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 Historic 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.
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 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 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 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.
Link to GENUKI County pages and Northamptonshire
Kevin Quick’s pages of Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire Church and Village photographs.
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.)
There is a Boffin/Baughen mailing list on Rootsweb, to join send a message with SUBSCRIBE in the body of the message to Baughen-Dfirstname.lastname@example.org
There is a Luther mailing list on Rootsweb, to join send a message with SUBSCRIBE in the body of the message to Luther-Demail@example.com
There is a Packwood mailing list on Rootsweb, to join send a message with SUBSCRIBE in the body of the message to Packwood-Dfirstname.lastname@example.org
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