The Journal

We publish a quarterly journal which is free to members and published in the Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter . It contains news and articles of interest to family historians exclusively written for the society.

A CD of the first 100 journals is available for purchase Buy Now.  Members can view all published journals by logging in to the Members’ Area.

Journal Articles

We hope that you enjoy reading the Journal. If you have some material for inclusion in future editions, please send it to the Editor, address below. We are particularly interested in brief articles on research techniques, uncommon areas of research, photographs or descriptions and histories of your parish.

Readers’ Queries Column

We run this column so readers can publish their queries. Queries should be typed or written in block capitals, one query per sheet of paper, or E-mailed to the Journal Editor.

Please remember to include your name, address and where appropriate your membership number on your query.

This service is free to members. Non-members are charged as follows:
£1.00 for the first 20 words or less. (Dates count as one word.)
+ 50p for each additional block of up to 10 words.
+ 50p for the address of any length.


Letters, News Items, Readers’ Queries and Articles for the Journal should reach the Editor by the following dates :

Spring issue : 15th January
Summer issue : 15th April
Autumn issue 15th July
Winter issue : 14th October


Submissions should be sent to the Editor by email (preferred) to or by post to the Family History Centre .

All cheques in sterling made payable to the Gloucestershire Family History Society.