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Tag Archives: Gloucestershire

Marriages (Weddings) at St Mary’s Church, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, 1737-1812

1. Marriages 1737-1770, transcribed by Richard Byrd Here are two files for the marriages between 1737 and 1770:   File name:  Marriages 1737-1754 (parish register 1737-1768) File name:  Marriage Banns … Continue reading

March 21, 2020 · Leave a comment

Burials at St Mary’s Church, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, 1684-1812

Thornbury Registers: Burials (1684-1812), transcribed by Richard Byrd Notes about the Parish Register 1684-1736 by Richard Byrd:   The Thornbury Parish Register covers the years 1684-1718 and 1728-1736.  The years … Continue reading

January 29, 2020 · Leave a comment

Baptisms (Christenings) at St Mary’s Church, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, 1684-1812

1. Thornbury Baptism Register (1684-1768) With thanks to Richard Byrd for transcribing the Baptism Registers for the Parish of St Mary, Thornbury. Press links for access:   2. Thornbury Baptism … Continue reading

January 9, 2020 · Leave a comment

Anthony Barton (1790-1834), alias Aaron Barton, native of the Vale of Berkeley, Gloucestershire, and later of Charleston, South Carolina

To download this article about Anthony Barton and his progeny, please press the link below: For information about his first wife, Maria Ford (1787-1829), and her ancestors from the Parishes … Continue reading

April 28, 2019 · 1 Comment

Barton Family of Thornbury

BARTON FAMILY OF THORNBURY Richard Barton has spent over forty-five years investigating the Barton Family of Thornbury, North Nibley and Slimbridge in Gloucestershire. He is indebted to the website, ‘Thornbury … Continue reading

August 29, 2018 · Leave a comment

Organ Family History of Berkeley & North Nibley

  Back in 2010 Andrew Plaster of Bristol produced a fascinating study, ‘Organ family history of Berkeley and North Nibley’. Richard Organ was Andrew’s 13th Great Grandfather and he was … Continue reading

June 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

Holyoake’s Journey of 1842

George Jacob Holyoake’s Journey of 1842 by Catherine Howe (2012) Here is an easy to read and interesting book which follows the connection between early nineteenth century socialism and the … Continue reading

February 21, 2018 · Leave a comment

Henry Stephens of Chavenage

To download John Fendley’s essay entitled, ‘Henry Stephens of Chavenage – a Tragic Convert,’ please press the link below:

October 4, 2017 · 6 Comments

Hebrew Community of Cheltenham, Gloucester and Stroud by Brian Torode

To download the complete text of the 1989 edition of ‘The Hebrew Community of Cheltenham, Gloucester and Stroud’ by Brian Torode, please press the link below: This first edition was … Continue reading

January 5, 2017 · 1 Comment

Luce Family of South Gloucestershire

THE LUCE FAMILY OF ROCKHAMPTON AND TYTHERINGTON With thanks to Sue Stead who carried out most of this research    Roger Luce and Sarah -1699 of Rockhampton   |   … Continue reading

September 8, 2016 · 5 Comments