Welcome To Wisbech and the Fenlands!

This site was last updated - 24th of September, 2006

New pages have been added to this web-site. The links for these new pages appear in the menu above. Please note that some of the new pages are still under construction.

What pages are on this website

History and People of the Fens.

  • History - Gives a history of the Fens.
  • People - Features prominent and not so prominent people and families of the Fens or who shaped the Fens. Under construction.

Hamlets, Villages, Towns and Parishes of the Fens.

  • Localities - Listing all places of the Fens, within a 12 mile radius of Wisbech.
  • Parishes - Listing all Parishes and Chapelries of the Fens, within a 12 mile radius of Wisbech.
  • Counties - Has information pertaining to the counties of Cambridgeshire, Norfolk and Lincolnshire.

Parish Records, Census, Churchyards and etc.

  • The Wisbech Index - Indexes the majority of records on this site. Featuring 17858 records.
  • Indexes - Has links to all the indexes that are on this site.
  • Transcripts - Under construction.

Other pages.

  • Images - Maps, Plans and Photos of the Fens. Under construction.
  • Links - Links to other sites.

How to conduct your Family History in the Fens.

  • Research - Gives hints and information on researching your Family History for the Fens, showing what resources are available and where they are located. Under construction.

Site visitors, Submissions, Research Queries, and etc.

  • Submissions - For submitting parish records, family histories and the like. Please support this site by sharing your own research.
  • Surname and Subject List - Add your research queries.
  • Guest Book - Please leave a comment.
  • Mailing Lists - You can subscribe to the various mailing list that cover and over lap the Fens, in which you can ask for help or possibly a look up. Also given on this page is support information for the Wisbech Area Mailing List.

This site was established on the
10th of May, 2001

Wisbech is the capital of the English Fens and the town itself sits on both sides of the river Nene, which forms the border between the counties of Cambridgeshire and Norfolk. Nine miles north on the western bank of the river Nene is the border between the counties of Cambridgeshire and Lincolnshire.

Used with permission of Verlag Karl Baedeker GMBH.

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Other Web-sites owned and maintained by myself

Please visit the home page for my domain contueor.com, which has information on myself as well as links to my various web-sites:

  • Baedeker's Old Guide Books, featuring maps of towns in Great Britain, Spain and Portugal.
  • Old Guide Books, which will feature old maps from old guide books and other old books. [under development]
  • My Ancestry and Family History Pages.
  • genea-logos, which gives an assortment of genealogical facts, advice and links.



This page was last updated - Sunday, 24 September 2006

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