Barton and Tredworth Community Heritage

Gloucestershire Information Family & Local History - Barton and Tredworth Community Heritage

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Contains a history of the Barton and Tredworth areas, with maps and photos, describing the buildings, showing how the population grows, the fairs that took place, etc. Share your memories of living or working in the area.

Barton and Tredworth Community Heritage - , Gloucestershire

Bishop's Cleeve Images

Gloucestershire Information Family & Local History - Bishop's Cleeve Images

Cheltenham

A fantastic collection of images of Bishop's Cleeve taken between the latter end of the 19th Century and the middle of the 20th Century, together with other historic information. Includes photographs of listed buildings in Bishop's Cleeve and Brockhampton, old school photographs and a history of the village.

Bishop's Cleeve Images - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Box Village

Gloucestershire Information Family & Local History - Box Village

Did you know there were once five pubs in Box? This website contains lots of facts and information on this Cotswold village, as well as an interesting history of the village, including old photographs of many of the cottages and pubs.

Box Village - , Gloucestershire

Bracey Family

Gloucestershire Information Family & Local History - Bracey Family

The descendants of Thomas BRACEY born 1550 in Frampton Cotterell, Gloucestershire, are detailed on this website. Also information about the surname and other branches of the family.

Bracey Family - , Gloucestershire

Brown and Corbett Families

Gloucestershire Information Family & Local History - Brown and Corbett Families

An interesting and detailed family history of the Corbett Brown family from the Leigh area of Gloucestershire, who went to New Zealand before returning to Gloucestershire. Other families included on the website include: Powell, Price and Workman.

Brown and Corbett Families - , Gloucestershire

Cannings-Bushell Family

Gloucestershire Information Family & Local History - Cannings-Bushell Family

Ancestry of the CANNINGS-BUSHELL family who were mainly from the Wiltshire and Gloucestershire area. Contains a database of over eight thousand individuals.

Cannings-Bushell Family - , Gloucestershire

Collett Family History

Gloucestershire Information Family & Local History - Collett Family History

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This well documented website details many different COLLETT family lines, many of which originated in Gloucestershire and now stretch around the world. Includes transcripts of wills and other legal documents.

Collett Family History - , Gloucestershire

Dursley Glos Web

Gloucestershire Information Family & Local History - Dursley Glos Web

A local history guide to the town of Dursley, Gloucestershire, together with information about its near neighbours, Cam and Uley. Lots of old photographs of the town's streets, buildings, churches, schools, railway and pubs and a wealth of information for anyone interested in the area.

Dursley Glos Web - , Gloucestershire

Dursley Pedersen Cycles

Gloucestershire Information Family & Local History - Dursley Pedersen Cycles

Fascinating history of the famous Dursley Pedersen bicycle which was built in 1905 in Gloucestershire, together with biography of its inventor, Mikael Pedersen.

Dursley Pedersen Cycles - , Gloucestershire

Fielding & Platt History

Gloucestershire Information Family & Local History - Fielding & Platt History

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Fielding and Platt Ltd was one of Gloucester's greatest engineering firms, based in The Docks area of Gloucester, from 1866 until the end of the twentieth century. Learn about the history of the company, view old photographs and hear memories of some former employees.

Fielding & Platt History - , Gloucestershire

Forest of Dean Family History

Gloucestershire Information Family & Local History - Forest of Dean Family History

This site is a goldmine for anyone with Forest of Dean roots. They have a database of transcribed baptism, marriage and burial records of Parish Church and Non-Conformist Chapels within the Forest of Dean (with new ones being added to all the time!) Free to search but donations are appreciated. There is also lots of other information including maps, photos and historial articles.

Forest of Dean Family History - , Gloucestershire

Friends of Purton

Gloucestershire Information Family & Local History - Friends of Purton

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In 1909 a small fleet of timber lighters were beached at Purton to strengthen the eroding canal bank. Known locally as the Purton Hulks, the graveyard is the largest of its kind in Britain at 81 vessels. The site has no legal protection so the Friends were formed to secure the remains of these archaeological treasures. Regular tours of the site take place from March to November.

Friends of Purton - , Gloucestershire

Gloucester Docks and the Sharpness Canal

Gloucestershire Information Family & Local History - Gloucester Docks and the Sharpness Canal

A fascinating and in-depth website detailing the history of Gloucester Docks and the Sharpness Canel, the warehouse buildings, vessels, businesses, trades and people associated with the Docks.

Gloucester Docks and the Sharpness Canal - , Gloucestershire

Gloucester Rugby Heritage

Gloucestershire Information Family & Local History - Gloucester Rugby Heritage

A collection of memories, mementoes, reminiscences and records. Bringing Gloucester's unique rugby heritage to life, it aims to capture, preserve, celebrate and share over 130 years of history. Whether you are an avid rugby fan or interested in local history, this site has something to offer.

Gloucester Rugby Heritage - , Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire Archives

Gloucestershire Information Family & Local History - Gloucestershire Archives

Gloucester

This is where millions of documents relating to Gloucestershire's heritage are stored and preserved. A vital place to visit if you are tracing Gloucestershire ancestors or your house history. The knowledgeable staff are extremely helpful and will point you in the right direction. There is an online genealogical database search to help with planning your visit. Check website for opening hours.

Gloucestershire Archives - Gloucester, Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire Christmas

Gloucestershire Information Family & Local History - Gloucestershire Christmas

Gloucestershire is rich in Christmas carols that have come to us through the oral tradition. For example “The Holly and the Ivy” and “The Gloucestershire Wassail” are known and sung worldwide, but these well-known carols varied within Gloucestershire from place to place. These variations have been collected and are detailed on this site, with manuscripts and recordings, in order to keep the songs alive for future generations. Also fascinating facts about Mummers Plays and Wassailing in Gloucestershire.

Gloucestershire Christmas - , Gloucestershire

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