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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Buckingham Family History

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Buckingham Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources listed below it will be possible to locate a birth record and, from that record, a birth certificate may be obtainable which is likely to list the names of the parents, therefore taking you back another generation. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Buckingham family tree.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Buckingham

Wikipedia Lindsey Adams Buckingham (born October 3, 1949) is an American guitarist, singer, composer and producer, most notable for being a member of the musical group Fleetwood Mac.
Wikipedia Henry Stafford, 2nd Duke of Buckingham (4 September 1455 ? 2 November 1483) played a major role in Richard III of England's rise and fall.
Wikipedia George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham (28 August 1592 ? 23 August 1628) (surname "villers") was the favourite, claimed by some to be the lover, of King James I of England Despite a very patchy political and military record he remained at the height of royal favour for the first two years of the reign of Charles I, until he was assassinated.
Wikipedia Humphrey Stafford, 1st Duke of Buckingham KG (15 August 1402 ? 10 July 1460), an English nobleman, great grandson of King Edward III on his mother's side, was best-known as a military commander in the Hundred Years' War and in the Wars of the Roses.
Wikipedia Edward Stafford, 3rd Duke of Buckingham (3 February 1478 ? 17 May 1521) was an English nobleman.
Wikipedia James Silk Buckingham (25 August 1786 ? 30 June 1855) was an English author and traveller.
Wikipedia George Nugent-Temple-Grenville, 1st Marquess of Buckingham, KG, PC (17 June 1753 ? 11 February 1813) was a British statesman; he was the second son of George Grenville and a brother of the 1st Baron Grenville.
Wikipedia Victor Frederick Buckingham (23 October 1915 ? 26 January 1995) was an English footballer whose approach as a manager was a precursor of the Total Football philosophy.
Wikipedia Mark Buckingham is a British comic book artist.
Wikipedia William Buckingham (February 1886 ? 15 September 1916) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
Wikipedia Edgar Buckingham (July 8, 1867 Philadelphia, PA? April 29, 1940 Washington DC) was a physicist.
Wikipedia William Alfred Buckingham (May 28 1804 ? February 5 1875) was a Republican United States Senator from Connecticut.
Wikipedia Henry Buckingham was a newspaper publisher and community promoter in Cloud County, Kansas, USA.
Wikipedia Catharinus Putnam Buckingham (March 14, 1808 ? August 30, 1888) was an American soldier, college professor, author, and industrialist.
Wikipedia Joseph Tinker Buckingham (21 December 1779?10 April 1861) was a journalist and politician in New England.