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Kirton, Nottinghamshire
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Kirton Holy+Trinity Nottinghamshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Bassetlaw
County Nottinghamshire
Poor Law Union Southwell PLU
Registration District Southwell
Records begin
Parish registers: 1538
Bishop's Transcripts: 1616
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

KIRKTON (Holy Trinity), a parish, in the union of Southwell, South-Clay division of the wapentake of Bassetlaw, N. division of the county of Nottingham, 2¾ miles (N. E. by E.) from Ollerton. There is a place of worship for Baptists.[1]

Additional information:

Kirton Holy Trinity is an Ancient Parish which included Willoughby; the village and civil parish of Kirton is part of the newark and Sherwood district of Nottinghamshire .Kirton Wikipedia

The Southwell and Nottingham Church History project are researching the church and parish history Kirton Holy Trinity

The parish church of Holy Trinity has been designated as 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

Kirton Holy Trinity parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

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


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Deposited records at Nottinghamshire Archives Baptisms 1538-1963 Marriages 1538-1959 Burials 1539-1904 Bishop’s Transcripts 1616-1838
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 Kirton

Kirton - Holy Trinity.  Transcription of Memorial Inscriptions inside and outside the church, dating from 1766 giving surname, given names, date of death and age at death. Article in the Nottinghamshire Family History Society Magazine, vol. 91, pages 29-31, 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.

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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Kirton in GENUKI:


  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Adapted. Date accessed: 07 December 2013.
  2. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online.


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