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Parish History

Gringley on the Hill, Nottinghamshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Bassetlaw
County Nottinghamshire
Poor Law Union East Retford PLU
Registration District East Retford
Records begin
Parish registers: 1678
Bishop's Transcripts: 1627
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Retford
Diocese Lincoln
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Manor of Gringley-on-the-Hill or Bawtry
Location of Archive
Nottinghamshire Record Office

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GRINGLEY-on-the-Hill (St. Peter and St. Paul), a parish, in the union of East Retford, NorthClay division of the wapentake of Bassetlaw, N. division of the county of Nottingham, 6 miles (E. S. E.) from Bawtry. There are places of worship for Primitive and Wesleyan Methodists.[1]

Additional information:

Gringley-on-the-Hill St Peter and St Paul is an Ancient Parish in the Bassetlaw district of Nottinghamshire.

The history of this parish is being researched by the Southwell and Nottingham Church History Project <a href="">Gringley on the Hill</a>

The Parish church of St Peter and St Paul has been designated a grade II* listed building <a href="">British listed building</a>

<a href="">Gringley-on-the-Hill Wikipedia</a>

Monumental Inscriptions: of Beckingham Church Yard, Gringley on the Hill 1777-1993, - then inside the Gringley on the Hill Church the Memorials  date from 1787-1960.  Article has a Surname Index. Article in Nottinghamshire Family History Soc. Magazine, vol. 132, pages 1-38, FHL Ref. 942.52 D25n


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 :
The Register Office
County Council Offices
Chancery Lane
DN22 6DG
Phone:01777 708631
Fax:01777 860667

Church records

Gringley on the Hill St Peter and St Paul

Deposited records at Nottinghamshire Archives Baptisms 1682-1921 Marriages 1682-1960 Burials 1678-1901 Bishop’s Transcripts 1627-1842
Nottinghamshire County Council
County Hall
West Bridgford
NG2 7QP telephone: 08449 808080 online

Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Gringley on the Hill

Monumental Inscriptions: of Beckingham Church Yard, Gringley on the Hill, Walkeringham - ranging from 1777-1993, then inside the Gringley on the Hill  Church they date from 1787-1960. . Article has a Surname Index. and is to be found in Nottinghamshire Family History Soc. Magazine, vol. 132, pages 1-38, FHL 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


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

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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Gringley on the Hill (Gringley Super Montem) in GENUKI:


  1. Samuel A. Lewis, <a href="" _fcksavedurl=""><i>A Topographical Dictionary of England</i></a>, (1848). Adapted. Date accessed: 07 December 2013.


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