Bedfordshire Tithe Records pinpoint ancestors' homes

The great advantage of this recordset is that it is not just the wealthy landowners who are caught by this study. A great example of this is in the Parish of Turvey, Bedfordshire that was surveyed in June 1837. If we zoom in on this village we can see a large number of fields, some pastures, plantations and a settlement of houses in the village itself. Continue reading...

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Bedfordshire Colour Tithe Maps Released 27th November 2019

We have just released a collection of Colour Tithe Maps for Bedfordshire to join the previously published greyscale maps in our National Tithe Records collection.

This release of attractive colour digitised maps will provide you with highly detailed plans sourced from The National Archives (TNA). We have linked these to the appropriate apportionment books that provide researchers with the details of the plots, their owners and their occupiers at the time that the survey was taken in Victorian times. These make the maps easier to understand as the streams, rivers, lakes, ponds, houses and trees are often highlighted in different colours.

These tagged colour maps join the previously released apportionment record books, national greyscale maps and colour maps for Warwickshire, Rutland, Huntingdonshire, Buckinghamshire, City of York, Middlesex, Northumberland, Surrey, Westmorland, and the North and East Ridings of Yorkshire. The National Tithe Records collection gives the family history researcher the ability to search by name and keyword (for example parish or county) to look for property holdings from large estate owners to occupiers of small plots such as a homestead, or a cottage.

To find out more, you can read Nick Thorne's article, where he discovers the cousins who bought a village.

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Bedfordshire Tithe Records pinpoint ancestors' homes

The great advantage of this recordset is that it is not just the wealthy landowners who are caught by this study. A great example of this is in the Parish of Turvey, Bedfordshire that was surveyed in June 1837. If we zoom in on this village we can see a large number of fields, some pastures, plantations and a settlement of houses in the village itself. Continue reading...

Top Sites Compared: Who Do You Think You Are?
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TheGenealogist Ticks the Boxes
"The Gold subscription is excellent value for money"
Nick - Value for money
"TheGenealogist has a strong census search tool to help you locate ancestors more easily"
Claire - Ease of use
"The street search tool for census records is superb."
Nick - Navigation
"Trees are quick and easy to build on the site, and the results are particularly visually attractive."
Jenny - Family Tree Builder
"In TreeView, the ability to expand or reduce the image is excellent."
Alan - Family Tree Builder
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WDYTYA Magazine“TheGenealogist has an excellent search option that lets you search for a family using just first names.”
Sarah Williams, Editor - Who Do You Think You Are Magazine

Your Family Tree Magazine“The Genealogist is a great place to search for your ancestors and the details of their lives, using a combination of simple and advanced search facilities and a huge variety of the most vital records and resources for family history.”
Adam Rees, Editor - Your Family Tree Magazine

Family Tree Magazine“Top marks to TheGenealogist for their All-in-One search. For relevant, easy-to-view, detailed search results this is the search site to use. Combine it with the new phonetic search tool to make even better family history discoveries.”
Helen Tovey, Editor - Family Tree Magazine

Your Family History Magazine“The unique Non-Conformist records on TheGenealogist.co.uk are invaluable.” 
Laura Berry, Editor - Your Family History Magazine

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