Our Resources

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Old Grammar School on Coventry Family History Sociey site

Photo Galleries

Photographs of people, places and events.

Members' Interests

Look for people who are searching for the same names as you.

Canal Boat Register

A List of canal boats working the Coventry canal between 1879 and 1936

Convicts Register

The Convicts Register of 1879 and 1890 to 1897 from Coventry Prison.

Lascelles Directory

Transcription of Lascelles 1850 Directory of Coventry.

Lighthorne Wills

64 wills from the Warwickshire village of Lighthorne.

Other Family History Societies

A list of neighbouring societies, covering Birmingham and Warwickshire.

Coventry Archives - The Herbert Centre

Local Archives

Location of local archives, their record collections and their opening hours.

Special Interest Societies

Non genealogy societies whose historical interests may overlap your research.

Useful Links

Links to other genealogical organisations.

Coventry Nonconformists

Coventry Nonconformist registers in Coventry Archives.

Coventry Parish Registers

Coventry parish registers held at Coventry Archives.

Coventry Parish Changes

Evolution of Coventry’s Anglican Parishes.

Coventry Archives - The Herbert Centre

Family History Sources in Coventry

A list of the resources held at The Herbert: Coventry History Centre.

Card File(Cropped)

Locally Held Census Records

Other census-style records for the Coventry area.

Warwickshire Parish Records

Warwickshire Parish Register Copies held at Coventry Archives

Research Services

Advice and assistance provided by Coventry FHS.

Old Grammar School on Coventry Family History Sociey site

Graffiti in The Old Grammar School

A transcription of the schoolboys' graffiti on the seats in the Old Grammar School. You can view or download this booklet.

Advice for Beginners

Just a few words about starting your ancestral research. Extra advice is always available at our meetings, or you can use our Contact Form.

Coventry Pawn Tickets

A fascinating glimpse in the social world of Coventry during and just after the first world war.

Apprentice Enrolments

Booklet to view or download containing information on the data contained in the Society's

London Road Cemetery Monumental Inscriptions

Booklet to view or download which contains some information on MI's and cemetery maps.

McDonalds 1915 Directory of Warwickshire

This invaluable document in searchable pdf format is now available on-line for members to view or download .