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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Parish Registers

    Gloucester Archives have produced an excellent guide on where to find Gloucestershire Parish Registers - probably the best I've seen! http://www.gloucestershire.gov.uk/archives/parish-register-guide/

    Started by Megan Roberts‎, 22-10-2017 11:07 AM
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  1. Thomas Spencer

    Hello, I am looking for the parents of Thomas Spencer, Born in 1596 in Winchcombe, Gloucestershire . Ancestory.com says it is Sir Thomas Bart Yarton but i cannot find any proof to confirm this. any help would be most predicated :wink5:

    Started by Predman68‎, 05-08-2018 2:04 AM
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  2. Augusta Taylor/Tayler born 1812

    In 1841 and 181 Augusta Taylor is living in St Philip and Jacob Bristol with three children the youngest of which was James born 1839 I ordered the only certificate for a James Taylor born in the Clifton Union (which included St Philip and Jacob parish) this was for James Augustus Taylor this...

    Started by TonyHarrison1000‎, 03-03-2019 12:41 PM
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  3. Post Bracken of Bristol

    I want to look into the Bracken family, from Bristol. I'm looking into Eliza Bracken, who was born in 1849 and apparently married one Clement Shattock (a sailor) who died before 1891. Unfortunately I can't find any information on that marriage; not even marriages abroad. Also, I'm yearning to look...

    Started by NettleBranches‎, 28-11-2018 5:59 PM
    bristol, carmarthenshire, england, somerset, wales
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  4. Bristol Archives Records

    Does anyone have access to Bristol Archives Records? I am looking for the birth/baptisms and parents of - Joshua Cains born about 1700 in Bitton. Presumed father Henry Cains and mother Mary Beratt Samuel Cains born about 1712/16 in Bitton. Presumed parents Henry Caines and mother Ann...

    Started by Mary C‎, 07-08-2018 1:41 AM
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  5. Bristol Jewellers

    Hi I'm not sure I'm on the correct forum here but it's worth a try! I have a gold wedding ring which I believe belonged to my great grandmother who married in 1880 and again in 1900. I have managed to identify the Hallmark which also has the name Parsons - Jewellers in Bristol at that time. The...

    Started by Mary C‎, 02-05-2018 2:41 AM
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  6. 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 10:51 AM
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  7. Thomas Ballinger Born 1827 Coombe Hill

    I am seeking information regarding James Ballinger, Father of Thomas, and his wife, name unknown. Thomas was born in 1827 in Coombe Hill and married Hannah Hopkins in 1848 before immigrating to Australia in 1857. Any information will be extremely helpful, especially if it relates to generations...

    Started by davidb0745‎, 21-09-2005 6:54 AM
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  8. Hi from South Africa

    Hi everyone. I have just taken a interest in searching my family history. I found out that my ggg-grandfather was a orphan who was sent to South Africa as a "slave or house boy" (Children's friend society) between 1838-1841. Finding information before that is very trying and I am hoping that...

    Started by LeeGeh‎, 19-03-2018 8:36 AM
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  9. Bristol Burials

    Hello, Looking for the burial of Denis Moore of 2 Past (?) Cottages, Clyde Rd., Clifton, Bristol who died April 3, 1888, at the Royal Infirmary, St. James, Bristol. and wife Bridget Moore (nee Law) who died at home Barton Regis, Clifton in the City, Bristol, June 26, 1877. They didn't...

    Started by moorefamily‎, 06-03-2018 3:17 PM
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  10. Mary Ann LODGE Painswick

    Hi I am looking for Mary Ann LODGE, according to the census she was born 1842 in Painswick (1871 living Bully, 1881living painswick). Although I cannot find a baptism in painswick for her, I cannot find any LODGE families in Painswick at this time. On the 1861 there are 4 Mary Ann Lodge who...

    Started by Suebartlett‎, 15-08-2005 1:36 PM
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  11. Herbert/Phelps families

    Is anyone researching the Herbert/Phelps families who originated in Gloucestershire? The family I am researching moved to the Wakefield area of Yorkshire just prior to 1881. Would be intersted to swap information with anyone researching these two families. Regards Maeve

    Started by Maeve‎, 10-08-2006 9:39 PM
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  12. 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 4:37 AM
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  13. 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 2:12 AM
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  14. 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 4:54 PM
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  15. 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 6:20 AM
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  16. 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 4:28 PM
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  17. 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 8:42 AM
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  18. 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 12:36 AM
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  19. 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 2:35 AM
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  20. 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 12:59 PM
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