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Parish History

Nottingham St Peter is one of the three original Ancient Parishes in the City of Nottingham (along with Nottingham St Mary the Virgin, Nottinghamshire and Nottingham St James, Nottinghamshire). The parish boundary included The Park, a residential development in the former deer park and Castle and Nottingham St Peter Exchange ward in the City.

Southwell and Nottingham Church History Project have researched the church history Nottingham St Peter with St James The former parish of Nottingham St James, Nottinghamshire united in 1933 to form the benefice.

The church of St Peter or St Peter's Gate church of St Peter as it used to be known has been designated as a grade I listed building British listed building

See also:

Nottingham St Peter Wikipedia and Nottingham Wikipedia

NOTTINGHAM, a borough and market-town, forming a union and county of itself, locally in the wapentake of Broxtow, N. division of the county of Nottingham, of which it is the chief town. The town comprises the parishes of St. Mary, St. Nicholas, and St. Peter. The living of St. Peter's is a discharged rectory. There are places of worship for Baptists', 'Independents', 'Wesleyans, the Society of Friends, Huntingtonians, Sabellians, and Unitarians; a synagogue; and a Roman Catholic cathedral. This last edifice is dedicated to St. Barnabas.[1]


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

Nottingham St Peter, Nottinghamshire parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

PALL = Pallot's Marriage Index (Ancestry) - (£)[2]


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Deposited records at Nottinghamshire Archives Nottingham St Peter ( also St Peter and St James Radford burial records) Baptisms 1572-1949 Marriages 1572-1937 Burials 1572-1880 Bishop’s transcripts 1601-1835 Nottingham St Peter and St James Marriages 1937-1953
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 Nottingham St Peter

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 474570.

See Nottinghamshire Census

Poor Law Unions

Nottingham 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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  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 446-461. Adapted,date accessed: 4 October 2013.
  2. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online.


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