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

Pucklechurch, Gloucestershire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Puckle-Church
County Gloucestershire
Poor Law Union Chipping Sodbury PLU
Registration District Chipping Sodbury
Records begin
Parish registers: 1590
Bishop's Transcripts: 1596
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Hawkesbury
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

PUCKLE-CHURCH (St. Thomas à Becket), a parish, in the union of Chipping-Sodbury, hundred of Puckle-Church, W. division of the county of Gloucester, 7 miles (E. N. E.) from Bristol. [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

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

BIVRI = British Isles Vital Records Index (Ancestry) (£)[2]
IARC = Internet Archive - free[3]
PUCKLECHURCH PARISH Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
BIVRI 1596-1812 1596-1812
IARC 1594-1691 (gaps) 1594-1690 (gaps) 1594-1690 (gaps)

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 288775.

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. Lewis,Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 618-621. Date accessed: 08 January 2013.
  2. 'Vital Records Index - British Isles - Collection List,' British Isles Vital Records Index, 2nd ed., hosted at Genoot, accessed 1 December 2012.
  3. 'Extracts from Parish Registers, No. VI.: Pucklechurch,' in Beaver H. Blacker, ed., Gloucestershire Notes and Queries, Vol. 3 (1887):67-68. Digitised by Internet Archive - free.

 

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