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Useful Links & Addresses

Links
(listed alphabetically)

If any of the following links are no longer active please Send Me An Email

Genealogy Pages of Lucy Angeline Matthews My wife's genealogy website with information about her roots in Middlesex, Surrey, Essex, Kent and Suffolk.

About Bristol An excellent site containing a wealth of information about Bristol's history, geography, architecture and more. A must for anyone with an interest in this ancient and important city.

ACW's Bristol Family History Research Guide Alan Ward's website provides help with family history research in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire.

Ancestry.com The US homepage for the subscription-based genealogy research website.

Ancestry.co.uk The UK homepage for the subscription-based genealogy research website.

Brinkworth Parish Registers Clive Henly's transcriptions of the Brinkworth Parish Registers including baptisms, burials, marriages and banns.

Bristol & Avon Family History Society The website of the Bristol & Avon FHS. Includes membership information.

Bristol Cathedral Includes a brief history and tour of the Cathedral as well as information about services.

Bristol Views & Maps A collection of general views of the city with a few maps to help visitors orientate themselves. Features some excellent photos taken from the tethered balloon on Castle Green.

Censuses of Gloucestershire The homepage of Gordon Beavington, transcriber of the 1851 Gloucestershire, Bristol and Somerset censuses. The site contains details of how to order Gordon's census CDs.

Church Crawler Phil Draper's excellent site providing images and information about churches throughout Europe. The photo of Horfield Parish Church on my SMITH Family of Horfield and Bristol, England page comes from Phil's site.

The City Parish Church of St Stephen A guide to the church and parish of St Stephen, Bristol, including a brief history and information about services and special events.

Cleaver The Rootsweb page of my fourth cousin twice removed Brian Cleaver with lots of information about the New Zealand branch of the NATION family.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission A searchable database of war graves for those tragically lost in war.

Curious Fox An easy to use message board for anybody researching UK genealogy, family or local history.

Curtis Genealogy Dedicated to the genealogy of all persons with the surnames Curtis, Curtiss, Curtice, and other spelling variations world wide. Maintained by William "Bill" Curtis of Fresno, California.

FamilySearch A site maintained by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-days Saints, it contains a searchable database of christening and marriage records from throughout the world. An essential bookmark for the online genealogist.

GENUKI (Genealogy UK & Ireland) An excellent site providing exhaustive information and advice for both amateur and professional family historians. Includes information about how to join the various Genealogy Mailing Lists.

Highweek Parish, Newton Abbot, Devon The Highweek parish website.

Lambourn Info The official website of the parish of Lambourn, Berkshire.

Latter-day Saints Online The UK website for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This site contains exhaustive information about the Mormons, and also includes details about how to order family history resources such as the 1881 census and the Vital Records Index.

Michael & Connie Hippisley The personal website of Michael John Hippisley, present head of the Ston Easton Hippisley family.

The National Trust Set up in 1895 to protect places of historic interest and natural beauty, the National Trust is now Britain's largest private landowner. For more information about this important conservation charity and the places it protects, visit the Trust's official online website.

Nick Berryman's Homepage Includes information about Nick's ancestors as well as some pages that should be of interest to aviation fanatics! The scan of Bremhill Parish Church on my MATTHEWS & HEAD Families of Bremhill and Bristol, England page comes from Nick's site.

Norman Family Tree The website of my fifth cousin Richard Norman that provides further information about the SPEED family of Chewton Mendip.

Palliser Genealogy The website of my friend and "mentor" Renia Simmonds. If you have any PALLISERS in your family, this is the place to look!

Paula's Genealogy The website of my fourth cousin twice removed Paula Carr. Includes information about Paula's CARR, deGRISH, ELLIS and GLENDINNING ancestors.

Society of Genealogists The Society's homepage.

Somerset & Dorset Family History Society The website of the Somerset & Dorset FHS. Includes membership information.

St Mary Redcliffe Church The official website of one of the country's most beautiful and impressive parish churches. The site includes a history of the church and some excellent photographs.

St Mary's & St John's Churches, Totnes The website for the parish churches of St Mary and St John in Totnes, including information about services and special events.

Ston Easton Park The website of Ston Easton Park Hotel, formerly the home of the Hippisley family.

Useful Addresses

Barrow in Furness Register Office
74 Abbey Road
Barrow in Furness
Cumbria
LA14 5UB
England
Tel: (01229) 894510

Bath & North East Somerset Register Office
Guildhall
High Street
Bath
BA1 5AW.
Tel: (01225) 477234
Fax: (01225) 477293

Blaenau Gwent Register Office
The Grove
Church Street
Tredegar
NP2 3DS
Wales
Tel: (01495) 722305

Bristol Register Office
The Old Council House
Corn Street
Bristol
BS1 1JG
Tel: (0117) 9222800
Fax: (0117) 903 8877

Cardiff Register Office
48 Park Place

Cardiff
South Glamorgan
CF1 3LU
Wales
Tel: (02920) 871680/1
Fax: (02920) 871689

Chippenham Register Office
4 Timber Street
Chippenham
Wiltshire
SN15 3BZ
England
Tel: (01249) 654361
Fax: (01249) 658850

Exeter Register Office
1 Lower Summerlands
Heavitree Road
Exeter
Devon
EX1 2LL
England
Tel: (01392) 686260/1
Fax: (01392) 686262

Hartlepool Register Office
Raby Road
Hartlepool
TS24 8AF
Tel: (01429) 236369
Fax: (01429) 236373

Mendip Register Office
19b Commercial Road
Shepton Mallet
Somerset
BA4 5BU
England
Tel: (01749) 343928

Newport Register Office
8 Gold Tops
Newport
Gwent
NP9 4PH
Wales
Tel: (01633) 265547

North Somerset Register Office
41 Boulevard
Weston-super-Mare
North Somerset
BS23 1PG
England
Tel: (01934) 627552
Fax: (01934) 412014

Poole Register Office
The Guildhall
Market Street
Poole
Dorset
BH15 1NF
England
Tel: (01202) 633744

Plymouth Register Office
Lockyer Street
Plymouth
Devon
PL1 2QD
England
Tel: (01752) 268331
Fax: (01752) 256046

Sedgemoor Register Office
Morgan House
Mount Street
Bridgwater
Somerset
TA6 3ER
England
Tel: (01278) 422527

Sheffield Register Office
Surrey Place
Sheffield
S1 1YA
England
Tel: (0114) 203 9423
Fax: (0114) 203 9424

South Gloucestershire Register Office
Poole Court
Poole Court Drive
Yate
South Gloucestershire
BS37 5PT
England
Tel: (01454) 863140
Fax: (01454) 863145

Swansea Register Office
County Hall
Swansea
SA1 3SN
Wales
Tel: (01792) 636188
Fax: (01792) 636909

Swindon Register Office
1st Floor
Aspen House
Temple Street
Swindon
Wiltshire
SN1 1SQ
England
Tel: (01793) 521734

Yeovil Register Office
Maltravers House
Petters Way
Yeovil
Somerset
BA20 1SP
England
Tel: (01935) 411230
Fax: (01935) 413993

General Register Office
Smedley Hydro
Southport
Merseyside
PR8 2HH
England

Hippisley Mailing List

If you have any HIPPISLEY in your family tree, please feel free to join my HIPPISLEY mailing list, hosted by RootsWeb.

To subscribe to the "mail mode" version of the list send an email to:

HIPPISLEY-L-request@rootsweb.com

with "subscribe" in the body text.

To subscribe to the "digest mode" version of the list send an email to:

HIPPISLEY-D-request@rootsweb.com

with "subscribe" in the body text.

Neck Mailing List

If you have any NECKs in your family tree, please feel free to join my NECK mailing list, hosted by RootsWeb.

To subscribe to the "mail mode" version of the list send an email to:

NECK-L-request@rootsweb.com

with "subscribe" in the body text.

To subscribe to the "digest mode" version of the list send an email to:

NECK-D-request@rootsweb.com

with "subscribe" in the body text.

Other Contacts

Please contact SHARON LLOYD at CorpVimes@aol.com if you have any information about the LLOYD, HAZEL, GOUGH or SMITH (of Lydney) families mentioned in my SMITH Family of Horfield and Bristol, England page. You can also visit Sharon's Family Tree Research website.

Please contact ANGIE GREENHALGH at grnhlgh@internet.co.nz if you have any information about the HARRINGTON, BRIMBLE, GOODMAN, BEAMER, PUGH or PENNY families mentioned in my NECK Family of Newton Abbot, Lambeth, Newport, Bridgwater and Bristol, England page.


If you have any suggestions for other links or addresses relevant to any of my genealogy pages or to genealogy in general, or if you are unable to access any of the links above, please Send Me An Email
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