Biggleswade History Links

Heritage Gateway for Biggleswade
Useful resource to search for the following:

Statutory Data – The National Heritage List for England includes all nationally designated heritage assets including Listed Buildings, Scheduled Monuments, Registered Parks and Gardens, Registered Battlefields and Protected Wreck Sites.

Local Records – The Historic Environment Record for Bedfordshire is a key information source for the known archaeology, historic buildings and historic landscape features within the Unitary Authority areas of Bedford Borough, Central Bedfordshire and Luton Borough, together forming the historic county of Bedfordshire.

National Archaeological Data – The information within PastScape is taken directly from the NMR’s national historic environment database containing nearly 400,000 records on the archaeology and buildings of England and its territorial waters.

NMR The Excavation Index (EI) – is a guide to the archaeological excavations and interventions carried out in England since the earliest days of scientific archaeology, and an index to the location of the excavation archives and finds. It is part of the National Monuments Record, England’s heritage archive.

National Image Collections – Images of England, is a groundbreaking initiative which aims to create a ‘point in time’ photographic record of England’s listed buildings.

Bedfordshire Links

Other Useful Links

    Guidance on where to find information on your ancestors in England and Wales.
  • Archives Then And Now
    This study of Local History is given to beginners and more experienced students. It offers guidance to basic skills, lessons on interpretation of written sources and a framework of documents which create a picture of social and economic life from Saxon times to the present day. Most important of all, it marries the older tradition of libraries and books to computers and websites.
  • Coker Exhibition Systems Ltd
    Exhibition stands, banner stands, modular displays, and popup systems for sale or hire. We get all of our display equipment from here – fast and friendly!
  • Local History Online
    One of the UK’s premier sites for local history, with nearly 1,000 links to sites both in the UK and overseas, regularly updated News and Calendar sections, directories of local history organisations and course providers and an on-line Bookshop, with stock at discounted prices.
  • Martlesham Heath Aviation Society and Control Tower Museum
    This web site contains the history, memories, pictures and sounds of the historic airfield at Martlesham Heath, Suffolk, and plans and reports of events arranged by and for the members of the society.
    Thank you for assistance with research into the history of Lt Vance Harney, USAAF who crashed in Biggleswade in 1945.
  • Old Maps UK Genealogy
  • Kramp UK Ltd
    Agricultural machinery spare parts and forestry equipment. Stratton Business Park, London Road, Biggleswade, Beds, SG18 8QB, Bedfordshire
    Tel: 01767 602600, Fax: 01767 602620
    Managing Director – Robert Ashurstt. Sales Director – Robert Meads.