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NEWARK, a town, a parish, a sub-district, a district, and a hundred, in Notts. The town stands on a level tract, on the Fosse way, on the river Devon. It is supposed to have been founded at the site of the Roman Ad Pontem, by the ancient British Coritani. The parish contains Sconce-Hill, and Greenfield. The living of St. Mary is a vicarage, and that of Christ church is a p. curacy, in the diocese of Lincoln.
The initial Ecclesiastical Parish of Christ Church was formed on a district church at Lombard Street Newark to offer relief to the Ancient parish Newark on Trent, Nottinghamshire St Mary Magdalene. The Ecclesisatical parish was formed in 1847, 10 years after the consecration of the church by the Archbishop of York on 7 August 1837.
The present church of Christ Church was originally St Andrew's Mission Church at the site off Boundary Road. The foundation stone of the present church was laid in December 1956, and the church was dedicated by the Lord Bishop of Southwell in March 1958.
See also Christ Church website
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
Deposited records at Nottinghamshire Archives Newark Christchurch Baptisms 1848-1957 Marriages 1858-1954
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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