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A page from a Quarter Sessions register, showing a sentence of transportation

Bath Ancestors

Did your ancestors live in Bath? Search our database to see if you can find out more about them.

The database covers the years 1603-1990, and contains information taken from original records held by the Record Office. The records have been indexed and transcribed by volunteers over many years, and we are very pleased that - through the efforts of Simon Caldwell, another volunteer - we have been able to make the results of their hard work available online through the Bath Ancestors database.

The database includes brief information taken from the original sources, usually enough to enable you to identify individuals, although in some cases the information in the original is itself very limited. The original document will often contain further information - if you find relevant records on the database, you can order copies for a small charge.

The most recent sources added to the database are a fascinating Victorian Prisoners' Portrait Book, and Bath Soldiers Who Died in the Great War.

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