Victorian Crime and Punishment

This is a searchable database of 20,000+ prisoners from Bedford, Huntingdon, Cambridge and Ely gaols. Digitised images of original archive material and photographs are included if available. There is background information on the gaols, life inside a nineteenth century prison…

Bedfordshire Gaol Register 1801-1901

Bedfordshire & Luton Archives and Records Service – Bedfordshire Gaol Register. This ongoing project currently has 1801-1879 (with gaps) available. New updates are added on a weekly basis. Details given vary but can include name, age, hair colour, height, crime,…

Bedfordshire Family History Society

This site contains Society information, Member’s only, Online stores, Local interest which includes maps, photographs, strays, war memorials and mailing list. There is also a list of links to neighbouring Societies and family history related pages.

The National Archives UK – Manorial Documents Register

The Manorial Documents Register (MDR) identifies the nature and location of manorial records. These records include court rolls, surveys, maps, terriers, documents and all other documents relating to the boundaries, franchises, wastes, customs or courts of a manor. Title deeds…