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40,000 new records for 18th century Gloucestershire

10 May, 2011

Search for your ancestors in thousands of new parish records for Gloucestershire on findmypast.co.uk

These new records are particularly useful to the family historian looking to take their search back into the 18th century.

Below are further details of these records:

Type of
records
Number of
records
Date
range
Parishes covered
Baptisms
18,985
1695-1794
Cam, Coaley, Dursley, Nympsfield,Owlpen, Slimbridge, Stinchcombe, Uley
Marriages
4.969
1696-1796
Cam, Coaley, Dursley, Nympsfield,Owlpen, Slimbridge, Stinchcombe, Uley
Burials
14,513
1697-1795
Cam, Coaley, Dursley, Nympsfield,Owlpen, Slimbridge, Stinchcombe, Uley

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  • James Morgan

    I have sofar found my great grandfather but I would like to get mor about the family 1911 cencus had him living in Cinderford, but I would like to find his father as I think he also came from that area.

  • James Morgan

    James Morgan was born 1879 in Newent Gloucestershire His wifes maden name was Annie Dyer born in Cinderford 1879 daughter of William and Hannah Dyer. born in wiltshier in 1841 and 1840. this is all the information that I have managed to find.

  • Peter

    Dear James,

    I believe I have found the parents of James 1879 in the 1881 census.
    They lived at Small Brook, Kington,Hereford. I believe his mother was
    a widow. Sarah Pugh formerly Griffiths. Her father William as a widower was living with them aged 69, also local born.James’father was John Morgan born 1854.He married Sarah at Hereford December Quarter 1874 6a/1015. Use the new Find Your Past marriage index to find James.
    Good Luck