AVENING (St. Mary), a '''parish''', in the union of Stroud, hundred of Longtree, E. division of the county of Gloucester, 3 miles (N.) from Tetbury. There is a place of worship for Particular Baptists. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50771#s4 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 116-120.''] Date accessed: 15 April 2013.</ref>
=== Resources ===
==== Civil Registration ====
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The [[England Civil Registration|civil registration]] article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].