Cleeve, Somerset Genealogy
Guide to Cleeve, Somerset ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
Cleeve HolyTrinity Church
|Poor Law Union||Bedminster|
|Parish registers: 1840|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1840|
|Diocese||Bath and Wells|
|Probate Court||Court of the Peculiar of the Prebend of Yatton with Kenn|
|Location of Archive|
|Somerset Record Office|
Parish History[edit | edit source]
CLEEVE, OLD (St. Andrew), a parish, in the union of Williton, hundred of Williton and Freemanners, W. division of Somerset, 18 miles (N. W.) from Taunton, with the chapelry of Leighland. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans.
Cleeve Holy Trinity is an ecclesiastical parish created in 1841 from the Yatton, SomersetAncient Parish.
The parish is now part of the Cleeve with Claverham parish in the Portishead deanery of the Diocese of Bath and Wells and was previously in the Winterstoke hundred and Bedminster Union.
YATTON (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of Bedminster, hundred of Winterstoke, E. division of Somerset, 12 miles (S. W.) from Bristol, containing the hamlets of Claverham, Cleeve, and Hewish. A district church, dedicated to the Holy Trinity, was erected at Cleeve, and consecrated in June, 1840.
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]
Cleeve, Somerset Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|FREG = FreeREG - free|
|MARR = Somerset Marriages (findmypast) - (£)|
|NBI = National Burial Index (findmypast) - (£)|
|CLEEVE PARISH Online Records|
Claverham parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|CLAVERHAM PARISH Online Records|
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 Somerset 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]
- Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Accessed and addapted: 16 September 2013.
- 'Somerset Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 16 October 2013.
- 'Somerset Marriages', findmypast (WayBack Machine), accessed 2 May 2014.
- 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage', Find My Past, accessed 17 October 2013.