Research Guides

Bagworth school is remembered in this road sign


Bagworth’s former school is remembered in this road sign

We have produced a series of research guides to help people who want to research aspects of the history of the parish that interests them. Although they include some sources which are specific to Leicestershire, much of the information will be relevant to researching any English or Welsh county. We regret we are not familiar with sources for researching the histories of other parts of the UK, or other countries.

Follow these links for guides to researching the history of

Farms and Farming

Your local parish church


We also have a guide to Maps before the Ordnance Survey.