2. Civil Registration

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This chapter necessarily relates more to national records than to those specific to Gloucestershire but, nonetheless, it gives knowledge that should help in locating the birth, marriage or death certificates that you are seeking for local ancestors as well as information on recent indexes.

It covers:

  • Background information on civil registration
  • Registration districts for border parishes
  • General Register Office indexes to births, marriages and deaths
  • GFHS Indexes to births, marriages and deaths
  • Details on birth, marriage and death certificates
  • How to order a certificate
  • Contact details for Gloucestershire and Bristol Register Offices

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Index to Chapter 2

Abson 4
Acton Turville 4
Admington 3
Almondsbury 4
Alveston 4
Alvington 3
approved premises’ 10
Ashton under Hill 3
Aston Somerville 3
Aston sub Edge 3
Aust 4
Aylburton 3
bachelor 12
Badminton 4
Barton Regis 3
Batsford 3
Berkeley 4
Berkshire 3
birth certificate 9
birth index 6
births 2, 4
Bitton 3, 4
Blaisdon 3
boundaries 2
Bourton on the Hill 3
Bradley Stoke 4
Bristol 3, 14
Charfield 4
charge for certificate 5
Cheltenham 3, 6, 14
Chepstow 3
Childswickham, 3
Chipping Campden 3
Chipping Sodbury 3
Cinderford 6
Cirencester 3, 14
civil partnership 9
Civil Partnership Act 12
civil partnerships 4
Clifford Chambers 3
Clifton 3
Clopton 3
Coalpit Heath 4
Cold Ashton 4
Coleford 3
Cotswold 3
Cow Honeybourne 3
Cromhall 4
Data Protection 7
death certificate 12
death index 6
deaths 2, 4
Dodington 4
Dorsington 3
Doynton 4
Dursley 3
Dyrham 4
Ebrington 3
English Bicknor 3
Evesham 3
Falfield 4
Faringdon, 3
Fertilisation and Embryology Act 9
Filton 4
Forest of Dean 3, 14
Frampton Cotterell 4
Frenchay 4
General Register Office 4, 5
Gloucester 3
GWINNETT 5, 8, 11, 13
Hanham 3
Hanham Abbots 3, 4
Hawkesbury 4
Herefordshire 3
Hewelsfield 3
Hidcote Bartrim 3
Hill 4
Hinton 4
Hinton on the Green 3
Horton 4
Ilmington 3
Iron Acton 4
Keynsham 3
Kingswood 3, 4
Lancaut 3
Lea Bailey 3
Lechlade 3
Little Sodbury 4
Lower Lemington 3
Lydney 3
maiden name 7
Mangotsfield 3, 4
marriage certificate 10
marriage index 6
marriages 2
Marshfield 4
Marston Sicca 3
Mickleton, 3
Monmouth 3
Monmouthshire 3
Moreton in Marsh 3
Newent 3
Newland 3
nonconformist 10
North Cotswold 14
Northleach 3
Oldbury-on-Severn 4
Oldland 3, 4
Olveston 4
order a certificate 5
order online 7
Patchway 4
Pebworth 3
Pilning 4
Preston on Stour 3
Pucklechurch 4
Quinton 3
Rangeworthy 4
registrar 2
registration 2
Rockhampton 4
Ross 3
Ruardean 3
Saintbury 3
Severn Beach 4
Shipston on Stour 3
Siston 3, 4
Sodbury 4
Sodbury, 3
South Gloucestershire 4, 14
Southport 5, 7
spinster 12
St. Briavels 3
Staunton 3
Stoke Gifford 4
Stow on the Wold 3
Stratford upon Avon 3
Stroud 3, 4, 6, 14
Tetbury 3
Tewkesbury 3
Thornbury 3, 4
Tidenham 3
Todenham 3
Tormarton 4
Tortworth 4
Tytherington 4
variants 5
Warwickshire 3
Welford 3
West Dean 3
Westbury on Severn 3
Westerleigh 4
Weston on Avon 3
Weston sub Edge 3
Wheatenhurst 3
Wick 4
Wickwar 4
Willersley 3
Winchcombe 3
Winterbourne 4
Woolaston 3
Worcestershire 3
Yate 4