Some External Links

Faringdon Community Website (www.faringdon.org):

all-saints-churchFaringdon through history faringdon-market-place-c1955Faringdon history through photos

Other Local Historical Societies:

aaahs
Abingdon Area Archaeological
and Historical Society
hhs
Highworth Historical Society
lhs
Lechlade History Society

Local Societies & Clubs (for which we have archives):

fds
Faringdon Dramatic Society
first-faringdon-scouts
1st Faringdon Scouts

Research Websites

Faringdon Town Council This site provides all sorts of information for both Faringdon residents and visitors to Faringdon. http://faringdontowncouncil.gov.uk/
Faringdon Masonic Centre The Vale of White Horse Lodge has been in existence since 1878. http://www.fmcl.org.uk/about-us/
Faringdon Quakers The Faringdon Meeting House, built 1672-74, is one of the longest surviving buildings in Faringdon. http://www.faringdon-quakers.org.uk/the-meeting-house.html
National Archives Catalogues describing archives dating from the 900’s to the present day. http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/
British Association for Local History An essential starting point for local history research from 1952 to date. https://www.balh.org.uk/
British Library The British Library website where you can search their catalogues. https://www.bl.uk/
Dictionary of National Biography Over 55 thousand biographies of individuals. Subscription required. http://www.oxforddnb.com/
Medieval Legal Documents Medieval source book. https://sourcebooks.fordham.edu/sbook.asp
Maps Archive of old maps. Also maps for sale. https://www.old-maps.co.uk
Local History A world history encyclopedia. http://www.localhistories.org