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Contents
Principal Public Libraries with family history resources
Research services
Registrar General's Index
Census records
Directories
Electoral registers
Poll books
International Genealogical Index
Unpublished indexes
Parish registers
Periodicals
Published transcripts
Other materials
Guides to collections
Record Office address
Other information

Library Services URL:
Chapman County Codes (BS 6879): NTH

2. Principal Libraries with Family History resources

Northamptonshire Central Library
Abington Street
Northampton
NN1 2BA
Tel: 01604 26774
Fax: 01604 230790
Email:
Contact: Nigel Ward


Opening hours:


Other Libraries:

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3. Research Service

Service available? Yes

Fee-based? No

Provided by local Record Office? Yes
4. Births, Deaths and Marriages

Registrar General's Indexes from 1837 (microform), or Registrar General for Scotland's Computerised Index from 1855.

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5. Census returns

1851 Northamptonshire (except for villages in border areas). Central Library
1861 Northamptonshire (Irchester & Irthlingborough original returns missing)
1871 Northamptonshire (except for villages in border areas). Central Library
1881 Northamptonshire (except for villages in border areas). Central Library
1891 Northamptonshire (complete)
1881 Mormon transcription
1851 Northamptonshire Family History Society transcription


6. Directories

6(a) County and Regional Directories

Northamptonshire 1784-1973 (including Kelly's directories and other business directories)

6(b) City and Town Directories

Northampton 1845-1973 including Kelly's directories and other business directories

6(c) Telephone Directories

Northampton 1959 to date
Northampton Business 1976 to date


7. Electoral registers and polls books

7(a) Electoral Registers

Northampton 1884-5, 1886-7, 1901-2, 1903-4, 1904-5, 1905-6, 1907-14, 1919, 1926, 1929, 1930, 1932-39, 1949 to date

7(b) Poll Books

Northampton: 1727, 1768, 1774, 1784, 1790, 1796, 1812, 1818, 1820, 1826, 1830, 1831, 1832, 1835, 1837, 1841, 1842, 1852, 1857, 1859, 1865
Towcester: 1841
Northamptonshire: 1695-1865 (incomplete)


8. International Genealogical Index (IGI)

1988 edition (microfiche) for Northamptonshire and Cheshire


9. Unpublished Indexes

Card index in Local Studies Collection of biographical references


10. Parish Registers

Northamptonshire Parishes: A-Y microfiche copies. Central Library, A-L Brackley, Corby, Daventry, Kettering, Wellingborough
Dating from C1600s to C1900s


11. Periodicals (excl. newspapers)

Family Tree: Dec 1984-
Footprints: Sept 1979-
Northants Independent: 1905-1985


12. Published Transcripts of Archival Material

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13. Other material

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14. Guides to Collections

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15. Local Record Offices

Northamptonshire Record Office
Wootton Hall Park
Northampton
NN4 8BQ
Tel: 01604 762129
Fax: 01604 767562


Other information