Coventry Family History Society

clip_image002The Coventry Family History Society has several online databases that you can search for free.

Coventry Family History Society –

This database contains some extracts from the register of boats working the Coventry canal. It covers the years 1879 to 1936 and is searchable on the surname of owners and masters.

Convict Register –

A copy of The Convicts Register is held in Coventry Archives under Reference 1755/1. This gives further information about the convicts including usually their photograph and sometimes details of their convictions. The page shown against each name refers to the page in the register. For a few names no page is shown as it is known to be missing. Some convicts had aliases and these have been included in the index.

Lascelles City Directory 1850 –

Trade directory for Coventry.

Plus details of how to join the Family History Society, their publications and Research Aids.

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