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Guide to Eastington (near Stroud), Gloucestershire family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Eastington (near Stroud)
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Brightwells-Barrow
County Gloucestershire
Poor Law Union Northleach PLU
Registration District Northleach
Records begin
Parish registers: 1538
Bishop's Transcripts: 1578
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Fairford
Diocese Pre 1836 - Gloucester; Post 1835 - Gloucester and Bristol
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Gloucestershire Record Office

Contents

Parish History

EASTINGTON (St. Michael), a parish, in the union of Wheatenhurst, Lower division of the hundred of Whitestone, E. division of the county of Gloucester,5 miles (W. by N.) from Stroud; containing the tything of Alkerton. [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

BOYD = Boyd's Marriage Index (FindMyPast) (£)[2]
EASTINGTON PARISH Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
BOYD 1651-1822

Census records

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 288781.

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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Websites

Reference

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 129-132. Date accessed: 20 May 2013.
  2. 'Boyd's Marriage Index - Parish details by county,' Origins.net, accessed 1 December 2012.

 

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