Related Links

 

Here are some general links that you may find useful in furthering your own research.There are other links on some of my pages relating to specific families and interests.

FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETIES

Northamptonshire Family History Society

Peterborough & District Family History Society

Fenland Family History Society

SOURCES OF NONCONFORMIST HISTORY

See my list of suggested books

The Chapels Society is an organisation with a specific interest in nonconformist chapels in the UK.

The Historical Chapels Trust is a conservation organisation in the UK which takes redundant chapels into its ownership care.

Capel is the Chapels Heritage Society, covering all nonconformist chapels in Wales.

The Ecclesiological Society has a site for those interested in Churches and Chapels worldwide of all denominations.

Sibyl Phillips a Northamptonshire author whose book Glorious Hope Women and Evangelical Religion in Kent and Northamptonshire, 1800-1850 has a wealth of information on nonconformity in Creaton, Spratton and Hackleton with references to William Carey and Marianne Farningham.  Sibyl has a blog Church and chapel people, 18th and 19th centuries.

BAPTIST

The Strict Baptist Historical Society has a website that covers resources about the Strict and Particular Baptists.

The Gospel Standard Publications Trust has a series of books available and biographies of some of their authors. Churches that are part of the Baptist Union are represented by the Baptist Historical Society, which has details of their publications and further links.

METHODIST

Methodist Archives at the John Rylands Library, ManchesterMethodism in Cambridgeshire is covered in an excellent page by Martin Edwards.  It includes some parishes that were originally in Northamptonshire and some general information and links about researching in Methodist archives.

QUAKER

Quaker Family History Society – Northamptonshire contains details of Quaker resources relating to the county. Arthur Hopkin’s has a page of records extracted from the Northamptonshire Quaker meetings.

UNITARIAN

Unitarian Historical Society   Some early Baptist chapels became Unitarian during the late 18th Century. There is also a site with historical information relating to English General Baptists.

OTHER SITES RELATED TO MY FAMILIES AND THEIR LOCATIONS

Cliff Baughen’s site for the Boffin family and variants. Cliff’s family history homepage has some useful Boffin links.  Cliff also maintains a Baughen e-mail Mailing list which you can subscribe to.

Alan Clarke’s site has an index to the 1841 and 1871 census of Northampton and a comprehensive Marriage Index for the whole of Northamptonshire.

Norman Tew’s site has an index to the inhabitants of Stoke Bruerne from 1700 – 1900.  He has also reconstructed many of the families.

TOPOGRAPHICAL SOURCES

Northamptonshire GenWeb

Link to GENUKI County pages and Northamptonshire

Kevin Quick’s pages of Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire Church and Village photographs.

SURNAME FORUMS

Packwood Family Genealogy ForumThis page is hosted by GenForum and provides a message board for researchers into the family of PACKWOOD

Vorley Family Genealogy ForumThis page is hosted by GenForum and provides a message board for researchers into the family of VORLEY and its variants (like Verley, Virley, Vourly, Vurley etc.)

MAILING LISTS

BOFFIN

There is a Boffin/Baughen mailing list on Rootsweb, to join send a message with SUBSCRIBE in the body of the message to  Baughen-D-request@rootsweb.com

LUTHER

There is a Luther mailing list on Rootsweb, to join send a message with SUBSCRIBE in the body of the message to  Luther-D-request@rootsweb.com

PACKWOOD

There is a Packwood mailing list on Rootsweb, to join send a message with SUBSCRIBE in the body of the message to  Packwood-D-request@rootsweb.com

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