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Around Marshfield - Then and Now by Ian Bishop.

Containing both early and late 20th century "then and now" photographs (on facing pages) of Hinton, Tormarton, West Littleton, Cold Ashton, Marshfield and North Wraxall. Paperback, 60 pages....

Supplied by: Bristol and Avon Family History Society Product Ref: BST- L16

Return to Marshfield by Ian Bishop.

Containing historical pictures of Tormarton, Cold Ashton, North Wraxall and Marshfield. Mainly dating from the early decades of the 20th century. Paperback, 48 pages....

Supplied by: Bristol and Avon Family History Society Product Ref: BST- L28

Around Nailsea by Ian Bishop.

A pictorial journey through Nailsea and the surrounding area, including Long Ashton, Flax Bourton, Farleigh Backwell, West Town, Wraxall and the Gordano Valley. Containing old photographs, mainly from the early years of the 20th century and the 1950s. Paperback, 64 pages....

Supplied by: Bristol and Avon Family History Society Product Ref: BST- L35

Around Pensford by Ian Bishop.

A pictorial journey from Whitchurch to Clutton via Queen Charlton, Stanton Drew, Pensford and Chelwood. Containing old photographs, mainly from the early years of the 20th century and the 1950s. Paperback, 64 pages....

Supplied by: Bristol and Avon Family History Society Product Ref: BST- L25

Around Pucklechurch - Then and Now by Ian Bishop.

Containing early and late 20th century "then and now" photographs (on facing pages) of locations in Pucklechurch and the surrounding area. Including Westerleigh, Siston, Abson, Shortwood, Dyrham, Doynton and Wick. Paperback, 56 pages....

Supplied by: Bristol and Avon Family History Society Product Ref: BST- L12

Around Oldland by Ian Bishop.

A pictorial record of Oldland during the 20th century, with many pictures covering the early decades of the century. Paperback, 64 pages....

Supplied by: Bristol and Avon Family History Society Product Ref: BST- L27

Oldland and the Surrounding Parishes by Ian Bishop.

Including Kelston, North Stoke, Swineford, Upton Cheyney, Beach, Wick, Churchley, Bridge Yate, North Common, Warmley, Cadbury Heath, Barrs Court, Gee Moor and Oldland Common. Paperback, 218 pages....

Supplied by: Bristol and Avon Family History Society Product Ref: BST- L26

Around Saltford by Ian Bishop.

Historical pictures (with associated descriptions) of Saltford, Corston and Newton St Loe, dating from the early decades of the 20th century. Paperback, 60 pages....

Supplied by: Bristol and Avon Family History Society Product Ref: BST- L30

Around Staple Hill by Ian Bishop.

A pictorial record of the area surrounding Staple Hill, including Fishponds, Hillfields, Mangotsfield and Downend. The pictures date mainly from the early decades of the 20th century. Paperback, 64 pages....

Supplied by: Bristol and Avon Family History Society Product Ref: BST- L32

Around Timsbury by Ian Bishop.

A pictorial journey of the villages surrounding Timsbury, including Marksbury, Priston, Farmborough, Peasedown, Camerton, Clutton and Temple Cloud. Most of the pictures date from the early decades of the 20th century. Paperback, 64 pages....

Supplied by: Bristol and Avon Family History Society Product Ref: BST- L34

Around Warmley by Ian Bishop.

A pictorial illustration of Warmley as it appeared in the past, including Wick, North Common and Mangotsfield. The majority of pictures date from the early decades of the 20th century and the 1980s. Paperback, 60 pages....

Supplied by: Bristol and Avon Family History Society Product Ref: BST- L14

Stories from St Phillips by Ian Bishop.

A Trilogy of Local History. Three separate stories of eastern Bristol covering the districts known today as Old Market, Newtown, Easton and Lawrence Hill. Paperback, 176 pages....

Supplied by: Bristol and Avon Family History Society Product Ref: BST- L7

The Cock Road Gang by Ian Bishop.

The Story of the Caines Family of Bitton and Oldland. Covering the period from 1727 to 1837. Paperback, 108 pages....

Supplied by: Bristol and Avon Family History Society Product Ref: BST- L20

The City & Kingswood Line by Ian Bishop.

A History of Bristol's Trams. Liberally illustrated with many old photographs of the trams themselves and street scenes of the routes they worked. Finally concluding with photographs of the tram "Graveyard". Paperback, 108 pages....

Supplied by: Bristol and Avon Family History Society Product Ref: BST- L8

Longwell Green - Our Village by Ian Bishop.

Including Willsbridge and West Hanham. This book is divided into three sections: (1) "The story of our Village". (2) "A photographic look-back at our village and the surrounding area". (3) Longwell Green coachworks and Bence motor services - A story of W.J. Bence & Sons". Paperback, 165 pages....

Supplied by: Bristol and Avon Family History Society Product Ref: BST- L23

Ecclesiastical Courts, Officials & Records by Colin Chapman.

An explanation of the organisation and procedures of Church Courts and their officials. For example, Ecclesiastical Courts granted probate (Wills and Letters of Administration), issued common and special marriage licences and honorary degrees. Paperback, 76 pages....

Supplied by: Bristol and Avon Family History Society Product Ref: BST- CC2

How Heavy, How Much and How Long? by Colin Chapman.

A description of weight and other measures used in the past throughout the British Isles. Including chapters covering general numeration, length, area, volume and capacity, weight and mass, money, metric measures and equivalents. Invaluable for anyone studying wills, inventories, accounts, letters, journals and family papers. Paperback, 92 pages....

Supplied by: Bristol and Avon Family History Society Product Ref: BST- CC3

Marriage Laws, Rites, Records & Customs by Colin Chapman.

This book gives details of courtship, marriage and divorce customs throughout the British Isles. Covering almost 200 marriage and divorce laws of both Church and State, with references to the original legislation. Paperback, 116 pages....

Supplied by: Bristol and Avon Family History Society Product Ref: BST- CC5

Pre-1841 Censuses & Population Listings (in the British Isles) by Colin Chapman.

Background information for censuses and listings of people from 1086 to 1841 in England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland, the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands. Listings were required for various purposes including military (muster rolls and militia lists) and the collection of taxes (poll, land and window taxes) whilst other listings were required by the Church authorities to determine who was regular...

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The Growth of British Education and its Records by Colin Chapman.

An historical description of the records of schools, universities, reformatories, military and adult academies supported by the state, charities, endowments and religious bodies in England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland. Paperback, 84 pages....

Supplied by: Bristol and Avon Family History Society Product Ref: BST- CC6

Census Returns, Bristol Area 1841-1881.

Available as a booklet and a downloadable PDF file. A printed aid to locate census returns, especially on microfilm etc. The following information is given: registration district and sub-district, parishes, Home Office piece number, enumeration district number and folio numbers. Covering the registration districts of Bedminster, Bristol, Clifton/Barton Regis and Keynsham. Please note t...

Supplied by: Bristol and Avon Family History Society Product Ref: BST- BA1

Census Returns, Bath Area 1841-1881.

Available as a booklet and a downloadable PDF file. A printed aid to locate census returns, especially on microfilm etc. The following information is given: registration district and sub-district, parishes, Home Office piece number, enumeration district number and folio numbers. Covering the Bath registration district and that part of the Keynsham registration district in Somerset. Pl...

Supplied by: Bristol and Avon Family History Society Product Ref: BST- BA2

Thornbury Marriages missing from Phillimore's Gloucestershire Volume XV.

Available as a booklet and a downloadable PDF file. Thornbury Marriages (between 1664 and 1727) missing from Phillimore's Gloucestershire Parish Registers Volume XV as listed by E. A. Roe from Gloucester Bishops Transcripts. 8 pages. To purchase the booklet, click the "Physical" shopping cart. To purchase the downloadable PDF file, click the "Download" shopping cart....

Supplied by: Bristol and Avon Family History Society Product Ref: BST- BA47

Bristol Marriages 1800-1837. Errata and Addenda Volumes 1-6.

Available as a booklet and a downloadable PDF file. A printed supplement to the Bristol Marriages index 1800-1837 microfiche. Please note: not applicable to our CD transcriptions. 14 pages. To purchase the booklet, click the "Physical" shopping cart. To purchase the downloadable PDF file, click the "Download" shopping cart....

Supplied by: Bristol and Avon Family History Society Product Ref: BST- BA48

An A-Z of Pub Signs and their Origins.

Available as a booklet and a downloadable PDF file. In the 1400s, publicans were required by law to display painted signs. Because the land on which pubs were built was owned by the church or the nobility, early signs were either biblical or depicted coats of arms. However, as we have become literate, many picture signs have given way to the pub name only. Describing over 200 pub signs...

Supplied by: Bristol and Avon Family History Society Product Ref: BST- L1B

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