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BILBOROUGH (St. Martin), a parish, in the union of Basford, S. division of the wapentake of Broxtow, N. division of the county of Nottingham, 4 miles (W. N. W.) from Nottingham. The hamlet of Broxtow, in the parish, was once a place of considerable importance. 
Bilborough with Strelley Ecclesiastical parish was formed in 1838 from Bilborough Ancient parish and Strelley Ancient parish and included Broxtow (sometimes Broxtowe).
The church of All Saints Main Street Strelley dates from the 13th century and was restored in 1850 and 1895 and has been designated a grade I listed building by English Heritage. British listed building Th church was much loved by Nikolaus Pevsner in his history of Nottinghamshire buildings and described as the most important church building to the west of Nottingham.
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
Bilborough St Martin
Deposited records at Nottinghamshire Archives Baptisms 1569-1956 Marriages 1569-1957 Burials 1571-1901 Bishop's Transcripts 1626-1847
Nottinghamshire County Council
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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 438907. 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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