Find your ancestors in Gloucestershire, Bristol Baptism Index

Explore more than 500,000 names in this baptism index from Bristol. The index includes 116 parishes. Among the records, we have discovered the baptism record of the debonair actor Cary Grant, born Archibald Alexander Leach.

This collection of baptism records from Bristol comprise transcripts created by Findmypast using the original records held at the Bristol Archives and transcripts from FamilySearch’s International Genealogical Index (IGI).

Bristol is located in South West England on the rivers Frome and Avon. Because of its location, it has had a long history with maritime trade. Most of the ports and business grew in the city through trade with France, Portugal, Wales, Ireland, and America. Legend says that the famous pirate Blackbeard was born in Bristol. The city further prospered during the industrial revolution. It is the 7th largest city in England. St. Mary Redcliffe church is the tallest building in Bristol.