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Thornbury Parish


Family History

For Genealogical Enquiries the local Diocesan Record Office is:

Diocesan Record Office,

Record Office,

Clarence Row,

Alvin Street,


GL1 3DW.

Tel: .01452 425295 Email: archives@gloucestershire.co.uk

Gloucestershire Archive

The following Parish registers are held in St Mary’s Church

Baptisms - 1 full register from 6/8/1995 to 25/3/2004 and a current register starting 25/3/2004.

Confirmation - 1 current register starting 12/4/1987.

Weddings - 1 full register from 24/6/1995 to 10/9/2004 and two current registers starting 18/9/2004.

Burials - 1 register starting 27/12/1923 with a last recorded burial on 17/1/1983 when the cemetery was closed and interment of ashes recorded from then to 31/7/1996. After 1983 burials are in Kington Lane Cemetery and the details are registered c/o Town Clerk, 67, High Street Thornbury.

Information about Monumental Inscriptions in St Mary's Church can be found in the Thornbury roots website.(See under “Thornbury Sources”). Also available at the Thornbury roots site are Thornbury Cemetery and United Reformed Church (formerly the Independent Chapel and Congregational Chapel) Inscriptions.