Research Guides

Please feel free to download and print these useful guides which may be distributed freely provided no change is made to the content.

Beginning Your Family History

Census Returns

Births, Marriages and Deaths on the Internet

Death and Buria

Burials and Memorial Inscriptions


Researching Irish Ancestors

Researching Scottish Ancestors

Researching Ancestors in Bolton

Researching WW1 Soldiers
Further information


Electoral Registers

WW1 Absent Voter Lists

The 1939 Register

Researching the History of Your House

Researching Ancestors in Bolton

Researching Ancestors in Oldham

Researching Ancestors in Salford

Researching Ancestors at Peterloo

Amended 2 June 2020 - John Marsden