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NEWARK-UPON-TRENT (St. Mary Magdalene), a borough, market-town, and parish, having exclusive jurisdiction, and the head of a union, locally in the S. division of the wapentake of Newark, S. division of the county of Nottingham, 20 miles (N. E.) from Nottingham. The town does not appear to have been incorporated before the 3rd of Edward VI. There are places of worship for General and Particular Baptists; Independents; Calvinistic, Primitive, and Wesleyan Methodists; and Roman Catholics: the chapel of the Roman Catholics, dedicated to the Holy Trinity, was completed in July 1837.
Newark-on-Trent (generally shortened to Newark) St Mary Magdalene is an Ancient Parish and market town; the parish boundary includes Sconce Hill and Greenfield.
The church history is available at Newark St Mary Magdalene
The Church of St Mary Magdalene has been designated as a grade I listed building British listed building
From this parish the district church of Newark on Trent Christ Church, Nottinghamshire was formed in 1847 to minister to the growing development of the southern part of the town.
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 parish was from 1837 within Newark registration district
Certificates can be obtained from:
The Register Office
Newark St Mary Magdalene parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|PALL = Pallot's Marriage Index (Ancestry) - (£)|
|NEWARK ON TRENT PARISH Online Records|
Deposited records at Nottinghamshire Archives Baptisms 1601-1916 Marriages 1600-1909 Burials 1630-1905 Bishops transcripts 1599-1839
Nottinghamshire County Council
NG2 7QP telephone: 08449 808080 online
Link to the Family History Library Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Newark
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 474569. 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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