Old Sodbury, Avon
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Old Sodbury and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Harry Crockford And Family

I would be grateful for any information, photos or transcriptions from tombstones of the Crockford family; in particular any related to Harry Crockford and his 17 children. He was born about Sept 1852 Petersfield (East Meon) died between Apr & Jun 1942 Sodbury, Gloucestershire. He married Hannah Kent, Feb 1873 ...Read full memory

Willcoxs And Bennets And A Jones

Is there anyone out there who can help me with a family that I believe lived in Old Sodbury House at the 1901 census? At this time William Charles Willcox 52, lived with Mary J Jones 40, who later became Willcox. Annis Louise Willcox was 15, and later married Frederick William Bennet. They are all buried ...Read full memory

A memory of Old Sodbury by Sue Hodges

The Orchard Family

I am trying to make contact with anyone with surname Orchard whose ancestors were, or are from Old Sodbury or Yate. I am almost certain my Great-Grandfather, James Orchard, is the James Orchard baptised 27 March 1803 in Old Sodsbury son of James Orchard 1763 Yate/1851 Old Sodbury and Hannah Carter. My James Orchard ...Read full memory