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AWSWORTH, a chapelry, in the parish of Nuthall, S. division of the wapentake of Broxtow, N.division of the county of Nottingham, 7½ miles (N. W.by W.) from Nottingham.
Awsworth St Peter is an Ecclesiastical parish which was formed as a chapelry in Nuthall, Nottinghamshire Ancient Parish.( The chapel was consecrated about 1760. A poor person from this chapelry is eligible to Ilkeston almshouse.) The church was rebuilt (except from the chancel) in 1902
The Awsworth Methodist Church was opened in 1884 as a United Methodist Free church.
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.
This area was from 1837 part of the Basford registration district
Awsworth St Peter
Deposited records at Nottinghamshire Archives Baptisms 1756-1942 Marriages 1756-1940 Burials 1758-1933 Bishop’s Transcripts 1813-1836 (with Nuthall, Nottinghamshire)
Nottinghamshire County Council
NG2 7QP telephone: 08449 808080 online
Link to the Family History Library Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Awsworth
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 438906. 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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