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The site is under construction, bits will be added from time to time, as the mood takes me.

My aim  is to share some of the information that has come my way during my attempts to research my family roots and the places they lived in. I also have an interest in the history of the area where I live (Newbury, Berks) and so snippets from this area may also appear though these are more likely to find a home at

Phil is President of the Newbury District Field Club, Newbury's local history society (covering the natural as well as human history of the area). For more details see

A Newbury Bibliography ever wondered what books, CDs etc were available to help research a town and its inhabitants - here are some of those relevant to Newbury, Berkshire. Please let us know of others that you feel should be on the list.

Buckinghamshire - Owners of Land, 1873 a list of everyone who owned an acre of land in Buckinghamshire

Lists of Inhabitants of Kirtlington, Oxfordshire, 1723 & 1753 browsing through manorial records can sometimes turn up gems. Here are two mini-censuses (adult males) of an Oxfordshire village.

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