Gloucestershire, England Guided Research

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How to find birth records, marriage records and death records, Gloucestershire



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Birth - Where can I find birth records?

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• 1813-1913: Gloucestershire, England, Church of England Baptisms at Ancestry ($)



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• 1538-2000s: Gloucestershire Birth Collections Did you sign into FamilySearch? If not, do so now to view more available databases. at FamilySearch - (List of collections) England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
England, Bristol Parish Registers, 1538-1900
England, Bristol, Non-Conformist Church Records, 1777-1936
England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008
England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977
Great Britain, Births and Baptisms, 1571-1977




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Marriage - Where can I find marriage records?

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• 1754-1938: Gloucestershire, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns at Ancestry ($)



If the marriage record was not found, try this next:

• 1538-2000s: Gloucestershire Marriage Collections Did you sign into FamilySearch? If not, do so now to view more available databases. at FamilySearch - (List of collections) England Marriages, 1538–1973
England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005
England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977
England, Bristol Parish Registers, 1538-1900
England, Bristol, Non-Conformist Church Records, 1777-1936
Great Britain Marriages, 1797-1988
British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices
England, Devon and Cornwall Marriages, 1660-1912




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Death - Where can I find death records?

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• 1813-1988: Gloucestershire, England, Church of England Burials at Ancestry ($)



If the death record was not found, try this next:

• 1538-2000s: Gloucestershire Death Collections Did you sign into FamilySearch? If not, do so now to view more available databases. at FamilySearch - (List of collections) England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991
England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007
England, Bristol Parish Registers, 1538-1900
England, Bristol, Non-Conformist Church Records, 1777-1936
England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975 (includes deaths)
England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977
British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices
Find A Grave Index
BillionGraves Index
GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014




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