Hertfordshire County Council

If you are interested in researching your family history, Hertfordshire County Council has information and advice to offer via their Family History or their Heritage pages. (Links open in new window)

District Libraries

St Albans Central Library

The St Albans library has holdings that include directories, files of newspapers, census records, the IGI, and many reference guides. They also have a lot of unique material, and in addition, hold the Lewis Evans Collection of Hertfordshire local history.

St Albans Central Library
The Maltings
St Albans

Tel: 01438 737333

Hertfordshire Library Service

Details about Hertfordshire Libraries and their services are on www.hertsdirect.org/libraries.

Hertfordshire Genealogy

The Hertfordshire Family History & Population Society http://www.hertsfhs.org.uk/

Genealogy in Hertfordshire www.hertfordshire-genealogy.co.uk

Other resources

Also of particular interest to those with more wide-ranging areas of research will be:

The services formerly offered by The National Archives at the Family Records Centre (FRC), relating to census returns, wills and other sources, are now available at The National Archives in Kew. See www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/.

For the services formerly offered by the General Register Office at the FRC, relating to births, marriages, deaths, adoptions and civil partnerships, see http://www.gro.gov.uk/.

The Public Records Office at Ruskin Avenue, Kew, Surrey TW9 4DU is the national archive of England and Wales, and the United Kingdom. Tel: (0208) 876 3444; Internet: www.nationalarchives.gov.uk

Date of last review: 16 September 2008