Genealogy & Local History Resources



Yearbook collection now available online from Brunswick High School, Greensville High School,
Lawrenceville High School, and Brunswick Academy. Years range from 1940-1977.
Click here for Yearbook Collection.
(This collection represents only the yearbooks available and does not include every yearbook from each school for each year.)

Brunswick County

Brunswick County Museum & Historical Society

Cemeteries of Brunswick County, Virginia

Family Search - Brunswick County

Historical Markers - Brunswick County

Genealogy Inc. - Brunswick County

Wikipedia - Brunswick County

Wikipedia - Fort Christanna

Lawrenceville Historic Resource Survey Report (2000)

Meherrin River

Meherrin River - Whittle's Mill

Meherrin Nation (Native American)

Greensville County and City of Emporia

Cemeteries of Greensville County

Family Search - Greensville County

Historical Markers - City of Emporia

Historical Markers - Greensville County

Genealogy Inc. - Greensville County

Wikipedia - City of Emporia

Wikipedia - Greensville County


Meherrin Regional Library Photo Album
Library Bookmobile Photos
Brunswick Library 75th Birthday
Brunswick County, Virginia Photos 1
Brunswick County, Virginia Photos 2
Historic Homes of Brunswick County, Virginia
Fort Christanna Slides
Historic Homes of Greensville County, Virginia
1940 Flood, Emporia, Virginia
Emporia-Greensville Postcards

Other Resources

Library of Virginia-Virginia Memory

Library of Congress
Local History and Genealogy
Chronicling America (Newspapers)

National Archives


Brunswick County Library
The Brunswick County Library, Lawrenceville is home of the Dr. William McCaddin Pritchett Local History Room. Contained here are the original working papers for his book Civil War Soldiers from Brunswick County, Virginia. This book explores the family lineages of these soldiers. In addition to this valued collection the Library houses the microfilm and the microfilm reader/printer of the Brunswick County Clerk of Court. Microfilm copies may be made from Wills, Deeds, Marriages, and other court related documents. The Library's collection of books includes local histories, family histories, indexes, state and surrounding county information, and rare books and periodicals.

William E. Richardson, Jr. Memorial Library
The William E. Richardson, Jr. Memorial Library, Emporia contains a wide variety of local and family histories. The Greensville County Historical Society is active in assisting the Library and researchers locate local history and genealogy through their collective knowledge and through the Library's collection. Newspapers, city directories, abstracts, indexes, as well as books on local history, family heritage, and information on surrounding regions can be found in this comprehensive collection.