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We have copies of all the census documents for the village from 1841 until 1901 and the summary pages showing households for the 1911 census. If you wish to find a particular family, please contact us.


The society has other documents which are available to assist you with your family research.

Wendy Shepherd, a family history researcher and writer of our WW1 commemorative book is also available to assist you with your enquiries and can email/post you initial requests free of charge.


She is able to do more in depth searches to produce written and pictorial family histories for a fee. You can  contact her personally on


Archive List


1841 census

1851 census

1861 census

1871 census

1881 census

1891 census

1901 census

1911 summary pages


1915/1916 Occupiers' List


Baptism/marriages/burials records for

All Saints Church & Countess of Huntingdon's Connexion Chapel


Monumental Inscriptions for All Saints Church and the Countess of Huntingdon's Connexion Chapel


Electoral Rolls for Fordham 1910 onwards

We have three publications available about the history of Fordham.


A Miscellany  and A Photograph Album both £3.00 each or 2 for £5.00 plus p&p £2.00


Fordham's Finest - Preserving the Memory

a book commemorating Fordham and its men who served in WW1. Looking back 100 years to find out what it was like living in Fordham. 240 pages of information about life in Fordham including colour & black & white photographs. This book is free, but we would welcome a donation to The Royal British Legion plus P&P of £2.00


(Gill Byrne is the Fordham & Wormingford Poppy Co-ordinator and will ensure the money is passed onto the Legion. We have already raised over £450 with donations for the book during our exhibition week back in March and sales since then.)


Please use the form on the contact page when ordering. Thank you.

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