Who refused to kill?  A Research Workshop

An opportunity to do your own research into Conscientious Objectors and the resistance to war in during World War 1

Library staff and members of Remembering the Real World War 1 will show you how to access archive sources and on-line databases.

Bristol Central Library, Monday 26th March, 14.00-16.00


Bunhill Fields (Redcross Street, Bristol) Burial Ground Registers 1805-1880
Perform an internet search for "Bunhill Fields" and you are likely see results for the Burial Ground in the London Borough of Islington. However, there is also a Burial Ground of the same name in Redcross Street, Bristol (now the site of St Matthias Public Park). Two recently discovered registers for the Bristol Bunhill Fields Burial Ground have been transcribed and published by our project team and are now available as a downloadable PDF file priced at £5. For further details or to purchase, please visit our GENfair stall.


Saturday 14th April sessions - Bristol Museum's M Shed

The programme will include talks by the following accomplished speakers:

John Hanson - Professional Genealogist

Peter Bailey - FIBIS + FFHS

Beverley Walker - Romany and Traveller Family History Society

Dr Penny Walters - Adoption Research Expert


"you can expect to discover answers to many questions you don’t yet know to ask! Intrigued?

You should be! 

Are you enthusiastic to learn from acknowledged experts on the following research topics: Wills? British India? Gypsy Heritage? Adoption?

... and maybe much more?"


Since the day is fully catered, all of the following is included in the £39.50 conference fee.....:

~ Freshly brewed fair-trade coffee & tea with pastries on arrival

~ Freshly brewed fair-trade coffee & tea with homemade cookies mid-morning

~ Two course fork buffet or finger buffet lunch served with a selection of juices

~ Freshly brewed fair-trade coffee & tea with scones mid-afternoon

~ Conference stationery (delegate pads and pens)

~ Chilled water

~ Plus free entry into ‘Bristol’ galleries (subject to opening hours)


For full in formation and booking folow this link:





History of NHS flyer

Provisional date for our next Family History Fair in 2019:-

Bristol & Avon Family History Society plans to hold its next Family History Fair

on Saturday 28th September 2019

All visitors welcome - if you are not a member of a family history society, come and find out about us

at  BAWA, 589 Southmead Road, Filton, Bristol, BS34 7RG

Open 10.00 - 1600


further details will appear here when they are available