Key Gloucestershire resources available online free at Gloucestershire Archives
Gloucestershire Archives is working in partnership with Ancestry to provide online access to key archive resources for family and local historians:
- Wills and inventories (lists of belongings at time of death) of local people dating from Tudor to Victorian times
- Parish registers for baptisms, marriages, burials, banns of marriage and confirmations
- Bishop's Transcripts (contemporary copies of parish registers which may help to fill gaps if any registers have been damaged or lost over the centuries)
- Records of prisoners in the county gaol and houses of correction 1728-1914
- Land tax assessments 1713-1833
- Electoral registers 1832-1974
You can also use Ancestry to search our database to overseers of the poor records.
You can access Ancestry for free at Gloucestershire Archives, where Wi-fi is available, at any Gloucestershire library, and also at Gloucestershire Family History Centre.
You can also subscribe to Ancestry for home access at Ancestry.co.uk.