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Memorials and Citizens of Gloucester by H Y J Taylor (1826 – 1906)

By : Gloucestershire FHS

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For more than fifty years H.Y.J Taylor wrote articles about various aspects of Gloucester history and its citizens. Includes some Memorial Inscriptions.

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Miscellaneous Gloucestershire Collection.

By : Gloucestershire FHS

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A collection of items previously only available separately, includes all of the following

  • Indexes to Gloucester Prisoners 1815 – 1879
  • Gloucestershire Electoral Roll Books 1831 – 1832
  • Gloucestershire Poor Law Index.
  • Gloucestershire Owners of Land 1873
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Monumental Inscriptions for Removed Headstones Tredworth CD

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Between 1976 and 1987, some 5,500 headstones were removed from the Old Cemetery Tredworth Road, Gloucester.

This Index lists those inscriptions and the 15,000 names associated with them.

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Monumental Inscriptions for St. Andrew’s, Miserden. (Includes photographs)

 

Survey of Memorials in St Andrew’s Church and Churchyard, Miserden.

Introduction.

This database of Memorials is based mainly on their physical inspection and photographic recording over the 12 month period between July 2014 and July 2015. However, it does also refer to four other documents.

1. A hand-written set of indexes of Baptisms, Marriages and Burials at Miserden from 1574 to 1974 which is currently held by the church. I understand that this was probably prepared by a church-warden who extracted the information from the Parish registers. They are remarkable documents, neatly written and organised by date and surname – not a simple task before computerisation. Where relevant I have given the burial date from this index as well as the date of death from the gravestone. They don’t always tally and researchers should always check the original Parish registers to minimise any transcription errors.

2. The “Record of Church furnishings” for St Andrew’s Church prepared 1995-97 by The National Association of Decorative and Fine Arts Societies (NADFAS). This provides enormous detail of the Memorials inside the church, including the stained glass windows. A few of the older inscriptions are in Latin and, in most of these cases, an English translation is contained in the NADFAS report.

3. Ralph Bigland’s “Historical, Monumental, and Genealogical Collections relative to the County of Gloucester”. This was first published at the end of the eighteenth century but was reissued in the 1990s by Bristol & Gloucestershire Archaeological Society. Three pages of this relate to the Miserden inscriptions and they, in theory, list the gravestones existing in the churchyard c1790, but it appears far from comprehensive: there are many current gravestones which pre-date 1790 but which are not listed by Bigland. However there are many listed in his book which no longer exist and, for the sake of completeness, I have included all these in this database. For copyright reasons, in these cases, I have only used the name and year of death (supplemented by the burial date from the register index) and researchers will need to refer to Bigland to see what, if any, further information is available.

Tim Randles. June 2016

A download version is available but please note photographs (approx. 360) of Memorial Inscriptions where available are only on the CD version, Not the download version (due to Web Site upload constraints).

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Monumental Inscriptions for St. James’, Bream. (Includes photographs)

By : Gloucestershire FHS – Forest of Dean Branch

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Monumental Inscriptions for St. Katherine’s Matson. (Includes photographs)

Survey of Memorials in St Katharine’s Church and Churchyard,

Matson, Gloucester. 2015-16.

Introduction.

This database of Memorials is based mainly on their physical inspection and photographic recording over the period between July 2015 and May 2016. However, it does also reference the following documents:

1. The Church burial registers and their transcriptions. It should be noted that there are occasionally discrepancies between the information in the register and that written on the memorials. The registers do contain information in some cases about the location of the grave, cross referenced to the churchyard layout plans (see below).

2. Ralph Bigland’s “Historical, Monumental, and Genealogical Collections relative to the County of Gloucester”. This was first published at the end of the eighteenth century but was reissued in the 1990s by Bristol & Gloucestershire Archaeological Society. Two pages of this relate to the Matson inscriptions and they, in theory, list the gravestones and memorials existing in the churchyard c1790, but it may be far from comprehensive. There are many listed in his book which are no longer apparent and, for the sake of completeness, I have included all these in this database. For copyright reasons, in these cases, I have only used the name and year of death (supplemented by information from the burial register) and researchers will need to refer to Bigland to see what, if any, further information is available.

3. A plan of the old churchyard originally “revised and renumbered” in Easter 1940 by the Rector, Francis H Charles and subsequently updated through the years, although it has become clear that some of the subsequent additions have not been plotted with any accuracy.

4. Other sketch plans, supplied by the church, of the location of modern graves, using the modern burial register number.

Tim Randles. June 2016

There is a download version available but please note photographs (approx. 800) of Memorial Inscriptions where available are only on the CD version not the download version (due to Web Site upload constraints)

 

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Monumental Inscriptions for St. Mary’s Church, Lydney.

By : Gloucestershire FHS – Forest of Dean Branch

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Monumental Inscriptions from the Forest of Dean: Burial Grounds Vol 1

Covering:-

Clearwell Burial Ground

Drybrook Holy Trinity

Mitcheldean St Michael and All Angels

Viney Hill All Saints Burial Ground

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Monumental Inscriptions Index for Gloucestershire 2003

By : Gloucestershire FHS

This CD contains the following:

  • Catalogue of Gloucestershire Burial Sites
  • Fosbrook’s Bigland Memorials of Gloucester City
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Burial Ground Surveys

Each survey includes plans, transcripts and an index

ALDSWORTH St. Bartholomew
ALSTONE: Nr Teddington, St. Margaret
APPERLEY
ARLINGHAM, Ebenezer Chapel
ARLINGHAM, St. Mary
BARNWOOD, St. Lawrence
BEACHLEY, St. Luke
BEVINGTON, Independent
BISLEY, All Saints
BITTON War Memorial
BLEDINGTON, St. Leonard
BODDINGTON, St. Mary
BROCKWORTH, St. George
BROCKWORTH, War Memorial
BUSSAGE: (BISLEY)
CHARLTON ABBOTTS, St. Martin
CHARLTON KINGS:
CHEDWORTH, St. Andrew
CHELTENHAM, Bethel Baptist
CHELTENHAM Chapel
CHELTENHAM, Francis Close Hall
CHELTENHAM, Holy Trinity
CHELTENHAM, Jewish Cemetery
CHELTENHAM, Jewish Synague
CHELTENHAM, St. Christopher
CHELTENHAM, St. James
CHELTENHAM:
CHELTENHAM, St. Luke
CHELTENHAM, St. Mary
CHELTENHAM, St. Matthew
CHELTENHAM, St. Paul
CHELTENHAM, St. Peter
CHELTENHAM, Wesleyan
CHELTENHAM: High Street, St. Mary’s Cemetery
CINDERFORD: Baptist Chapel Church Rd
CIRENCESTER, St. John the Baptist
CIRENCESTER, Unitarian
CLAPTON-ON-HILL, St. James
CLEEVE HILL, St. Peter
CODRINGTON, Baptist Chapel
COLD ASHTON War Memorial
COLESBOURNE, St. James
COLN ST.ALDWYN, St. John the Baptist
COOMBE HILL Methodist Church
DOYNTON War Memorial
DRYBROOK, Holy Trinity
DURSLEY: Woodmancote, St. Mark
DYMOCK, Four Oaks, Baptist Chapel
DYRHAM War Memorial
ELMSTONE HARDWICKE, St. Mary Magdalene
ENGLISH BICKNOR, St. Mary
FARMCOTE, St. Faith
FRAMPTON COTTERELL War Memorial
FRAMPTON MANSELL, St. Luke
FROCESTER, St. Andrew
FROCESTER, St. Peter
GLOUCESTER, All Saints
GLOUCESTER, Old Cemetery
GLOUCESTER, Jewish Burial Ground
GLOUCESTER, St. Mary de Crypt
GLOUCESTER: Barton Street Unitarian
GRETTON, Christchurch
HAILES
HARNHILL, St. Michael
HARTPURY, Methodist Burial Ground
HEMPSTED, St. Swithan
HEWELSFIELD, St. Mary Magdalene
HIGHLEADON Methodist Burial Ground
HIGHNAM, Holy Innocent
HINTON-ON-THE-GREEN, St. Peter
HUCCLECOTE Methodist Burial Ground
HUCCLECOTE, St. Philip & St. James
HUCCLECOTE War Memorial
HUNTLEY, St. John
KEMERTON Methodist Burial Ground
KINGSWOOD Independent Burial Ground
LANCAUT, St. James
LASSINGTON, St. Oswald
LEIGH, St. Catherine
LITTLE WASHBOURNE, St. Mary
LYDBROOK, Holy Jesus
MANGOTSFIELD War Memorial
MARSHFIELD War Memorial
MINCHINHAMPTON Baptist Chapel
NAILSWORTH Old Independent Burial Ground
NATTON, Ashchurch, Seventh Day Baptist Burial Gd.
NEWENT United Reform Church
NEWLAND, All Saints
NORTH CERNEY, All Saints
NORTH NIBLEY Tabernacle
NYMPSFIELD, St. Bartholomew
OLD SODBURY, St. John Baptist
OXENHALL, St. Anne
OXENTON, St. John
OZLEWORTH:
PAINSWICK Cud Hill Burial Site
PAINSWICK, Friends Burial Ground, Dell Farm
PAINSWICK, Friends Meeting House
POOLHILL, PAUNTLEY, Meth. Burial Ground
POSTLIP, Winchcombe, Burial Enclosure
POSTLIP, Winchcombe, St. James Chapel
PRESTBURY, St. Mary
PRESTBURY War Memorial
PUCKLECHURCH War Memorial
QUEDGELEY, St. James
RANDWICK Methodist Burial Ground
RUARDEAN, St. John
RUDFORD, St. Mary
SANDHURST, St. Lawrence
SAPPERTON, St. Kenelm
SHEEPSCOMBE Methodist Burial Ground
SHEEPSCOMBE, St. John
SOUTH CERNEY, All Hallows
SOUTHAM, Holy Ascension
ST.BRIAVELS:
STANLEY PONTLARGE STAUNTON: Nr Coleford, All Saints
STAUNTON: Nr Coleford, All Saints
STAVERTON, St. Catherine
STOKE ORCHARD, St. James
STONEHOUSE Methodist Burial Ground
STONEHOUSE War Memorial
STOW-ON-THE-WOLD, St. Edward (incomplete)
STROUD Old Congregational Chapel
TAYNTON, St. Lawrence
TEDDINGTON, St. Nicholas
TETBURY, St. Mary
TIDENHAM, St. Mary
TORMARTON:
WELSH BICKNOR, St. Margaret
WEST LITTLETON War Memorial
WESTERLEIGH War Memorial
WHITTINGTON, St. Bartholomew
WICK AND ABSOM War Memorial
WOODCHESTER Baptist Chapel
WOOLSTONE, St. Martin
WOTTON-UNDER-EDGE, Baptist
WOTTON-UNDER-EDGE, Old Town Quaker Chapel
WOTTON-UNDER-EDGE, St. Mary
WOTTON-UNDER-EDGE, Tabernacle

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Nonconformist Transcription & Index for Gloucestershire Vol. 1 (Births & Baptisms)

By : Gloucestershire FHS

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This CD contains the following Baptisms …

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PlaceDescriptionDatesNumber of Entries
AwreBlakeney Congregational1849-1903199
BisleyFrance Lynch Congregational1859-1903223
BlockleyBaptist1812-184173
BristolKingswood School Methodist1763-1837594
BristolRedfield St George Methodist1744-183749
CamMethodist1838-1903224
CheltenhamRoyal Well Methodist1898-190311
Chipping SodburyBaptist1765-1837142
Chipping SodburyBaptist1760-183923
DursleyMethodist1838-1903646
Fairford/BiburyBaptist1785-1836182
Forest of DeanBible Christian Circuit1837-1861669
Forest of DeanBible Christian Circuit1861-1878993
GloucesterCo-op Hall, Brunswick Rd, Presbyterian1868-1884187
GloucesterRyecroft Methodist1850-1891394
GloucesterSouthgate St Congregational1748-18601150
GloucesterSouthgate St Congregational1861-1879207
GloucesterSt Margaret & St Mary Magdalene (Conformist)1791-181196
GloucesterSt Peter, Roman Catholic Mission1789-1856520
GloucesterWhitefield Memorial Presbyterian1886-1903129
HawkesburyHillesley Baptist Church1764-1903501
HorsleyMethodist1844-189932
King’s StanleyBaptist1808-1836118
KingswoodMoravian plus others1716,1739-184061
KingswoodNr Wotton Congregational1773-1845591
KingswoodNr Wotton Congregational1846-1903232
LydbrookPrimitive Methodist Circuit1869-1903352
MarshfieldCongregational1892-190314
MinchinhamptonRodborough Tab Congregational1762-1837727
MitcheldeanCongregational1800-1898640
Moreton-in-MarshIndependent Chapel1801-183778
NailsworthForest Green Chape Congregational1845-1903118
NewentCulver Street Methodist1818-1837197
NewlandColeford Baptist1786-1837317
NewlandColeford Congregational1843-1877515
NewlandColeford Huntingdon Con1790-181882
NewlandColeford Wesleyan/Methodist1865-190389
PainswickBaptist1832-1877132
PainswickBaptist1888-190320
PainswickSlad Congregational1871-1903105
PitchcombeCongregational1828-183716
RandwickEbley Huntingdon Connexion1798-1837522
RodboroughMethodist1762-1819601
StonehouseCongregational1857-1896160
StonehouseCongregational1824-184066
Stroud & DursleyMethodist Circuit1885-1903237
StroudBedford St Congregational1838-1873270
StroudOld Chapel Congregational1817-1837298
StroudPrimitvie Methodist Circuit1828-1871604
StroudWesleyan Methodist Circuit1837-1850398
StroudWesleyan Methodist Circuit1850-1868394
StroudWesleyan Methodist Circuit1868-1885395
TetburyLower Meeting Congregational1822-186586
TewkesburyBaptist1755-1836238
TewkesburyMethodist1863-1903384
TewkesburyMethodist1799-180410
TewkesburyUpper Meeting Congregational1842-1886300
TewkesburyUpper Meeting Congregational1813-1837130
Westbury on SevernRodley Methodist1876-190397
Wotton-under-EdgeOld Town Presbyterian1858-187950
Wotton-under-EdgeRowlands Hill’s Tab Congregational1772-18801348
Wotton-under-EdgeRowlands Hill’s Tab Congregational1882-1903121

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