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Carlton on Trent, Nottinghamshire
Type Chapelry
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Thurgarton
County Nottinghamshire
Poor Law Union Southwell PLU
Registration District Southwell
Records begin
Parish registers: 1782; For more records see Norwell
Bishop's Transcripts: 1635
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Southwell
Diocese Lincoln
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Peculiar of Southwell
Location of Archive
Nottinghamshire Record Office


Parish History

CARLTON-UPON-TRENT, a chapelry, in the parish of Norwell, union of Southwell, N. division of the wapentake of Thurgarton, S. division of the county of Nottingham, 6¾ miles (N.) from Newark. [1]

Additional information:

Carlton on Trent was formed as a chapelry within Norwell, Nottinghamshire Ancient Parish.

The parish council is part of Newark and Sherwood district in Nottinghamshire, the village is situated on the River Trent and adjacent to the A1 to the north of Newark.

This parish should not be confused with other villages called Carlton in Nottinghamshire or nearby counties: Gedling, Nottinghamshire Carlton in Lindrick, Nottinghamshire Great Carlton, Lincolnshire Little Carlton, Lincolnshire

The Southwell and Nottingham Church history project are researching this parish see Church history

The church of St Mary the Virgin has been designated a grade II* listed building British listed building


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.

Church records

Link to the Family History Library Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Carlton on Trent

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 438909.

See Nottinghamshire Census

Poor Law Unions

Southwell 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.

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  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England,(1848). Adapted. Date accessed: 06 December 2013.


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