Family and Local History Links
Village Snapshot Links for local and family research.
Longworth & District History Society - to promote the understanding and study of the parish and villages of Longworth, Kingston Bagpuize with Southmoor, and the surrounding area
Oxfordshire Family History Society - web page of the society with resources for everyone Oxfordshire ancestry.
Oxfordshire Record Office - holds historical documents for all types of local and family research
Oxfordshire Studies Library - a major family history centre with important collections of maps, newspapers, photographs and oral history tapes
Oxfordshire Archdeacon's Marriage Bond Index - Marriages without Banns - a fee paying Marriage Bond. Used by those who could or had to afford it.
The National Virtual Museum - The 24 Hour Museum is the UK’s National Virtual Museum, updated daily with at least two new stories including arts and museum news as well as exhibition notices, reviews, features and trails.
Berkshire Family History Society - a great deal of information for those with Berkshire ancestry
Berkshire Record Office - a major family history centre with important collections of maps, newspapers, photographs and oral history tapes
Oxfordshire Buildings Record - to advance education and promote research on the buildings of Oxfordshire
Access to Archives - database contains catalogues describing archives held locally in England and Wales and dating from the eighth century to the present day.
The Parish Chest - Oxfordshire - the premier family history store
Cumnor Parish Record- an excellent local and family history society website
Genuki Berkshire - a comprehensive "virtual reference library" of genealogical information
Stanford in the Vale History - a very interesting history website. Many of the surnames are known in this area too.
Workhouses website - out of work and unable to fend for yourself and your family at one time would have landed you in the workhouse.Compare today's life with those unfortunates from our villages who found themselves here in the Abingdon or Faringdon Workhouses.
The Best of History Websites an award-winning portal that contains annotated links to over 1000 history web sites as well as links to hundreds of quality K-12 history lesson plans, history teacher guides, history activities, history games, history quizzes, and more.
National Monument Record - The NMR provides specialist advice and guidance to a range of users, which include other national heritage organisations, local authority HERs, local and national thematic projects, researchers, students etc. – It is based in Swindon,so very near at hand for a visit.
A Vision of Britain - detailed historical information on places in Britain
BBC Online History website - experience fresh and fascinating insights into historyChannel 4 History - Lost Generation - see entries for Kingston Bagpuize Churchyard
British Agricultural History Society - founded to promote the study of agricultural history and the history of the rural economy and society
Kingston Bagpuize House - Kingston Bagpuize Manor House
Want to stay in the area? - A warm welcome awaits you at Manor Farm, a comfortable stone built family farmhouse.
Staying in Kingston Bagpuize with Southmoor - a great Bed and Breakfast here in a quiet area in the centre of the village.
Kingston Bagpuize community website community web site for the village of Kingston Bagpuize with Southmoor, Oxfordshire.
Longworth Community website - Longworth village on the web - sponsored by the Longworth Parish Council as a service to the local community
Kingston Bagpuize with Southmoor Women's Institute - reformed in 1947 first formed in 1931! The web pages were compiled to help members and to tell the rest of the world what our aims are, what we do and why we exist.
Al Jefferies Family History Web Site ~ the history of Jeffries ancestors.
If you know of a link I should add or information you would like to know, don't hesitate to email me.