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Parish History

Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire
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Edwinstowe St+Mary Nottinghamshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Bassetlaw
County Nottinghamshire
Poor Law Union Southwell PLU
Registration District Southwell; Worksop
Records begin
Parish registers: 1634
Bishop's Transcripts: 1609
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Retford
Diocese Lincoln
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Manor of Edwinstowe
Location of Archive
Nottinghamshire Record Office


EDWINSTOWE (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of Southwell, Hatfield division of the hundred of Bassetlaw, N. division of the county of Nottingham, 1½ mile (W. by S.) from Ollerton; comprising the townships of Budby, Clipstone, and Edwinstowe, and the chapelries of Carburton, Ollerton, and Perlethorpe. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans.[1]

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.

Church records

Edwinstowe - St Mary's Monumental Inscriptions.  A transcription of the Memorial Inscriptions of the headstone in Edwinstowe - St. Mary, dating from 1747, in alphabetical order, giving surname, given name, date and age of person.  Article in the Nottinghamshire Family History Society Magazine, vol. 91, pages 1-19, Family History Ref. 942.52 D25n

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 438901.

See Nottinghamshire Census

Occupation

Transcribed by Bailey, Bryan, Certificates for Using Hair Powder Issued 1795-1978. For each Nottinghamshire Parish, gives the Cerificate no. date, surname, given name, and description. Article in the Nottinghamshire Family History Society Magazine, vol.127, page 1-38, Family History Library Ref. 942.52 D25n - the original is at Nottinghamshire Archives Ref QDT 1/1-4.

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.

Maps and Gazetteers

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Societies and Fraternal Institutions

Transcribed by Woodhead, Margaret.  Edwin Lodge of the Nottingham Ancient Imperial United Order of Oddfellows.  Benevolent Fund Members 1833-1844.A listing containing date, forename, surname, village, age and Occupation dating from 1833-1844.  Available at Nottinghamshire Archives Ref DD 77/I, and Nottinghamshire  Family History Society Magazine, vol.99, pages 43-46, FHL Ref 942.52 D25n

Websites

Edwinstowe in GENUKI: www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/NTT/Edwinstowe/index.html

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Adapted. Date accessed: 07 December 2013.

 

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