Family history in Oxfordshire | Oxfordshire County Council

Family history in Oxfordshire

family groupResearching family history is one of the fastest-growing leisure pursuits in Britain, with prime-time TV programmes devoted to it.

There is a range of resources on the internet to help you - but much important material is only available by visiting your local history centre or record office.

This section will help you launch your investigation in Oxfordshire.


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First steps

We have the unique resources you need to investigate. But how do you start?

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Discover more

Our extensive range of guides to researching in-depth topics


Online resources

There are plenty of excellent websites which can help with your family history.

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Where else to look

Help is available from the Oxfordshire Family History Society.

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How to get a certificate for a birth, death or marriage that was registered in Oxfordshire.


Library resources

Information about local studies and family history resources in libraries

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