Gloucestershire Archives – Genealogical Search

This search covers: • Canal boat inspections• Gaol registers from 1815-1879• Inventories• Non-conformist baptisms (child, father and mother) for some chapels in Gloucestershire• Records of the Overseers of the Poor• Wills proved at Gloucester from 1541-1858 New

UK Genealogy Archives

This free site has a focus on the West Country (Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Cornwall, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire) but does include information for the Channel Islands, England, Isle of Man, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. The free online databases have original images…

Port Cities – Bristol

An an online history of the port and its people. Find out about Bristol’s role in the transatlantic slave trade and also about Bristol’s rare collection of Chinese glass.

Findmypast – United Kingdom Records- Life Events (BMDs)

Findmypast is a commercial family history site offering access to a worldwide collection of records. There are free searches available but a subscription or Pay As You Go  is needed to access transcripts and/or copies of the digitised original records.…

Gloucestershire Family History Society

The Gloucestershire Family History Society was formed in 1979, as an off-shoot of the Bristol and Avon Family History Society, to promote research into Family History with particular emphasis on Gloucestershire Family History. There are active groups in Gloucester, the…

Bristol & Avon Family History Society

Formed in 1975, the Bristol & Avon Family History Society aims to provide contacts between members by regular meetings and through a quarterly Journal to assist members with problems encountered during research work. The area covered by the Society is…

Forest of Dean Family History Trust

This site aims to provide resources for family history researchers who have ancestors and families that lived in the Forest of Dean and its borders. The Forest of Dean lies on the western side of the county of Gloucestershire, and…