Family History Top Tips

Throughout the pandemic the team at Barnsley Archives & Local Studies have been offering their family history surgeries virtually every month alongside sharing regular ‘top tips’ on social media.

This blog post gives a small taster of what you can find when you visit the Archives Discovery Centre which is now open to the public – see our website for current opening times and appointment booking: http://www.experience-barnsley.com/archives-and-discovery-centre

make sure you’re following Barnsley Archives on social media who have lots more tips to share like these:

Newspaper Archives

Family Echo

Workhouse Records

1939 Register

The National Archives

Cemetery Records

Digital Magazines

Barnsley War Memorial Project

FreeBMD

Dransfield and Hodgkinson Collection

Ancestry Library Edition

Cyndi’s List

Barnsley Archives & Local Studies has now re-opened!

Keep an eye on the Barnsley Archives social media channels for the latest opening times and appointment booking:

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