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Businesses (256)

Organisations (1070)

Persons (172)

Diaries (35)

Families (41)

Paper catalogues available to view at The National Archives - (274)

  • NRA 21690 Albion dockyard deeds, Bristol link to online catalogue
  • NRA 24447 Alderman Steevens Charity, Bristol
  • NRA 33020 Almondsbury Hospital
  • NRA 17286 Ames family of Cote House: diaries and pedigrees link to online catalogue
  • NRA 526 Miss PK Ames: deeds and family papers
  • NRA 29060 Anchor Society, Bristol
  • NRA 26979 Ancient Society of St Stephen's Ringers, Bristol
  • NRA 41558 Arley United Reformed Church, Bristol
  • NRA 33001 JW Arrowsmith Ltd, printers and publishers, Bristol link to online catalogue
  • NRA 32392 Aust Brothers Ltd, metal finishers, Bristol
  • NRA 41155 Avon Labour Party
  • NRA 38356 Avon Local History Association
  • NRA 32454 Avon schools
  • NRA 30156 Avonmouth Congregational Church
  • NRA 30159 Basire Bros & Taylor, sheet metal workers, Bristol
  • NRA 20389 Bath Methodist Circuit
  • NRA 26980 Bedminster United Reformed Church, Bristol
  • NRA 39959 Bedminster United Reformed Church, Bristol
  • NRA 19626 Beloved Wilkes Charity, Bristol link to online catalogue
  • NRA 435 Barr's Court estate papers
  • NRA 30797 F Braby & Co Ltd, engineers, Bristol and Deptford
  • NRA 39960 Brentry Hospital, Bristol
  • NRA 7509 JF Brickdale papers link to online catalogue
  • NRA 21480 Bridges, Boucher and Smith families of Keynsham: misc deeds and papers link to online catalogue
  • NRA 30801 Bright family of Bristol: records relating to Bristol harbour
  • NRA 17789 Bristol (Bedminster) Methodist Circuit
  • NRA 31577 Bristol Adult School Union
  • NRA 21481 Bristol and area Methodist marriage registers
  • NRA 40983 Bristol and District Institution for the Deaf and Dumb
  • NRA 5997 Bristol and Frenchay Society of Friends
  • NRA 38602 Bristol and West of England Newspaper Press Fund
  • NRA 27824 Bristol and Weston Health Authority School of Nursing link to online catalogue
  • NRA 40760 Bristol Ariel Rowing Club
  • NRA 36369 Bristol Cambrian Society
  • NRA 41026 Bristol Centre for the Deaf
  • NRA 30799 Bristol Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • NRA 24056 Bristol Childrens Hospital
  • NRA 9769 Bristol City
  • NRA 19630 Bristol Civic Society
  • NRA 17791 Bristol (Clifton and Redland) Methodist Circuit
  • NRA 24053 Bristol Commercial Rooms
  • NRA 36356 Bristol Conservative Association
  • NRA 19639 Bristol Corporation 2nd World War Committee records
  • NRA 27826 Bristol diocesan teacher training college
  • NRA 9846 Bristol diocese and dean and chapter
  • NRA 19623 Bristol Fire Brigade
  • NRA 38604 Bristol Flower Decoration Society
  • NRA 17279 Bristol Friends of Humanity Society of Coopers
  • NRA 42692 Bristol Friends Schools
  • NRA 21478 Bristol Gardens Guild
  • NRA 15591 Bristol Gas Co
  • NRA 39958 Bristol Gay Centre
  • NRA 41107 Bristol General Hospital
  • NRA 41883 Bristol Girl Guides Association
  • NRA 30157 Bristol Guild of the Handicapped
  • NRA 36440 Bristol Homeopathic Hospital
  • NRA 15590 Bristol Hospitals Fund
  • NRA 27825 Bristol Infectious Diseases Hospital, Ham Green
  • NRA 17290 Bristol Institution, Bristol Library Society and Bristol Museum & Library records
  • NRA 28405 Bristol (Kingswood) Methodist Circuit
  • NRA 17282 Bristol Kyrle Society
  • NRA 30798 Bristol Law Students Society
  • NRA 40671 Bristol Liberal Club
  • NRA 16240 Bristol Lunatic Asylum
  • NRA 20390 Bristol Maternity Hospital
  • NRA 24421 Bristol Methodist District
  • NRA 24420 Bristol Mission Methodist Circuit
  • NRA 37639 Bristol Municipal Charities
  • NRA 36381 Bristol New Church
  • NRA 28403 Bristol North Methodist Circuit
  • NRA 31588 Bristol Permanent Economic Building Society
  • NRA 19621 Bristol Presbytery
  • NRA 7563 Bristol Record Office: misc accessions
  • NRA 27823 Bristol Royal Infirmary
  • NRA 38397 Bristol Sailors' Home
  • NRA 25059 Bristol shipping registers
  • NRA 28401 Bristol South East Constituency Labour Party
  • NRA 42862 Bristol South East Labour Party
  • NRA 39956 Bristol South Labour Party
  • NRA 22876 Bristol Sunday School Union
  • NRA 19631 Bristol Teachers' Association
  • NRA 19624 Bristol Teachers Consultative Committee link to online catalogue
  • NRA 19632 Bristol Trades Council
  • NRA 24060 Bristol Typographical Society
  • NRA 26274 Bristol West Constituency Labour Party
  • NRA 24057 Bristol-Bordeaux Association
  • NRA 32305 GB Britton & Sons Ltd, shoe mfrs, Kingswood
  • NRA 16004 Broadmead Baptist Church, Bristol
  • NRA 33757 Bromhead (Bristol) Ltd, photographers
  • NRA 26978 Brunswick Congregational Chapel, Bristol
  • NRA 41106 Bryan Bros Ltd, motor vehicle dealers, Bristol
  • NRA 19629 Joseph Bryant Ltd, ropemakers, Bristol
  • NRA 39969 Burden Trust, Bristol
  • NRA 19628 Butcher family of Bristol: corresp and papers
  • NRA 26272 P & A Campbell Ltd, steamship owners, Bristol
  • NRA 19627 Percy Walter Cann, lord mayor of Bristol: misc papers
  • NRA 6580 Mary Carpenter and Red Lodge Reformatory records
  • NRA 26273 Richard Champion, potter: personal and family letter books
  • NRA 32723 Cheddar Valley Methodist Circuit
  • NRA 31798 Alfred Chillcott & Co, jewellers, Bristol
  • NRA 7512 Clapton manor deeds link to online catalogue
  • NRA 17289 Clement and Chandler family papers
  • NRA 17790 Clevedon and Paulton Methodist circuits: circuit and church records
  • NRA 20387 Clifton Club, Bristol
  • NRA 30160 Clifton Down Congregational Church
  • NRA 34303 Clifton High School for Girls, Bristol
  • NRA 25063 Clifton Roman Catholic Cathedral
  • NRA 21476 Clifton Roman Catholic diocese
  • NRA 20384 Company of Merchant Tailors, Bristol
  • NRA 20385 Cool, Brain and Treasure families, Kingswood and Bristol: deeds and family papers link to online catalogue
  • NRA 25061 Co-operative Retail Services Ltd: Bristol/Bath region
  • NRA 7511 Cornish family: Shortgrove estate, Clifton link to online catalogue
  • NRA 7508 Handel Cossham, MP & colliery proprietor: misc personal & business papers
  • NRA 30802 Courage (Western) Ltd, brewers, Bristol: records of constituent companies
  • NRA 12318 Courage (Western) Ltd: Somerset public house deeds
  • NRA 34304 Curtis, Jenkins, Cornwell & Co, chartered accountants, Bristol
  • NRA 12404 Davey family, Bristol: family and business corresp and papers
  • NRA 28680 David Thomas United Reformed Church, Bristol
  • NRA 6771 Dr Thomas White's Almshouse, Bristol
  • NRA 42863 John Eagles, artist and author: corresp and papers
  • NRA 30161 Ebenezer Baptist Church, Keynsham
  • NRA 9717 Mrs S Edwards: Somerset deeds and papers of Rev Thomas Morris
  • NRA 30795 Electrical Association for Women: Bristol, Thornbury and Weston-super-Mare branches
  • NRA 17272 Evans family: deeds and papers (various counties) link to online catalogue
  • NRA 7183 Filton manor and rectory: deeds and account books
  • NRA 13989 Ford family of Bristol: deeds
  • NRA 16241 Frank Keevil & Sons, cabinet makers, Bath
  • NRA 7180 Freke family of Bristol: sugar house deeds and sheriffs' records link to online catalogue
  • NRA 38605 Friends of Bristol Homeopathic Hospital
  • NRA 24061 Frome Valley Methodist Circuit link to online catalogue
  • NRA 26982 JS Fry & Sons Ltd, chocolate mfrs, Somerdale
  • NRA 4891 J Fuller & Co, coachbuilders, Nailsea
  • NRA 16351 Furber family, Cheltenham and Bristol: misc papers link to online catalogue
  • NRA 15589 Crofton E Gane of Bristol: corresp and papers
  • NRA 31578 Gloucester and Hereford Congregational Union: Bristol district
  • NRA 29469 Gloucestershire parishes
  • NRA 21693 Goldney family: deeds and misc family papers
  • NRA 7844 AM Hale: Braikenridge and Hale family papers
  • NRA 31575 John Hall & Sons (Bristol & London) Ltd, paint mfrs
  • NRA 39953 John Hare & Co, floorcloth, linoleum, white lead and colour mfrs, Bristol
  • NRA 30166 Sir John Hare, floor cloth mfr, Bristol: corresp and election papers
  • NRA 4893 Sir John Hare, politician: corresp
  • NRA 19634 Harford family, baronets, of Falcondale, Cardiganshire: corresp and papers
  • NRA 7513 Hawkins family: Glos, Somerset and Antigua deeds link to online catalogue
  • NRA 7286 Haynes family and estate papers
  • NRA 22875 Henbury, Glos: Edmonds and Coles Charity
  • NRA 24243 Henbury: Sandford and Gray's Charity
  • NRA 31580 Herbert Gladstone Hendy, solicitor, Bristol: bankruptcy papers
  • NRA 20386 Henwood and Bowyer families, Bristol: deeds and papers (various counties) link to online catalogue
  • NRA 17269 Rowland Hill: Testimonial Fund
  • NRA 29061 Historical Association: Bristol Branch
  • NRA 21477 Henry Hodder & Co Ltd, dispensing chemists, Bristol
  • NRA 4899 Holder family of Bristol: estate papers link to online catalogue
  • NRA 28406 Hope Congregational Chapel, Bristol
  • NRA 40625 Horfield Baptist Church, Bristol
  • NRA 38603 Howes & Co (Timber) Ltd, timber merchants, Bristol
  • NRA 17288 C Roy Hudleston: antiquarian notes, corresp and papers
  • NRA 17283 Hughes family of Bristol: deeds and papers link to online catalogue
  • NRA 21479 William Hunt of Northcote House, Westbury-on-Trym: deeds and misc papers link to online catalogue
  • NRA 40651 Huntley & Co Ltd, coal merchants and furniture removers, Bristol
  • NRA 40632 Institution of Production Engineers: Western section
  • NRA 30800 Joseph Stone Hodges, furniture mfr and upholsterer, Bristol
  • NRA 19638 Iron Acton deeds link to online catalogue
  • NRA 19637 Henry Jones: patents and licences for self-raising flour
  • NRA 7181 Messrs Jones: deeds of premises in Lewins Mead, Bristol
  • NRA 33758 CJ King & Sons (Holdings) Ltd, stevedores and tug owners, Avonmouth
  • NRA 19635 King, Gibbons and Haynes Bayly families: corresp and papers
  • NRA 17273 Kingswood Congregational Church
  • NRA 36433 Kingswood Reformatory School for Boys
  • NRA 39950 Knee Bros Ltd, furniture removers and carriers, Bristol
  • NRA 31589 Knowle Park United Reformed Church
  • NRA 39966 Labour Party: South West Region
  • NRA 41111 Lady Haberfield Almshouse Trust, Bristol
  • NRA 9847 Langford, Player and Taylor familes: deeds and papers link to online catalogue
  • NRA 4516 Lawrence family of Cowesfield House, Wilts: Hants and Somerset estate papers link to online catalogue
  • NRA 30164 Philip Leek (Bristol) Ltd, marble and granite merchants
  • NRA 4898 Leman, Chapman & Harrison, solicitors, London link to online catalogue
  • NRA 31576 Lewin's Mead Meeting, Bristol
  • NRA 22049 DM Livock: Bristol local history notes link to online catalogue
  • NRA 7515 Lloyd, Burch, Inskip & Co, solicitors, Bristol
  • NRA 30152 John Augustus Noel Longley, physician, Bristol
  • NRA 17278 Lunnon family of Wookey Hole (paper-makers): business and family papers link to online catalogue
  • NRA 7514 Mereweather family and estate papers link to online catalogue
  • NRA 17274 Midsomer Norton Methodist Circuit
  • NRA 7510 Miles family (West India and general merchants): estate and family papers
  • NRA 19636 Monk's Park estate: plans and surveys
  • NRA 22878 Samuel Munckley, shipowner and merchant, Bristol: corresp and papers link to online catalogue
  • NRA 10667 Naish family papers link to online catalogue
  • NRA 36360 National Dock Labour Board: Bristol board
  • NRA 26276 National Nautical School, Portishead
  • NRA 21482 National Savings Movement: Bristol Committee
  • NRA 17785 National Union of Sheet Metal Workers, Coppersmiths, Heating and Domestic Engineers: Bristol branch
  • NRA 7842 Rev JP Norris, Archdeacon of Bristol: papers
  • NRA 30154 Oakfield Road Unitarian Church, Bristol link to online catalogue
  • NRA 36357 Osborne, Ward & Vassall, solicitors, Bristol
  • NRA 17284 HJ Packer & Co Ltd (chocolate mfrs)
  • NRA 17788 Paulton Methodist Circuit, Bristol
  • NRA 19620 Pembroke Congregational Church, Clifton
  • NRA 17293 PEW Street topographical collection (various counties), Bristol link to online catalogue
  • NRA 34302 JR Phillips & Co Ltd, wine and spirit merchants, Bristol
  • NRA 7843 Player family of Bristol: deeds and papers link to online catalogue
  • NRA 19625 Poole Brothers, Galbraith & Co Ltd, sand, gravel and coal merchants, Bristol
  • NRA 27827 Port of Bristol Authority
  • NRA 22877 Portfolio Society, Bristol
  • NRA 11514 Portland Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Bristol
  • NRA 25062 Pountney & Co Ltd, pottery mfrs, Bristol link to online catalogue
  • NRA 12393 WR Powell, solicitors, Bristol
  • NRA 8404 JC and A Prichard (medical practitioners): papers and certificates link to online catalogue
  • NRA 9825 Prideaux family of Bristol: correspondence and papers
  • NRA 19640 Radstock Methodist Circuit
  • NRA 17277 Rapier Players Ltd, theatrical company, Bristol link to online catalogue
  • NRA 16243 Redcliffe Street deeds, Bristol link to online catalogue
  • NRA 25060 Royal Hotel, Bristol
  • NRA 30158 Russell Town Congregational Church
  • NRA 30163 Rust family of Fishponds, Bristol: family papers
  • NRA 8236 Sharples family (artists) of Bath, Bristol and America: papers
  • NRA 17285 Sloper and Roberts family papers (various counties)
  • NRA 39954 Alfred J Smith Ltd, colliery proprietors, coal factors and ship owners, Bristol
  • NRA 5514 EEA Heriz-Smith: family papers incl Joseph Smith (private secretary to the younger Pitt)
  • NRA 30165 Smith family of Long Ashton: corresp link to online catalogue
  • NRA 8674 Sir Jarrit Smith, 1st Bt, of Bristol and Ashton Court: personal, legal and parliamentary papers
  • NRA 1087 Smyth family of Ashton Court: family and estate papers
  • NRA 22879 Smyth family of Ashton Court: Whitchurch family deeds and papers
  • NRA 11613 Smyth family of Ashton Court: Woolnough and Elbridge family deeds and papers
  • NRA 813 Society of Merchant Venturers incl Earl of Rosebery Mentmore (Bucks) deeds, Bristol
  • NRA 36362 Somerset & Wiltshire Savings Bank: Bedminster branch
  • NRA 29491 Somerset parishes
  • NRA 41202 South Gloucestershire and Frome Valley Methodist circuits
  • NRA 17792 South Methodist Circuit, Bristol
  • NRA 41882 South West Regional Health Authority
  • NRA 15585 South Western Electricity Board
  • NRA 30155 Southmead Health Authority link to online catalogue
  • NRA 41881 St James United Reformed Church, Lockleaze, Bristol
  • NRA 40807 St Mary Radcliffe/Temple Colston Former Pupils' Association, Bristol
  • NRA 33759 St Mary's on the Quay Roman Catholic Church, Bristol
  • NRA 26275 St Nicholas of Tolentino Roman Catholic Church, Bristol
  • NRA 20383 St John's Diocesan Home and Female Penitentiary, Bristol
  • NRA 41884 Stoke Park Hospital Group, Bristol
  • NRA 30153 Stoke Park Hospital, Stapleton link to online catalogue
  • NRA 17280 Stokes Croft Educational Foundation and Almshouses, Bristol
  • NRA 6797 Mrs MF Stones: Bristol harbour improvement papers
  • NRA 17287 Strickland Roberts & Co (solrs): mainly papers of Charles Bell (West Indies merchant)
  • NRA 17291 JP Sturge & Sons, surveyors
  • NRA 24058 Sun Alliance Insurance Group: Bristol and Bath branches link to online catalogue
  • NRA 20388 Tabernacle Congregational Church, Bristol
  • NRA 31503 H Temple Phillips, physician: corresp and papers
  • NRA 15592 William Terrell & Sons Ltd, ropemakers, Bristol
  • NRA 6464 Theatre Royal, Bristol link to online catalogue
  • NRA 15587 Christopher Thomas Bros (soap mfrs), Bristol
  • NRA 29062 Thornbury Hospital
  • NRA 33002 HD Thornton & Co Ltd, engineers, millwrights and ship repairers, Bristol
  • NRA 39957 Tormarton Parish Council
  • NRA 33191 Trapnell & Gane Ltd, cabinet makers, Bristol
  • NRA 41197 Trinity with St James Presbyterian Church, Bristol
  • NRA 24419 United Nations Association: Bristol branches and south west regional council
  • NRA 4896 Vanderhorst family of Bristol: family and estate papers link to online catalogue
  • NRA 12397 Vaughan family: business corresp and papers
  • NRA 28402 Veale, Benson & Co, solicitors, Bristol: clients papers
  • NRA 32997 John Wall, socialist poet: corresp and papers
  • NRA 7182 Wansbroughs, Robinson, Tayler & Taylor, solicitors, Bristol link to online catalogue
  • NRA 4892 JW Ward & Son, solicitors, Bristol link to online catalogue
  • NRA 6436 Mrs F W Ward: Glos etc deeds
  • NRA 30162 Frederick George Webb, Bristol: local history papers
  • NRA 24054 Wessex Water Authority: Bristol Avon River Board
  • NRA 34305 West Mendip Methodist Circuit
  • NRA 38606 West of England Freight Terminal Ltd, Bristol link to online catalogue
  • NRA 41173 Western Temperance League
  • NRA 30803 Weston-super-Mare Methodist Circuit link to online catalogue
  • NRA 32018 Sir George White, 1st Bt, stockbroker and businessman: corresp and papers
  • NRA 39955 Whitwill, Cole & Co Ltd, steamship brokers, colliery agents and coal merchants, Bristol
  • NRA 12392 Withey family, Chew Magna and Dundry, Somerset: deeds and family papers link to online catalogue
  • NRA 7184 Worrall family of Clifton: deeds and family papers link to online catalogue
  • NRA 41174 Worrall Road Area Residents Association, Bristol
  • NRA 32063 Young Womens Christian Association: Bristol branch

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