Basic House History includes:

  • Putting your house into context – a summary of your locality’s history
  • Maps – copies of selected maps. Historical photographs will be included if available.
  • Your house’s timeline – which will include the approximate (or exact, if known) date of construction and list of previous occupants
  • List of sources used – which will include maps and Tithe maps, census returns (1841-1911), street directories, rate books, Land Tax assessments and deeds (as appropriate and all subject to availability)
  • Future research – suggestions to extend your knowledge of your house and its occupants

Detailed House History includes:

old gloucestershire map

  • Introduction and timeline – a summary of your house’s history
  • Putting your house into context – the historical development of your locality and the site of your house
  • Maps – copies of available maps. Historical photographs will be included if available.
  • The house – an approximate (or exact, if known) date of construction and details of original architectural features
  • The occupants – lists of previous occupants and their social history
  • List of sources – which will include maps and Tithe maps, census returns (1841-1911), street directories, rate books, Land Tax assessments, deeds, wills, parish records, estate records (where applicable and all subject to availability)
  • Bibliography