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Guide to Barnwood, Gloucestershire family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Barnwood, Gloucestershire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Dudstone and King's Barton
County Gloucestershire
Poor Law Union Gloucester PLU
Registration District Gloucester
Records begin
Parish registers: 1651
Bishop's Transcripts: 1569
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Gloucester
Diocese Pre 1836 - Gloucester; Post 1835 - Gloucester and Bristol
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Glouscester
Location of Archive
Gloucestershire Record Office

Contents

Parish History

BARNWOOD (St. Lawrence), a parish, in the Upper division of the hundred of Dudstone and King's Barton, union, and E. division of the county, of Gloucester, 1½ mile (E. S. E.) from Gloucester. The road from Gloucester to Cirencester,and the Bristol and Birmingham railway, pass through the parish, which is also intersected by the Roman Fosse-way.[1]

Resources

Civil Registration

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

Church records

Barnwood, Gloucestershire parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FHSO = FHSOnline - (£)[2]
Barnwood, Gloucestershire Parish Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

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FHSO 1800-1837

Census records

Census records from 1841-1891 are available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. To view these census images online, they are available through a number of websites for a fee ($) or free.

  • FamilySearch now has all of the British Censuses available.
  • FindMyPast ($) but free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and various other libraries.
  • Ancestry.co.uk ($) but free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and various other libraries. The library versions are known as AncestryInstitution.com.
  • The Genealogist.co.uk ($) but free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and various other libraries.
  • FreeCen is a UK census searches. It is not complete and individuals are always asked to consider helping out with transcriptions.

Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Gloucestershire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Maps and Gazetteers

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Web sites 

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 153-158. Date accessed: 30 April 2013.
  2. 'Coverage for the Gloucestershire Marriages database,' FHS Online, accessed 9 May 2014.


 

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