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An index of Bristol municipal burial registers covering Greenbank cemetery (1871 - 1991) was published by BAFHS in 2014 and is available from our website either as a CD or by download.

Volume 2 has now been published covering the following cemeteries:-   

 Avonview (1883-1991)

Brislington (1905-1991)

Canford (1903-1991)

Henbury (1923-1991)

Ridgeway Park (1888-1991)

Shirehampton (1898-1991)

There are more than 145,000 entries. The new CD will be priced at £9 and will be available from 9th September but you can purchase the download now for £7 from our home page :-  click 'SHOP' on our main side menu then 'INTERNET SALES' from the dropdown menu

 

On Thursday 12th October 2017 there will be a further visit to the National Archives at Kew.

The price of tickets is £25 per person. 

Pick-up at Chipping Sodbury Car park 7.10am, BAWA, Club, Southmead Road at 7.30 a.m. and 'motorway' pick-up by arrangement.

You will need a Reader's Ticket to access the archival materials area at Kew. To obtain this please bring proof of identity (passport or driving licence) and proof of address (recent utility bill or driving licence).

The National Archives now has on-line readers ticket application. Completing the process before visiting Kew will save you valuable time when you arrive there.

Go to: www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/visit/readers-ticket.htm.

DO NOT REGISTER MORE THAN SIX WEEKS BEFORE YOUR VISIT

Seats must be reserved by writing to Patricia Holmes, 78 Oakdale Close, Downend, BS16 6EB or by phoning 0117 9561881.