The family history research material available on this site is mainly related to the Civil Parish of Winterbourne, South Gloucestershire.
This includes the ecclesiastical parishes of Winterbourne, Winterbourne Down and Frenchay.
Also the hamlets of Watley's End, Hicks Common, Pye Corner, Whiteshill and Hambrook; all within the Civil Parish.
Archives: "by Frenchay Village Museum"
[The first page is inscribed as follows:]
M: James St ff your friend was at my house this day, but you that Mr Thomas Williams of Winterbourne hath given to the church of Winterbourne aforesayd the somme of vis & viiid for a pew or seate in the said church in witness whereof we the parson and Churchwardens subscribed our names.
Per me Richardum Brydges, Clericum, Jhon Middleton, William Bayly, Churchwardens.
M: That Mr Thomas Hopkins of Hambroke within the parish of Winterbourne hath given unto the church of Winterbourne aforesaid the somme of tenn shillings for a pew or seate in the church neere the chancell: in witness whereof we have subscribed our names this ii day of May 1613.
Per me Richardum Brydges, Clericum, Abraham Cox X, John Lyall X, Churchwardens.
M: That we Thomas Williams and John Marshall churchwardens of the parish of Winterbourne have places Mr Thomas Hoptkins of Hambroke in the uppermost seate in the church over against the pullpitt; in regards his former seate stood where the pullpitt now standeth.
Thomas Williams, John X Marshall, Churchwardens.
Memor: that Mr Thomas Symes of Winterbourne hath given unto the church of Winterbourne aforesaid the somme of twenty shillings for a pew or seate, formerly Mr William’s, in the said church: in witness whereof we the churchwardens have subscribed our names this present 25th of January 1656.
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