Historic Bristol Maps Online

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<script type=text/javascript src=http://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show ads.js></script></div></p>This website offers access to historic maps, images & links for the city of Bristol. There is a good guide to using the site and what you can expect to find. Even though I don’t have any Bristol family I had great fun playing with this website !!

 

http://www.bristol.gov.uk/page/know-your-place

 

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Bristol Wills 1781 – 1858

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<script type=text/javascript src=http://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show ads.js></script></div></p>Bristol Archives have an index to wills proved in Bristol between 1781 – 1858. There is a good general explanation of what you are likely to find in a will, a couple of examples of wills and the index itself.

Once you have found a will in the index that you would like a copy of you can then email the archives and they will send you back a quote. Sadly they don’t accept credit card payment, so I assume they will accept cheques or bank transfers perhaps even debit cards.

The index gives name, parish, occupation & the year the will was proved. Enough to identify if the will is of interest to you.

http://www.bristol.gov.uk/page/bristol-wills-indices-1781-1858#jump-link-3

 

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