


Bedfordshire Surnames 1881