If you are researching your Gloucestershire ancestors, or are interested in Gloucestershire
local history, you may find some useful links in this section.
Family historians will find a wealth of informative sites that are not
always easy to find. The Gloucestershire Surnames category contains links to
some fascinating websites containing family trees with Gloucestershire
connections, many with searchable surname databases. You may be lucky
and find your missing ancestor or a distant cousin! However, it is always advisable to do
your own checks as to the accuracy of any information you find on
someone else's tree - otherwise you could end up barking up the wrong
The Gloucestershire Churches category lists the parishes in Gloucestershire. This category is aimed at family historians, with a brief history
of the church and a link to any useful site we can find detailing the history of the parish.
If you have a family or local history website with Gloucestershire connections
that you would like to share,
let us know and we will be pleased to add a link!
First Steps in Family History
With a new series of Who Do You Think You Are? on television, it will inevitably catch people’s imagination and start them wondering about where they came from. Perhaps this programme has sparked you into thinking about your past, or maybe you have been sorting out family possessions and come across some tantalizing old documents that has given you the urge to discover more. This is a series of articles in which we hope to offer some guidance to those of you who are starting out on what will be a fantastic voyage of discovery.... more