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

Hillman Imp Exhibition is now on display at Frenchay Museum

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 - Photographs of members of the Turner family

NEW - 1863 School Log Book for St Michael's, Winterbourne

              This will be published in sections as they are completed

               Sections 1863 to 1865 & 1866 to 1868 so far completed


New - June 2013 Residents Map of Hambrook around the 1940s

New - The Harding Family of Hambrook

New - Nov 2012 - Brinkworthy School photo c1898

Have we found JK Rowling?

New - More information received about the Priscilla Fry enigma...


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.