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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Rhode Island|Rhode Island]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Bristol County, Rhode Island|Bristol County]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Bristol'''
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{{Infobox U.S. City
 
{{Infobox U.S. City
 
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| web = www.bristolri.us/
 
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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]] [[Rhode Island]] [[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]] [[Bristol County, Rhode Island|Bristol County]] [[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]] Bristol''
 
  
 
=== Quick Facts  ===
 
=== Quick Facts  ===
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==== Congregational Church  ====
 
==== Congregational Church  ====
  
*Copies of inscriptions taken from gravestones in the Old East Burial Ground, Juniper Hill Cemetery, Congregational Church Yard, Walker Hill Cemetery {{FHL|1017554|item}}  
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*Copies of inscriptions taken from gravestones in the Old East Burial Ground, Juniper Hill Cemetery, Congregational Church Yard, Walker Hill Cemetery {{FHL|1017554|item}}
Rhode Island Historical Cemetery Bristol #9, 300 High Street at Bradfird Street
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Rhode Island Historical Cemetery Bristol #9, 300 High Street at Bradfird Street  
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=1994640 Findagrave]
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=1994640 Findagrave]
  
 
==== DeWolf Family  ====
 
==== DeWolf Family  ====
Rhode Island Historical Cemetery Bristol #5, Woodlawn Avenue
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Rhode Island Historical Cemetery Bristol #5, Woodlawn Avenue  
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=1907776 Findagrave]
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=1907776 Findagrave]
  
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*[http://www.bristolri.us/NBG/east.php History]  
 
*[http://www.bristolri.us/NBG/east.php History]  
*Bristol Cemeteries, 1689-1865 {{FHL|104898|item}}  
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*Bristol Cemeteries, 1689-1865 {{FHL|104898|item}}
Rhode Island Historical Cemetery Bristol #4, Wood Street
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Rhode Island Historical Cemetery Bristol #4, Wood Street  
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=641347 Findagrave]
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=641347 Findagrave]
  
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*Copies of inscriptions taken from gravestones in the Old East Burial Ground, Juniper Hill Cemetery, Congregational Church Yard, Walker Hill Cemetery {{FHL|1017554|item}}  
 
*Copies of inscriptions taken from gravestones in the Old East Burial Ground, Juniper Hill Cemetery, Congregational Church Yard, Walker Hill Cemetery {{FHL|1017554|item}}  
*The Juniper Hill Cemetery: in Bristol, R.I. {{FHL|676549|item}}  
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*The Juniper Hill Cemetery: in Bristol, R.I. {{FHL|676549|item}}
Rhode Island Historical Cemetery Bristol #3, Sherry Avenue
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Rhode Island Historical Cemetery Bristol #3, Sherry Avenue  
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=1721758 Findagrave]
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=1721758 Findagrave]
  
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*[http://www.bristolri.us/NBG/history.php History]  
 
*[http://www.bristolri.us/NBG/history.php History]  
*Bristol Cemeteries, 1689-1865 {{FHL|104898|item}}  
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*Bristol Cemeteries, 1689-1865 {{FHL|104898|item}}
Rhode Island Historical Cemetery Bristol #1, Hope Street
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Rhode Island Historical Cemetery Bristol #1, Hope Street  
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=104472 Findagrave]
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=104472 Findagrave]
  
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ri/bristol/town_bristol.html Settlement of Town of Bristol] Genealogy Trails  
 
*[http://genealogytrails.com/ri/bristol/town_bristol.html Settlement of Town of Bristol] Genealogy Trails  
*[http://genealogytrails.com/ri/bristol/history_bristol.html History of Bristol] Genealogy Trails
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ri/bristol/history_bristol.html History of Bristol] Genealogy Trails  
 
*Blithewold: Bristol, Rhode Island {{FHL|572412|item}}  
 
*Blithewold: Bristol, Rhode Island {{FHL|572412|item}}  
 
*Bristol, Rhode Island: a town biography {{FHL|103642|item}}  
 
*Bristol, Rhode Island: a town biography {{FHL|103642|item}}  
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=== Land and Property  ===
 
=== Land and Property  ===
Land records begins in 1747 and continuing to the present.
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Land records begins in 1747 and continuing to the present.  
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*Bristol, Rhode Island original land records, 1690-1703 ''{{FHL|279225|item}}''  
 
*Bristol, Rhode Island original land records, 1690-1703 ''{{FHL|279225|item}}''  
 
*Bristol (R.I.) deeds, 1690-1893 ''{{FHL|104895|item}}'' <br>Index to Grantors and Grantees 1747-1893<br>Deeds 1690 to 1893  
 
*Bristol (R.I.) deeds, 1690-1893 ''{{FHL|104895|item}}'' <br>Index to Grantors and Grantees 1747-1893<br>Deeds 1690 to 1893  
 
*Bristol (R.I.) deed records (1887-1906) and indexes (1893-1926) --, 1887-1926 ''{{FHL|1056537|item}}''<br>Deed records 1887-1905<br>Grantor Index 1893-1926<br>Grantee Index 1893-1926
 
*Bristol (R.I.) deed records (1887-1906) and indexes (1893-1926) --, 1887-1926 ''{{FHL|1056537|item}}''<br>Deed records 1887-1905<br>Grantor Index 1893-1926<br>Grantee Index 1893-1926
  
[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] ''[[Bristol, Rhode Island#Probate_Records|Probate Records]]''
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[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] ''[[Bristol, Rhode Island#Probate_Records|Probate Records]]''  
  
 
=== Military Hisory and Records  ===
 
=== Military Hisory and Records  ===
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*Bristol (R.I.) naturalization records (1890-1902) and index (1896-1998) --, 1890-1998 ''{{FHL|1054805|item}}''
 
*Bristol (R.I.) naturalization records (1890-1902) and index (1896-1998) --, 1890-1998 ''{{FHL|1054805|item}}''
===Patents===
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=== Patents ===
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*[http://www.google.com/patents?q=%22Rhode%20Island%22+%22county+of+Bristol%22+OR+%22Bristol+County%22&btnG=Search+Patents ''Google Patents'']
 
*[http://www.google.com/patents?q=%22Rhode%20Island%22+%22county+of+Bristol%22+OR+%22Bristol+County%22&btnG=Search+Patents ''Google Patents'']
  
 
=== Probate Records  ===
 
=== Probate Records  ===
Probate records begin in 1747, continuing to the present.
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Probate records begin in 1747, continuing to the present.  
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*Deeds, wills, inventories, administrations, grand deeds, grand articles 1680-1808 ''{{FHL|104719|item}}''  
 
*Deeds, wills, inventories, administrations, grand deeds, grand articles 1680-1808 ''{{FHL|104719|item}}''  
 
*Books of wills and inventories, 1746-1881 ''{{FHL|104799|item}}''  
 
*Books of wills and inventories, 1746-1881 ''{{FHL|104799|item}}''  
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*Town of Bristol: monograph ''{{FHL|416661|item}}''
 
*Town of Bristol: monograph ''{{FHL|416661|item}}''
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=== Taxation  ===
 
=== Taxation  ===
  
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=48398&cj=1&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Bristol Tax List, 1695] ''Ancestry ([[Access_Codes|$]])''
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=48398&cj=1&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Bristol Tax List, 1695] ''Ancestry ([[Access Codes|$]])''
  
 
*[http://distantcousin.com/Directories/RI/Bristol/1888/ Bristol, Rhode Island 1888 Tax List] ''DistantCousin''
 
*[http://distantcousin.com/Directories/RI/Bristol/1888/ Bristol, Rhode Island 1888 Tax List] ''DistantCousin''
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*Vital records, 1680-1850 ''{{FHL|701702|item}}''  
 
*Vital records, 1680-1850 ''{{FHL|701702|item}}''  
 
*Bristol (R.I.) birth index, 1690-2002 ''{{FHL|1053168|item}}''  
 
*Bristol (R.I.) birth index, 1690-2002 ''{{FHL|1053168|item}}''  
*[http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=8741&cj=1&path=Bristol%2c+Rhode+Island&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 South Carolina Death Records, 1821-1955] Has listings for Bristol, RI ''Ancestry ([[Access_Codes|$]])''
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=8741&cj=1&path=Bristol%2c+Rhode+Island&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 South Carolina Death Records, 1821-1955] Has listings for Bristol, RI ''Ancestry ([[Access Codes|$]])''
  
 
== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
 
== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
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{{reflist}} {{Bristol County, Rhode Island}}  
 
{{reflist}} {{Bristol County, Rhode Island}}  
  
[[Category:Bristol_County,_Rhode_Island]]
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[[Category:Bristol_County,_Rhode_Island]] [[Category:Towns_in_Rhode_Island]]

Revision as of 16:53, 10 July 2012

United States Gotoarrow.png Rhode Island Gotoarrow.png Bristol County Gotoarrow.png Bristol

Bristol, Rhode Island
Map
Map of Bristol County highlighting Bristol
Location in Bristol County
Map of Rhode Island highlighting Bristol County
Bristol County's location in the state of Rhode Island
Facts
Founded 1680
Seat Bristol
Ri-bristol-townhall.jpg
Address Town Hall
10 Court Street
Bristol, RI 02809
Website: www.bristolri.us/

Quick Facts

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Bristol, Rhode Island
  • Fomerly shire town (county seat) of Bristol County, Rhode Island

Resources

Archives and Libraries

  • Town Hall Archives
    The Town of Bristol holds documents dating from Bristol’s earliest years; first as a town of Plymouth Colony (1680-1691), later as a Town of Massachusetts (1691-1747) and finally as a colonial Town in Rhode Island (since 1747).
    These archives include early birth, death, and marriage records in addition to the records of the Town Meetings (prior to 1971) and Town Council records that date back to the 17th Century.
    The Town Clerk’s Office is currently involved in a project to process and catalogue a set of miscellaneous documents relating to the action of the Bristol Town Council in its capacity of the head of Town government and Overseer of the Poor from the early 18th Century to about 1900.
    This project, funded through the State Archives and a grant from the Rhode Island Foundation, should be completed and available for limited public use for educational purposes during 2007.
  • Rogers Free Library
    Founded in 1877
    525 Hope Street (Rt 114)
    P.O. Box 538
    Bristol, RI 02809

Biographies

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Cemeteries

Congregational Church

  • Copies of inscriptions taken from gravestones in the Old East Burial Ground, Juniper Hill Cemetery, Congregational Church Yard, Walker Hill Cemetery FHL Collection

Rhode Island Historical Cemetery Bristol #9, 300 High Street at Bradfird Street

DeWolf Family

Rhode Island Historical Cemetery Bristol #5, Woodlawn Avenue

East Burial

Rhode Island Historical Cemetery Bristol #4, Wood Street

Juniper Hill

  • Copies of inscriptions taken from gravestones in the Old East Burial Ground, Juniper Hill Cemetery, Congregational Church Yard, Walker Hill Cemetery FHL Collection
  • The Juniper Hill Cemetery: in Bristol, R.I. FHL Collection

Rhode Island Historical Cemetery Bristol #3, Sherry Avenue

North Burial

Rhode Island Historical Cemetery Bristol #1, Hope Street

Old East Burial

  • Copies of inscriptions taken from gravestones in the Old East Burial Ground, Juniper Hill Cemetery, Congregational Church Yard, Walker Hill Cemetery FHL Collection

Quinn Estate

  • Findagrave Burial site of Anthony Quinn, the actor

St. Mary's Catholic

St. Michael's Episcopal

The Miery Swamp

Walker Hill

  • Copies of inscriptions taken from gravestones in the Old East Burial Ground, Juniper Hill Cemetery, Congregational Church Yard, Walker Hill Cemetery FHL Collection
  • Findagrave

Centennial Celebrations, etc.

  • Celebration of the two-hundredth anniversary of the settlement of the town of Bristol, Rhode Island: September 24th, A.D. 1880 FHL Collection

Church History and Records

Congregational

  • Historical sketches of the First Congregational Church, Bristol, R.I., 1687-1872 FHL Collection
  • Manual of the First Congregational Church, Bristol R. I., 1687-1872 FHL Collection

Episcopal

Court Records

Directories

  • Bristol, Warren and Barrington (Rhode Island) city directories FHL Collection

Dwellings

  • Historic and architectural resources of Bristol, Rhode Island FHL Collection

Genealogy

  • Bristol, R. I.'s early settlers FHL CollectionFHL Collection
    The families covered are those of the eighty-one settlers who attended the town's first meeting in 1681 as well as those who were the original proprietors of the Mount Hope Lands that became Bristol.

History

  • Settlement of Town of Bristol Genealogy Trails
  • History of Bristol Genealogy Trails
  • Blithewold: Bristol, Rhode Island FHL Collection
  • Bristol, Rhode Island: a town biography FHL Collection
  • The history of Bristol R. I. FHL CollectionFHL Collection
    the story of the Mount Hope lands from the visit of the Northmen to the present time; containing accounts of the Indian wars, the character and lives of the early settlers in Bristol, the events of the Revolution, the privateers of the War of 1812; details of the commerce of the port; and sketches of its distinguished men
  • Mount Hope: a New England chronicle FHL Collection
  • Sketches of old Bristol FHL Collection
  • Tales of an old sea port: FHL Collection
    a general sketch of the history of Bristol, Rhode Island, including, incidentally, an account of the voyages of the norsemen, so far as they may have been connected with Narragansett Bay, and personal narratives of some notable voyages accomplished by sailors from the Mount Hope lands

Land and Property

Land records begins in 1747 and continuing to the present.

  • Bristol, Rhode Island original land records, 1690-1703 FHL Collection
  • Bristol (R.I.) deeds, 1690-1893 FHL Collection
    Index to Grantors and Grantees 1747-1893
    Deeds 1690 to 1893
  • Bristol (R.I.) deed records (1887-1906) and indexes (1893-1926) --, 1887-1926 FHL Collection
    Deed records 1887-1905
    Grantor Index 1893-1926
    Grantee Index 1893-1926

Gotoarrow.png Probate Records

Military Hisory and Records

Newspapers

Naturalization and Citizenship

  • Bristol (R.I.) naturalization records (1890-1902) and index (1896-1998) --, 1890-1998 FHL Collection

Patents

Probate Records

Probate records begin in 1747, continuing to the present.

  • Deeds, wills, inventories, administrations, grand deeds, grand articles 1680-1808 FHL Collection
  • Books of wills and inventories, 1746-1881 FHL Collection
  • Inventories (1811-1885) and administrators' accounts (1811-1877) --, 1811-1885 FHL Collection
  • Bristol (R.I.) probate bonds, 1817-1890 FHL Collection
  • Bristol (R.I.) probate records (1892-1923) and index (1700-2002) --, 1892-1923 FHL Collection
    Deeds of personal estate (1909-1917)
    Probate Warrants (1896-1917)
    Inventories (1900-1918)
    Administrators' accounts (1892-1920)
    Letters of Administration (1901-1917)
    Bonds (1905-1912)
    Probate Index
    Probate records (1903-1918)
    Wills (1882-1916)
  • Bristol (R.I.) town council records, 1760-1877 FHL Collection
    Probate records (1760-1877)
  • Letters of administration, 1815-1906 FHL Collection

Schools

Statistics

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Websites

References