Forest of Dean Records
Baptism, Marriage and Burial records of Parish Churches and Non-conformist Chapels within the Forest of Dean. Also, we have many bordering Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Monmouthshire Parish Church records in the database.
The Parish Records Project has been completed but in order to protect the privacy of living people, not all of the Parish Records that we've transcribed are available to view on the Web site. Our policy is not to show records within the following cut off years - Baptisms 90 years, Marriages 70 years, Burials 30 years. To access the list of transcribed records please click here
If you have an interest in a particular parish, the easiest way to find what records are available for that parish is to type the parish name in the search box.
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As with any transcript, please use this data as a finding aid only, and NOT as a definitive source. Whilst we have made every effort to transcribe from the original records correctly, We make no claim to achieve complete accuracy. Therefore if you find some information of interest, we strongly recommend you check the original source for yourself to verify that the information is correct.
Possible Transcription Errors
If you find an entry that you consider differs from the original parish record or if you believe it has been transcribed incorrectly, please provide us with the details by using the Parish Records Correction Request form. We will check out your request and amend that record if it is found to have been incorrectly transcribed and will update the details on the Website.
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