These resources are available to anyone interested in finding out more about their family history, whether you are a member of our society or not. There are more records available only to members, such as the Worcestershire parish records. You can find out more about what membership provides here

Worcestershire Ancestors

A guide to where you can find records relating to your ancestors from Worcestershire.

Books about Local History

A list of books about various aspects of the history of Worcestershire and its people.

Members' Research Interests

A list of the surnames, places and dates that our members are researching. Check here to see if there is someone who might belong to your family.

Getting Started

Advice to beginners on how to start researching your family tree.

Finding a house

Advice on how to find where your ancestors lived.

Useful Links

Lots of links to local societies and other sources of information to help with your research.

The Times Online – If you are a Worcestershire resident

Newspapers can be a great source of information for family history.  If you have a Worcestershire library card, you are now able to access The Times Online on the website. You have to login to use it, but it is free!

Go to: and follow these links

  1. eResources & Online Information
  2. A-Z of eResources
  3. Scroll down to Times Digital Archive
  4. Login with your library username preceded with R (barcode number)

Need help with your research?

Perhaps you are out of the area and need someone to look at records at The Hive (our local archive centre) or you are struggling to find someone. If so, we can help you with your research.

Get in touch and find out if we can be of assistance.