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BASFORD, a village, a parish, a subdistrict, and a district in Notts. The village is called also Old Basford. It stands on the river Leen, adjacent to the Nottingham and Mansfield railway, in a luxuriant valley, 3 miles NNW of Nottingham; and has a station of the name of Basford, on the railway, and a post office, of the name of Old Basford, under Nottingham. The parish includes also New Basford, Bagthorpe, Carrington, Sherwood, Mapperley, Two-mile House, Bagnall, White-Moor-Place, and part of the hamlet of Daybrook. The places of worship in 1851 were 43 of the Church of England, 4 of Independents, 23 of Baptists, 1 of Quakers, 1 of Unitarians, 29 of Wesleyan Methodists, 7 of New Connexion Methodists, 19 of Primitive Methodists, 3 of the Wesleyan Association, 5 of Wesleyan Reformers, 6 of Latter Day Saints.
New Basford is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Nottinghamshire, created in 1847 from Basford, Nottinghamshire Ancient Parish.
The church of St Augustine of England was formed a parish in 1847 from the parish of Basford; the church was built in 1852, a south aisle was added in 1877. This church was demolished in 1989. You can view a photograph of this church at Picture the Past website
New Basford is a suburb of Nottingham for history of its development see Basford 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.
This area was from 1837 part of the Basford registration district
Deposited records at Nottinghamshire Archives Baptisms 1849-1989 Marriages1877-1966
Nottinghamshire County Council
NG2 7QP telephone: 08449 808080 online
Link to the Family History Library Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Basford, New
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 438904. 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.
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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- ↑ Wilson, John M., Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, (1870-72). Adapted, date accessed: 08 December 2013.
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