Gloucestershire Family History

  • Gloucestershire Parish Records
  • Soldiers of Gloucestershire
    The Soldiers of Gloucestershire website has databases of ancestors who served in the 28th North Gloucestershire Regiment during the 19th Century and who served with the Gloucestershire Regiment in the First World War.The 19th Century database contains nearly 10,000 entries and the Great War database over 40,000.
  • Wills of Gloucestershire
    The Wills of Gloucestershire website has abstracts of Gloucestershire Probate Records which are viewable by searching for a name or browsing the surname lists.
  • Gloucestershire Family History Society
    If your ancestors came from any part of Gloucestershire, whether the Cotswolds, the Severn Vale, or the Forest of Dean, then we are the society for you. If you live in the county, but your ancestors came from elsewhere, the society is also for you.
  • Gloucestershire Genealogy
    Gloucestershire Genealogy has a searchable database of memorial inscriptions, parish records, population details, village descriptions and maps, war memorial inscription, places of worship, and more.
  • Forest of Dean Family History
    The Forest of Dean Family History pages contain a wealth of information related to the area, its people and history. There are several indexes available to view online including the Forest of Dean 1841 & 1861 Census Name Index, Forest of Dean Wills & Administrations Index 1858-1941, lots of parish registers and records, hundreds of old photos, emigration, historical directories, memorial inscriptions and much more.
  • Gloucestershire Inquisitions 1626-1648
    An Inquisition post mortem is an English medieval record of the death, estate and heir of one of the king’s tenants-in-chief, made for royal fiscal purposes. The process of making such inquisition was effected by the royal escheators in each county where the deceased held land.