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Burntwood Servicemen
 
2011 was our 25th anniversery. To celebrate, we created the Burntwood and District Memorial Project
We reserached the lives of servicemen in the Burntwood and local area, that served an lost their lives during the First World War
A mini-biography has been created for each serviceman researched.
This is an ongoing project, new biographies will be added and current biographies will continually updated
 
 
 
 
Help Wanted
 
If you have a problem with researching your family history in our vicinity, then send it to us enquiries@bfhg.org.uk
and we will try to help you or post it on our Help Wanted page
 
 
 
 
Landmarks in our Area on Postcards
 
Old postcards depicting landmarks in the towns and villages in our area
 
 
 
 
Landmarks on our Area on Photographed
 
Photographs old and new of landmarks in the towns and villages in our area
 
 
 
 
Members Library
 
Over the years our Group has collected a large amount of research material, either by purchasing items or having items donated
 
Our library of books, pamphlets, microfiche, video cassettes, CD's and DVD's and are available to view or hire at our
 
Thursday meeting and they are all listed on our library page
 
 
 
 
Members Surname Interests
 
Our Members, established and new, submit their Surname Interests with their Membership Application Form either yearly or half yearly
 
These are listed on the website on our Members Surname Interests page and are free for all researchers to see
 
 
 
 
National Burial Index
 
As a Member of The Federation of Family History Societies, we are contributing to the National Burial Index (NBI) for England and Wales
 
We have transcribed local burial records in the Burntwood area and they are listed
 
 
 
 
People Connected with our Area
 
Profiles and photographs of people connected with our area, whether born, christened, educated, lived, married, worked or died in our area
 
 
 
 
Publications for Sale
 
The transcription that the Group have made over the years are available for sale. These transcribed are available for purchase and are listed
 
 
 
 
Staffordshire Research and Links
 
Links to websites in Staffordshire that may help you in your research
 
 
 
 
Towns and Villages in our Area
 
All the information you need for the town or village in which you are conducting your research
 
 
 
 
Transcription Project
 
 The Group has been very industrious in its transcription of local records of all types and there are now indexes or full transcriptions of many parish and non-conformist registers, school admission registers, hospital burial registers and  monumental inscriptions. These transcribed are listed and available for purchase
 
 
 
 
War Memorials in our Area
 
War memorials in our towns and villages, in cemeteries, in churches and in memorial halls have been photographed and transcribed and in some cases linked to profiles of individuals remembered
 
 
 
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