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parish records for beckford

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teresa Report 18 Apr 2013 21:49

hi looking for the birth of Samuel winter abt 1813 in beckford Gloucestershire. have searched the parish records in the library with no luck any suggestions please. teresa :-|


Penny Report 18 Apr 2013 21:59

Presumably he wasn't baptised then

What about marriage? father named?


teresa Report 19 Apr 2013 07:59

thanks penny will look for marriage. :-D

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 19 Apr 2013 08:14

WINTER, Samuell Married M 37 1814 Brick Maker
Beckford, Gloucestershire
WINTER, Ann Wife Married F 34 1817
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
WINTER, Henry Son M 7 1844
Brockworth, Gloucestershire
COLLERY, Hannah Visitor Married F 38 1813
Ledbury, Herefordshire
WINTERS Daughter F 0 (5 DAYS) 1851
Cheasley, Worcestershire
Piece: 1974
Folio: 80
Page: 3
Registration District: Tewkesbury
Civil Parish: Chaceley
Municipal Borough:
Address: New House, Chaceley
County: Gloucestershire

(do you mean the above?)

Chris :)

(above link has below)

1837 WINTERS Samuel BIRD Ann Cheltenham Tewkesbury St Mary (The Abbey)

Birth (and others)
1843 WINTER Henry WINTER WINTER BIRD 1843 Gloucester Gloucester, South

Marriages Sep 1837 (>99%)
BIRD Ann Tewkesbury 11 413
WINTERS Samuel Tewkesbury 11 413


AnnCardiff Report 19 Apr 2013 09:23

Name: Samuel Winter
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1871
Gender: Male
Age: 58
Relationship to Head of Household: Self
Birthplace: Backford, Gloucestershire
Schedule Type: Household
Registration District: Stroud
Sub-District: Stonehouse
Parish: Stonehouse
County: Gloucestershire
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Self Samuel Winter M 58 Backford, Gloucestershire
Wife Anne Winter F 54 Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire


AnnCardiff Report 19 Apr 2013 09:54

search resultsBeckford - Worcester BMSGH
Bishops' Transcripts. 1600-1812, 1813-59 Gloucestershire Archives ... to the library edition of ... Dictionary of England 1831 by Samuel Lewis: BECKFORD, a parish ... - Cached


mgnv Report 19 Apr 2013 15:09

Repeating Chris's hit with the ref:
Groom Surname Groom Forename Bride Surname Bride Forename District Parish Building Year Register Entry
WINTERS Samuel BIRD Ann Cheltenham Tewkesbury St Mary (The Abbey) 1837 1 1

The entry # is really useful if you have access to the parish register.

Here's the URL for the 1848 edition of Lewis mentioned by Ann:

BECKFORD (St. John the Baptist), a parish, in the union of Winchcomb, partly in the hundred of Tibaldstone, and partly in the Upper division of the hundred of Tewkesbury, E. division of the county of Gloucester, 6 miles (E. N. E.) from Tewkesbury...

It's useful to know which poor law union covered Beckford. This would be the registration district which covered Beckford too.