With Christmas on the horizon the Society would like to offer members the chance to buy their gifts from the comfort of their own home and so we are adding a number of new book titles toour current range:-
While the Research Room is still closed until further notice, our society volunteers are keen to help you with any research enquiries you may have. To get in touch with us, please use our Contact form and select Research from the dropdown list.
The ‘History of Bath Research Group’ are publishing digitised version of the Bath Directories. They have been working for the 4 years on this project and launched bathhistoricaldirectories.org.uk in November at one of their meetings, with a total of 15 of the 60 available directories completed. They are continuing to add directories as they are available.
You may already be aware that the “FFHS Every Ancestor Matters Conference” will be held at Bristol Museum’s M Shed on Saturday, 14th April 2018. The normal admission price is £39-50 but Bristol & Avon Family History Society members may attend for the reduced price of £29-50. For more information or to book your place, please click this link specifically for B&AFHS members:
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 shop.