Nailsworth, Gloucestershire Genealogy

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Guide to Nailsworth, Gloucestershire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Nailsworth, Gloucestershire
Type Chapelry (England)
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Longtree
County Gloucestershire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Stroud
Registration District Stroud
Records begin
Parish registers: 1794; For more records see Minchinhampton, Horsley, and Avening
Bishop's Transcripts: None; For more records see Avening
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Stonehouse
Diocese Gloucester and Bristol
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Gloucestershire Archives

Parish History[edit | edit source]

NAILSWORTH, a chapelry, chiefly in the parish of Horsley, but partly in the parishes of Avening and Minchin-Hampton, union of Stroud, hundred of Longtree, E. division of the county of Gloucester, 2 miles (S. W. by W.) from Minchin-Hampton, on the road from Bath to Cheltenham.The Baptists, the Society of Friends, Independents, and Wesleyans, have places of worship.[1]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Nailsworth, Gloucestershire Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

AC = Gloucestershire, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials (Ancestry) - (£)[2][3][4][5]
Nailsworth, Gloucestershire Genealogy Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

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AC 1794-1813 1794-1813 1895-1938 1895-1938 1794-1813 1794-1813
AC 1813-1913 1813-1913 1905-1962 1905-1962

Inchbrook parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

Inchbrook Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
AC 1865-1895 1865-1895
Non-conformist Records[edit | edit source]

Census Records[edit | edit source]

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.


Probate Records[edit | edit source]

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Gloucestershire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A.,A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 363-366. Date accessed: 04 March 2013.
  2. 'Gloucestershire, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1813,' Ancestry, accessed 17 June 2016.
  3. 'Gloucestershire, England, Baptisms, 1813-1913,' Ancestry, accessed 23 June 2016.
  4. 'Gloucestershire, England, Marriages, 1754-1938,' Ancestry, accessed 14 February 2015.
  5. 'Gloucestershire, England, Burials, 1813-1988,' Ancestry, accessed 28 June 2016.