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  1. Bristol Workhouse Stapleton

    My great grandfather died in 1899 in the Bristol Workhouse at Stapleton. The cause of death was given as Tubercular Phthisis (TB) and Acute Melancholia (severe depression). He was 53 and his wife had died three years previously. He was a Plasterer, in work all his life so would not have been...

    Started by Mary C‎, 15-09-2017 5:37 AM
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  2. Thomas Kemble & Margaret ?

    I wonder whether anyone can help me with this marriage? The image of the parish records on Ancestry show that Thomas Kemble married Margaret (unreadable) on 18th Jan 1732 in Tewkesbury St Mary. Margaret's surname begins with H but the rest is invisible because it is hidden by the fold in the page....

    Started by PropPete‎, 30-07-2017 11:51 AM
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  3. 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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  4. Tea and Tobacco Dealer in Tidenham Chase

    Good evening, I search for information about Tea and Tobacco dealer in Tidenham Chase by Chepstow in Gloucestershire My great grandfather had a little shop . Could one of you help me please? Kind regard Ani

    Started by anida‎, 04-10-2010 5:54 PM
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  5. Question Dursley Glouc. England workhouse

    I have ancestors in the Dursley workhouse in the 1841 census Dursley, Gloucestershire England Joseph Hart/abt 5 James Hart/abt 7 Mary Hart/abt 30 I have never heard of them since. Is there a death record or a release or anything that would have tracked them to where they went or if they...

    Started by Carolyn28‎, 12-01-2010 7:20 AM
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  6. Info/Help with Jelliman/Jellyman family?

    Hi all, Just wondered if there anyone had any information on the Jelliman/Jellyman family in Coaley, Gloucestershire? The furthest I've got back is to Daniel Jelliman, born 1769 in Coaley, married to Grace Osborn in 1789, and fathered 10-13 children with Grace. He later married Janet/Janetta...

    Started by morrwilcox‎, 02-01-2017 5:28 PM
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  7. Bristol Burial - Gifford

    I wonder if someone would be kind enough to lookup a burial for a Nathaniel Gifford. He was living in Bristol when he died, but according to his will he was originally 'of Mangotsfield'. His will was written 12th February 1812 and was proved 8th March 1816. His wife Mary died around 6th December...

    Started by babygirl101‎, 20-11-2016 9:42 AM
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  8. Varnish family, Leckhampton

    Looking for any information on the Varnish family from Leckhampton. John Varnish, son of John Sr. and Mary Ann, c. 1837, may be an uncle of my g-grandmother, Ellen. I have not been able to trace the family past the 1881 census nor before the 1851 census. If you are reseaching this name or have...

    Started by Barsby‎, 19-10-2004 1:36 AM
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  9. Griffins of Chipping Campden

    I am researching the children of John Griffin (born 1765 in Broad Campden) and Ann Leadbetter (or Leadbeater). There is a Gloucestershire Church of England baptism record in Chipping Campden on 23rd June 1811 for Elizabeth and William Griffin to parents John and Ann Griffin. There are two question...

    Started by Chris-history‎, 07-11-2016 3:35 AM
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  10. Identifying Burial Location

    Hi Everyone, I am looking for the burial place of Lachlan McBayne, who died in Clifton, St. Andrew, Gloucestershire 21 February 1848. He was born in 1778 in Edinburgh, Scotland. I have looked at "Find-a-Grave" and also have looked on-line to see if I can identify a potential cemetery (possibly...

    Started by ChuckM‎, 20-10-2016 1:59 PM
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  11. Question Lawrence or Laurence marriage circa 1879

    Thomas Henry Lawrence / Laurence marriage to Eliza Wiltshire married possibly in Winchcome c 1879 and parents of Julia born c 1883/4 in Winchcombe. I would be pleased to have details of this couples fathers if at all possible in order to untangle at least three sets of likely parents for Thomas...

    Started by tullamore‎, 20-07-2016 3:56 PM
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  12. Kear in Cheltenham area

    I would appreciate some help in identifying the parents of Albert KEAR, I have a marriage date of 3rd July 1906 to Julia Lawrence in Cheltenham. but understand there are numerous Kears in this area. Thankyou in advance for any guidence.

    Started by tullamore‎, 19-05-2016 4:27 PM
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  13. HART

    Hi would to find the date of birth for Stephen HART abt 1789 and find his parents . This is what I have: This Stephen HART according to the 1851 census for Kingswood, Gloucestershire, England. He was born in Westbury Wiltshire. (Kingswood nr Wooton Under Edge in Gloucestershire is...

    Started by Carolyn28‎, 18-11-2007 6:30 PM
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  14. James & Hephzibah/Hephseh DERRET of Wotton

    I am trying to find the family of James & Hephzibah/Hephseh DERRET who were living at Wotton Under Edge Gloucestershire. They were probably the James DERRETT & Esbee/Hepzibah who married 25th Sep 1807 at Kingswood, Gloucestershire. They had children: Elizabeth b. 25th Jan 1811 bap 14th Nov...

    Started by Wilkes_ml‎, 30-12-2015 12:55 AM
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  15. George Player Born 1804/1805! Frampton,

    Hi from South Africa (Port Elizabeth) Please could someone trace details of my gt x 3 Grandfather George Player born abt 1805 born at Frampton, Gloucestershire as I do not have access for any Marriage Certs/Death Certs due to exchange rate and retired. Would appreciate tks. I have loads of info...

    Started by matchstix‎, 15-03-2016 1:55 PM
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  16. Carpenter Family in South Bristol

    Hi all, I was wondering if anyone here has researched their families and come across any of the following names? They have all lived in South Bristol with teh possible exception of William Carpenter (1811) I have mostly used ancestry and findmypast but have managed to get a little evidence...

    Started by PeteCarpenter‎, 03-03-2016 3:34 AM
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  17. Late Gloucestershire Baptisms

    As I am going through Gloucestershire parish registers, I will make a not of any late baptisms that may be useful. I did think that maybe Ancestry's index to the Gloucester registers may pick up on the year of birth, but I didn't get a hit on one (very clearly written) entry! So for the parish...

    Started by Wilkes_ml‎, 12-03-2015 5:10 PM
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  18. Wotton Under Edge 1777-1799 on Ancestry

    Whilst manually working my way through St. Mary the Virgin, Wotton Under Edge 1777-1799 Baptism & Burial register ( probably Bishops Transcripts) I noticed a gap in the scanned images. Image 121 is numbered pg 129 and has christenings for January 1795. Image 122 is numbered pg 132 and has...

    Started by Wilkes_ml‎, 04-01-2016 7:04 PM
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  19. Gloucestershire parish registers on Ancestry

    OK...maybe not surprising, but I was rather shocked to discover how many women in the index were married and buried with the surname SPINSTER :lol: I'm correcting some of them! I haven't checked how many are in the index with the surname WIDOW.

    Started by Wilkes_ml‎, 05-01-2016 12:12 AM
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  20. Wellington Street, Redcliffe, Bristol

    Hi I'm wondering if anyone has a knowledge of Wellington Street, Redcliffe, before it was demolished in about 1956. It ran parallel to the East of Langton Street and West of Somerset Street. I am trying to find out if there was some sort of yard - possibly for coal - in Wellington Street in...

    Started by Mary C‎, 14-05-2015 6:43 AM
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    10-12-2015, 4:35 PM Go to last post

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