Sheffield & District Family History Society

sheffield-fhsThe Sheffield & District Family History Society aims to promote the study of genealogy and local history in the Sheffield area. There are online searchable indexes for the following:

  • Sheffield 1841 Census Index
    Compiled and Hosted by the Sheffield Indexers
  • 1841 Norton Census
    Compiled by the Sheffield & District FHS members.
  • 1841 Sheffield Street Key
    White’s General Directory 1841, Sheffield Street Key, Containing a list of the Streets, Lanes, Squares, Courts, Works, Etc in the Town and Vicinity of Sheffield, with reference to their Respective Situations
  • Sheffield 1851 Census Index
    This is not complete, and is an ongoing project.  Compiled by the Sheffield & District FHS members.
  • Sheffield & Hallam Bank Register
    By kind permission of Lance Wright.  Compiled by the Sheffield & District FHS members.
  • Detectives Pocket Book
    Compiled by the Sheffield & District FHS members.
  • Bamford Motor Patrol Log Book 1935-43 New
    Indexed by Ian McLean.
  • House of Help – 6 books 1888 to 1906 Index of Girls helped in Sheffield
    Compiled by the Sheffield & District FHS members for Sheffield Archives.
  • Index on Released Prisoners 1858-1872
    Compiled by the Sheffield & District FHS members for Sheffield Archives.
  • Sheffield & Rotherham 1861 Addendum Files
    Compiled by the Sheffield & District FHS members
  • Sheffield 1871 Census Index
    Co-ordinated by Gordon Cambell
  • Sheffield Cathedral Marriage Strays Currently unavailable
    This is an ongoing Society project, so please check back for future updates
  • St Michael’s Roman Catholic Burial Ground, Rivelin Valley
    Index compiled by Vincent Hale, and hosted by the Sheffield Indexers.

  • City Road Cemetery
    Compiled and Hosted by the Sheffield Indexers
  • St John the Baptist Church, Owlerton – Baptisms 30th Aug 1874 to 5th July 1903.
    Compiled and Hosted by the Sheffield Indexers
  • Christ Church, Fulwood – Baptisms
    Compiled and Hosted by the Sheffield Indexers
  • Christ Church, Pitsmoor – Baptisms
    Compiled and Hosted by the Sheffield Indexers
  • Emmanuel Church, Attercliffe – Baptisms
    Compiled and Hosted by the Sheffield Indexers
  • St John the Baptist Church, Owlerton – Marriages 24th Oct 1876 to 5th Jan 1902.
    Compiled and Hosted by the Sheffield Indexers
  • Bowden Street Jewish Cemetery – This is a down-loadable File
    Compiled by the Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain
  • Central Synagogue – cemetery internment lists- This is a down-loadable file
    Compiled by the Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain