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 A place to stay - Knaptoft House Farm provides bed & breakfast accommodation in the countryside between Shearsby and Bruntingthorpe.

Brixworth History Society - Research, publications, meetings and exhibitions about this village where Howcutts lived from 1720 to 1900.

Burton Latimer  Burton Latimer - a sense of place” has a vast range of information about the history of the village where Robert and Martha Howcutt were living in 1841.

Coventry - Information about the history of Coventry, where Howcotts lived for over 250 years from 1474 onwards.

FamilySearch – The largest family history organisation in the world, with records of 3 billion names. Online access includes scanned and indexed images of records, as well as extracted details. A section of the site called “FamilyTree” provides opportunities to organise and preserve your research. Users are encouraged to find and merge records about the same person and to work with others to fill in missing information and correct errors. There is a strong emphasis on providing sources for the data that you submit. Access is free of charge, but you have to register and sign in to use some of the features.

Free Websites – Details of over 50 websites useful for family and local history that you can visit free of charge.

Research Wiki - Over 85,000 family history research articles. You can search for topics such as particular places, types of sources and research methods. Users are encouraged to share their knowledge with others by writing fresh articles and augmenting ones that are already online. The site is well-stocked with maps, videos and illustrations.

Sheffield Indexers – Free online indexes to family history material, mainly from Sheffield. It includes many Howcutt baptisms and burials.

Wickes family at Welford - Mark Michael Howcutt's 3 times great grandparents included Anthony Green (1703/4-1741/2) & Mary Wykes or Wickes (1695/6-1790), who were married at Brixworth in 1725. The link leads to an account of the life and family of Mary's father, John Wickes.

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