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  1. 388 Southmead Road, Bristol in 1944-Hospital?

    Hi there, a birth cert for my uncle says he was born at 388 Southmead Road, Bristol but this was not the normal residence of his mother (although her normal residence was Southmead) - does anyone know if this was a hospital at the time? Or was this a unmarried women's home as it was an illegitimate...

    Started by bea10_20‎, 03-01-2011 9:29 PM
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  2. Williams family

    http://www.british-genealogy.com/forums/showthread.php/73950-James-Williams After making such a mess on the thread above I have decided to restart and give more details that I know off. James Williams born 1772 Olveston, married to Mary Thomas on the 9 Dec 1797 at St Michael, Bristol. James...

    Started by siamesewillow‎, 22-06-2012 2:48 PM
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    22-04-2013, 6:30 AM Go to last post
  3. ANN LOCK, MY GREAT GRANDMOTHER

    I am looking for information on my great grandmother Ann Lock born 1821 in Lechlade, Gloucestshire. I need to know her parents names, dates of birth, marriage, children etc. She was married to Thomas Langsford born in 1818 in Alphington, Devon. She had 11 children: Thomas, Mary, Joseph, John,...

    Started by rksailing‎, 17-03-2013 3:05 AM
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  4. Alfred John Parsons, Bristol

    Alfred John Parsons, b. 1851 Clifton, married Florinda Mary Heward Holloway, b. 1868 Barnstaple, in Bristol June 1899. Alfred appears to have been married previously, to Mary Short, Clifton, June 1868 vol 6a page 187. In 1871 two children are listed, Emily and Alfred H. In 1881 four children...

    Started by Isambard‎, 14-02-2013 1:54 AM
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    14-02-2013, 10:42 PM Go to last post
  5. Stait family - Gloucester

    I have been researching my and my wife's family history for about 2 years, almost exclusively in USA and Canada. I am starting to expand to Europe and UK and must admit to some intimidation. Not sure where and how to start. One family I am working on is my wife's gg grandfather. The information...

    Started by Jim Davis‎, 13-08-2012 12:27 AM
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  6. Cooke Family Kingswood

    Would anyone know please where Alfred Cooke died 1946 and Fanny Cooke 1957 may be buried they were living at the time in Kingswood Also does anyone know if there was a local paper at the time of Alfreds death as he was a Police Inspector so there may have been a write up of his death in the paper ...

    Started by Tabby‎, 06-02-2013 7:24 PM
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    07-02-2013, 2:39 PM Go to last post
  7. Yewen family from Uley Gloucestershire Englan

    Hi I am looking for information on the Yewen family from Uley Gloucestershire England. I start with Eleanor Smith Yewen 3 Mar 1773 daughter of Daniel Yewen and Elizabeth Smith they were married 4 Dec 1643 Uley. Daniel Yewen was born in 1709 in Uley his parents were Nathaniel Yewen. I have no...

    Started by Carolyn28‎, 11-01-2013 12:56 AM
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  8. Thomas Roberts of Woolaston, Gloucestershire

    Looking for any info on a Thomas Roberts of Woolaston, son of John. He was between 1600 and 1610, became an apprentice to the London Fishmongers Guild in 1622. I believe St. Andrews is the parish church, any hope of the records being available? Many Thanks Jeanie

    Started by Bowkerfan‎, 01-01-2013 6:17 PM
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  9. looking for birth record

    I'm looking for the birth record of Emma Peart abt 1839 badgeworth area. parents Thomas peart and Ann Walkley.

    Started by whdsn‎, 19-12-2012 10:29 PM
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  10. vick family connection ?

    Good morning All i am trying ..'unsuccessfully' !! to make a connection between : violet Vick b.1889 newport wales d. 1965 cardif Wales and joseph vick b1640 Randwick . Gloucestershire . Joseph emigrated circa 1675 to America , his parents were richard vick b.1604 and marjorie meeks...

    Started by deanC‎, 16-12-2012 12:44 PM
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  11. Gloucestershire Records

    Hi - looking for some info please. Recently I obtained records from the Bristol & Avon Fam. Hist. Soc. - baptisms and marriges etc which I paid for as downloads. These have been excellent. However, I need records covering St Mary's Kingswood near Wotton-under-Edge, Chipping Sodbury, Cromhall,...

    Started by Allblack‎, 26-11-2012 5:19 AM
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  12. Local papers -Clearwell area 1882-4

    Does anyone know if there was a local weekly/daily newspaper that covered the Clearwell district in the Forest of Dean in the early 1880s? I am particularly interested in information of the BAKER family from Clearwell. George Baker was a miner in Clearwell, would that be have been coal mining or...

    Started by forestlea65‎, 15-11-2012 8:24 PM
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  13. Unhappy The Locke Family

    undefinedlocke |banghead| looking for William Robert Locke born 1889 Cheltenham married Chris ? died late 1960 Cheltenham Sharon Redmond |help|

    Started by gibson‎, 13-10-2006 2:48 PM
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  14. The Coole family

    Some time prior to 1759 the Coole family came over from Ireland. How does one go about finding out? They came over to Bristol. The first member of the Coole family were George Coole b 1759 Bristol married to Elizabeth Austin. Any help would be appreciated. siamese

    Started by siamesewillow‎, 19-10-2012 2:26 PM
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  15. Thomas Globe - a foundling with another name

    On the 14th I posted in the success thread an update on Thomas Globe - a foundling and founder of the Globe family name in the UK, and I suspect also Canada and the US. This week I heard from the London Foundling Museum who did a look up for me in the Billet Books they had on loan from the LMA....

    Started by Amlet‎, 18-03-2011 11:23 AM
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  16. Cool Thomas Telling marriage to Elizabeth Templer

    Hi, My 4th Great Grandparents were born according to the census in Purton Wiltshire, they also lived and died there. I have only ever found one marriage to match of a Thomas Telling and Elizabeth Templer at St Philip and St Jacob Bristol Gloucester on 26 Aug 1822. I am sure this is them but have...

    Started by chuckgaish‎, 05-10-2012 1:05 PM
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  17. Would love some help with my HITCHINGS

    Spelt lots of variations including HUTCHINGS/HITCHINS/HICHINGS/HUTCHINS/also possibly without the 'H' Can anyone help find my 6x gr-grandfather? Francis Hitchings born c 1704 Michinhampton,GLS. parents unknown but named his boys Daniel and Thomas repeatedly until one survived early childhood....

    Started by Marchbank‎, 18-03-2012 3:12 AM
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  18. Who was my Gt.Gt.Gt.Gt. Grandfather (Player)

    Hi there again from S.A. Well from my original post I have through sheer luck gone back to 1675 to more of my Gt Grandfathers. Unbelieveable!! but I just cannot stop there!!! Pse is there anyone out there who is maybe bored at the moment!! and could maybe look back further than what I now...

    Started by matchstix‎, 02-10-2010 2:40 PM
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    15-09-2012, 3:57 PM Go to last post
  19. WHO WAS!! MY gt.gt.gt.gt Grandfather (PLAYER)

    My Gt Gt Gt Grandfather was George Player born abt 1805 in Frampton, Gloucestershire and married to Ann Lovell but I dont have access to looking up records due to the exchange rate and being retired. I have looked at what I can till I am blue in the face!! and have been on all kinds of sites to...

    Started by matchstix‎, 13-06-2010 8:12 PM
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  20. John and Julia (Juliet) A Elliott

    I have been progressing quite nicely with the construction of our Family Tree (even following a few leads down cul de sacs) however, I have got to a point with a couple of ancestors and need to go further. Thus far I have census records for the above family that places them in or around the Forest...

    Started by Unclehefty‎, 05-09-2012 12:40 PM
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    06-09-2012, 12:25 AM Go to last post

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