Friday, 6 September 2019

Ancestry adds Bristol BMB records

Over 5 million new "Bristol" Church of England Parish Registers and Bishop Transcripts from the Bristol Record Office are now available to search and browse on Ancestry. They include parishes from Gloucestershire and a few from Somerset.

Bristol, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812; 1,915,478 records
This database includes records with dates ranging from 1538 up until 1754 for marriages
and 1812 for baptisms and burials, after which Hardwicke's Marriage Act and George Rose’s
Act respectively called for separate preprinted registers.

Bristol, England, Church of England Baptisms, 1813-1918; 1,847,025 records 

Bristol, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1935; 1,045,461 records
These include images of the record in the same format you would get from the GRO after mid-1837.

Bristol, England, Church of England Burials, 1813-1994; 284,422 records


1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Thank you, John. I am tracing my Huguenot ancestors who lived in Bristol for some time, before emigrating to the USA. Cheers, BT