Work has been undertaken by members of the Newent Local History Society and other volunteers to compile as much information about past residents and family histories in Newent and the surrounding area.
The following link provides an informative pack of information for those wishing to trace their ancestry in the town.
Documents include:
1. Bishop’s Transcripts 1597-1670
2. Parish Register 1672-1766
3. Parish Register (christenings and burials)1767-1813
4. Parish Register (weddings) 1767-1813
5. Oxenhall Parish Register 1665-1739
6. Oxenhall Parish Register 1739-1780
7. Newent wills in The National Archives
8. Newent wills in Gloucester Record Office 1660-1800
9. Newent electoral roll 1831/2
10. Full names index for the book “Chapters in Newent’s History”
11. Rating list Newent Town 1809
12. Rating list Boulsdon 1813
13. Newent men granted Freedom of the City of Gloucester 1641-1838
14. Newent people mentioned in documents in The National Archives

One Response to Geneology

  1. Sallie Richardson says:

    I am researching my Richardson ancestors based in Newent. I was very interested in the information packed described above and would love to know more about this and also the Chapters in Newent’s History book.

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