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Archives and Libraries

  • Original source material relating to Alveston, and other parishes in Diocese of Bristol may be found at the Bristol Record Office.



You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Alveston area that are recorded in the GENUKI church database. This will also help identify other churches in nearby townships and/or parishes. You also have the option to see the location of the churches marked on a map.

Description and Travel

You can see pictures of Alveston which are provided by:



Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Alveston has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.


You can see maps centred on OS grid reference ST630880 (Lat/Lon: 51.589582, -2.535500), Alveston which are provided by:


From the Alveston Burial Register: 1813-1870:-

"According to the testimony of John Cullimore (aged 81) the No of inhabitants of the Parish of Alveston in 1770 was 205, and only 5 communicants: the No of houses in 1786 was 47:- the No of houses in Alveston down, from the Ship Inn to the hollow beyond the lime kilns, going to Olveston, was 3 containing 7 inhabitants: the No of houses at Rudgeway in Alveston psh was 3."
(Note from John Rawes: Perpl Curate)


Probate Records