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Bunny, Nottinghamshire
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Bunny St Mary Nottinghamshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Rushcliffe
County Nottinghamshire
Poor Law Union Basford PLU
Registration District Basford
Records begin
Parish registers: 1556
Bishop's Transcripts: 1600; Separate records exist for Bradmore beginning 1813
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Bingham
Diocese Lincoln
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
Location of Archive
Nottinghamshire Record Office

Contents

Parish History

BUNNY (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of Basford, N. division of the wapentake of Rushcliffe,S. division of the county of Nottingham, 7½ miles (S.)from Nottingham. [1]

Additional information:

Bunny St Mary the Virgin is known as "the Cathedral of the Wolds". For history of the church see the village website Bunny Village The 14th century church restored in 1890-1891 and 1911 has been designated a grade I listed building by English Heritage British listed building

The Bradmore Church Rooms have been researched by the Southwell and Nottingham Church History project Bradmore Church Rooms The rooms constitute a chapelry of the parish.

The tower and spire of Bradmore have been designated as a grade II listed building British listed building

For history of Bunny Hall and the Wrestling Baronet Sir Thomas Parkyns see Bunny Wikipedia Bradmore Wikipedia


Resources

Civil Registration

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

Church records

Bunny, Nottinghamshire parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

PALL = Pallot's Marriage Index (Ancestry) - (£)[2]
BUNNY PARISH Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
PALL
1790-1818

Bunny St Mary the Virgin

Deposited records at Nottinghamshire Archives Baptisms 1556-1909 Marriages 1556-1901 Burials 1556-1998 Bishop's Transcripts 1600-1862<br>Nottinghamshire County Council<br>County Hall<br>West Bridgford<br>Nottingham<br>NG2 7QP telephone: 08449 808080 online<br>

Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Bunny with Bradmore 

Census records

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 438908.

See Nottinghamshire Census

Poor Law Unions

Basford Poor Law Union, Nottinghamshire

Probate records 

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.

Maps and Gazetteers

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Websites

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England(1848), pp. 431-437. Date accessed: 3 September 2013
  2. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online.

 

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