Archive

The Society has access to the following items relating to Newent:-

  • Transcriptions of Newent wills kept in the National Archives (1497-1855)
  • List of Newent people granted the freedom of Gloucester (1641-1838)
  • 63 Family trees
  • Rating lists (1809-1813)
  • Electoral roll(1831-32)
  • 1851 census
  • 1881 list of workhouse residents
  • Transportees to Australia (1783-1842)
  • Overseers of the poor index (1686-1880)
  • List of Newent wills in Gloucestershire Archives
  • Names index for Chapters in Newents History Vol I (3,000 names)
  • Memorial inscriptions for Newent Church and Churchyard
  • Memorial inscriptions for Oxenhall Church and Churchyard
  • Bishops transcripts (1597-1670)
  • Parish Registers (1672-1948)
  • Oxenhall Parish Registers (1665-1780)
  • Newent Congregational Church Memorial inscriptions
  • Bigland Churchyard Survey c1810 (includes gravestones now lost)
  • Pigots Directory 1830 and 1844
  • Kelly’s Directory 1927
  • Index of Foley Estate records in Hereford Records Office
  • Transcription of the Survey of the Manor 1624
  • Newent people mentioned in documents in the National Archives
  • Probate Inventories in Gloucestershire Archives
  • Times Newspaper articles mentioning Newent (1785-1985)
  • Local Newspaper articles mentioning Newent (1980-2010)
  • Many copies of wills, deeds, and other documents
  • NewentCemetery Records from 1865
  • Many books, photographs and maps

 

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