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Welcome to the Cambridgeshire EnglandGenWeb Project. This website is part of the BritishIslesGenWeb Project and is provided as a resource for individuals researching their English ancestors who originated in this county. Questions or Comments about the Cambridgeshire website should be directed to Martin Edwards.

Information about people, places, events, topics, etc., relevant to Cambridgeshire Genealogy and History can be found on these pages simply and easily alernatively use the site map.

Available Links. These pages contain a wealth of information pertinent to all facets of English research in this county.

In addition there were several thousand emigrants from Cambridgeshire and a page of links to sites which may help with Cambridgeshire Emigrants has also been provided.

Index of Pages Available

Cambridgeshire Map

To see a
Pre-1974 map
click here.

The Cambridgeshire pages are built from general information about Cambridgeshire and links to pages related to the area. The Ancient County of Cambridgeshire covers both Cambridgeshire and the Isle of Ely.

Besides the information about people, places, events, topics, etc., relevant to Cambridgeshire Genealogy and History other information can be found.

Some Cambridgeshire Societies are described here with their respective links.

The Cambridgeshire Lookup Exchange offers look ups based on various documents to be found on their webpage.

There was a Cambridgeshire Research Interests Surname List maintained by Robin Drayton that was replaced on August 1st 2001 by a new Searchable Cambridgeshire Surnames Interests Database provided by Graham Januay.

Tip: Always use the CHAPMAN codes when referring to English counties.

Mail Lists of Interest

Professional Researchers

Click here to see a listing of all England Mail Lists hosted by RootsWeb.

For This County

To subscribe to the following mail list, please send a new email to the address listed below. Type the word SUBSCRIBE in the message body - no other text. You will receive a welcome message from the listowner with list instructions. To post to this list, address your mail to the list name without the -REQUEST part! Enjoy!

Many queries have been generated about professional help. Within the Cambridgeshire area there are various researchers who can help.

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External Cambridgeshire Search Facilities

Search Cambridgeshire using UK Superweb On-line, a recommended search resource...
Cambridgeshire UK Superweb Online

linking every City, Town and Village in the County of Cambs.

Meet the Maintainer - a few words about me.


Life in the Fens

A collection of newspaper cuttings collected by Constance Louisa Porter, a spinster, who lived at Highfield House in Hillrow who was the daughter of Roberts Knights Porter and Emily Usan Cockle. She died in 1938. which have been reproduced here page by page.

The years are not sequential, if they appear at all. If you have relatives mentioned you may need to calculate the year.


Have you a roll or memorial to add.

Genuki-England for Cambridgeshire

GENUKI Home page

If you are a new researcher to Cambridgeshire, please take a few minutes and visit the Genuki-Cambridgeshire pages. These pages contain a wealth of information pertinent to all facets of English research in this county to be found on the Internet.

Cambridgeshire Strays

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Query and Surname Sources

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Cambridgeshire Genealogy Calendar

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If you have a genealogical event related to Cambridgeshire that you wish to announce or you want to know about genealogical events pertinent to Cambridgeshire then consult the Cambridgeshire Genealogy Calendar

in use since 31st March 2000
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Comments and Other Information

Last Updated on: 4 June 2005
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