External Links


The links from this page are provided as a starting point for other sources of useful information. However, I'm not involved with these web sites, and the links to them do not indicate any endorsement of these web sites or companies.

I check the links regularly, but if you find any which are not working please let me know.

Gloucestershire - General Sites

Gloucestershire Family History Society

Gloucestershire Archives.

Bristol Record Office. Information regarding the Record office and online catalogue and wills index

The Gloucestershire section of Genuki

Gloucestershire Probate Records from 1600 

Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum. Searchable database of over 40,000 soldiers who served in World War 1 as well as details of the museum. 

Voluntary Aided (Red Cross) Hospitals 1914-19 Detailed information including staff lists for some hospitals.

Surname Indexes

Family Search. A searchable world wide database on the Net. What more can I say. 

FreeBMD. FreeBMD is an ongoing project, the aim of which is to transcribe the Civil Registration index of births, marriages and deaths for England and Wales, and to provide free Internet access to the transcribed records.

FreeReg. Provides free Internet searches of baptism, marriage, and burial records that have been transcribed from parish and non-conformist registers of the U.K.

FreeCen. A "free-to-view" online searchable database of the 19th century UK census returns.

Family History - General.

The Proceedings of the Old Bailey London 1674 to 1834. A fully searchable online edition of the largest body of texts detailing the lives of non-elite people ever published, containing accounts of over 100,000 criminal trials held at London's central criminal court.

Canadian Military Heritage Project

The Federation of Family History Societies. List of all member societies, help with your research, books and CD-Roms for sale, etc.

The National Archives

Remember the Fallen is the result of many years of research into individual casualties commemorated primarily on war memorials in Worcestershire, with several from Warwickshire, Gloucestershire and Shropshire.

Ships Searchable databases  Passenger lists, etc.

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission.   Provides a searchable war graves database.  

First World War.com  Covers all aspects of the First World War.

Royal Mail Memorial Database. Covers all known memorials in the care of the Post Office. To search for a specific person select View Gallery.