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AVERHAM (St. Michael), a parish, in the union of Southwell, N. division of the wapentake of Thurgarton, S. division of the county of Nottingham, 3¼ miles (W. by N.) from Newark. The living is a rectory, with that of Kelham it was annexed in 1775. 
Averham St Michael and All Angels is an Ancient parish in the village and civil parish of Averham in the Newark and Sherwood district of Nottinghamshire Averham Wikipedia
The Southwell and Nottingham Church History Project have researched the parish Averham St Michael and All Angels From 1755 the parish of Kelham, Nottinghamshire was a united benefice but note that separate parish records were kept.
The church of St Michael has been designated as a grade I listed building British listed building
To avoid confusion see Kelham, Nottinghamshire
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.
Averham parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|PALL = Pallot's Marriage Index (Ancestry) - (£)|
|AVERHAM PARISH Online Records|
Averham St Michael and All Angels
Deposited records at Nottinghamshire Archives Baptisms 1538-1964 Marriages 1539-1901 Burials 1538-2003 Bishop’s Transcripts 1601-1855
Nottinghamshire County Council
NG2 7QP telephone: 08449 808080 online
Separate registers exist for Kelham, Nottinghamshire
Census records from 1841-1891 are available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 438908. To view these census images online, they are available through the following websites for a fee ($) or free:
- FamilySearch has some of the British Censuses available.
- FindMyPast ($) has all available census records including images, and is free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and some public and academic libraries.
- Ancestry.co.uk ($) has now all available census records but free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and at numerous public and academic libraries. The library versions are known as AncestryInstitution.com.
- The Genealogist.co.uk ($) has all available censuses and is free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and various other libraries.
- FreeCen is a UK census searches. It is not complete and individuals are always asked to consider helping out with transcriptions.
Poor Law Unions
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Nottinghamshire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.
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