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MISTERTON (All Saints), a parish, in the union of Gainsborough, North Clay division of the wapentake of Bassetlaw, N. division of the county of Nottingham, 4¾ miles (N. W.) from Gainsborough with the township of West Stockwith. At West Stockwith is a chapel of ease. There are places of worship for Calvinistic and Wesleyan Methodists, and a Roman Catholic chapel.
Misterton All Saints is an Ancient parish and the chapelry of Stockwith, Nottinghamshire was formed from this parish. The parish boundary forms part of the county boundary with neighbours Haxey, Lincolnshire and Owston, Lincolnshire
The Southwell and Nottingham Church History Project have researched the parish West Stockwith St Mary the Blessed Virgin
The parish church of All Saints Misterton has been designated as a grade I listed building British listed building
The church of St Mary the Virgin West Stockwith has been designated as a grade II* listed building British listed building
See also Misterton Wikipedia
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.
Misterton All Saints Baptisms 1540-1955 Marriages 1543-1951 Burials 1540-1951 Bishop's Transcripts 1635-1840
Deposited records at Nottinghamshire Archives Baptisms 1867-1911 Marriages 1893-1945
Nottinghamshire County Council
NG2 7QP telephone: 08449 808080 online
Link to the Family History Library Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Misterton
Census records from 1841-1891 are available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 438901. To view these census images online, they are available through the following websites for a fee ($) or free:
- FamilySearch has some of the British Censuses available.
- FindMyPast ($) has all available census records including images, and is free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and some public and academic libraries.
- Ancestry.co.uk ($) has now all available census records but free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and at numerous public and academic libraries. The library versions are known as AncestryInstitution.com.
- The Genealogist.co.uk ($) has all available censuses and is free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and various other libraries.
- FreeCen is a UK census searches. It is not complete and individuals are always asked to consider helping out with transcriptions.
See Nottinghamshire Census
Poor Law Unions
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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