Trace your Isle of Wight ancestors, family history, genealogy local history and more with these online resources and records.
Births, Marriages, Deaths, Burials and Parish records
Registered births, marriages and deaths 1837-2010
Marriage Register Index 1837-1900
These indices are arranged by (1) surname of bride (2) surname of groom and include Christian name, year, date and place (parish). These files are PDF and are around 500 pages in length.
Ryde Cemetery Burial Database
The Ryde Cemetery Database contains the transcription of almost 13,000 records of individual burials. There a 5 ways to search for burial records on the site, making it very easy.
Shalfleet Parish Records
This a project to transcribe Shalfleet Parish Records from around 1604 (Marriages), 1607 (Baptisms) and 1620 (Burials), these are the earliest registers available, until 1837.
1841 Isle of Wight Census
A PDF document with surnames listed alphabetically.
Photos & Postcards
Isle of Wight Photographers
A database of photographers offering services between 1840-1940
The County Press Archive
You can now access more than 6,500 editions of the County Press online and search for articles by keywords and dates.