Syston, Gloucestershire Genealogy

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

Syston, Gloucestershire
Type Ancient parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Puckle-Church
County Gloucestershire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Keynsham
Registration District Keynsham
Records begin
Parish registers: 1570
Bishop's Transcripts: 1596
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Hawkesbury
Diocese Pre 1836 - Gloucester; Post 1835 - 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]

SISTON (St. Anne), a parish, in the union of Keynsham, hundred of Pucklechurch, W. division of the county of Gloucester, 6½ miles (E. by N.) from Bristol. [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]

Syston, 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]
BOYD = Boyd's Marriage Index (findmypast) - (£)[5]
IARC = Internet Archive - free[6]
Syston, Gloucestershire Genealogy Online Parish Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
AC 1813-1859 1813-1859 1813-1859 1813-1859 1813-1859 1813-1859
BOYD
1574-1641

BOYD 1584-1841
1575-1899

IARC 1583-1702 (gaps) 1590-1696 (gaps) 1586-1724 (gaps)
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.


Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Keynsham Poor Law Union, Somerset Genealogy

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. 110-113. Date accessed: 23 July 2013.
  2. 'Gloucestershire, England, Baptisms, 1813-1913,' Ancestry, accessed 22 June 2016.
  3. 'Gloucestershire, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1938', Ancestry, accessed 21 June 2016.
  4. 'Gloucestershire, England, Burials, 1813-1988,' Ancestry, accessed 28 June 2016.
  5. Percival Boyd, A List of Parishes in Boyd's Marriage Index (London: Society of Genealogists, 1987). Digital version at FamilySearch Digital Library.
  6. 'Extracts from Parish Registers, No. VIII.: Syston,' in Beaver H. Blacker, ed., Gloucestershire Notes and Queries, Vol. 3 (1887):236-238. Digitised by Internet Archive - free.