Hertfordshire Family History

Family history, genealogy and local history links for the county of Hertfordshire in England. Including BMDs, parish records, burials and military.


Hertfordshire Archives
In the Local Studies Library, visitors can see printed and published materials. These include books and pamphlets, newspapers and periodicals, parish registers on microfilm, directories, theses, maps, photographs, a range of CD-ROMS and access the internet. You can use ancestry.com for free in all Hertfordshire libraries.
Hertfordshire Names Online
Hertfordshire Names Online is a searchable county-wide index covering the archives catalogue and databases, including marriages, apprenticeships, wills, the poor, tithe awards, newspapers and much more.

Births, Marriages & Deaths

Hertfordshire Fatalities 1827-1933
Hertfordshire Marriages 1538-1922
Hertfordshire Parish Records
Non Conformist Registers 1658-1966


Hertfordshire Burials & Memorials
Hertfordshire Monumental Inscriptions

Census Records

1939 Register
UK Census 1841-1911

Criminals and Convicts

Hertfordshire Criminals 1746-2015

Electoral Registers

Electoral Registers 1832-1932


RootsChat Hertfordshire

Historical Directories

Hertfordshire Historical Directories

Local History

Domesday Book Hertfordshire
Genealogy in Hertfordshire
A treasure trove of information and data with about 10,000 pages or pictures about Hertfordshire and its people.
Genuki Hertfordshire
Hertford History
Herts Memories
Herts Memories is where you can share and enjoy photos, memories and historical research on Hertfordshire.


Old Hertfordshire Maps
Ordnance Survey Maps of Hertfordshire 19th Cent.

Medical and Hospital Records

Historic Hospital Records

Military Records

British Military Records
Herts at War
Hertfordshire War Graves
Hertfordshire WW1 Links

Newspaper Archives

British Newspaper Collection 1710-1953


Hertfordshire Apprentices 1599-1903
Lost Pubs of Hertfordshire

Parish Records

Hertfordshire Parish Records

Photos and Postcards

Old Hertfordshire Photos

School Records

School Admission Registers 1870-1914
Schools & Education in Hertfordshire

Societies and Groups

Hertfordshire Family History Society
The Hertfordshire Family History Society was founded in 1977 and is a member of the Federation of Family History Societies and also a registered charity with a brief to educate and inform the public about genealogy with its focus on the county of Hertfordshire in the United Kingdom.
Hertfordshire Record Society


Hertfordshire Surname List

War Memorials

Hertfordshire WWI Memorials
Hertfordshire WW2 Memorials
Hertford War Memorial
Roll of Honour Hertfordshire

Wills and Probate

Hertfordshire Probate Records Index 1415-1858
Hertfordshire Wills 1413-1857