If you are not sure where a birth, death or marriage took place there are indexes of all of these for England and Wales since 1st July 1837 online at:
Events before the 1st July 1837, when civil registration records began, may have been recorded in church and parish records. For family historians our local societies include:
- Nuneaton and North Warwickshire Family History Society
- Birmingham and Midland Society for Genealogy and Heraldry
- Rugby Family History Group
The County Record Office also holds many useful records for the family historian, including early census returns and parish registers for baptisms, burials and marriages.