Bristol England Family History Centre

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FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Centre, a branch facility of the Family History Library.

All are welcome to use the Bristol Family History Centre.  Please ring for an appointment.

Centre Contacts and Hours

Location Map:


  • 721 Wells Road Whitchurch Bristol Bath and Northeast Somerset England BS14 9HU United Kingdom
  • Car parking available


  • +44 0 127-583 8326



Open Hours:

  • Tues and Fri:10:00am - 4:00pm and 7:00pm-9:00pm.
  • Fri:10:00am - 4:00pm.

Holiday Schedule:

  • Closed during August

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings

Centre Resources


  • FamilySearch Catalogue:
  • FamilySearch Catalogue can be found at
  • Films and fiche an be ordered on line at
  • Additional records at Centre include selection of Irish and Scottish births and marriages.
  • Selection of parish records, bishop transcripts, census records and non conformist records for Dorset, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire.
  • A miscellaneous collection of various national and local indexes and gazeteers and other published books and magazines. 

Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal This center has access to the Family History Centre Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.  Including and

Hardware and Equipment

Film readers, fiche readers and computers are availble for use free of charge

Centre Services

Staff Research Specialties

Resources in the Local Area


Volunteer at the Centre

Volunteer librarians are welcome.  Come along to the Centre and meet us.