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Parish Registers

England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975 includes 2,054,974 Gloucestershire baptisms. England Marriages, 1538-1973 includes 1,108,519 Gloucestershire entries. England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991 includes 523,006 Gloucestershire burials. Formerly known as the International Genealogical Index. These databases are free on FamilySearch. Coverage.

Baptisms

189,039 Gloucestershire entries are included in England & Wales Christening Records, 1530-1906 at Ancestry (£). Formerly known as British Isles Vital Records Index - 2nd Ed. Coverage.[1]

Marriages

Gloucestershire Marriage Index 1800-1837 is available online at Family History Societies Online (£).

222 Gloucestershire parishes are indexed in Boyd's Marriage Index (£). Coverage. Bristol was a popular place to marry.[2]

147 Gloucestershire parishes are indexed in Joiner's Marriage Index (£). Coverage.[3]

93,780 Gloucestershire entries are included in England & Wales Marriages, 1538-1940 at Ancestry (£). Formerly known as British Isles Vital Records Index - 2nd Ed. Coverage.[4]

Burials

Burials from 310 Gloucestershire places (167,500 entries) are included in the National Burial Index (£). Coverage.[5]

Marriage Licences

  • 1636-1777 - Boyd's Marriage Index (£) includes 30,312 entries from Bristol Diocese marriage licences (1637-1777). There are also 2756 entries from Gloucester Diocese marriage licences (1636-1742).[2]

Forest of Dean

A very helpful resource for parishes in the Forest of Dean in Gloucestershire is an online database of indexed parish registers found at www.forest-of-dean.net.  It includes index baptism, marriage, and burial records from the following parishes.

  • Abenhall
  • Adsett
  • Alvington
  • Arlingham
  • Ashleworth
  • Aston Ingham
  • Awre
  • Beachley
  • Bishopswood
  • Blaisdon
  • Blakeney
  • Brearn
  • Bromsberrow
  • Bulley
  • Chapel Hill
  • Chepstow
  • Christchurch
  • Churcham
  • Cinderford
  • Clearwell
  • Coleford
  • Corse
  • Courtfield
  • Deerhurst
  • Dixton
  • Drybrook
  • Dymock
  • English Bicknor
  • Falfield
  • Flaxley
  • Goodrich
  • Hartpury
  • Hasfield
  • Hewelsfield
  • Hope Mansell
  • Huntley
  • Kempley
  • Lassington
  • Lea
  • Ledbury
  • Linton
  • Littledean
  • Little Marcle
  • Llandogo
  • Longdon
  • Longhope
  • Longney
  • Lydbrook
  • Lydney
  • Maisemore
  • Marstow
  • Minsterworth
  • Mitcheldean
  • Monmouth
  • Much Marcle
  • Newent
  • Newland
  • Norton
  • Oxenhall
  • Parkend
  • Pauntley
  • Penallt
  • Pillowell
  • Preston by Ledbury
  • Redmarley
  • Rodley
  • Ross on Wye
  • Ruardean
  • Rudford
  • St Arvans
  • St Briavels
  • Staunton
  • Staunton near Newent
  • Taynton
  • The Leigh
  • Tibberton
  • Tintern
  • Tirley
  • Tutshill
  • Upleadon
  • Upton Bishop
  • Viney Hill
  • Walford
  • Welsh Bicknor
  • Westbury on Severn
  • Weston under Penyard
  • Whitchurch
  • Woolaston
  • Wotton under Edge

References

  1. 'Genoot Library - British Isles Vital Record Index Breakdown,' Genoot, accessed 1 September 2013.
  2. 2.0 2.1 'Boyd's Marriage Index - Parish details by county,' British Origins, (Wayback Machine) accessed 31 August 2013.
  3. 'Coverage of the Joiner Marriage Index', The Joiner Marriage Index, accessed 1 September 2013.
  4. 'Genoot Library - British Isles Vital Record Index Breakdown,' Genoot, accessed 1 September 2013.
  5. 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage', Find My Past, accessed 1 September 2013.

 

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