Welcome to the Forest of Dean Family History Pages
The mission of this Web site is to provide resources for family history researchers who have ancestors and families that lived in the Forest of Dean and its borders.
Forest of Dean Wills & Administrations Index 1858-1941
The information in this database has been extracted from the
annual Will books held at Gloucestershire Archives. These Will books
contain handwritten copies [typed from 1923] of wills granted probate
at Gloucester between 1858 and 1941 read
Forest of Dean Parish Records Project
We have now completed transcribing the Baptism, Marriage and Burial records of the Parish Churches and Non-conformist Chapels within the Forest of Dean. Additionally, we have added many bordering Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Monmouthshire records to the database. Parish Records Page
About the Forest of Dean
The Forest of Dean lies on the western side of the county of Gloucestershire, and is located within the triangle formed by the river Severn in the east and the river Wye in the west. Read more...
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