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Gamston, Nottinghamshire
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:Gamston(near Retford) St Peter Nottinghamshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Bassetlaw
County Nottinghamshire
Poor Law Union Basford; East Retford PLU
Registration District East Retford
Records begin
Parish registers: 1544
Bishop's Transcripts: 1626
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Retford
Diocese Lincoln
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
Location of Archive
Nottinghamshire Record Office


GAMSTON (St. Peter), a parish, in the union of East Retford, South-Clay division of the wapentake of Bassetlaw, N. division of the county of Nottingham, 3½ miles (S.) from East Retford. There is a place of worship for Baptists.[1]

Additional information:

Gamston St Peter is an Ancient parish; the church was restored in 1855 by Sir George Gilbert Scott.

Southwell and Nottingham Church history project areresearching this church and history Gamston St Peter

The church of Gamston St Peter has been designated as a grade I listed building British listed building
This parish should not be confused with Gamston near West Bridgford, Nottinghamshire

Gamston Bassetlaw 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.

From 1837 this parish was within East Retford registration district
Certificates may be obtained for post 1837 events :
Bassetlaw
The Register Office
County Council Offices
Chancery Lane
Retford
DN22 6DG
Phone:01777 708631
Fax:01777 860667
Email:bassetlawro.cc@nottscc.gov.uk

Church records

Gamston (Retford) St Peter

Deposited records at Nottinghamshire Archives Baptisms 1602-1931Marriages 1545-1878 Burials 1544-1901 Bishop's Transcripts 1601-1843
Nottinghamshire County Council
County Hall
West Bridgford
Nottingham
NG2 7QP telephone: 08449 808080 online

Do not confuse with West Bridgford, Nottinghamshire Gamston St Luke

Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Gamston

Gamston, St. Peter's.  A transcription of Memorial Inscriptions dated from 1801, both inside and outside the church, giving surname, given name, date of death, age. Article in the Nottinghamshire Family History Soc. Magazine, vol. 59, pages 22-25, Family History Library 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.

Nottinghamshire Census

Poor Law Unions

East Retford 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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Websites

References


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

 

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