2. Principal Libraries with Family History resources|
Local and Naval Studies Library
Tel: (01752) 305909
Fax: (01752) 305905
Contact: Joyce Brown (Local and Naval Studies Librarian)
Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
3. Research Service
No. But list of independent researchers is available.
Provided by local Record Office?
4. Births, Deaths and Marriages
Registrar General's Indexes from 1837-1999 (Microfiche), or Registrar General for Scotland's Computerised Index from 1855.
5. Census returns
1861 Plymouth, Kingsbridge, Tavistock
1881 Devon & Cornwall
1891 Plymouth & District with some parts of Dartmoor
6(a) County and Regional Directories
Cornwall: 1823, 1830 - 1, 1873 - 1939.
Devon: 1720, 1798, 1830 - 1, 1850 - 1939.
6(b) City and Town Directories
Plymouth: 1812 - 1970 (some missing)
6(c) Telephone Directories
1954 - date (not complete)
7. Electoral registers and polls books
7(a) Electoral Registers
7(b) Poll Books
8. International Genealogical Index (IGI)
England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland: 1992 fiche.
9. Unpublished Indexes
Census street indexes.
Biographical index to newspaper articles.
10. Parish Registers
Transcripts of selection of Devon and Cornwall registers.
Baptisms, Burials and some marriage registers for Plymouth (Microfiche)
11. Periodicals (excl. newspapers)
Navy List: 1783 to date
Cornwall Family History Society Journal: 1977 to date (some missing)
Devon Family Historian: 1977 to date
Transactions of the Devonshire Association: 1862 to date.
Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries: 1900 to date.
Devon Historian: 1970 to date.
Devon Life: 1966 to date.
12. Published Transcripts of Archival Material
Navy Records Society
Devon and Record Society: 1900 to date (some missing)
13. Other material
The library has albums of nineteenth and twentieth century theatre programmes which illustrate the theatrical life of Plymouth.
Collected works of Rev. Sabine Baring-Gould and Eden Philpotts
14. Guides to Collections
15. Local Record Offices
Plymouth and West Devon Record Office
Unit 3, Clare Place
Tel: (01752) 305940