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Archives and Libraries

  • Original source material relating to Berkeley, and other parishes in Diocese of Gloucester may be found at the Gloucestershire Archives.



You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Berkeley 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.

Church Records

  • Scribes Alcove - a site to enable searches of baptism, marriage and burial indexes from six Gloucestershire parishes: Berkeley, Thornbury, Oldbury-upon-Severn, Hill, Stone & Rockhampton.
    The period covered for St Mary's Church is 1700-1900CMB (except 1790-1801M).


Description and Travel

You can see pictures of Berkeley which are provided by:



Historical Geography

  • "Ancient parish included Alkington, Breadstone, Hamfallow, Hinton, Ham and Stone, which all remain in (the) modern ecclesiastical parish except Stone. Alkington, Hamfallow, Hinton and Ham & Stone are all civil parishes since 1894."
    (Ref: Guide to the Parish Records of the City of Bristol and the County of Gloucester; I. Gray & E. Ralph, 1963)


You can see the administrative areas in which Berkeley 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 ST680990 (Lat/Lon: 51.688791, -2.464338), Berkeley which are provided by:

Military History


Probate Records