Christchurch

Approximate mediaeval parish boundary superimposed on 1901 map

 

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The following memorial inscriptions were noted in Arrowsmiths Dictionary of Bristol (1884):

FARMER Thomas, Mayor and Alderman, died Nov. 1624 aged 83.  Brass in north aisle. (he was Sheriff in 1603 and Mayor in 1616 - DAN)
STANDFAST Rev. Richard, Rector of parish over 51 years.  Died August 24th 1684 aged 78.

 


 

Christchurch with St Ewen: Photographs of Parishioners - 1896

 

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If you have any ancestors who may have been connected with Christ Church Parish from about 1896 to the 1920s, you may wish to visit History4u.info website where you will find a list of people who may have been connected with the parish.

These names are associated with an Album of many photographs of Parishioners & Officials of Christ Church with St Ewen for the year 1896 plus some later ones up to the 1920's.  B&AFHS members Julian & Diane Lea-Jones have donated to Bristol City Archives digitised copies of the entire album, (BRO Accession references No. 44083 and 44084).

This picture: Mr & Mrs Penfold

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They have also provided B&AFHS with an index and full set of the photos on CD ROM - these are available for reference in our Research Room at the BRO.

This picture: Mr Henry Whippey

The History4u.info website is a useful resource for local historians and well worth a visit.  Go to the website, click on the Free Data and scroll down the page for a link to the list of Christchurch parishioners.  While you are there, why not have a look at the other interesting resources on offer.

This picture: Mrs Shepherd

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