Winterbourne Family History Online... by Frenchay Village Museum
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The Homepage  tab brings you back to this page The Maps tab shows the area covered by this web site The Museum tab tells you about the Frenchay Village Museum and how to find its Web Site The Archives tab is the key page for all the research data available on this web site You are welcome to use the Contacts tab for comments and queries about this site The Messages tab is for you to locate other researchers of your own family



New book available

JS Fry & Sons

Now on sale at Frenchay Museum!

the Story of Fry's Chocolate in Bristol

by Alan Freke


The family history research material available on this site is mainly related to the Civil Parish of Winterbourne, South Gloucestershire.

This includes the ecclesiastical parishes of Winterbourne, Winterbourne Down and  Frenchay.

Also the hamlets of Watley's End, Hicks Common, Pye Corner, Whiteshill and Hambrook; all within the Civil Parish.

New - Begbrook House 1793 Cookbook..!


New - 1951 Hambrook Football Team - Cup Final


New - 1940's photos at Frenchay Hospital School


New - 1950's photos of Children of Hambrook


New - Fry Family Tree in Word.doc format


New names added to 1969 Hambrook School photos


New - Photos of the Mabey Family


New - The stained glass window from Frenchay Hospital, depicting BBC Radio Lollipop has now been installed at the Frenchay Village Museum. Come and see it.


New Dec 2015 - Photos at Frenchay Hospital VE-Day party


New - Mary Binns is researching James Mascott & Mary Drew


New - Penny Gay is looking for information about Lucy Long


New - The amazing story of Rev Hugh Kinred, curate of Frenchay.

Use the Archives tab above to access the following...

Parish records: Baptisms, Marriages, Burials, Tithe maps.

Parish Magazines from 1878 to 1951

Headstones: Monumental Inscriptions in the graveyards.

Censuses from 1841 to 1901.

School Registers and Master's Log Books.

Hospital records and the US Hospitals.

Kelly's Directories, with descriptions of the hamlets and lists of local trades people and gentry.

Cricket Clubs: and score books.

Photographs and Biographies of local people.