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Godfrey Edition. Bristol (Downend) 1902.

Now available - a new Godfrey map. Gloucestershire sheet 72.07, covering Downend Farm, Clevehill, Overnhill House, Christ Church, Blackhorse and part of Mangotsfield. An area of approximately 1.5 miles by 1 mile....

Supplied by: Bristol and Avon Family History Society Product Ref: BST- MP36

Journal Archive - Numbers 1 to 115 (Autumn 1975 to March 2004)

Available as a DVD and a set of downloadable PDF files.. This archive of B&AFHS Journals contains a wide range of interesting and informative articles, many of which are of equal relevance to today’s family historian as they were when originally published. Additionally, they also provide an insight into the history and development of the Society. To help you locate articles of interes...

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Nonconformist Marriage & Burial Registers 1754-1837

A new CD of nonconformist marriage and burial registers held by the Bristol Record Office. Available as a CD and two downloadable PDF files. **Chapels/Churches indexed with years covered:** **Nonconformist Marriages (482 records)** Society of Friends Bristol and Somerset Quarterly Meeting 1754-1837 **Nonconformist Burials (14671 records)** Broadmead Baptist 1754-1812 Congre...

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Bristol Municipal Burial Registers Volume 1. Greenbank 1871-1991

Bristol Municipal Cemeteries burial registers held by Canford Crematorium covering burials at Greenbank cemetery, 1871-1991 (from 1991 onwards, all cemetery record keeping is computer based). Available as a CD and a downloadable PDF file. Containing approx 108,000 records with bookmarked surname and chronological indexes. The following information is included: - Surname - Forename - Buri...

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Godfrey Edition. Westbury-on-Trym 1912

Gloucestershire sheet 71.08, covering an area of approximately 1.5 miles by 1 mile....

Supplied by: Bristol and Avon Family History Society Product Ref: BST- MP37

Around Clandown, Radstock and Kilmersdon by Ian Bishop.

Now available - a new book by Ian Bishop. This book in the "Around" series concentrates on the villages and towns of Clandown, Radstock and Kilmersdon in what was once the North Somerset coalfield. In particular, there are many pictures of the railways and collieries around Radstock. The majority of pictures date from the first 40 years of the 20th century with a smaller number dating from t...

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Godfrey Edition. Bedminster Down 1902.

Now available - a new Godfrey map. Gloucestershire sheet 75.08, covering the southern fringe of Bristol as it was at the beginning of the 20th Century. An area of approximately 1.5 miles by 1 mile....

Supplied by: Bristol and Avon Family History Society Product Ref: BST- MP38

Godfrey Edition. Bristol (Frenchay, Fishponds & Stapleton) 1912

Gloucestershire sheet 72.06, covering an area of approximately 1.5 miles by 1 mile. ![](godfrey_bristol_frenchay_fishponds_stapleton_1912.jpg)...

Supplied by: Bristol and Avon Family History Society Product Ref: BST- MP39

Godfrey Edition. Bristol (Horfield) 1902

Gloucester sheet 72.05 covering an area of approximately 1.5 miles by 1 mile. In 1902, much of the area covered by this map was still agricultural or parkland. Housing and the tramway depot in the Gloucester Road area (mainly to the South of Filton Avenue) and Horfield Barracks are shown. The Bristol and South Wales Union Railway line runs in a North/South direction, dividing the area that n...

Supplied by: Bristol and Avon Family History Society Product Ref: BST- MP40

Godfrey Edition. Bristol (NW) & Clifton 1882 (Coloured Edition)

Gloucestershire sheet 71.16, covering an area of approximately 1.5 miles by 1 mile. Coverage includes Clifton College, Clifton Down Railway Station, Cotham, Bristol Bridge, a large part of central Bristol (including the modern-day areas of Castle Park and City Centre), and Brandon Hill. The thoroughfares of Whiteladies Road, Queens Road and Park Street run approximately North to South throug...

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Killed in a Coalpit by D.P. Lindegaard.

As the title suggests, this book focuses on the accidents that befell the coal miners of the East Bristol and South Gloucestershire coalfields. Chapters 4 and 5 (entitled 'Killed in a Coalpit' and 'Some Lucky Escapes?' respectively) provide an alphabetical list of the miners involved in accidents and a description of their injuries. Chapter 6 (entitled 'Heroes: For Each One Rescued, A Rescuer') te...

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Godfrey Edition. Bristol (SE) 1882 (colour edition)

Gloucestershire sheet 76.01, covering an area of approximately 1.5 miles by 1 mile. Coverage includes Temple Meads railway station and its approaches, Totterdown, Knowle, Arnos Vale Cemetery and the Feeder Canal....

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We Have Our Lives by Mike Hoyle & Clive Burlton

This booklet accompanies Bristol Cathedral's contribution to the First World War centenary commemorations. It tells the story of 52 men from the Diocese of Bristol who fought and died during the First World War - one for each month of the war. In addition to their biography, there is a picture of each man. Paperback. 48 pages...

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Bristol Municipal Burial Registers Volume 2. 1883-1991

A new CD of Bristol Municipal burial registers held by Canford Crematorium covering burials at Avonview (1883-1991), Brislington (1905-1991), Canford (1903-1991), Henbury (1923-1991), Ridgeway Park (1888-1991) and Shirehampton (1898-1991) cemeteries. From 1991 onwards, all cemetery record keeping is computer based. Available as a CD and a downloadable PDF file. Containing approx 145,000 reco...

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Bristol's Pauper Children by Shirley Hodgson

A little-known chapter from Bristol’s past has been brought to life in this book which explores the plight of the city’s Victorian vagrant children. An estimated 60,000 Canadians are believed to be descended from more than 1,500 orphaned, destitute and abandoned children who were sent to Canada in the belief they would have a better life. The Bristol children ...

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Family History Work Book

This Family History Work Book is ideal if you prefer to manually record your family history and carry it around on your research journey. It contains a central pedigree chart, a page for each part of your family tree, with space for recording birth, marriage, children, death and census details. Together with a handy age/census calculator and notes pages. A4 paperback, 40 pages ....

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Godfrey Edition. Weston-super-Mare 1885 (colour edition)

Somerset sheet 9.15, covering an area of approximately 1.5 miles by 1 mile....

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Forward to the Past - Another Journey in Ancestry by Rae P. Collins

Part one illustrates the methods used to trace one's ancestors using parish records, census returns, county records and other sources available nationwide. The author traces her family forward to see the progeny of her 4x great grandmother's distinguished cousin - a physician, William Wasey, one of the founders of St George's Hospital, London - emerging in the present day. In part two, the a...

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Bunhill Fields (Redcross Street, Bristol) Burial Ground Registers. 1805-1880

This publication contains two recently discovered registers for the Bunhill Fields Burial Ground located in Redcross Street, Bristol. Little is known about this burial ground but there is evidence of its administration by Congregationalists during the period covered by these registers. St Matthias Park (opened in 1886) now occupies the site of this Burial Ground. Containing approximately 760...

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Godfrey Edition. Warmley 1912.

Gloucestershire sheet 72.16, covering an area of approximately 1.5 miles by 1 mile....

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Godfrey Edition. Bristol (NE) 1912.

Gloucestershire sheet 72.13, covering an area of approximately 1.5 miles by 1 mile. This is the second version of this map (the first version is dated 1902), showing how the area has changed over the years....

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Nonconformist records deposited at Bristol Archives - Volume 2

This CD contains nonconformist birth/baptism, marriage and death/burial records deposited at Bristol Archives. It is a companion to the "Nonconformist Marriage & Burial Registers 1754-1837" CD published in 2014. Containing almost 30,000 records with bookmarked surname and chapel indexes, it is available as a CD and a set of three downloadable PDF files. Births/Baptisms: 13505 records ...

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Bristol Apprenticeship Books Volumes 1(a) to 1(n) 1532-1724

**New publication.** The Bristol Archives (formerly the Bristol Record Office) holds a continuous series of Bristol Apprenticeship Records dating from 1532 to 2009. They are contained in a set of 26 books, known as The Bristol Apprenticeship Books and were originally identified by the Bristol Archives as Volumes AB/1(a) to AB/1(z). This CD contains the first 14 volumes, namely 1(a) to 1(...

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History of Kingwood Forest by A. Braine

A hardback book which tells the early history of the forest of Kingswood which stretched from the River Severn in Bristol to Kingsweston, up to Dyrham north of Bristol, over to Pucklechurch where the Palace of King Edmund, grandson to Alfred the Great was sited, and in the south Kingswood, Bitton & Hanham – an area of approximately 18 square miles. A large part of the forest was mined...

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Godfrey Edition. Bristol (SW) & Bedminster 1913

Gloucestershire sheet 75.04, covering an area of approximately 1.5 miles by 1 mile. This is the second version of this map (the first version is dated 1902), showing how the area has changed over the years....

Supplied by: Bristol and Avon Family History Society Product Ref: BST- MP46

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