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|Bristol St Augustine, Gloucestershire|
|Poor Law Union||Bristol Incorporation PLU|
|Parish registers: 1577|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1664|
|Diocese||Pre 1836 - Gloucester; Post 1835 - Gloucester and Bristol|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Gloucestershire Record Office|
St. Augustine's Church was a Church of England church located on Whitchurch Lane in Whitchurch, Bristol.
Construction The church was built in 1972 to cater for the expansion of Whitchurch Parish in the suburb of south Bristol, England, UK.
Closure St Augustine Church was dogged with structural problems since first built. Rainwater had been leaking through the roof since theft of the valuable lead in the final few months. The bell tower had previously been removed because it was unstable. The church was deemed unsafe in 2007 and closed.
Re-build Plans to demolish the building and build a new church have not come to fruition since permission was granted in 2004. Parishioners hoped to raise up to £50,000 towards the £350,000 cost of the new church. Following concerns about the lack of progress, Canon Nicholas Hays was appointed as caretaker minister. Services are currently held in Bridge Farm School
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.
|BIVRI = British Isles Vital Records Index (Ancestry) - (£)|
|BOYD = Boyd's Marriage Index (FindMyPast) (£)|
|PALL = Pallot's Marriage Index (Ancestry) - (£)|
|BRISTOL ST AUGUSTINE PARISH Online Records|
To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.
Non Conformist Churches
Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 288782.
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.
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- ↑ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Augustine%27s_Church,_Whitchurch,_Bristol
- ↑ 'Vital Records Index - British Isles - Collection List,' British Isles Vital Records Index, 2nd ed., hosted at Genoot, accessed 1 December 2012.
- ↑ 'Boyd's Marriage Index - Parish details by county,' Origins.net, accessed 1 December 2012.
- ↑ Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online.
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