Burntwood Family History Group
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Burntwood Family History Group
Researching family history is one of the most popular and fastest growing hobbies in this country, with many thousands of new converts enjoying the challenge of tracing their family roots. You are never too young or too old to start and now is the time! And most all, remember to enjoy yourself
We can give you advice in your research as to what documents, such as birth, marriage and death certificates, parish records and censuses are available, and where to find them. You'll find some advice on our getting started page
We have photographed and transcribed many War Memorials in our Area. You may find an ancestors name on one of these and a link to their profile.
Our Memorial Project is to research servicemen from the Burntwood area who served and lost their lives during the First World War
There are thousands of websites that provide a host of information for genealogists and family historians to help you in your research and some of these are listed on our Staffordshire Research and Links page and our National Links page.
We provide various courses to help you in your research. Current courses are listed below
Family History Lessons
Family History Lessons are run at the Burntwood Library two or three times each year and structured on two levels
If you are interested in joining this course, please contact Pam Woodburn (01543 684208) for details
Computer Skills for Family History Research
Internet Technology Lessons are run at Burntwood Library two or three times each year
If you are interested in joining the next course, please contact Pam Woodburn (01543 684208) for details
Beginners Family History
The last 'Beginners Family History' course lasted for six weeks. It was so much over subscribed that Pam had two courses running side by side. The course allowed those attending, to learn the basic aspects of researching their Family History in the most efficient way. It incorporated visits to:-

If you are interested in joining the next course, please contact Pam Woodburn (01543 684208) for details
Burntwood and District Memorial Project
In 2011, we celebrated our 25th anniversary. As part of our celebrations, we created the Burntwood and District Memorial Project. The Memorial Project is about researching servicemen from Burntwood and the local area who served and lost their lives during various conflicts. This project is progressing well, and the first of the completed biographies are now online.
If you want information on how to get involved in the research of a serviceman, or you have information about a serviceman already on our website, please see our
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