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

Revision as of 21:39, 19 June 2017

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

Redland, Gloucestershire
Type Chapelry
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Henbury
County Gloucestershire
Poor Law Union Clifton
Registration District Clifton
Records begin
Parish registers: None; For records see Westbury-on-Trym
Bishop's Transcripts: None
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Bristol
Diocese Gloucester and Bristol
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Gloucestershire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

Redland (or Durdham Down), dist., Clifton and Westbury upon Trym pars., Gloucestershire, on NW. ride of Bristol. [1]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.

Non Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]

Census records[edit | edit source]

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.


Probate records[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites[edit | edit source]

Add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles. Date accessed: 25 July 2013.