Useful Links from LBDAHS

If you have any websites that you think might be of interest to our members and visitors, please forward the relevant link to

Beds and Luton Archives and Record Service (BLARS)

The Bedfordshire Record Office, as it was formerly known, was established in 1913 by Dr George Herbert Fowler (left) and was the first County record office in England. We hold the archives for the County dating from 1166 to the present day.

Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies

We are the County Archives and Local Studies Library for Buckinghamshire. We offer a range of resources to support research in family, local and house history in the county. We aim to acquire and preserve archival and research materials relating to the historic county of Buckinghamshire and promote their use and enjoyment to serve cultural, educational, recreational and administrative needs of present and future generations.

Heath & Reach Official Web Site

Heath & Reach is a village situated outside the market town of Leighton Buzzard.The village was originally two small hamlets and although not in the Domesday Book of 1086 first records were found for Reach in 1216 and Heath in 1220.

Historical Directories

Historical Directories is a digital library of local and trade directories for England and Wales, from 1750 to 1919. It contains high quality reproductions of comparatively rare books, essential tools for research into local and genealogical history.

Leighton-Linslade Town web site

The Leighton Buzzard area offers plenty of activities for those who want to visit a great location for a holiday or day trip that they may not have explored yet. Found in the Bedfordshire countryside, there are plenty of activities for adults and children alike.

Berkhamsted Local History & Museum Society

Heritage Open Days


In order to pay by card click on the link above and then click on Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire books and follow the instructions.


Bedfordshire Local History Association

Bedfordshire Local History Association