Bristol St Nicholas with St Leonard, Gloucestershire Genealogy
Guide to Bristol St Nicholas with St Leonard, Gloucestershire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Bristol St Nicholas with St Leonard, Gloucestershire|
|County||Gloucestershire, England Genealogy|
|Poor Law Union||Bristol|
|Parish registers: 1538|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1670|
|Diocese||Gloucester and Bristol|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Bristol (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
Parish History[edit | edit source]
Bristol St Nicholas with St Leonard is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Gloucestershire, created in 1766 from Bristol St Nicholas Ancient Parish and Bristol St Leonard Ancient Parish.
The following non-Church of England denominations were located somewhere in Bristol, but the exact parish has not been identified: Baptist, Calvinistic Methodist, Christians, Countess of Huntingdon Methodist, French Protestant, Jewish, Methodist, Moravian/United Brethren, Presbyterian, Society of Friends/Quaker, Swedenborgian/New Jerusalem/New Church, Unitarian, and Wesleyan Methodist.
Other places in the parish include: Bristol St Leonard. 
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]
Bristol St Leonard, Gloucestershire parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|BOYD = Boyd's Marriage Index (findmypast) (£)|
|FMP = Gloucestershire, Bristol parish register indexes (findmypast) (£)|
|FS BTs(1)= England, Bristol Bishop's Transcripts (FamilySearch) - free (some restrictions may apply). Digitisation of microfilm.|
|FS BTs(2)= England, Bristol Bishop's Transcripts (FamilySearch) - free (some restrictions may apply). Digitisation of original records.|
|FS PRs(1)= England Births, Christenings, Marriages, Burials (FamilySearch) - free (some restrictions may apply). Digitisation of microfilm.|
|FS PRs(2)= England, Bristol Parish Registers, 1538-1900 (FamilySearch) - free (some restrictions may apply). Digitisation of original records.|
|BRISTOL ST LEONARD PARISH Online Records|
Bristol St Nicholas, Gloucestershire parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|BRISTOL ST NICHOLAS PARISH Online Records|
|FS PRs(2)||1876-1907||1538-1907||1754-1765, 1859-1920||1538-1920||1538-1872|
Non-Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]
- 1717 England & Wales, Roman Catholics, 1717 at FindMyPast ($), index and images
- 1642-1996 England, Gloucestershire Non-conformist Records, 1642-1996 at FamilySearch - How to Use this Collection; index (dates may vary by parish)
Census Records[edit | edit source]
Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census. 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]
References[edit | edit source]
- 'Boyd's Marriage Index - Parish details by county,' Origins.net, accessed 1 December 2012.
- 'Gloucestershire, Bristol Life Events Parish Lists,' findmypast.co.uk, accessed 31 May 2016.
- 'FamilySearch Catalogue,' FamilySearch, accessed 1 June 2016.